Different Rock

Serious rock/pop with beats. Slow build with bold guitars and trap beats. Subtle beats underpins wailing electric guitar and a hooky piano part, sounding like a more chilled version of System of a Down. Cocky, confident and determined, an assured rock track to suit a decisive TV moment or flashy, aspirational car advert.

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Cumbus Long Neck

Improvisation on Turkish cumbus, stringed, oud-like instrument. Free-form improviation with runs, ornamentation, repetition and silent pauses, growing slightly faster and more intricate towards the end. Mysterious, intimate and sparse, Turkish and Middle Eastern sounds perfect for a documentary about the region or to accompany a vast, deserted landscape onscreen.

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Bombay

Meditative oud instrumental with male vocals. Upbeat, melodic oud, resembling sitar, repeating melodic ideas with sparse hand drums and intermittent guttural vocals on top, reminiscent of North Indian Classical Music. Plodding yet rhythmic and driving with an improvisatory feel, perfect for a Film/TV scene set in a vast, unfolding Middle Eastern landscape.

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Autoharp

Meditative Arabic instrumental for autoharp. Repeated musical ideas are explored and improvised upon, meandering phrases and pauses allow the resonance of the instrument to ring out. Reflective, quiet and thoughtful, perfect for Arab documentaries or contemplative Film/TV.

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Floating Elements

Reflective electronic track. Thoughtful warped piano and laid back beats. Expands and grows sonically with vocal and string samples with jazz piano bringing elegance. 90s trip hop vibes, feeling like Massive Attack covering the Wallace Collection’s ‘Daydream’. Dreamy, peaceful and beautiful, chill background music for a documentary or a blissed out advert for summer pleasure.

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Rollin

Experimental electronic track. Slow, warped, ambient chords grow in volume and brightness, underpinned by a heartbeat like pulse. Piano notes and colourful synth chords emerge and a female vocal sample adds a strange, other-worldly atmosphere. Woozy and peaceful, like a Jai Paul track, nostalgic, beautiful and enigmatic. Would complement an off-kilter documentary or dreamy film scene.

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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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Approaching Infinity

Synth soundscape. Dreamy, atmospheric synths and orchestral string-like sounds sing out over a vast, ambient wash of colourful sound. Serene, tranquil and inspiring, like meditative whale song, perfect peaceful background music for a mind-expanding nature documentary.

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Mbira

Mbira(thumb piano) track with percussion. Improvisation on thumb piano, joined by African percussion and sound effects. Simple melodically, sparse and intriguing. Perfect mysterious and beguiling soundtrack to a travel documentary or Film/TV show referencing traditional African cultures.

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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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