Artist: John Starcluster

Found 282 tracks

Cheerful and retro-fun, this track is inspired by the game show jingles of the 60’s and 70’s. Groovy flutes, trumpets and trombone play the light melody while laid back electric guitar, organ, xylophone, bass and drums undergird the snappy rhythm. Highly suitable for period pieces around the 1960’s-70’s, commercials and comedy. [Tempo: Medium / 132 BPM]

Hilarious, fun, and slightly stupid this cute ragtime track is old-timey fun. The vocal melody sings comically over a bed of banjos, tack piano, bass and drums. This is great music for commercials, comedies, 1920-30’s period pieces, and any media in need of an absurd cue. [Tempo: Medium / 99 BPM]

Like an old school show theme on TV, this funky track has ‘70s wah-wah swag, coolness and is catchy. Your choice between guitar or whistle as carrying the melody, this track sits right in the pocket: bass, drums, congas, wah guitar and Wurlitzer electric piano. Awesome for media needing a strong, thematic element in drama, travel, comedy, and urban settings. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 74 BPM]

The catchiness of this whistle-based track hits you immediately. Joining the whistles is a fun synth on the melody. Layered synth keyboards, vocal effects, plucked guitar, synth bass and drums make out the rest of arrangement. The piece modulated up for added excitement. This is an excellent track for positive media, comedy, travel, lifestyle, web shows, and commercials. [Tempo: Medium / 126 BPM]

Enigmatic and searching, this piece coaxes out the aura of mystery, darkness, and enchantment. The song structure is based around the marimba and made complete by glockenspiel, celeste, synth pad, acoustic bass, shaker and drums. [Tempo: Medium / 146 BPM]

Proud and steady, his stripped-down blues track has a great mid-tempo drive. Overdriven electric guitar, solid bass and kick drum underlay the sliding, airy melody of the resonator guitar. The simplicity of the arrangement is a perfect analog for country-side dramas/landscapes, period pieces, B-roll, or media needing a rural/southern touch. [Tempo: Medium / 112 BPM]

This cool, laidback track is funky, bluesy and jazzy. It could easily be a TV theme. Featuring a mellow, solo guitar melody and backed up by in-the-pocket grooving bass, syncopated horns, drawbar organ, and drums. Great for urban themed dramas, comedies and documentaries. [Tempo: Slow / 86 BPM]

This jazzy, small ensemble piece is great for inspiring comedic moments and images of that swanky, big city 1920’s / 1930's lifestyle. Its clarinets and horns swing on top of a rhythm section of piano, tuba and drums. Great for comedy, dramedy, historical period pieces and dramas. Swinging / Easy / Ritzy. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 175 BPM]

This evergreen, upbeat 60’s "Detroit" influenced R&B track is brimming with hope and optimism. It is electric guitar driven and features a horn section, grooving bass and crisp drums. This works great behind travel, commercials, hopeful drama, family / youth themes and 1960’s period pieces. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

Raw, rootsy, and loose, this acoustic 12-string guitar track carries the spirit of traditional delta blues. Slide is used other the guitar giving it a rough and proud sound, backed up by sparse drums and harmonic drones. This track is great for rural, relational dramas comedies, and reality shows. Also, it is a great fit for a show’s theme. Slide / 12-string Guitar / Delta Blues. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

This melancholy piece brings to mind introspective duress and searching emotions. The instrumentation consists of marimba, synthesizer lead and pads, drums and percussion. It has a sense of a story progressing, or a process being undertaken, with steady progress. Thoughtful and delicate. [Tempo: Medium / 114 BPM]

Quirky and optimistic play is conveyed in this light comedy track. The juxtaposition of funky rhythm and straight melody are injected to produce a unique blend suitable for comedy, drama and commercials. Instruments include: marimba, pizzicato strings, strings, bells, electric piano, guitar, clavinet, bass, percussion, and drums. [Tempo: Medium / 129 BPM]

This positive, light piece is inspired by the Greek Mediterranean. The melody is layered and played by accordion, bouzouki, and nylon string guitar over a 5/4 rhythm section consisting of pizzicato strings, piano, bass, drums and percussion. Excellent for comedy, travel and cooking shows, plus documentaries. [Tempo: Medium / 133 BPM]

Laid-back and funky, this piece could just as easily ride behind an urban, relational scene as well as be a TV theme. The melody is catchy, played on overdriven electric guitar and synth and backed up by a grooving rhythm section of bass, guitars, pad and drums. Highly suitable crime, drama, travel, comedy, and especially in city settings. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 79 BPM]

This easy-listening, positive cue adds sweetness to comedy and drama programming. There’s an innocence in the pizzicato string melody backed up by keyboards, acoustic guitars, marimba, bass, drums, and light percussion. Also great for commercials and travel programs. [Tempo: Medium / 135 BPM]

This light Indie Pop track is perfect for those easy, fun moments in dramas, travel, comedy and commercials. Great for web-based videos as well! With a catchy melody played on bells the rhythm section consisting of acoustic guitars, piano, bass, percussion, and drums sweeps right along. Slight country feel. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 170 BPM]

