Groovy 70s funk. Cheesy horn blasts, funky beats, vinyl scratching samples, zany saxophone interludes and jazz piano in your face in an explosion of wacky, swirling 70s groove. Fun, upbeat and happy, retro 70s New York vibes with a cheesy edge, imagine as a TV theme tune for a NYC cop show about 2 crazy cops getting into some hilarious scrapes, or for an advert promising to inject excitement into family mealtimes.
Smooth funk instrumental. Funky guitar intro with optimistic piano chords. Drums build to a full-on funk-off. Upbeat chorus of funky electric guitar riffs, an insistent synth line and a steady drum groove and hand claps percussion. Comes down to hand claps and synth before building to the punchy chorus once more. Electric guitar solo overlaid to finish. Fun, uplifting and hedonistic, good time perfect party music for a slick and stylish advert.
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.
Bouncy electronic track. Arpeggiated synth, soft beats, washes of warm synth chords and an effects-laden wistful synth melody. Settles into a cheesy 80s groove, dynamic undulating synths underneath the hopeful melody line. Positive, romantic and nostalgic, Dire Straits does synthpop, perfect for a retro, optimistic, aspirational TV/Film soundtrack or advert.
Vintage rock ‘n’ roll track. Drum intro, laid back sparse funk guitar, 60s-style keys. Female vocal chorus enters, singing subtle, dreamy ‘aaahs’. Strings enter over funky guitar, walking bass guitar and retro keyboards. A 1960s-esque psychedelic keyboard and string section before a rock ‘n’ roll guitar solo. Cool, laid back, upbeat and retro. Brings to mind ’60s London, as well as ’90s Britpop, groovy young folks swanning around swinging London. Perfect for an easy-going, fun advert or background music for a retro TV/Film sequence.
Jazz-pop instrumental. Drum roll, Rhodes piano intro, then a punchy brass riff. Steady drum and keyboard groove before the riff returns. Trumpet solo. Laid back, upbeat and positive, like a slightly cheesy theme tune to a jolly American sitcom.
Bouncy electronic track. Duo of arpeggiated synth lines, the punchy beat drops, groovy synth line, joined by high-hat drums. Melodic break of 90s-style percussive synth, a beat break, before an outro straight out of a French house track: warm, anticipatory major synth chords and a mellow bassline. Suspenseful at first, excited, upbeat, groovy and fun with a slight element of danger. suitable for a serious action film scene that gains a sense of humour as the action progresses. Or a chase scene or advert of varying moods, with an ever-changing backdrop throughout.
A funky African-style percussive track with synth and vocal samples. Bongo percussion kicks off with some playful whistle samples. Synth sequence underneath surfaces as another percussion line and female vocal sample and bass are added to the build. A break, steel drum plays a simple melodic motif, then all in with added funk guitar. A steady groove reigns supreme on this track. Determined, Proud, Positive and Joyous. Suitable for a action-packed build up on a tv clip or ad, or for sports coverage, suggesting a sense of unity, pride, team spirit and determination.
A smooth and steady funk groove. Hi-hat and broken guitar chords are joined by a walking bass, guitar melody and kick drums. Sax and bongos get the party started, before a busy bass line, funk guitar chords and more bursts of sax take things up a notch. Dramatic melodic stabs toward the end build anticipation for the return to funkytown. Laid-back, cool, chilled but fun and funky fresh. Imagine the opening credits of a 70s cop buddy show, as the unlikely pair cruise around NYC, or a pastiche of this genre. Also suitable for advertising products guaranteed to give you a good time.
African jazz-style instrumental. Dynamic drum intro, bold brass enters in unison, African-style jazz guitar, Étiopiques-style keys and lively marimba before a siren-like chiming, dissonant brass build, over increasingly frenetic marimba. Returns to jazz groove with a sax solo on top and a repeated melodic motif underneath on keys. Full band to the end. Joyful and excited, reckless and strange at times, would suit an upbeat summer advert, or as evocative mood music for a travel documentary.