Latest 60 Tracks

  • Uplifted Light, Blissful, Heavenly A very inspirational and heartening / motivating royalty free background music track that builds up from a very subtle beginning, gradually grows into a crescendo of achievement, wonderment and amazement. This track is Epic in a subtle kind of way, and…
  • Third Thoughts Introspective, Thoughtful A pensive, rhythmic background royalty free background music track of patterns and movements. Suitable for mysteries, analysis, thoughts, problem solving and to illustrate an evolving, developing story. With a sense of intrigue, dark developments, consideration…
  • Keep Moving Forward Corporate/Business/News A light, pleasant, uplifting and feel-good corporate pop royalty free background music groove with subtle melodies and a crisp, precise production. Motivating and positive. The subtle use of strings gives the track a sense of class and elegance, along…
  • Eternal Presence Light, Blissful, Heavenly A beautiful, organic, blissful, compassionate and soothing piece of royalty free ambient background music. Slow waves of delicate chords wash over the listener as soft ocean waves. Comforting / Warm / Angelic Beauty / Compassion / Heavenly / Reflection…
  • Years Gone By General Soft / Romance A romantic, melodic, storytelling and playful royalty free background music track featuring a timeless sound of chamber strings and piano. A slightly dramatic mood is combined with a touch of romance and wonderment. Suitable for narrative, passionate…
  • Wave And Tide General Soft / Romance A poignant, rising, positive and emotional royalty free track featuring string orchestra, cellos, piano and synth bass. With an inspirational, motivating and optimistic mood, this track is somewhat epic, but still also mellow and romantic. Suitable for…
  • Luckiest Charm Happy, Playful, Light hearted A charming and light royalty free music track featuring chamber strings and piano. With a bright and bouncy mood, motoric movement and an optimistic feel, this track will work great with family-oriented content, community and charity, togetherness, playful…
  • Last Day of Summer Light, Blissful, Heavenly A reflective, melancholic and wistful royalty free soundtrack featuring a pulsating kalimba, piano and a gentle string ensemble. Thoughtful, insightful and contemplative, this track will go well with many types of melancholy, reflective, introspective…
  • Ethereal Glide Light, Blissful, Heavenly An ambient, atmospheric and evolving royalty free track featuring a soft ensemble made of piano and strings. Cellos dominate in the melodic part and the rest of the strings hold the chord progression. Suitable for introspection, reflection, nature, relaxation…
  • Time of Your Life (I Kakhiani) Techno / Dance music Upbeat and energetic EDM / Pop / Dance royalty-free background music track with an energetic vibe and inspiring harmonies. Feel-good pop and dance music, suitable for youth, activity, action sports, vacations and fun, clubbing and dancing, and more.
  • The Perfect Escape General & faster jazz A groovy, funky, upbeat and playful track creating a driving and confident mood and a retro / chic funky feel. Swanky / Cool / Funky / Busy.
  • Planning the Heist General & faster jazz Old school sounding funky groove; great for retro / chic investigation, spy, secrets, planning and plotting scenes, heist movies & sneaky videos. Swanky / Chic / Cool.
  • Living in Style General / Feelgood Pop A cool and upbeat, funky and groovy track with drive, flair and gusto. Great for fashion, lifestyle, activity videos. Featuring playful guitar licks with a beautiful brass section. Swanky / Funky / Confident / Fun.
  • Can't Stop Us Indie-Pop Edgy and upbeat, modern indie pop-rock royalty free background music track featuring distorted bass guitar and synthesizers to create a cool groove that creates a bold & determined mood. Available with or without the vocal parts.
  • The Wrong Day Light & Quirky Sounding like an Eastern European ensemble of players, this cheeky and off beat theme would not be out of place alongside the deadpan humour of a Wes Anderson movie. Intended to portray a distorted or deluded vision of the human condition in the build…
  • Find Your Freedom Melodic electronica A bright, fresh theme that begins light & airy and grows into an uplifting, all-encompassing wash of colourful sound. Offering feelings of security and reassurance to delicate or serious matters. Would suit infomercials on nature, ecology, education or…
  • Big Little Planet Melodic electronica A bright, positive theme that grows from a light and airy beginning into a huge and uplifting wash of colourful sound. Offering feelings of security and reassurance to delicate or serious matters. Would suit infomercials on education, nature, ecology…
  • LYN158 Mystery & Horror Background Sounds Spacey & Sci-fi sounds A collection of 26 dark sounds, drones, malevolent soundscapes for dark Sci-fi, Mystery, Horror, Crime, the Occult, and more.
  • Urban Vibes Chill-Out Grooves / Lounge Thoughtful and mellow Hip-Hop royalty-free music track with chopped flute melodies and turntable scratches creates a chill and dreamy, urban atmosphere.
  • Unforgettable Journey Cinematic Main themes Epic, emotional cinematic royalty free music composition that brings the feelings of inspiration with heroic melodies and harmonies perfect for trailers, films and documentaries.
  • The Funky One General / Feelgood Pop Upbeat and groovy, funky and exciting royalty free music composition with catchy guitars and whistle melodies. Great for commercials and advertising.
  • Little Wonders Indie-Pop Happy, uplifting, joyful and playful royalty-free music track great for ads, family content, children and happy parents, videos, animation and more. Available with or without the vocalized melodic parts.
  • LYN157 Ambiences - Sounds of Places Nature & Environments 28 sounds of various places, ambient / walla / crowd, machinery, countryside, village sounds and more.
