Classic surf rock. Drum intro, followed by mysterious bass guitar, then wonky effects-laden surf guitar chords like the wavy sky at sunset.. Bass and drums underpin a plucked guitar section, joined by the vintage sound of Hammond organ and more distorted electric guitar chords. Wobbly surf guitar solo, then organ break over big chords. Another guitar solo to fade out. Cool, seductive and atmospheric, a retro nod to the music of Quentin Tarantino films. Pure Pulp Fiction, would suit an advert playing on cult film references, or involving smokin’ hot BBQ meats, or a TV homage to Twin Peaks-style dark Americana.
Rock ‘n’ roll track. Spaced out electric guitar chords, rough and ready. Solid guitar riff with hefty bass and steady drums. Quiet guitar and keys break before busting back to the original groove. Determined, no nonsense, right on, a traditional down-home country rock stomper, like Guns n Roses lite, perfect for American-themed TV/Docs or rockin’ food adverts for all-American cookin’.
Caribbean-influenced instrumental. Steel drum melody over laid back reggae rhythms, warm keys, skanking electric guitar, and easy double bass. Chilled and calm with summer vibes, perfect for a summer advert or TV/Film background music in a tropical or Caribbean setting.
Relaxed jazz/lounge instrumental. Easy breezy intro of soothing retro keys, plodding double bass and shuffling drums, Then woozy, effects-laden guitar, psychedelic keys and warm, lazy brass. Grows in volume and power to an enveloping brass section. Calm, chilled, expansive and hypnotising, a jazzy dart of tranquillising calm for TV/Film/adverts.
Reggae track with electric guitar. Keys, bass, and drums holding down the mid-tempo rhythm, warm, retro electric guitar soloing, laid back brass interludes and a faraway male vocal chorus. Smooth, chilled, relaxed, easy vintage Rocksteady sound, would suit TV/Film/Doc usage for warm, soothing scenes or for adverts for laid back summer plans.
Summery instrumental brass and keys track. Percussive intro, like a trap beat, joined by shimmering keys and jazz chords. Woozy effects with warm bass and smooth brass. Punchy brass section, off-kilter keys and percussion and bass solo. Blissed-out, warm, summery, upbeat but relaxed, would suit a retro Film/TV scene surveying a pool party or the hazy concrete streets of a neighbourhood block party.
Synth pop track. Frantic bleepy synth intro, snare drums shuffle. Keyboards play sparse riff, over alternating marimba-like synth notes. Another layer of piano creates overlapping rhythms, Drums break with single piano notes, drums become more complex. Spanish acoustic guitar plays solo over drums, frenetic, choppy orchestral strings take their turn before the finish. Sombre and mysterious, sophisticated pop for flashy corporate videos, ad campaigns or background music for intriguing documentaries.
Introspective Rhodes piano track. Jazz vibes, scratchy beats, drums and echoing piano. Relaxed, chilled and sombre, building toward the end and edging towards Kurt Vile-style classic rock territory. Perfect for a reflective onscreen moment.