Easy-going and authentic, this Indie pop track is a gateway to life’s celebrations. With vocals and acoustic guitars, the melody is catchy and floats over a solid drums and bass rhythm section. It would feature nicely behind any modern relationship drama, travel or lifestyle theme. Great for commercials. Also available without the vocals (Underscore version). [Tempo: Fast / 149 BPM]

Cool and grooving, this track conveys hope and positivity in an urban atmosphere. The vocal melody floats atop a nice rhythm section including wah wah guitar, bass, keyboards, synth and drums. Nice for chilling, travel and lifestyle themes. [Tempo: Slow / 100 BPM]

Piano and layered bells magically unite and undergird this optimistic nursery rhyme, fantasy cue. Adventure seems to unfold into unseen worlds. Bells, celeste, strings, and percussion contribute to its fluid instrumentation. Great for holiday and fantasy themes emphasizing children and family. [Tempo: Slow / 103 BPM]

This marimba based piece mixes club beats with breakbeats and balances between light and emotive depth. Bass, percussion and drums maintain excitement while keyboards, synths and bells float on top with shimmering melodic touches. Works as excellent with travel and drama as it does with documentaries, commercials, and general relational themes. [Tempo: Medium / 137 BPM]

Stealth missions of the mind are evoked in the grooving, kitschy comedy cue. Based around marimba and pizzicato strings, it also includes acoustic bass, bells, electric guitar, drums. Excellent for commercials, comedies and dramas, especially ones featuring sneakiness, sleuth, and careful prying into secrets. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 109 BPM]

Dramatic indecision is at the heart of this marimba, pizzicato string based piece. A feeling of resignation to an unfolding reality is also palpable. The rest of the arrangement consists of vibraphone, acoustic bass, drums, claps, and shaker. Great cue for drama or comedy themes. [Tempo: Medium / 109 BPM]

Upbeat, soulful and authentic Sixties R&B. Vintage organs, electric guitars, grooving bass and drums. This track is excellent for adding that positive ‘60s sound to commercials, family and friendship theme dramas and travel programming. [Tempo: Fast / 143 BPM]

Sweet and sassy 1920’s style early jazz. Bass clarinet carries the vibrato-rich melody over an accompaniment of soprano clarinet, French horn, tuba, piano and drums. This period piece captures an essence of post-ragtime, early jazz, with its playfulness and harmonic uniqueness. Equally excellent for historical themes and modern comedy. Deliberately lo-fi / old sound. [Tempo: Medium / 130 BPM]

This quaint track easily articulates the simplicity of country life, surrounded by friends and family. Banjo and acoustic guitar trade off on the upbeat melody. They are joined by a kick drum and sparse percussion. This is excellent for adding a rural/country flavor to dramas, travel and cooking shows. Quaint / Americana / Upbeat. [Tempo: Medium / 126 BPM]

This upbeat and swinging jazz piece gives off the sassy flare of the American 1920's with pizazz. Its small ensemble arrangement features clarinets, muted horns, piano, thumping double bass and tight, light drums. This is great fit for comedy, light-hearted web videos and early American period pieces. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 200 BPM]

Kitsch, corny, cool, this cue sounds like the theme or incidental music from a 60s or 70s game show. Groovy flute and bells ride over a swinging bed of acoustic bass, vibraphone, organ, harp, shaker and drums. Excellent for comedy, web shows, and commercials. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 83 BPM]

Police take downs, shake downs and street smarts are conveyed vividly in this 1970's inspired track. Instruments include organ, jazz flute, wah wah guitar, bass , congas and grooving drums. Superb for crime dramas, comedy, big city documentaries, and urban drama themes. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

Dirty and rough, this track is in-your-face funk and played in the pocket. Centered around an overdriven bass guitar groove, its solid drums, keyboards and quirky banjo add spice to the arrangement. Great for comedy, urban themes and reality programming. Rough/ Authentic/ Funky. [Tempo: Medium / 101 BPM]

Innocent, fun, encouraging, this track express good times in a safe place. Whistles and piano play the melody while the tight rhythm section consists of acoustic guitars, piano, organ, bass, claps and drums. Excellent for fun commercials, travel, kid shows, comedy and web shows. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 93 BPM]

This guitar-driven track is encouraging, upbeat, steadfast and reminiscent of the power pop of the 1980s. Together with solid rocking bass and drums, this track is excellent for commercials, and youth, travel, friendship and adventure themes. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 137 BPM]

This catchy, uptempo ragtime piece has a sense of friendliness, sincerity and the spirit of an innocent era. A single steel-string acoustic guitar adroitly plays the “rag” with help from brushed, jazzy drums. Excellent for rural themes, comedy and cute web vignettes. Catchy / Ragtime / Sincere. [Tempo: Medium]

Backwoods, swampy and relaxed are ideas easily conjured in this banjo-based track. This lonesome-sounding piece is a single banjo accompanied by a kick drum: simple and uncluttered. This is splendid for travel shows about the American South, comedies and dramatic introspective themes. Simple / Banjo / Uncluttered. [Tempo: Medium / 89 BPM]

