Bat Milk

Chilled jazzy reggae track. Slow piano skank and tip-toeing bass guitar intro with surf-style guitar effects and laid back drums. Brass plays a lyrical melody that sounds like a raised eyebrow, joined by subtle sustained keyboard chords. Saxophone takes a solo, accompanied by jazz drums and skanking guitar keeping the relaxed, mid-tempo beat. Back to melody on brass, before a keyboard solo like The Specials’ Ghost Town and a fade out. Thoughtful and searching, yet relaxed and easy-going, perfect for a Film/TV scene where the protagonist is on a solo journey of discovery in a new place or a strange, intriguing situation. Would also suit an advert for a new, exotic and surprisingly tasty food or beverage.

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Pressing Bruises

Happy piano build with vocals. Cute piano, keys, glockenspiel and hand clap intro. Anticipation builds with extra keyboards and piano chords. Female vocal ‘ooohs’ add a calming, dreamy quality. Excited, positive, relaxed and peaceful. Suitable for an advert full of anticipation that leads to a successful and calm resolution. Feels like a job well done: a beautifully painted room, a well-risen cake or a good night’s sleep.

Instrumental version available.

No Drums version available.

1 min and 30 sec ad length versions available.

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Byron

African jazz-style instrumental. Dynamic drum intro, bold brass enters in unison, African-style jazz guitar, Étiopiques-style keys and lively marimba before a siren-like chiming, dissonant brass build, over increasingly frenetic marimba. Returns to jazz groove with a sax solo on top and a repeated melodic motif underneath on keys. Full band to the end. Joyful and excited, reckless and strange at times, would suit an upbeat summer advert, or as evocative mood music for a travel documentary.

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The Art of Being Sneaky

Pink Panther-esque jazz instrumental. Double Bass jazz motif tip-toes across the track, joined by clipped hand drums, Rhodes piano keyboard sound and sound effects. Mysterious, playful and suspenseful, perfect for an onscreen intrigue or a pastiche of retro whodunnits.

13 sec version available.

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Pagume

African jazz instrumental. Snaking double bass intro, joined by jazz drums, vibraphone, electric guitar and keyboard playing a rhythmic motif. Change of rhythm, horn blasts then saxophone melody, subtle African-jazz style, effects-heavy electric guitar solo, brass noise before vibraphone motif returns and all play until the finish. Intriguing, exotic and sensual, with hints of Mulatu Astatke and a little Fela Kuti influence, would suit a travel documentary or Film/TV scene evoking the spirit of a hot night in urban 1970s Africa.

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