Emotional piano track with orchestral strings. Gentle piano intro with subtle, atmospheric electronic drone. Violin melody joins above, more strings lined added, creating lush, moving harmonies. Hopeful, romantic and inspiring, perfect stirring background music for an emotional documentary or TV scene or an advert about family or well-being and the dawn of a better life.
Uplifting orchestral string track. A hopeful swell of orchestral strings grows under a lush, warm string melody. A quiet, soothing electronic section before a percussive build to a euphoric string chorus with added layers of warmth and hope. Emotional, thoughtful and reassuring, a heartwarming track to suit a soothing and inspirational family advert, heightened TV Drama/Documentary scene.
Percussive hangdrum-led track. Melodic hangdrum and driving percussion lead an atmospheric instrumental. More melodic handpan section before the close. Anticipatory, excited and shrouded in mystery, perfect for nature or travel docs, imagine catching glimpses of lush foliage from train speeding high on a mountain track.
Interlude is more sparse, without the driving rhythms at first, building momentum and rhythmic intensity toward the end of the track.
Ambient synth track. Sustained synth and brass chords, melting into each other, creating a rich, warm, soundscape. Slowly shifting chord movement, bright and hopeful, growing in intensity. Dreamlike, peaceful and sublime, perfect background music for a calming scene of intense beauty on Film/TV, or images of the natural world.
Thoughtful orchestral string track. String intro like a Purcell opera, gives way to warm, tinkling piano with sensitive string accompaniment, lush and lyrical with a slightly Baroque feel, piano acting as walking bass. Marimba arpeggios join later, adding an off-kilter, unexpected further element to the mix. Intriguing and hopeful yet conflicted, a steady piece of music,gliding through genres. Would suit a TV/Film drama, documentary or advert conjuring a regal past with a hint of eccentricity.
The Woods 2: Beautiful solo piano track. Mellow sustained piano chord progression with reverb-like pedal effect. Peaceful, reflective and romantic, reminiscent of Gymnopédie, suitable for lush, soothing adverts for beautiful things in luxury surroundings.
The Woods 1: More sparse, similar soothing sustained piano, a cocoon of warmth and calm.
Full bodied laid back hip hop, I can see California lens flare, sunny cruising past beautiful people, feels urban but crisp with bold beats, lush synth chords and intricate DJ scratching. Clean, fresh and cool, with a sense of power and style. Would work in promos, car related programmes, or any stylish showcase segment. Like Summertime by Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, but without Will Smith trying to rap and much much cooler. Highlight is the massive chorus section at 1:16 – full of sweet synth impact.
Tense orchestral build. Repeated choppy orchestral string motif builds, electronic hints added and orchestral elements provide base. Melancholy violin melody emerges interspersed with military-style drums fills. Layers of lush strings join with subtle horns, building a dense orchestral soundscape with incongruous electronics bubbling beneath. Emotional, reflective and suspenseful, a worrying track to suit a film scene where man is recklessly destroying nature, a daring, dangerous feat is being attempted, or unrest of the mind threatens to overwhelm the protagonist.
Tense, atmospheric electronica. Synth riff with added vocal samples and whooshing, fat synths underneath. Sparse, slightly tropical, subtle beats materialise, synths and vocals bubble up and cut through the murky atmosphere. Downbeat, moody, dark and slightly magical, reminiscent of a more 90s Arca, intriguing beats draw us in to another world, swampy and hazy, perfect for a mellow TV/Doc/Film scene or as sombre yet hopeful background music.
Orchestral string-led instrumental with harp. Melodic harp solo, bright and hopeful, joined by orchestral strings playing lush, sustained notes and rich marimba. Harp takes on a jaunty rhythm under the sturdy strings. A marimba break, before a bubbling harp and percussion duel takes place under languid violin. Warm marimba like giant water droplets breaks out into an excited rhythm. A marimba break once more, before a return to the lazy string melody. Woozy, relaxed and hypnotic, like a Joanna Newsom instrumental evoking the natural world, would suit nature documentaries or thoughtful Film/TV scenes.