Chris Whatley’s music has appeared in dozens of major productions around the world, from network TV & movies in the US, to video games in Europe, and TV commercials in Australia and Japan. Chris’ music crosses both geographical and musical borders, bridging genres from electronic to rock, punk to funk, country to hip hop, blues to britpop, creating fresh styles of catchy, groovey, energetic, dark, happy, sensitive and cool music for your productions. Check out some his tracks, available exclusively on our site.
Chris Whatley is a composer based in Tokyo, Japan. His music and productions have appeared in a wealth of productions, from TV & movies, to videogames and corporate videos.
Chris creates music that crosses musical borders. He has written/recorded/remixed music in a wide range of genres, and continually strives to create new sounds of his own that fuse different aspects of several genres into fresh sounding music.
Recently, Chris’ music (as solo artist “Wotlie”) has appeared in several network TV shows including Desperate Housewives (ABC), Heroes (NBC), Life (NBC), Everwood (ABC). In 2009, his compositions also appeared in the movie Welcome To Academia, and the videogames ProEvolution Soccer and Guitar Freaks/Drum Mania.
Epic uplifting arena rock a la Kings of Leon/U2. Soaring guitars and powerful, driving bass set this track apart. Add some power to your production. TV, film, media, video games. Instrumental, Soundalikes, Kings of Leon
Big epic track a la Snow Patrol. Sweet piano melody, soaring The Edge style guitars and driving rock beat sets this track apart. Corporate video, branding, TV, movies, media, advertising, closing credits. High impact and heartfelt. Modern, pulsing, emotional beautiful and uplifting. Instrumental, Soundalikes, Snow Patrol
Uplifting motivational and building melodic song a la New Order. Driving drums and bass, searing solos and guitar arpeggios, emotive synths, ear candy. Perfect for dramatic/motivational scenes, TV commercials, corporate video, internet, and all media. Instrumental, Soundalikes, New Order
Epic uplifting arena rock a la Coldplay/Kings of Leon/U2. Atmospheric piano/Soaring guitars and powerful, driving bass set this track apart. Add some power to your production. TV, film, media, video games. Instrumental, Soundalikes, Coldplay
Energetic punk rock track a la Hives/Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Punky guitars, fuzzy bass guitar, searing leads, rocking drums set this track apart. TV, movies, media, video games. High energy, extreme sports. Ideal for adding some guts to your production! Nascar, wild chases, motivational corporate video, Instrumental, Rock, 90s Rock
Driving high energy classic blues rock n roll song a la Aerosmith. Rocking riffs, driving drums, searing Joe Perry guitar solos and bluesy harmonica set this track apart. Add some Hooters to your production, TV, commercials, movies, internet all media, Instrumental, Soundalikes, Aerosmith
Halloween themed heavy rock song. Smoking hot lead guitars, driving rock sounds and spookie theramin set this track apart. Perfect for your spookie paranormal productions. TV, movie, commercials, all media. Instrumental, Rock, Hard Rock
Dark, moody, tense, hectic, climactic, punky big beat tune... punk bass, funky rock guitars, punchy big beat groove, wild synths. TV, movies, media, advertising, ideal as a mood maker/tension builder. Instrumental, Electronic, Big Beat
High-energy electronic-rock. Filtered rock guitars and driving high pace beats make this track stand out. TV, movies, video-games, media. Ideal for building tension excitement in your production. Instrumental, Electronic, Pending
Tense, moody, building and dramatic drum n bass track. Driving beats and rocking guitars. Chase scene, tension building, climactic track. TV, movies, media. Give your production some grit! Fast, powerful, heroic, rebellious, aggressive. Super Corporate Video, action, extreme sports, commercial, Instrumental, UK Bass, DnB
Dark, moody, tense and gritty electro/rock track. Pulsating bass line, filtered rock guitars on top of a dirty electro house beat. TV, movies, media, ideal as a tension builder/mood maker. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Rocktronica
Driving moody and rocking track a la Nickelback. Pounding drums, heavy rock guitars and searing solos set this track apart. Extreme sports, Nascar, action and tension-setting scenes, TV, Automobile commercial, movies, internet, video-games. Instrumental, Soundalikes, Nickelback
Uplifting anthemic modern rock song/ballad a la Nickelback. Soaring lead guitars, heartfelt melodies, massive hooks and driving rhythms set this track apart. Add some power to your production. TV, internet, all media. Instrumental, Soundalikes, Nickelback
A high-impact funky big beat track that mashes-up blues harp, rocking guitars, fat distorted bass, wild synths & massive beats. Perfect for high energy TV/movie/commercials where a young, funky, or comedic vibe is required. Instrumental, Electronic, Big Beat
Bouncy energetic pop punk rock track a la Green Day. Massive punk riffs and catchy melody sets this track apart. Great for high energy, party scenes, beer commercial, TV, movies, internet, games, all media. Instrumental, Soundalikes, Green Day
Funky high energy classic blues rock n roll song a la Aerosmith. Rocking riffs, driving drums, searing Joe Perry guitar solos, blues harp and a funky groove set this track apart. TV, commercials, internet, movies all media. Instrumental, Soundalikes, Aerosmith
Halloween-themed rock song a la Black Sabbath, driving heavy rock riffs, massive drums, theremin, slide guitars and wah-wah lead guitars set this track apart. Add some hard rock punch to your spookie production! TV, commercial, internet, media, Instrumental, Soundalikes, Black Sabbath
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