Glittering drum ‘n’ bass from outer space. Drum intro, joined by shimmering, anticipatory synths and a drum build, Beat drops with happy synth chords and hyperactive synth arpeggios. 8-bit style computer game music, like a magical, rollercoaster ride on rainbows across the Universe. Happy, colourful and cute with a hard edge from the pummelling beats, would suit a TV show aimed at teens or documentary looking at contemporary culture clashes.
Expansive, dreamy synthscape. Subtle motorik beats and dreamy synth intro. Fleeting beats and warm, full synths expand through the Universe, joined by bass-like synth line and hooky synth melody. Effects-laden arpeggios unfold into the atmosphere. Colourful, magical and vast, perfect rainbow-hued track for dream-like TV/Film sequence or playful yet ambitious documentary.
Synth soundscape. Dreamy, atmospheric synths and orchestral string-like sounds sing out over a vast, ambient wash of colourful sound. Serene, tranquil and inspiring, like meditative whale song, perfect peaceful background music for a mind-expanding nature documentary.
Gentle electronica. Soft synth intro with calming whooshes and ambient sounds. Peaceful synth melody embellished with sparkling effects, chugging and sweeping sounds and glitchy punctuation. Chilled, magical and sparkling, like a computer game dreamworld, nostalgic for the future, perfect for contemporary documentaries or fantasy Film/TV.
Atmospheric orchestral string track with electronic drones, vocal samples and Arabic-style percussion. Other-worldly ambient intro of vocal effects and muted sustained orchestral strings. Percussion joins, tambourine and hand drums, giving a Middle Eastern influence. Piano and string break. String drones and percussion resumes, choral effects added, lending gravitas and sense of awe and wonder. Powerful, atmospheric and mysterious, perfect for a historical, Middle-Eastern Film/TV/Documentary scene, sounds of a storied past.
Epic other-worldly orchestral track. Sustained melancholy orchestral strings, a special FX blast then a searching ancient violin melody rings out, accompanied by intermittent drums beats and a chorus sample. Frantic, dramatic violin section, choppy and fierce with rumbling drums beneath. A key change heightens the anticipation before a dramatic stop and resurgence at the finish. Urgent, powerful and bombastic, a Prince of Persia-style romp over sacred lands in search of danger, passion and hidden treasures.
Imagine Beverly Hill’s Cop mixed with a bit of “It was acceptable in the 80s” and this is what you get. Unashamedly bold drums joined by rhythmic synth stabs and bass, then for me it really comes into it’s own around one minute in, when you realise that with the introduction of electric guitar that we are actually pretty funky up in here. Elements of fast cut establishing sequences, 80s montage scenes, dance scenes, retro stuff, and some sort of comedy scene where everyone is running around a big house without everyone knowing.
Epic percussive build. Pounding drum intro, more percussion added, building layers of rhythms and heightening the tension. Full beat established, drops to melodic drum break, before full pounding percussion resumes. Excited, driven and determined, a tribal feel, calling to mind Asian music traditions, to suit epic, ambitious film soundtracks and mounting tension on screen.
Cinematic track with Japanese elements. Sustained synth strings and a plucked Japanese-style melody on a hammer-dulcimer. Effects-laden, quacking synth break before returning to the regal, traditional-style melodic idea over anticipatory percussion. Reserved, expectant, hopeful and adventurous, perfect for a game soundtrack or for a fantasy-movie sequence featuring a noble, brave character setting off on an important, magical quest.
Percussive build. Growing layers of drums and rattling percussion, creating a wide-reaching rhythmic picture. Woodblocks cut through the blanket of drums momentarily before the uniform pounding resumes. Atmospheric, determined and full of anticipation, perfect music for a ceremonial event, a soundtrack to an epic, other-wordly ritual or tribal gathering onscreen.