Sahara (Ney version)

Arabic ney track. Intermittent ney phrases with elaborate ornamentation and an improvisatory feel, accompanied by a tense drone, anticipatory percussion and subtle snaking string parts. Mysterious, tense and thoughtful, an unsettling build, powerful background music for a documentary set in the Arab world.

Version available without percussion.

Oud versions available.

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Sahara (Oud version)

Arabic oud track. Fragmented melodic phrases on oud, accompanied by a tension-building drone. Subtle percussive hits add further anticipation. Suspenseful, atmospheric and mysterious, the perfect soundtrack to a Spaghetti Western set in the Middle East.

No percussion version available.

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      Sahara_Oud_No_Perc-JPM_version

Endless Sands

Oud instrumental with strings drones. Oud improvisational melody with a string drone building atmosphere and tension. Intermittent percussive snare rumbles punctuate the drone. Rhythmic percussion introduced and some vocals and a short expressive but subtle ney interlude. Anticipatory, mysterious and exciting, perfect evocative Arabic instrumental to soundtrack documentaries or travel shows.

Alt versions have a more free and meandering feel.

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Uno

Melodic electronics and percussion. Subtle, gentle percussion and breathy woodwind arpeggios undulate over slowly shifting synth chords. Bleepy synth and celestial sound effects whoosh across the spacey soundscape. Melodic, mystical and mysterious, perfect background music for a questioning advert or curious documentary, looking to the stars.

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Illumina

Quietly epic cinematic orchestral string build with electric guitar and piano. Sustained orchestral strings over hand drum percussion. Warm synth notes and tinkling piano melody bring lightness and joyful anticipation. Angelic choral vocal samples break in before a change to a harder synth section. The sunshine breaks through the clouds with electric guitar cutting through the wash of strings and choral vocals. Piano rejoins with a simple, hopeful melodic pattern. Powerful and moving, yet gentle and thoughtful, Elbow-like emotional build to suit an inspiring advert or a triumphant onscreen finale.

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The Power of Light

Hopeful orchestral track with piano. Sustained orchestral strings intro matched by soft piano chords. Strings move up octaves, gently reaching celestial heights. A piano melody rings out above with hints of muted percussion. Acoustic guitar adds subtle melodic phrases, interweaving with piano. Serene, peaceful and optimistic, perfect for a soothing family advert or as emotional background music for a reflective TV scene.

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Love To Groove

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.

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      Love_to_Groove_No_Synths-JPM_version
      Love_to_Groove_No_Drums-JPM_version
      Love_to_Groove_No_Bass-JPM_version

Blue Dusk

Atmospheric orchestral string track with electronic drones, vocal samples and Arabic-style percussion. Other-worldly ambient intro of vocal effects and muted sustained orchestral strings. Percussion joins, tambourine and hand drums, giving a Middle Eastern influence. Piano and string break. String drones and percussion resumes, choral effects added, lending gravitas and sense of awe and wonder. Powerful, atmospheric and mysterious, perfect for a historical, Middle-Eastern Film/TV/Documentary scene, sounds of a storied past.

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A New Day

Uplifting piano track with orchestral strings and hints of shoegaze. Simple piano intro, building anticipation, orchestral strings swell in the background, plodding bass guitar percussion then soaring strings and quickening percussion build to a retro, shoegaze, slacker grunge section with orchestral strings. Elbow meets The Jesus and Mary Chain. Powerful yet chilled, romantic and hopeful, a dreamy, inspirational build to suit a closing scene on screen or a heartwarming advert.

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Stadium 1

Dark atmospheric electronics. Quiet, desolate intro of electronic drones and feedback. Strange percussion creeps in with wonky bending notes sounding like a drunk cello. The instruments are swamped by a wave of electronics. Tense, mysterious, frightening and other-worldly, suitable for a strange, supernatural TV drama or a trippy movie scene.

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