Flashy EDM. Uplifting synth chord intro, joined by anticipatory trap beats and a female vocal sample. Shouty vocal samples over a fast, vinyl-scratching build. Drops a laid back dancehall beat over fat trancey synth chords. Sparse trap beat section with vox samples and percussive synth. Build, drop, repeat. Summery, fun and chilled, with an edge, suitable for pop culture-related documentaries, reality TV, idents or street fashion advertising.
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.
Country rock jam. Slow strummed acoustic guitar chord intro with subtle snare drum. Full drums and fuzzy electric guitar kick in with a simple riff. Heavier chorus section with more of everything. Electric guitar solo shreds through the guitar later in the track. Brash and confident with a hint of plodding reflection. Perfect for a dramatic TV/Film scene or documentary following a slightly tortured character.
Uplifting orchestral pop instrumental. Piano block chords intro with string swells. Beats join, followed by a chorus of bright piano chords and soaring orchestral strings with electric guitar ringing out above. Verse again, then upbeat chorus with extra electric guitar cutting through the orchestral bed. New section of acoustic, electric guitar and anticipatory drums before a return to the right-on guitar peals and full pop/rock chorus featuring slide guitar. Confident, hopeful and positive, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed classic American radio pop/rock. A perfect, slightly cheesy, accompaniment to an audacious advert or rousing TV/Documentary scene.
Dark atmospheric electronics. Quiet, desolate intro of electronic drones and feedback. Strange percussion creeps in with wonky bending notes sounding like a drunk cello. The instruments are swamped by a wave of electronics. Tense, mysterious, frightening and other-worldly, suitable for a strange, supernatural TV drama or a trippy movie scene.
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.