Mark Crossley, The Local Beatnik
Marko has a rich musical heritage in Leeds,
Marko’s band Jack Afro was signed to Sony for a 5 LP deal,
and then Columbia for £250k in the early 2000s. Radio 1
parties, a tour with the Libertines, a Japanese top 20 and
countless rock and roll stories later…
His DJ sound is his event Immaculate Conception and The 7″ Disco.
Psyche, soul, indian influenced electronic.
Opening Released Records after working at one of the UK’s
leading record shops, Jumbo, for 3 years.
– Still an active music producer recording under the name
The Local Beatnik, current single being played by the likes of
– A professional golfer for a time and played PGA level.