Three new free background music tracks (Songs 10-12) have been added to the Free Background Music Series
This is the most popular song in the series. It was originally composed for a video done by students in my school’s Creative Media Studio team. They interviewed people about their dreams in life (see their video: (www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbLf9QZ-njY). The song was mainly composed on a Korg M50 synthesizer and is influenced by Indonesian gamelan music and minimalist music.
Tempo: 112 bpm
Style: EDM, Electronica
Download Links for Dreams (Background Music 12)
Note: A rapper that goes by the name X’es Evol’i has ripped off this song and is using an excerpt of it as an into in his online album. If you get a copyright claim, you should dispute it. The instructions are here: Disputing Content ID Matches on my Songs.
Background Music 11: Safe Harbor
Tempo: 80 bpm
Duration (Main Version): 5:12
Duration (Version without Drums): 3:48
This is minimalist with orchestral instrumentation (e.g., piano, cello, acoustic bass, harp, flute, French horn. clarinet, drums). There are two versions. The second version, without drums, is shown below.
Download Links for Safe Harbor (Background Music 11)
Download Links for Safe Harbor – Drumless Version (Background Music 11)
When used in YouTube videos, this song sometimes gets false Content ID claims because the piano loops have been used in other songs. If you get a copyright claim, it is a false match and should be disputed. You can refer to this page for instructions: Disputing Copyright Claims on My Songs
Background Music 10: Little Ape
Tempo: 135 bpm
Duration (Main Version): 3:00
Style: Lo-fi pop
This music was originally created for a video montage showcasing a digital toy camera, so the music has a kind of lo-fi and casual feel to it. The kaleidoscope images were created using After Effects. The music was played on a Korg M50 synthesizer.
Download Links for Little Ape (Background Music 10)