Just Be is the third song in the Free Short Instrumentals series. It is a reggae instrumental.Read More »
1. The Music
This video features the 41st song in the Free Background Music Series and is the second video in my Travel Diary series.
Buoyant is the 36th song in Free Background Music series. It is a relatively upbeat song that is built around the idea of contrast. For example, sparse textures are set against very busy parts with multiple melodic lines vying for attention.
This video is a collaboration with Juliana Payson, who supplied the original video footage of her swimming, dancing underwater, experimenting with synchronized swimming skills and doing other kinds of workout routines.
Tempo: 120 bpm
Little Hero is the 33rd song in my free background music series. This is an uptempo and lively three-minute instrumental that is suitable for use in projects like Anime, Animation and AMVs (Anime music videos). The music includes a variety of sounds—from orchestral instruments to rock guitar to electronic synth sounds.
Tempo: 134 bpm
Here is a new addition to the Free Short Instrumentals series. I finished this 31-second composition on March 20, which is the day of the Spring equinox (Yay, Spring!); hence the title. This song is mainly built from loops, with the piano part being played on a Korg MicroX. I started with an acoustic guitar base, but went for a jazzier feel with a hint of reggae.Read More »
Here is an upbeat jazz theme that you can use in video intros and outros, credit sequences or short animations. There are eight different versions of this 18-second song. There are eight different arrangements of this jazz instrumental. This is a loop based instrumental (i.e., the music is put together by combining pre-recorded snippets of the individual instruments.)
Upbeat Jazz Intro Versions 1-4 (YouTube)
1. Guitar & tuba
2. Guitar, piano, guitar, tuba & drums
3. Clarinet, trombone, saxophone, piano, tuba &drums
4. Female vocals, piano, guitar, tuba
Upbeat Jazz Intro Versions 5-8 (Vimeo)
5. Guitar, piano & tuba
6. Female vocals, piano, guitar, tuba & drums
7. Clarinet, trombone, saxophone, piano & tuba
8. Distorted vocals (electric guitar effect), piano, guitar, tuba, drums
This is a loop based instrumental (i.e., the music is put together by combining pre-recorded snippets of the individual instruments.)Read More »
Little Ape is the 10th song in the Free Background Music series. This song was originally created for a video montage showcasing a digital toy camera, so the music has a lo-fi and casual feel to it. The kaleidoscope images were created using After Effects. The music was played on a Korg M50 synthesizer.
Tempo: 135 bpm
Duration (Main Version): 3:00
Versatile is the 2nd song in the Free Background Music series. This song is upbeat and lively with funk. jazz, pop and reggae influences. The instruments include electric guitar, horn section, synthesizer, drums, percussion.
Tempo: 120 bpm