Cute and quirky, this 1920’s clarinet-based cue is fast-paced and comedic. A tight rhythm section of tuba, acoustic guitar and drums plays counterpoint to jazzy interlocking woodwind melodies. Superb for comedy, dramedy, children’s shows and period pieces. Cool/ Swanky/ Jazzy. [Tempo: Medium / 92 BPM]

This perky and swank, Roaring-20’s style cue is easy and whimsical. A light rhythm section purrs under a quirky arrangement of clarinets and tuba. Great for comedy, dramedy, learning and reality shows. Witty / Vintage/ Swanky. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 182 BPM]

This raw and swampy steel-string slide guitar track so easily conveys a wide-open, rural situation in which some protagonist – in dire straits – has little hope left. Its wistful, searching and country sentiment is a great complement to soulful dramas and rural 'country life' documentaries. Soulful / Steel-String Slide / Swampy. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 75 BPM]

This charming, festive track has the sentiment of the old American South-West meets Northern Mexico. It’s light and rhythmic arrangement features steel and nylon string acoustic guitars backed up with drums, percussion, bass, mandolin and piano. This would be a great sonic complement to period pieces, documentaries, comedies and as a show theme. Festive / Mexico / Old South West / Charming. [Tempo: Medium / 138 BPM]

Passionate and sexy, this tango piece conveys the sentiment and seriousness of a disciplined, though sultry dance. Accordion, piano, bass, drums and percussion flow and punctuate the arrangement. Great for comedy, dramedy, drama, commercials, documentaries on Latin America, and travel. [Tempo: Medium / 121 BPM]

This energetic, corporate pop track can easily convey effortlessness, fluidity and the joy of success. Piano, pad, bass and drums provide an excellent bed for excitement of the electric guitar hook and melodic work. This track is a splendid fit for teambuilding videos, talkovers, dramas, business, and travel programing. Uplifting / Joyful / Sparkling. [Tempo: Fast / 128 BPM]

Right off the bat, this track is energetic, catchy and adventurous. The vocals and bells convey an infectious enthusiasm that is made stronger by an arrangement of ukulele, bass, keyboards and drums. This Indie pop track embodies a positive spirit perfect for web programming, comedy, family and youth themes, travel and lifestyle themes as well. Adventurous / Energetic / Inspiring. [Tempo: Fast / 168 BPM]

Snappy, bombastic and fun, this comedy track sets a mood where mayhem, comical disaster, slapstick pranks are easily invoked. Banjo, acoustic guitar, double bass, tack piano and light drums create a pushing rhythm the for the rowdy trumpets, trombone and clarinet to springboard from. This track is an excellent fit for all types of comedy, cooking and children’s shows. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 117 BPM]

Intense, secretive, and searching are themes evoked in this piece. The drum beat follows echoes a heartbeat in tense, uncertain labor. This is a quintessential an uptempo tension cue, great for themes in TV, film and other media. [Tempo: Fast / 149 BPM]

This unpolished, early country blues sounds like a small barn jam session. Steel-string acoustic guitar, resonator guitar and banjo play to foot stomping, claps, lap slaps and kick drum. Obvious uses for this track are rural/country dramas, comedies, reality shows, rural cooking and travel shows. [Tempo: Medium / 101 BPM]

Enthusiastic, hopeful, and determined are ideas strongly felt in the great energy of this track. Acoustic guitars in stereo, twangy electric guitars, bass, synths, and solid drums drive this indie pop-rock tune. Very suitable for new beginnings, travel, youth, lifestyle and vacation. [Tempo: Fast / 160 BPM]

Homey, kindhearted and comforting (in the storm) are feelings easily conveyed in this simple folk song with banjo and 12-string acoustic guitar. It sounds like a lost folk song that everyone once knew. Recorded without a metronome - in order to catch the humanness and imperfection, this can emphasize these elements all the more onto your media’s subjects. This is an excellent selection for (Americana) rural: characters, lifestyle, culture. Heartening / Withstanding / Banjo / 12-string Guitar. [Tempo: Medium / 81 BPM]

Balls to the walls rock ‘n’ roll. This guitar based track is rough, distorted and has roots in the glam rock days of the 1970’s. Thumping bass, claps and pounding drums project this track into a great fit for youth drama, period pieces, commercials and city lifestyle. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 131 BPM]

Looking inside for answers, following up on troubling questions, searching and wanting to understand are easily conveyed in this marimba-centered piece. Bells, pizzicato strings, pan drums, drums, shaker, bass and synth pad float behind the marimba hypnotically. Suitable for all kinds of emotional drama, and themes/scenes where melancholy and searching dominate. [Tempo: Medium / 108 BPM]

This sparse, folksy track conveys feelings of authenticity, good intensions, family, and outdoors. Marxophone, claps and harmonium augment the lively performance of a single acoustic guitar. Excellent for rural themes, drama, travel and documentaries. Authentic / Folksy / Sparse. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 104 BPM]