Classic surf rock. Drum intro, followed by mysterious bass guitar, then wonky effects-laden surf guitar chords like the wavy sky at sunset.. Bass and drums underpin a plucked guitar section, joined by the vintage sound of Hammond organ and more distorted electric guitar chords. Wobbly surf guitar solo, then organ break over big chords. Another guitar solo to fade out. Cool, seductive and atmospheric, a retro nod to the music of Quentin Tarantino films. Pure Pulp Fiction, would suit an advert playing on cult film references, or involving smokin’ hot BBQ meats, or a TV homage to Twin Peaks-style dark Americana.
Atmospheric synth instrumental. Layers of echoing synth. Fat, warm, 80s reverb-laden sound. Sombre orchestral string effect, chiming piano and glacial beats gives a serious, driving feeling. Intriguing, mysterious and strange, Twin Peaks-style ambience crossed with Enya and the Crimewatch theme tune, would suit a dark TV drama or as tension-building background music to an eye-opening documentary.
Romantic piano and string track. Lush orchestral strings, a slow-paced piano melody, descending. The strings swell and overwhelm the piano. Becomes more dramatic and hopeful, literally ending on a high note. Melodramatic, wistful and nostalgic, like Bach’s ‘Air on the G String’ crossed with a less eerie Twin Peaks theme tune, would suit a heartfelt TV/Film moment or advert playing on saccharine retro melodrama.
Romantic Spanish guitar track. Emotional piano and steamy Spanish guitar serve up a generous helping of schmaltzy romance. Joined by synth orchestration, bringing Twin Peaks-levels of strange, dreamy, acid-hued nostalgia. Idyllic and sun-soaked with danger lurking in the shadows, like an episode of Sunset Beach. Perfect for retro romance TV scenes, nightmarish dream sequences.