Serious rock/pop with beats. Slow build with bold guitars and trap beats. Subtle beats underpins wailing electric guitar and a hooky piano part, sounding like a more chilled version of System of a Down. Cocky, confident and determined, an assured rock track to suit a decisive TV moment or flashy, aspirational car advert.
Dark, shadowy electronic track. Intro fades in from darkness, wavy synths growing louder with a whistle-like synth build about to boil over. Builds again before the womps fade to nothing. Bassy, dank and murky with fizzing, feedback-like effects, would suit an edgy documentary or urban advert.
Afro-cuban salsa played on guitar. Smooth, gentle acoustic guitar melodies and jazzy chords in salsa style with hints of flamenco ornamentation and woodblock percussion keeping the syncopated salsa beat. Chilled and laid back with a sensual intensity in the guitar melodies. Like Buena Vista Social Club, perfect for an advert or documentary with Spanish/Cuban/Latin American flavour.
Chilled 80s-90s style R’n’B. Gentle piano intro with dreamy synth chords and natural bird sounds. Laid back beats join the wash of synth and sepia-hued horn samples hint at nostalgic lounge-jazz. Fresh and breezy with a colourful retro vibe, like Blood Orange’s version of 80s New York, edgy yet soft, perfect for chilled documentary sequences or cool adverts.
Peruvian instrumental with charango and cajón. Stringed, guitar-like charango plays a melancholy melodic hook, while a second charango provides intricate accompaniment. Gentle percussion from cajón gives a subtle rhythmic flavour while supporting the melody. Emotional, passionate yet quiet and restrained, reminiscent of Manu Chao, full of romantic anticipation to suit a sizzling onscreen lovers’ dance or for a travel documentary or advert with a Latin influence.
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.
Driving electronic track. Spacey synth swooping under a bouncy synth hook. Chunky synth rolls in with an expansive melody. Solid beats and atmospheric vocal samples maintain the determined vibe. Upbeat and lively with a sense of purpose, sounding like a slowed-down Santigold, perfect for a flashy advert for futuristic electronics, or for a cool TV segment.
Dark trap track. Snaking, ghostly synth melody lingers over trap beats. Latin-style accordion sound materialises and a reggaeton beats kick in bringing batida vibes before dropping back to a sparse beat. Vocal samples and frenetic beats hype up the build. Brings to mind Lisbon’s batida or the Latin-influenced electronics of Elysia Crampton, perfect electronic hybrid for an edgy documentary or mysterious advert.
R’n’B track with orchestral strings. Nuyorican Soul-style string intro joined by insistent yet breezy trap beats. Playful section with staccato strings leads back to the swinging beat. Piano chords add to the jazzy, retro, soul vibe. Warm, sweeping and relaxed with some 90s nostalgia, dreamy strings for a laid back advert or chill documentary.
Gentle EDM track. Nostalgic synth chords and electronic whooshes like accordion in reverse introduce the track. Gradual build with a rapid electronic whirring brings in a fat, shiny synth hook and trap beats. Bright and positive with a slight nostalgic romanticism perfect for a summery advert or upbeat documentary.