Epic orchestral with dark beats. Choppy orchestral string intro, added bass strings provide build to a tight beat drop. Piercing string stabs bring tension over steady string melody and erratic beats. Tensions build to a dizzying level with added layers of competing strings. Frantic, driven and nerve-wracking, glam meets grit, 007 meets the Fast and the Furious, perfect soundtrack to a challenging onscreen quest.
Tag Archives: Melancholy
Keep Loving Me
Dark electronica with vocal sample refrain. Sparse, bleepy synth intro with watery delay effects. ‘Keep on lovin’ me’ female vocal sample repeated rhythmically over a determined, striding slow breakbeat. Tender yet menacing synths play out a hooky melody on top. Unsettling and tense with a terrifying passion, obsessive yearning to suit a dramatic TV sequence or fashion story.
Hip hop track with orchestral strings. Melancholy string intro. Minimal beats before a bass drop. Deep bass synth mines the underbelly, trap beats up top and church-like bell sample and choral vocal samples add to the eerie atmosphere. Dark, sombre and quietly epic, like Gangsta’s Paradise without Coolio, perfect for an investigative documentary or epic domestic drama of the streets.
Creepy hip hop. Spooky, stabbing piano sample, janky and robotic, with woozy, deep bass synths and rattlesnake trap beats. Deeper beats introduced with quivering organ chords. strange, mysterious and playful, a carved Halloween pumpkin in hip hop form, suited to edgy, off-kilter fashion adverts or TV/Documentaries/content about flashy cars, streetwear and youth culture.
Angst at the Bay
Epic, atmospheric synth track. A wash of broad synths and wind-like rushes, evoking a cold, post-apocalyptic natural world. Orchestral string-like synths slowly add a hint or warmth and hope. Emotional, bleak and desolate, introspective soundscape to suit a reflective TV scene, an epic nature documentary or romantic film scene.
Triplet Storm Part 1
Arpeggiated synth track. Fast synth arpeggios, vast and expansive, spread out across a fantasy world, changing in texture and volume, morphing yet insistent. Dark, introspective and epic, perfect computer game soundtrack or soundscape for a rigorous podcast or factual documentary.
Sophisticated electronica. Clanging piano chord intro, deep bass beats enter underneath and synths on top. Bass deepens, warm and full, with bright chords chiming above. Some vocal samples. Classy, contemporary and self-assured, hinting at a darkness beneath, reminiscent of Little Dragon or Santigold, perfect for a confident advert or victorious TV moment.
Melancholy sample-laden electronica. Pizzicato strings, joined by pastoral flute sample and orchestral sample. Harp effects interspersed with heavy syncopated beats and big D’n’B womps. Orchestral strings some to the fore midway, then settles back to the mid-tempo groove. Bold and brazen with a regal air, if Jason Bourne starred in the Wind in the Willows, perfect mash-up for dance content or tongue-in-cheek adverts.
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.
Dark trip hop with orchestral strings. Dark, rippling harp sample then urgent, choppy cello over swirling synth pads. Choppy violins repeat the tense melodic riff over trip hop beats and vinyl scratching and subtle hip hop vocal samples. Cool and self-assured in the face of danger, perfect for a nerve-wracking TV drama, a dramatic documentary or sombre content.