  • The Unruly Hard rock / Heavy metal Cool, edgy and funky royalty free rock'n roll with a groovy swagger and an unruly attitude. Powerful, funky and confident. Great for sports, action, high impact footage, driving, racing, sporting, background music for videos etc.
  • The Swerve Hard rock / Heavy metal Royalty free gutsy, gritty and heavy power-rock. All-out blazing guitars, taking no prisoners. Tough and unruly.
  • Tattered & Torn Hard rock / Heavy metal Extremely gritty and heavy / hard rock royalty free stock music track with a bluesy, stoner rock feel. Slowly pumping and super heavy guitar riffing galore. Bite, guts, grit and black-hearted determination.
  • Fall Into the Sky General Rock Uplifting royalty free Rock music with a great sense of movement and forward drive. Joyful, spirited and motivational feel. Powerful rock, but not heavy metal - more melodic and positive energy rock.
  • Dive In General Rock A joyful and spirited, uplifting 'arena rock' royalty free music track with a great forward drive and a feeling of freedom and power. Inspiring, motivating, uplifting and energizing!
  • Clovenhoof Hard rock / Heavy metal A hard, edgy and fiery blaze of rock power. Heavy, monstrous and gritty, with a fierce bite and drive.
  • Bad Blood General Rock Classic Rock'n Roll / Blues-rock with a great feeling of energy and spirit of rock n roll. Cool, swagger, groovy and rockin' with a bluesy, strong drive and attitude.
  • The Drive of New Ideas Corporate/Business/News A solid, reliable and steady sounding, electronic corporate pop royalty free groove. Good for business, industry, innovation, science, technology, construction, background music for videos and progress.
  • Stories of Wonderment General Soft / Romance A softly swaying, endearing and playful, cinematic / storytelling royalty free soundtrack featuring strings, piano, bells and horns. Great for travel and discovery, wonderment and fantasy, grand love stories or family adventures. Soft / Flowing / Dre…
  • Garden of Hope General Soft / Romance A touching and tender track featuring piano and strings, with dominant cellos. Graceful, Delicate, Beautiful, Soft and Caressing.
  • Dance of Light General Soft / Romance An uplifting, emotive, heartening and inspirational track featuring a small chamber ensemble, piano and bells. Touching / Endearing / Pleasing / Spirited.
  • A Journey In Time Cinematic Main themes A grand, dramatic and suspenseful track featuring orchestra combined with pulsating synths. Suitable for cinematic scenes of passion, elegance, and stately mansions. Comes to a pensive, reflective end part. Great for storytelling, TV drama, cinema, period…
  • Walking Freely Easy Listening A dreamy, melodic royalty free track featuring strings and a driving rhythmic section with a solo piano playing lead. The track feels light and relaxing yet invokes a feeling of adventure or mystery.
  • Sunny Greetings Tropical Pop A fresh, tropical, or Caribbean sounding background royalty free track, that gives a feeling of summer, happiness or lightness.
  • Morning Mist (Giannis) Easy Listening Rhythmic string riffs drive this royalty free track that is both positive and uplifting. It has a corporate feel to it while it also gives an awakening or inspirational feeling.
  • First Sight General / Feelgood Pop Uplifting and fashionable sounding royalty free dance-pop track. It has a driving beat and synths playing melody. The sound is energetic yet has a fun vibe to it.
  • Again Together Easy Listening An easy listening pop beat royalty free track accompanied by additional conga rhythms that has an easy-going piano melody. The feeling is positive and happy, and gives a sense of relaxation and calm.
  • Summer Wind Chill-Out Grooves / Lounge Nostalgic Chill-Hop with vintage sounding melodic instruments. Worry-free and content and happy Chil-out / Hip Hop vibe.
  • Night Lamp Chill-Out Grooves / Lounge A groovy Chill Hop track that's suitable for vlog, fashion, travel related themes. Lo-Fi, Lazy, Cool, Funky, Dusty and Downtempo. Supremely chilled.
  • Free Flow Chill-Out Grooves / Lounge Chill-Hop with Jazz & Lounge feel. Cool, Funky, Laid-back and Soave.
  • Smetana Vltava (The Moldau) (Excerpt) Smetana Smetana Vltava (The Moldau) JB 1.112/2 in E minor (Excerpt). Arranged and recorded by Bryan Chi. Starts with winds solo, the beautiful, lyrical theme starts at 1:08, played by the violins.
  • Ravel Bolero (Excerpt) Ravel Ravel's Bolero (Excerpt) - Arranged and recorded by Bryan Chi. A simple melody accompanied by a light tapping snare drums. More instruments join as the pieces moves forward.
  • Holst Jupiter from The Planets (Excerpt) Holst Gustav Holst The Planets, Op. 32: Movement 4. Jupiter (Excerpt). Arranged and recorded by Bryan Chi. Very beautiful lyrical orchestral music. Also known as 'I vow to thee, my country'.
  • Grieg In the Hall of the Mountain King Grieg Grieg Peer Gynt Op.23: Act II. n the Hall of the Mountain King. Arranged and recorded by Bryan Chi. Starts from tippy toe quiet to full-blown frantic tutti. Tempo and dynamic all intensifies as it moves toward the end.
  • Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (Excerpt) Gershwin George Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue, IGG 15 (Excerpt). Arranged and recorded by Bryan Chi. A classic that mixes classical and jazz. The use of mixing symphonic orchestra with big band horns is reminiscent of early American shows such as 'Tom and Jerry'…
  • Debussy Clair De Lune (Excerpt) Debussy Debussy Suite Bergamasque CD 82, L.75, Movement 3. Clair De Lune (Excerpt). Arranged and recorded by Bryan Chi.
  • Brahms Hungarian Dance No 5 Brahms Brahms Hungarian Dances, WoO 1, Dance no. 5. Allegro in F# minor (Excerpt). Arranged and recorded by Bryan Chi. The contrasting B section is omitted, and the second half of the piece repeats the A section with more intensity, fuller orchestration and…
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With new music tracks added every week

