The link to the mp3 file (hosted on Boxnet) is after each video.
Ravenchanter (Background Music 29) – 4:04 90 bpm (a mysterious and hypnotic piece with acoustic guitar, bass, piano, drums, percussion and wind instruments. It is kind of a combination of folk and ambient music)
Download MP3: Ravenchanter)
Who I Am: Instrumental Version (Background Music 28) – 4:50 90 bpm (a riff-based rock number with a little touch of funk, this can be used as a soundtrack or as a backing track for vocal or solo practice. The song is in C-minor.)
Download MP3: Who I Am (Instrumental Version)
Sonicidence (Background Music 27) – 2:48 120 bpm (This is designed as movie trailer music. It has a soft and hypnotic opening, a thumping bass and drum middle section and crunching rock final section). There are two different versions (the last section features a slightly different mix and arrangement)
Download MP3: Sonicidence (Mix 2) The version in the YouTube video.
Download MP3: Sonicidence (Original Version) The version in the Vimeo Video
Almost a Love Story (Background Music 26) – 5:00 110 bpm (soft, nostalgic, but a little sweet, influenced by Joe Hisaishi), classical, pop & folk
Download MP3: Almost a Love Story
Memoryne: Music Box Short Version (Background Music 25b) – 0:55 84 bpm (nostalgic, sentimental), classical
Download MP3: Memoryne
Memoryne (Background Music 25) – 2:30 116 bpm (nostalgic, sentimental piano instrumental), classical
Download MP3: Memoryne
Lock and Love (Background Music 24) – 6:24 86 bpm (romantic and melodic with flute, strings and percussion), classical, pop & folk
Download MP3: Lock and Love
Chillvolution (Background Music 23) – 4:45 90 bpm (laid-back jazzy hip hop groove), pop & rap
Download MP3: Chillvolution
As longs as a word remains unspoken (Background Music 22) – 2:14 120-130 bpm (but with a feeling more like 65 bpm), classical
Download MP3: As longs as a word remains unspoken
If you like this song, you can check out my other songs that are similar in style: Background Music: Soft, relaxing and romantic-tracks/
Cog in your Machine: Machine Music for Romantic Robots (Background Music 20) – 5:41 120 bpm, electronica
Download MP3: Cog in your Machine: Machine Music for Romantic Robots
Transect (Background Music 19) – 6:55 120 bpm, a mix of electronica, techno, rock and pop
You can also download an alternate version without the guitar solo at the end
Download MP3 (no guitar solo): Transect (no solo)
Rock Funk Beast (Background Music 18) – 3:33 95 bpm, rock with a touch of funk (loop-based composition).
Download MP3: Rock Funk Beast
Elegy (Background Music 17) – 4:53 77 bpm, ambient (synthesizer). This is a slow and melancholy piano piece (not in my usual style) that was composed in memory of one of my former students who passed away suddenly a few weeks before
Download MP3: Elegy
Background Music 16 (San) – 3:43 112 bpm, ambient (synthesizer). Melodic electronica in a minor key
Download MP3: San
Background Music 15 (Yeah! Why?) – 2:32. 124 bpm, electronica. This track is pretty aggressive. If you are looking for something gentler, try songs 11, 12 or 14
Download MP3: Yeah! Why?
Background Music 14 Arpology 2 (Ambient Synth version) – 6:10. 71 bpm, ambient (synthesizer). This is a very peaceful song without much going on it in. It is based on the same chords as Arpology 1
Download MP3: Arpology 2: Ambient Synth Version
Background Music 13 Arpology 1 (Frantic Sax version) – 2:02. 112 bpm, minimalist (synthesizer). This is a short, noisy and busy piece. It might be suitable for animation or a video montage (where there’s no dialogue).
Download MP3: Arpology 1: Frantic Sax Version
Background Music 12: Dreams – 10:40. 120 bpm, minimalist (piano, synthesizer, drums). This is the most popular song so far. Luckily, it appear near the top of the page in searches for background music, so it gets a fair amount if views
Download MP3: Dreams
Background Music 12b – Outtake- 2:16. 120 bpm, minimalist (piano, synthesizer, drums). This is a first draft of Background Music 12 (Dreams). It has a heavier beat and uses more guitar-like synthesizer sounds
Download MP3: Dreams Outtake (1st draft)
Background Music 11: Safe Harbour – 5:12. 80/160 bpm, minimalist (piano, cello, acoustic bass, harp, flute, French horn. clarinet, drums)
Download MP3: Safe Harbour
Background Music 11b: Safe Harbor (without drums) – 3:48. 80/160 bpm, minimalist (piano, cello, acoustic bass, harp, flute, French horn. clarinet. Basically the same as the original version, but this one does not have drums and is shorter
Download MP3: Safe Harbor (Drumless Version)
Most of the above compositions were created as soundtracks for video projects, animation or computer games. Some songs (especially the earlier ones) were created mainly using loops while other songs are mainly played using a Korg MicroX or M50 syntheszier. Most of the songs were put together using Cakewalk’s Sonars Home Studio 7.
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