Sample-heavy electronics with global percussion. Vocal samples over polyrhythmic percussive hits. Bassy synth groove kicks in with Latin rhythms and samba whistle. Melodic grime-influenced break gives a dark edge. Polyrhythmic groove returns underneath. Intricate, frantic and energetic, sounds like Shakira’s World Cup song transported to a creepy alternate universe, perfect for intense sports coverage and edgy content.
World fusion with beats. Samples depicting a fight give way to male choral vocal samples over a snaking violin line and global beats. Beats come on stronger, settling into a deep Arabic-style groove with choppy violins adding drama later on. Curious, dark and slightly menacing, danger in a foreign land, perfect for Killing Eve style globe-trotting TV drama, travel documentaries or classy car adverts with an international twist.
World fusion with beats. Dub reggae bass line with orchestral string playing on an Arabic-style melody, melancholy choral vocal samples, moody electronics, and piano chords over a trip hop/ breakbeat beat. Brooding, thoughtful and searching, a vast, global sound perfect for travel documentaries or cross-cultural content.
Kalimba-infused weirdo hip hop. Thumb piano samples looped to create a polyrhythmic, high-life-style groove. Bassy hip hop beats drop in, giving a syncopated rhythm throughout. Vinyl scratching samples bring a modern edge. Upbeat, danceable and off-kilter, a wonky beat-driven, African-influenced track, perfect for a travel or youth culture documentary, or fun online content.
Hip hop / Arabic fusion. String intro, swooping and choppy, beats drop in contrast, harp-like synth noodling on top brings lightness. Flute takes on the melody to end. Serious, determined and intriguing, insistent strings and beats to suit cross-cultural content.
Irish-Cretan slip-jig. Fusion of Irish and Cretan styles, Irish slip jig form played on saz (stringed instrument like an oud or mandolin), Cretan lyra and bendir percussion lending an Eastern Mediterranean and modal Arabic sound to the uptempo dance tune. Mysterious, tense and energetic; a curious, lively dance of different cultures with a singular, hypnotic sound.
Instrumental fusion of Greek, Turkish and Irish folk musics. Unpredictable time signatures, non-Western scales and rolling melodic phrases played on Cretan lyra and Middle Eastern saz, joined by violin and subtle percussion. Murky and intricate, growing in speed and intensity throughout. Sombre yet determined, delivered with passionate vehemence, perfect music for a global documentary or Film/TV scene representing Turkish or Middle Eastern culture.
Improvisation on Turkish cumbus, stringed, oud-like instrument. Free-form improviation with runs, ornamentation, repetition and silent pauses, growing slightly faster and more intricate towards the end. Mysterious, intimate and sparse, Turkish and Middle Eastern sounds perfect for a documentary about the region or to accompany a vast, deserted landscape onscreen.
Meditative oud instrumental with male vocals. Upbeat, melodic oud, resembling sitar, repeating melodic ideas with sparse hand drums and intermittent guttural vocals on top, reminiscent of North Indian Classical Music. Plodding yet rhythmic and driving with an improvisatory feel, perfect for a Film/TV scene set in a vast, unfolding Middle Eastern landscape.
Saz or baglama instrumental. Mid-tempo Arabic saz solo, a stringed instrument like a lute or guitar, resembling the Arabic oud, sounding like English folk or American country at times, with a strong Middle Eastern sound. Determined and energetic yet thoughtful and reflective, would suit documentary or TV/Film centered around the Middle East, matching the lively pace of life.