LARGE SELECTION OF Curated, Exclusive music

You can only find at Shockwave-Sound.com

MUSIC FROM EVERY CORNER OF THE WORLD World Music

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Every track individually vetted and considered

YOUNG MUSIC TALENTS Fresh new sounds

Bringing new life to your productions

ROYALTY FREE MUSIC Use for any media productions

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July 22
Soft Explorations week! 30% off all Soft Explorations music collections until Thursday July 29th

Today we are very proud to announce the release of our latest downloadable royalty-free music album, “Soft Explorations, Vol. 7“, featuring 11 amazing stock music tracks of wonderment, beauty, grace, class […]

July 18
4 brand new tracks from Želimir Panić

Today we are very happy and proud to present 4 brand new tracks by one of our best and most creatively talented composers, Želimir Panić. Hailing from Zagreb, Croatia, Želimir is a full-time musician who […]

July 15
Top 50 World Music – India and Middle East | Youtube Royalty Free Music Playlist

We continue our series of the Top 50 World Music from our royalty free music bank, Shockwave-Sound. We want to invite you to the musical regions of India and the Middle East. Meditation music performed […]

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Working with stock music tracks with stem files

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Temp Tracks: A Movie’s Secret Score

In this article, I explain exactly what temp music is and the role it plays in everything from a low budget short films to a major Hollywood feature.

Sound Effects and the Fake Engine Roar

An in-depth look at artificial motor / engine roaring sounds (fake engine noises) installed in, or added to, some modern cars.

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