The Slip Up

Irish-Cretan slip-jig. Fusion of Irish and Cretan styles, Irish slip jig form played on saz (stringed instrument like an oud or mandolin), Cretan lyra and bendir percussion lending an Eastern Mediterranean and modal Arabic sound to the uptempo dance tune. Mysterious, tense and energetic; a curious, lively dance of different cultures with a singular, hypnotic sound.

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My Way

Retro hip hop/R’n’B track. Piano intro, heavily nostalgic with a warm, fuzzy atmosphere, soon joined by lush strings on the same melody. Like a prelude to the ‘real’ hip hop track that never kicks in, only subtle shakers and sparse clicks bring the track to modern times. Calm, peaceful and dreamlike, a 1960s wonderland with lush, analog-style production, perfect for a throwback on screen or as a romantic aside in a documentary or film scene.

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Battle Tronic

High-octane EDM. Fast-paced build up, laser synths build with increasing tension, action movie-style. Drops to more D’n’B/Trap-style beat with hight pitched synths and a foreboding atmosphere. Danger is never far away with threatening vocal samples and squelchy, murky effects. A frantic synth build before another drop. Tense, dark and dynamic, sounding like the Chemical Brothers doing futuristic electronica for a menacing onscreen fantasy world.

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Clarity

Cretan-Irish fiddle track. Droney, sustained fiddle notes, melodic rounds over the drone, becoming more Irish in flavour as the tune progresses, before taking an Arabic turn with percussion and doubled fiddles. Hynotic, meditative, earthy and lively, perfect for a documentary set in the Middle East or Eastern Mediterranean, a beautiful, fluid fusion of musical cultures.

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Endlessly Haydn Eggs

Quirky woodwind instrumental with experimental vocal effects. Sparse cello intro joined by pizzicato strings in jerky counterpoint. Woodwind enters with breaths used to percussive effect. Track builds with layers of rhythmic snatches to a gently minimalist cacophony. Playful and lighthearted with a rich and warm tone, perfect for a nature documentary or a comedic, mysterious Film/TV scene.

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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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Ruins of an Era

Tense synth and piano track. Sparse, anticipatory piano intro with soft synth string chords. Single piano notes ring out building to a sombre choral section on synth, like a grandiose church choir. Echoed on strings, lush and moving before a sudden choppy string section brings the track to a close. Dark, foreboding and full of suspense, an apocalyptic soundscape for when technology has consumed humanity.

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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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Sideline

Laid back funky R’n’B. Funk bass line intro with woozy synth chords and playful samples. Calm, jazzy synth chords layered on top, vocal samples and wonky synths create an experimental feel before laid back drums ground the track. Jazz piano samples add a sprinkle of colourful lightness. Chilled, serene and carefree, smooth funk with a quirky edge, perfect for a retro advert or urban documentary.

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Dreams

Chilled, sultry R’n’B. Bright, warm jazzy piano chord samples introduce a laid back beat. Mid-section pauses for calm with rain and thunder samples and sparse chords. A punchy string section with Latin vibes, sensual bass line and 80s electric guitar bring a surprising change. Finishes like a lullaby with gentle strings, soft beats and the warm scratch of vinyl. Retro and nostalgic with a fresh sound, perfect 80s Hip Hop/R’n’B throwback to add warmth and Nuyorican Soul to a TV scene or edgy documentary.

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