Craig Howell has been writing and recording music for many years. He is an accomplished guitarist and multi-instrumentalist who can lay down a great groove with catchy hooks, adding lead with power and feeling when needed. Craig plays mainly Rock and Roots Rock, but also does some Electronic music (drum and bass, soundtrack, etc) and Soundscapes (meditation music, ambient, etc), and some Novelty types that worked for ringtones and was licensed for a game. Placements include broadcast commercials and documentaries.
He is also a songwriter who has written over 300 full songs with lyrics.
Chugging, raunchy guitar track with hooky lick. Party in your pickup with the bad boys as you drive to the concert. Bikers and beer drinkers ready for action, rolling down a city street at night. Works as a bumper for any harder edged TV or southern reality show. Instrumental, Rock, Southern Rock
Upbeat intense synth track with breakbeat drums. Background for driving a fast car down the highway through the city. Could be used in a auto chase scene in a sci-fi setting. A corporate video about hi tech or visions of the future. Commercial promotion for the newest exciting luxury sports car. Instrumental, Electronic, Breakbeat
Mid tempo chugging guitars with heavy backbeat. Works as short segment bridge for any in or out on TV or radio show. Discovery, anticipation. Use behind a day of work or concentration. Considering a mystery, coming to conclusions and acting on them. Instrumental, Rock, Melodic Rock
Strong rock guitar plucking and holding a seventh chord. Stinger for anticipation of what will be coming next, like a problem that needs to wait to be resolved. Intro or outro for TV shows where a scene is left hanging. Awaiting conclusion. Comedy or children's show, dramatic, over the top. Instrumental, Rock, Roots Rock
Mid tempo punchy, hard hitting southern rock guitar power chords with riff and slide. For any swamp gator or hillbilly TV reality show in or out cue. Any media with muscle cars, truckers, bikers, BBQ, cowboys, rednecks, beer drinking and partying, Instrumental, Rock, Southern Rock
Up tempo raw rock guitar with hard rocking lead. Demo sequence on home shows during hard work tearing things apart or in and out transition. Cues for scenes with fights, getting into trouble, vandalizing, robbing, getaway, shooting. Instrumental, Rock, Hard Rock
Down home blues rock guitar shuffle with happy lead. In and out to food shows like Diners Drive-ins and Dives or subjects of the 1950s or 1960s, classic cars or small town life. Cue for home shows or travel shows in the cities of the south or rural areas. Instrumental, Rock, Blues Rock