Shockwave-Sound Blog and Articles

Sound and Sculpture: Sound and Architecture

Artists draw inspiration from everything. The entire world around them and the human relationships they have are all sources of experience that provide the meaning they need to express. One powerful source of expression for the visual art is sound and music, the topic...

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The Secret Power of Music: The Ancients – Part 1

The "The Secret Power of Music" by David Tame is a wide ranging work that covers the inherent power of music and its origins in the human story. For anyone who marvels at this phenomenon that we call "music," this is an excellent read. The book is a wide but deep...

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Our latest stock music albums

At Shockwave-Sound we are always working on new music, new recordings and new studio recordings. Here is a summary with a short description of our latest albums of royalty-free music and stock music available for immediate licensing. Reflections, Vol. 6:...

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The Marriage of Music and Nature

Sound is a natural phenomenon, and music is this natural phenomenon harnessed and morphed by human minds and hands: an evolution of sound based on the principles of physics. Below we explore various expressions of this relationship between music/sound and the natural...

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A summary of our latest stock music albums

With Christmas and New Year coming up once again, we hope that you are well, busy, and working on some new great projects. Here at Shockwave-Sound we have - as ever - been busy with developing new albums and tracks of Stock Music, now available for immediate licensing...

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Dmitri Belichenko – Special Artist Feature

For a good few years now, Dmitri Belichenko has been a regular contributor of new music released by our label, Shockwave-Sound / Lynne Publishing. His music tends to be electronic, but with orchestral elements and use of sound design as part of the compositions and...

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Round-up of latest CD collections of royalty-free music

Another month or so has passed since we last did a write-up of our latest collections of royalty-free music and stock music, so here's another little update from us. Among other new albums, we have a beautiful new album of royalty-free String Quartet performances of...

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Free sound effects pages back by popular demand

Back in the good old days, when our site Shockwave-Sound.com had the "old style" look and feel, and about half as much content as we have on the site now, we used to have a selection of "Free sound effects" pages. It wasn't really anything very fancy, just a bunch of...

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New royalty-free music round-up

We are always busy with music projects and we tend not to post a new blog post every time we release new stock music here at Shockwave-Sound because we'd be constantly posting blog posts. So here's a re-cap of our latest CD-collections of production music and...

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Special artist feature: Abbas Premjee

For the past few years, among the many different artists from all over the world who regularly supply music for publishing via Shockwave-Sound, Abbas Premjee has been one of the more prolific and active ones. He has composed many great tracks of stock music for...

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New Stock Music highlights for September 2017

We hope you're well and that you're working on some great projects. Here at Shockwave-Sound we have - as ever - been busy with developing new albums and tracks of Stock Music, now available for immediate licensing and download. Action Thriller, Vol. 8:...

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Royalty-Free Christmas Carols Choir

Anybody who's been working in media production for a while, whether it be TV commercials, corporate presentations, videos, greeting cards or what ever the platform, will know the feeling of working on a Christmas project in high summer. It feels a little odd, but...

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August 2017 new royalty-free music selections

It's been almost two months since the last time we sent out one of these newsletters, but that doesn't mean that we've been lazy. 🙂 Okay, we took a couple of weeks of summer chill-out, but for the most part, we have been working on our music catalogue, in order to...

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Harnessing the Power of Sound: Behavior and Invention

Sound is a force of nature that has its own special and unique properties. It can used artistically to create music and soundscapes and is a vital part of human and animal communication, allowing us to develop language and literature, avoid danger, and express...

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Google Close Captions Sound Effects

Google, ever the inventors of new technology and the owners of YouTube.com, have broadened their work into the area of sound effects, specifically through the audio captioning on their YouTube network. Traditionally "closed captions," which provide text on the screen...

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Polish Folk Music focus at Shockwave-Sound.com

Polish folk music performers From the monumental Tatra Mountains in the south, through Lower Silesia on the west with its large number of medieval castles, Lesser Poland with the great City Of Cracow and Magic Wieliczka Salt Mine,  Lubelskie Region on the east with...

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Incredible scenery from Norway set to our music

Talented and hard working videographer Jan Inge Larsen has produced an impressive nature video in 4K resolution, from the Helgeland district in the north of Norway. In this beautiful video you can see amazing northern lights and the beauty of the wide open landscapes...

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Three brand new, royalty-free Jazz music albums

Hi all, we are very happy to announce the release of three new Jazz albums today: Fresh Jazz, Vol. 5: 12 tracks of upbeat, feelgood jazz. Easy Jazz, Vol. 1: 11 tracks of laid back, breezy, pleasant jazz. Latin Jazz Vol. 1: 11 jazz tracks with a Miami / Cuban / Latin...

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10 Music Documentaries to Binge-Watch on a Free Weekend

Many films have been made about music and the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle of those who produce it. Here we list, in no particular order, some of the best and most successful music documentaries to hit the screen, both big and small, over the last five decades. So pick a...

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“Super Condensed” track list now available

Hi all, today we are launching a new feature / improvement to our stock music website www.Shockwave-Sound.com: The Super condensed view. On any track listing (search result, genre browse, mood browse, etc.) you can now choose between the:...

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A couple of small improvements at Shockwave-Sound.com today

Hi all, today we have launched a couple of small upgrades / improvements to our music browsing process: In the list of music tracks, the "PLAY" button now changes to a "PAUSE" button for the currently playing track, so you can easily see which track is playing, and...

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Happy Birthday Song now available royalty-free

The Happy Birthday Song (Happy Birthday To You) is one of the most famous and most used, most sung compositions in contemporary history. Despite this, you haven't been able to find this song / melody as a royalty-free music download anywhere, until now. Why? Because...

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10 Unforgettable Electronic Movie Soundtracks

Most Hollywood films use orchestral arrangements in their scores to engage the audience and help express a wide range of emotions. But synthesisers and computer based music can offer an entirely new experience and enhance the film in many unpredictable ways. So here’s...

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