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Passionate Royalty Free MusicPassion in Spades

Open the spigot on your viewer’s tears with passionate background music and set the stage for heartwarming, intimate and romantic scenes. SmartSound’s broad selection of passionate royalty free background music offers the best in emotionally-driven music that vibrates the heartstrings with rich emotions.

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Published on: July 27, 2015

Cary Grant - adding music to videos

In a previous Video Scoring Tip we discussed how to score change in a dialogue scene. In this installment of Video Scoring Tips we are going to be talking about when to put music into a scene in general. We’ll give you the elemental tools that professional filmmakers use when they determine where music should start in a scene or sequence. It’s the music version of the old classic acting line: “What’s my motivation?” Finding the right moment to put music is a filmmaking skill that anyone can develop. Here are some key techniques you can use ...

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When To Use Music In Video article

Published on: July 16, 2015

Perky Royalty Free Music Perk up the Mood

Get in the groove with some perky background music for your next project. Kick the tempo up a notch or three with lively, pulsating, spirited music. Score it to a club or dance scene, a fun commercial, a nature documentary, or you name it, perky music arrangements lighten the mood and up the sense of adventure. Choose either orchestral, electronic or a combination of both and customize the effects to your production.

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Published on: July 15, 2015

House Call features pulsating music beds in a variety of House styles. These rhythmic tracks propel live guitars, cerebral synths and cool, sophisticated drums with the occasional live vocal or sax to create an authentic club sound. Use our Timing Control feature to precisely locate these multi-layer beats for your creative needs, and bring the House down.

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Published on: July 13, 2015

Tender Music

Soft Wedding MusicSoft Wedding Music beckons listeners with intimate, sweet, serene and sometimes simple compositions and is a must for creating beautiful and moving compositions which linger in the listener’s mind. Though many wedding dances are all about kicking up the heels and rocking the dance floor, soft wedding music balances out the revelry and reminds guests of the tenderness and intimacy of the occasion.

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Published on: July 13, 2015

Instrumental Fantasy Music Fantasy comes from the Italian word “fantasia” and fantasy music was originally created as orchestral musical scores which were primarily improvisational and whimsically inventive. Instrumental Fantasy music pays tribute to the magical idea of music rather than to a particular genre of music allowing it to become the backdrop for fabled tales in fictional worlds with supernatural phenomena and mythological themes.

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Published on: July 07, 2015

Magical Royalty Free Music Magic in the Moment
Music which creates a sense of magic, wonderment and awe, or suspense, mystery and intrigue is often used magnificently in many creations. People enjoy being surprised, watching scary movies and not knowing what’s around the corner. Magical instrumental music with its varied and complex instrumentation sets the stage for compositions which are gripping, powerful and dramatic—but also gentle.

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Published on: June 28, 2015

 

Scientific Documentary Music

Queue the Music

Science documentaries, although educational and awe-inspiring, generally aren’t action-packed and sometimes lack the verve required to move a production confidently along. Engage your viewers and pique their interest. Queue up compelling, inspiring and uplifting background music for your science, technology, wildlife or nature documentary and it’s sure to add an edge to your narrative.

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Published on: June 27, 2015

Patriotic Royalty Free MusicPatriotic Music

Patriotic Music is hopeful music; filled with reflection, drama and triumph. Devotion to one’s own country and sense of nationalism runs deep as evidenced by the multitude of America-themed songs on the newly released album American Spirit. American Spirit, and the others mentioned here, embraces uplifting, orchestral marches with poignancy and majestic intensity. Heroes, heroines and those who have lost their lives come alive in Patriotic Music with beautiful, touching music scores thoughtfully composed. Sweeping solemnity and joyous celebration combine to form Patriotic Music—ideal for dramas, marches, memorials, tributes or documentaries.

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Published on: June 26, 2015

 4th of JulyLet Freedom Ring

Herald the arrival of Independence Day with the album American Spirit and let freedom ring! One of the most recognizable songs on the album, America the Beautiful, is sung in sports stadiums and many other venues around the country and is enjoyed for its dignified, stately and patriotic theme. The USA has her own brand of specialty music with fan favorites like marches, Dixieland, folk and ragtime. This album is ideal for historical productions, documentaries, political projects, tributes, biographies or any project needing a traditional, patriotic theme.

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Published on: June 25, 2015

Military Royalty Free Music Poignant Military Music

Military-themed music is often heard during tributes, memorials, marches, biographies, documentaries and a host of other events. Military music is known for deep, brooding and poignant musical tributes which honor solemn, yet often inspirational and heartwarming occasions. Hearing military music often causes the listener to touch their heart, bow their heads, stand quietly or salute the ever-present flag. The music is hopeful, triumphant and emotional.

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Published on: June 24, 2015

Experimental Royalty Free MusicAbstractions in Music
Producers desiring an unusual, unique or campy edge often turn to experimental background music with its uncharacteristic grooves to enhance their creations. Experimental music often incorporates dubstep music that’s often syncopated or accented with a strong pulsating bass line, a driving percussive beat and a super-fast 140 beats per minute. Experimental music is in a genre of its own as composers continually create and transform music in extraordinarily unusual ways.

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Published on: June 24, 2015

New album Updraft

This album offers a fresh and creative reexamination of the business and technology soundtrack. Modern, sleek cues with an uplifting sensibility create an ideal backdrop for scenes of activity, fulfillment and accomplishment while displaying a startling instrumental variety throughout. As a Strata series album use SmartSounds Mood and mix tools in its Sonicfire Pro software or Quicktracks web-system to create unlimited ways to bring your own interpretation to these powerful yet crisp sounding cues.

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Published on: June 23, 2015

Contemporary Pop Beds

Inspired by the latest pop hits, this album was specifically produced to provide very contemporary sounding backgrounds for film, television and advertising projects. While each track presents a different pop sensibility, they all exhibit the infectious quality of any chart-topping hit. Even though they were designed as background tracks, our Mood Mapping feature can easily adjust any featured part so they slide underneath dialogue scenes in a snap. And, our Custom Length feature will perfectly fill each track to the exact time of the scene.

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Published on: June 15, 2015

Earthy Royalty Free Music

You’ll feel the earth move under your feet with this fanciful assortment of Earthy Music. Score your scene with an earthy soundtrack and add elements of gentleness and passion with the music. Earthy music is a cinch to score to a documentary, nature scene, biography, wedding, tribute, memorial—the options are endless.

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Published on: June 10, 2015