Experimental Lo-Fi Hip Hop track. Ambient sounds with a degrading, crackling quality, kitchen pottering, water whooshing, industrial machine-like noises, joined by resonant piano chords and crunchy beats. 90s, Hip Hop beats drive the track, with looped piano chords and background noise a constant. Mysterious, experimental, chilled and darkly playful, like exploring the Looney Tunes Haunted House, off-kilter beats and samples to suit a Vice news style documentary or contemporary urban filmmaking.
Bloopy electronic with feedback and sound effects. Opening synth phrase on repeat, creating a sense of propulsion. Noise and deep, grounding sound effects create a dark, murky atmosphere. Grows in volume and intensity before the noise drops out halfway through. The synth idea drops out and woozy, dreamlike synth drones are drowned out by harsh electronic feedback noise. Driving, hopeful and tense to begin with, then abstract, intense and overwhelming. Perfect for a sci-fi world or frightening documentary about the future of humankind.
Atmospheric electronic instrumental. Layers of ambient drones suspended in mid air with hints of harmony emerging. Calm, peaceful and dreamy, suitable for a seemingly calm documentary or tv sequence with slightly shifting, moving and wandering, like a raft adrift on the ocean.
Other-worldly electronics. Bleeps, feedback, buzzing, noise, vinyl scratching under the needle, sound effects and atmospheric drones all intermingle to create an ambient electronic patchwork. The soundscape brightens with more melodic drones and reflective synth lines introduced. Thoughtful, introspective, yet vast and expansive, a world turning inside and out. Suitable for an intense, mind-expanding documentary, or for suspenseful or darkly dramatic TV moments.
Tense, bleepy electronics. Muted beats, bell-like synth melody and atmospheric electronics create a dark, futuristic, Eastern-inspired ambience. Break with cloudy electronic noise and harsh, knife-like swooshes. Back to the original zen garden beats with added urgency. Threatening, exotic and suspenseful, perfect track to accompany global espionage or a worrying high-tension situation on screen.
Dreamy electronic soundscapes. Atmospheric electronic noise, warm synth swells, bleepy electronics and fresh waves of cool ambience. Thoughtful, introspective and inspiring, a refreshing walk on an electronic beach, would suit strange Film/TV situations…otherwordly, operating on a different plane.
Build track, added electronics tinkling synth line and swooping synth waves.
Atmospheric strings track. Duelling raspy string effects, subtle ambient noise, subtle electronic drone imitating string overtones. Tense, suspended, unmoving, claustrophobia on a loop, would suit an uncertain situation that shows no sign of being resolved.
Piano version lighter, with more movement from the intermittent piano. For more hopeful onscreen situations.
Gamelan version lighter, more soothing and meditative.
Scattered piano melody with electronic effects over a subtle ambient synth drone. Background drone grows in waves of atmospheric noise. The noise grows stronger and harsher, almost swallowing the piano notes. Another string drone swells to finish. Introspective, melancholy and reflective, suiting a moment of pause, reflecting on the past and contemplating the future. Suitable for thoughtful ending in a TV/Doc.
w/ synths: Added other-wordly synth drones and wonky sustained synth lines, giving an off-kilter edge.
w/ strings: Regal orchestral string arrangement on top of piano melody from the start, string lines intersecting in a looping counterpoint.
African jazz instrumental. Snaking double bass intro, joined by jazz drums, vibraphone, electric guitar and keyboard playing a rhythmic motif. Change of rhythm, horn blasts then saxophone melody, subtle African-jazz style, effects-heavy electric guitar solo, brass noise before vibraphone motif returns and all play until the finish. Intriguing, exotic and sensual, with hints of Mulatu Astatke and a little Fela Kuti influence, would suit a travel documentary or Film/TV scene evoking the spirit of a hot night in urban 1970s Africa.
Quirky instrumental. Dramatic opening, sustained keys and brass, sounds like the electronic rainbow blasts of Animal Collective. Gives way to a meandering jazz saxophone joined by a brass blast then an unexpected quirky percussive section with piano and a big build, all instruments in, like the finale of a stadium rock concert. Sparse breathy saxophone section before another epic blast of noise. Solo sax then all instruments in, strings, drums, percussion, vocals and brass with drum crashes and wallops before a peaceful end. Bombastic and epic with slow, thoughtful sections, a fun mix of styles and moods, would suit a silly Film/TV scene humorous advert for a bonkers product.