Hypnotic improvisational string track on Cretan lyra. Layers of overlapping Cretan lyra play drone-like modal phrases. At 3 minutes, the various lines come together along with added percussion, to form a more driving, unified, full melody, growing in intensity with hints of Irish folk music and Arabic music, to a powerful ending. Mesmerising, contemplative and experimental, singular sounds for a documentary looking at lesser-known cultures, spiritual places or undefinable combinations of cultures.
Pastoral flute septet. Various flute lines dance in counterpoint with an enchanting melody and hints of English folk. Regal, jaunty with a darkness beneath. Prim and proper interweaving flutes, perfect bewitching fantasy film music, conjuring up visions of the scary, dark forest scene from a classic Disney film, or the playful trouble-making of a Robin Hood figure.
Oud instrumental with ambient sounds. Sounds of flowing water introduce an atmospheric, heartfelt oud solo, and linger in the background throughout. Subtle snare drum marks the end of long, lyrical phrases. Contemplative and reflective with hints of nostalgia, perfect for documentaries set in the Middle East or nature docs panning vast desert landscapes.
Reflective solo piano track. Gentle, emotional repeated piano phrases over broken piano chords. Imagine rain trickling down the windowpane outside on a grey autumn day. Nostalgic, heartfelt and introspective, soul-searching piano, perfect for a film soundtrack, think American Beauty transferred to a crisp New England landscape.
Light electronic rock track. 90s-style wavy electric guitar chords over a rhythmic guitar intro, Heavy guitar pedal effects on the guitar melody, drowsy and psychedelic with grungy slacker vibes. The drums give a hint of slinky 80s nostalgia. Moody, sexy and slightly dark and tortured, like every character in My So-Called Life, perfect for 90s throwback adverts or documentaries, and trippy montages.
Bouncy synth track. Fat arpeggiated synths bouncing around a wash of synths, becoming more punctuated by percussive blasts. A break then an 80s synth melody is added before an unexpected ambient end. Fun, jaunty and hopeful, like a jolly retro robot on a bouncy castle, perfect for happy adverts or as an upbeat soundtrack to a documentary.
Atmospheric electronic track. Synth drones with metallic electronics, fleeting sound effects and glassy beats with snatches of retro 60s keyboard melodies on top. Ends with Broadcast-like crackly, pulsating synth drone. Psychedelic, chilled and immersive, slightly serious and introspective, would suit a mind-bending scene in a Film/Doc/TV show.
Melodic trap. Trap beats from the get go with pretty Noname style jazz chords on keys. Electronic samples and laser synths cut through the relaxed, hazy atmosphere. Beat break with wavy synth notes singing out before the melodic chords return. Chilled, peaceful and hopeful, a cool, laid back track perfect for summer adverts for streetwear brands.
Minimal trap. Fat synth intro, joined by trap beats and percussive bell samples. Extra beats added, builds the texture. Minimal and sparse overall. Moody, urban and a little bit dark,perfect for an advert for streetwear or for an edgy youth drama on TV/Film.
Balearic EDM. Modulating synth intro, light beats join. Fat synth added before a trance section. Heavy EDM build before a drop to wonky synths, fat, brash synth lines and trap beats. Builds again to a groovy, slightly disco section. Another euphoric build to the end. Upbeat, urban and slightly dark, suited to an aspirational fashion advert aimed at pretty young things, or a thrilling advert for a TV show or nail-biting sports coverage.