Sample-heavy electronics with global percussion. Vocal samples over polyrhythmic percussive hits. Bassy synth groove kicks in with Latin rhythms and samba whistle. Melodic grime-influenced break gives a dark edge. Polyrhythmic groove returns underneath. Intricate, frantic and energetic, sounds like Shakira’s World Cup song transported to a creepy alternate universe, perfect for intense sports coverage and edgy content.
World fusion with beats. Dub reggae bass line with orchestral string playing on an Arabic-style melody, melancholy choral vocal samples, moody electronics, and piano chords over a trip hop/ breakbeat beat. Brooding, thoughtful and searching, a vast, global sound perfect for travel documentaries or cross-cultural content.
Hip hop / Arabic fusion. String intro, swooping and choppy, beats drop in contrast, harp-like synth noodling on top brings lightness. Flute takes on the melody to end. Serious, determined and intriguing, insistent strings and beats to suit cross-cultural content.
Instrumental fusion of Greek, Turkish and Irish folk musics. Unpredictable time signatures, non-Western scales and rolling melodic phrases played on Cretan lyra and Middle Eastern saz, joined by violin and subtle percussion. Murky and intricate, growing in speed and intensity throughout. Sombre yet determined, delivered with passionate vehemence, perfect music for a global documentary or Film/TV scene representing Turkish or Middle Eastern culture.
Violin instrumental in waltz time. Two violins play an Irish-style repeated folk melody, intertwining, bowing with a rough and ready quality. Plaintive, melancholy and mesmeric, a fusion of Irish and Middle Eastern tonality, perfect for a documentary about either part of the world, or a hypnotic onscreen dance of cultures.
Turkish saz instrumental. Improvisatory solo on Turkish saz, resembling the Arabic oud, as well as lute or guitar. Improvisations end on repeated refrains. Melancholy and meditative, bringing to mind desert plains and traditional ways of life, imagine a Spaghetti Western set in Turkey. Perfect folk music for an Arabic or Turkish documentary.
Folk fusion instrumental on Cretan lyra and fiddle. A cirucular melody on Cretan lyra is doubled on fiddle and joined by subtle percussive hand claps, sounding at once like Austrian mountain folk without the yodelling and like a weaving Middle Eastern melody. Thoughtful and open yet formulaic in its structure, wandering music for an epic nature walk, perfect for a travel or nature documentary.
Chilled techno track. 90s style synth chords, solid beats, heavy delay and woozy synth. High-pitched synth melody introduces more dynamic beats. Ambient yet melodic, with nods to psychedelia. Breezy and slightly exotic downbeat techno, imagine dancing ’til dawn on a beach in Thailand, perfect background music for a TV show or documentary focusing aspects of youth culture, or global travel.
Atmospheric electronic track. Drum machine beats joined by chordal intro on synth. Arpeggiated synth plays a repetitive melody. Warm sustained synths underpin the bright, clear, undulating melody, fresh like rainwater. Extra texture with added beats and ambient synth. Intriguing, optimistic and cool, soothing synths bringing to mind water droplets on new saplings, cool rocks and epic green/blue vistas. Sounding a bit like Santigold, perfect for stylish eco-advertising, a flashy electric car driving through a crisp mountain road, or travel Documentaries.
Bluesy rock ‘n’ roll track. Brazen electric guitar riff and wailing guitar feedback, joined by punchy drums and a funky bass line. A new guitar melody followed by a new section, more electronic, glitchy and sample-heavy, moving into espionage movie territory. Brash, urgent and confident, like Red Hot Chilli Peppers soundtracking a Jason Bourne film, perfect chase music, either by car or on foot, through unfamiliar urban streets, or across continents.