Currently based in South Australia, Crank is a project led by UK artist Charles Thorley. He has a diverse skill set ranging from driving Rock to Ambient Electronica, with influences including a range of diverse musical icons like Beck, Daft Punk, Joe Satriani, Chemical Brothers, Zappa, Queen, and Rush. Charles has been playing guitar for over 20 years, and he records his own brand of high energy Rock music displaying distinct originality in tracks that express upbeat, melodic, feel-good tunes or heavy, riff-driven monsters that take no prisoners.
During 2012 and 2013, Charles was Head of Audio for the Sarah Shark project, composing original themes, underscore, sound design and mixing location sound to broadcast standard for the 6 part documentary which aired in Australia on GEM & 9.
Soothing pads and gentle sequenced synths slowly combine as the natural sounds of the sea ebb and flow creating a timeless sense of bliss. Perfect for a beach sunrise or sunset, nature documentary, philosophical thought or higher consciousness. Discoveries, aftermath, flash backs, exciting new day, Instrumental, Electronic, Ambient (pending)
Medium tempo dance track with driving beats and percussion under pulsing staccato synths, works well for a club scene, fast paced sporting or travel action or CSI style technology sequences. Comes with a selection of stings, loops and a simplified 2 min bed version. Instrumental, Electronic, Electropop