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Stream Cranks’ First Ever Release

The young NYC producer storms on the scene with a rocking EP for Safer At Night. (And apparently mirrors Don Draper on vacation)

Here at THUMP we're all about shining a disco ball on artists who are gearing up to take over the underground (and possibly other adjacent areas), and Cranks, the young Brooklyn-based producer who just sent us over his first ever release, may be just that. Real name Alex Seamens, this aspiring young stunna has found himself a home on Safer At Night, the buzzy Brooklyn label born from the mysterious and elusive mind of THUMP favorite, Curses—AKA Drop The Lime.

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For his debut EP, Cranks comes on strong like some sort of possesed techno pterodactyl—with three tracks connecting the dots between analog brain pummeling, hypnotic after-hours goodness, and what is apparently a Safer At Night EP tradition, a finale of uplifting atmospheric-ness.

Due to the mystery surrounding Cranks' Facebook 'about' section, and the fact he doesn't appear to be on LinkedIn, we asked some of his SAN buddies to give us a handful of dirty deets about the producer:

HE HAS A SWEET TOOTH FOR AN OLD FASHIONED

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Soundcloud Cranks' Black Eye EP drops July 22 worldwide. 

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David thinks Cranks might just be his long lost twin brother. @DLGarber