Background Music: Electronica, Techno & Trance

These songs are under the broad category of electronica and are more upbeat than those in the chill-out category. The songs may be used for non-commercial purposes; simply provide credit: music by longzijun. You can refer to the Terms of Use for more information. More songs will be added later.

Unfolded (3:56)

A light electronic song that has a few quiet moments as well as a lively section. To download the MP3 or WAC files, go to:

Free Background Music 41: Unfolded

Buoyant (4:30)

This song combines house music influences with pop and folk music sounds. There are a lot of little sonic surprises throughout the song. For MP3 and WAV file download links, go to:

Background Music 36: Buoyant

Transect (6:55)

This is a harder-driving song with rock and trance influences. There is also a version available without the guitar solo at the end. For MP3 and WAV file download links, go to

Background Music 19: Transect

Dubtitution (7:25)

A bass-heavy, dub-inspired song with a lot of sonic variety (bass, drums, celesta, clavichord, wah-wah rhythm guitar, processed lead guitar, organ and a lot of different percussion instruments). For MP3 and WAV file download links, go to

Background Music 31: Dubtitution

San (3:43)

This one is a mid-tempo melodic synth-based piece. For MP3 and WAV file download links, go to:

Background Music 16: San

Short Instrumentals

A lot of my intro themes are in an electronic/EDM style.

Intros 17-24 (7 seconds to 34 seconds)

This video features 8 new tracks varying in length from 7 seconds to 34 seconds. There are two variations for each track. In most cases, the second version is slightly faster and one semitone higher. The following tracks are included:

  • Intro 17 (synth, with a beat) 0:34 & 0:32
  • Intro 18 (gentle & melodic) 0:10 & 0:09
  • Intro 19 (bubbly synth) 0:07.5 & 0:07
  • Intro 20 (aggressive: piano, guitar, war drums) 0:13 & 0:12
  • Intro 21 (perky synth & percussion) 0:08
  • Intro 22 (techno attack) 0:09 & 0:08
  • Intro 23 (slowly evolving sounds) 0:20 & 0:18
  • Intro 24 (synth & drums) 0:17 & 0:16

The download links (MP3 and WAVE files) are on this page:

Intro Themes 17-24: Free Short Instrumentals for Intros, Outros and Credits

Holly’s Theme: Reprise (60 Seconds)

This is a one-minute soundtrack that combines electronic and orchestral sounds. This is a remix of the middle part of the solo piano song featured in the video. The 60-second version can be heard at 2:54 of the video. The MP3 and WAV file download links for the different versions of the song are on this page:

Holly’s Theme (full and short versions)

Intro 06 (0:20)

There is a two second sound-effects intro, so the length of the song depends on how much of this you decide to keep). The MP3 and WAV file download links are on this page:

Intro Themes 5 to 8 (see Track 6)

Intro 05 (0:14)

Electronic, in a minor key with a steady beat. The MP3 and WAV file download links are on this page:

Intro Themes 5 to 8 (see Track 5)

Intro 02: Happy Virus  (0:36)

A short techno-flavored song for intros. Do check out Mandy Mui’s lovely animation that the original version of this song was composed for. The MP3 and WAV file download links are on this page:

Intro Themes 1 to 4 (see Track 2)

Intro 01 (0:12)

The MP3 and WAV file download links are on this page:

Intro Themes 1 to 4 (see Track 1)


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