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.
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.
Mbira(thumb piano) track with percussion. Improvisation on thumb piano, joined by African percussion and sound effects. Simple melodically, sparse and intriguing. Perfect mysterious and beguiling soundtrack to a travel documentary or Film/TV show referencing traditional African cultures.
Charango instrumental. Delicate, beguiling repeated arpeggios grow into rhythmically strummed chords in a Spanish classical guitar style on this lute-like South American instrument. Passionate, emotional and sensual, imagine this accompanying an onscreen dance scene or a thoughtful travel documentary.
Bouncy electronic track. Arpeggiated laser synths shoot into space, bouncy synth chords soften the atmosphere, joined by a laid back, funky synth melody and 80s beats. A dreamy break then retro synth with 80s computer game tendencies takes over. Another calm interlude before YMO-style electric guitar soloing goes rogue. Upbeat, triumphant and audacious, a self-assured synth odyssey to match an epic visual delight.
Funky synth track. Syncopated beat intro, woozy synths come in sideways and wonky synth melodies create an off-kilter funk jam. Spacey section floating on a synthy rainbow road, electric guitar-like synth melody builds the energy. Alternates between funky builds to a mesh of synths and beats and dreamy synth sections. Chilled, fun and positive, with swing and swagger, perfect for a commercial advert for funky clothing or good times, or for a laid back reality TV montage sequence.
Arabic ney track. Intermittent ney phrases with elaborate ornamentation and an improvisatory feel, accompanied by a tense drone, anticipatory percussion and subtle snaking string parts. Mysterious, tense and thoughtful, an unsettling build, powerful background music for a documentary set in the Arab world.
Version available without percussion.
Oud versions available.
Arabic oud track. Fragmented melodic phrases on oud, accompanied by a tension-building drone. Subtle percussive hits add further anticipation. Suspenseful, atmospheric and mysterious, the perfect soundtrack to a Spaghetti Western set in the Middle East.
No percussion version available.
Beautiful, emotional piano track with violin and clarinet. Chiming, resonant Satie-style piano joined by tender violin and warm, moving clarinet. Piano chords stop before an emotive new section is revealed, with soaring violin and heartfelt clarinet answering back, like a lovers duet. Passionate, stirring and inspiring, yearning music for a TV/Film scene or thoughtful documentary piece.
Emotional piano track. Melancholy piano melody with sparse chords. Warm, comforting woodwind joins on countermelody, bringing hope and a glimmer of sunshine. Sentimental, contemplative and brooding, perfect for a subtly heartfelt advert or emotive charity video piece.