Dat Funk

Funky synth track. Syncopated beat intro, woozy synths come in sideways and wonky synth melodies create an off-kilter funk jam. Spacey section floating on a synthy rainbow road, electric guitar-like synth melody builds the energy. Alternates between funky builds to a mesh of synths and beats and dreamy synth sections. Chilled, fun and positive, with swing and swagger, perfect for a commercial advert for funky clothing or good times, or for a laid back reality TV montage sequence.

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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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Glasshouse Studies II

Beautiful, emotional piano track with violin and clarinet. Chiming, resonant Satie-style piano joined by tender violin and warm, moving clarinet. Piano chords stop before an emotive new section is revealed, with soaring violin and heartfelt clarinet answering back, like a lovers duet. Passionate, stirring and inspiring, yearning music for a TV/Film scene or thoughtful documentary piece.

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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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Gestures and Textures

Gentle electronica. Soft synth intro with calming whooshes and ambient sounds. Peaceful synth melody embellished with sparkling effects, chugging and sweeping sounds and glitchy punctuation. Chilled, magical and sparkling, like a computer game dreamworld, nostalgic for the future, perfect for contemporary documentaries or fantasy Film/TV.

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Roots (Suite)

Acoustic guitar and piano track with experimental elements. Gentle acoustic guitar punctuated with electronic noise and water sounds. Joined by warm piano and hints of playfully subtle saxophone, minor chords growing in intensity and turning to major for a hopeful finish. Mysterious, cheeky and subversive, brings to mind a magical woodland scene of trees going walkies while your back is turned. Perfect for TV/Film/Docs, pastoral settings and subtly powerful storytelling.

Bed version is more intimate, featuring more raw, sparse acoustic guitar, brings out the scratchy, barely-there violin and teasing background noise.

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The Party Wall

Ambient electronics with piano and strings. Bleepy electronic intro with subtle, chiming piano notes cutting through the soundscape. Strings creep in before a powerful, low-register strings swell overwhelms the track and radio samples add a layer of intensity and discord. Tense, ambient and emotional, dramatic background music for a hard-hitting documentary or uneasy TV drama.

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Candy Love

Trashy synthpop. Effects laden synths and sparse anticipatory beats introduce a flashy Eurotrash synth line. Low-key beat break, arpeggiated synth flurries join before full synths hit. Chilled, happy and glamorous, perfect for youth clothing or beauty advertising.

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Glasshouse Studies III

Slow, emotive piano track with violin and clarinet. Sparse, atmospheric piano, chords resonating, single piano notes ringing out above. Passionate violin enters with long, languid notes full of yearning. Clarinet takes over on melody, before both intertwine for the final section. Heartfelt, gentle and melancholy, perfect tender soundtrack to a moving Film/TV scene.

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Bite the Biscuit (Suite)

Glossy summery pop. Laid back, anticipatory fingersnap-style intro with a melodic synth motif. Bass beat kicks in, subtle trap beats build before it drops to a bouncy synth melody with trap beats. Chunky synth and cute, steelpan-like, Caribbean synth melodies float on top. Happy, positive and wide-eyed. Hopeful summer track with Justin Bieber-style production, perfect backdrop to a blissful, fun holiday scene on a tropical island.

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