Retro hip hop/R’n’B track. Piano intro, heavily nostalgic with a warm, fuzzy atmosphere, soon joined by lush strings on the same melody. Like a prelude to the ‘real’ hip hop track that never kicks in, only subtle shakers and sparse clicks bring the track to modern times. Calm, peaceful and dreamlike, a 1960s wonderland with lush, analog-style production, perfect for a throwback on screen or as a romantic aside in a documentary or film scene.
Tense synth and piano track. Sparse, anticipatory piano intro with soft synth string chords. Single piano notes ring out building to a sombre choral section on synth, like a grandiose church choir. Echoed on strings, lush and moving before a sudden choppy string section brings the track to a close. Dark, foreboding and full of suspense, an apocalyptic soundscape for when technology has consumed humanity.
Laid back, dreamy R’n’B. Gentle, jazzy synth chords introduce ethereal vocal sample, joined by sparse R’n’B beats. Calm and tranquil with an urban edge, soothing yet atmospheric, perfect for a cool yet chilled advert, thoughtful TV scene or contemporary documentary.
Chilled, sultry R’n’B. Bright, warm jazzy piano chord samples introduce a laid back beat. Mid-section pauses for calm with rain and thunder samples and sparse chords. A punchy string section with Latin vibes, sensual bass line and 80s electric guitar bring a surprising change. Finishes like a lullaby with gentle strings, soft beats and the warm scratch of vinyl. Retro and nostalgic with a fresh sound, perfect 80s Hip Hop/R’n’B throwback to add warmth and Nuyorican Soul to a TV scene or edgy documentary.
Experimental Lo-Fi Hip Hop track. Ambient sounds with a degrading, crackling quality, kitchen pottering, water whooshing, industrial machine-like noises, joined by resonant piano chords and crunchy beats. 90s, Hip Hop beats drive the track, with looped piano chords and background noise a constant. Mysterious, experimental, chilled and darkly playful, like exploring the Looney Tunes Haunted House, off-kilter beats and samples to suit a Vice news style documentary or contemporary urban filmmaking.
Chilled 90s instrumental. Summery synth samples, woozy and hazy to begin. Laid back 90s-style drums kick in, vinyl scratching added, bringing full 90s vibes. Subtle percussive vocal samples in the break with washy samples Beat drops again, remains to a blissed-out finish. Hopeful, warm, content and positive, a relaxed instrumental, prefect for bright, summery adverts – picture friends getting together, having a drink, or cruising around town in a beat-up car on a hot summer’s day.
Trap instrumental. High-pitched synth intro and build to the beat drop. Trap beats and a tense melodic synth part. Dark beats and electronic samples throughout. Urban, shadowy and cool, perfect for a TV or film scene following young people up to their usual hustle on the streets at night, or an advert referencing this youth culture.
Hip hop/ R’n’B instrumental. Single piano notes, high-pitched sound effects and a female vocal sample introduce a percussive synth melody. Restrained, sparse hip hop beats joined by high hat trap beats. Mid section with heavier, fuller dark beats and synth riff. Subtle, sparse and moody, perfect for a street scene on a TV drama or for a downbeat advert for urban clothing.
Full bodied laid back hip hop, I can see California lens flare, sunny cruising past beautiful people, feels urban but crisp with bold beats, lush synth chords and intricate DJ scratching. Clean, fresh and cool, with a sense of power and style. Would work in promos, car related programmes, or any stylish showcase segment. Like Summertime by Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, but without Will Smith trying to rap and much much cooler. Highlight is the massive chorus section at 1:16 – full of sweet synth impact.
Bouncy electronic track with vocal samples. ‘ID please’ vocal sample, male vocal harmony sample, 90s R ‘n’ B vibes, bouncy synth, 90s West Coast hip hop-style samples and the sound of a creaking bed…Sexy, breezy and summery, like Boyz II Men over an 80s synth, a 90s throwback perfect for sun-soaked adverts or TV scenes.