Artist: John Starcluster

Found 285 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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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 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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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 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]

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]

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]

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]

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 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]

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]

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 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]

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 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]

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 tropical pop track is steady, easy, modern and catchy. It’s great for evoking feelings of good times, great weather and optimal conditions. Its upbeat instrumentation of synth keys, pads, plucks, bass, drums and risers ebbs and flows without losing energy. This track is excellent for business narrations/videos, podcasts, drone shots, b-roll, exploration and travel themes. [Tempo: Medium / 111 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]

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]

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 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]

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]

Eccentric and comedic, this 20’s jazz ensemble piece conveys light-hearted hilarity with a bizarre touch. Woodwinds and horns interweave melodies on top of a trad-jazz rhythm section of tuba, banjo and tack piano. Great for nutty comedies, children’s shows, web tutorials and period pieces. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 87 BPM]

This dirty, golden-era, Nashville-inspired track features a sole, electric guitar and finger snaps. The slap-back guitar sound is overdriven, easily bringing to mind honky tonk days and good times. Great for comedies, travel, documentaries and 50s-60s period pieces. Gritty/ Nashville/ ‘50s Country. [Tempo: Medium / 98 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]

With high energy bass and drums this 1960’s rhythm and blues track immediately captures that quintessential Detroit sound. Backed up with vintage guitars and Hammond-style organ, this tracks is as positive as it is classic. Suitable for period pieces, modern advertisement or any theme that needs enthusiasm. [Tempo: Fast / 141 BPM]

Spreading light and good times, this track has many widespread applications. The catchy melody is played by piano and bells, while electric piano, acoustic guitars, synth pad, bass and drums accompany. Excellent for family-themed dramas, commercials, comedy, how-to videos, children, lifestyle and travel programming. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 87 BPM]

Relaxing, laidback, and playful, this country pop track conveys the sentiment of family and friends doing something fun together. Resonator slide guitar plays melodies over a bed of acoustic guitar, bass and drums. This is a perfect music choice for family and friend dramas, comedies, cooking and travel shows, or presentations / advertising with a focus on the natural and simple pleasures. Family / Relaxed / Resonator Guitar. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 83 BPM]

This electric guitar based Indie track is happy, confident and adventurous. Its solid rhythm section and melody grabs you and runs through feelings of goodness, ease and appreciation. Instrumentation includes electric guitars, synth, bass and drums. A great sonic accompaniment for programming needing a positive infusion like commercials, family dramas, travel, cooking, and documentaries. [Tempo: Fast / 147 BPM]

Lively and quaint, this single, acoustic guitar performance is at the crossroads of country blues and folk fingerstyle guitar. It easy evokes the sentiment of early roots music, the playfulness of country life and its simplicity. Great for rural settings, dramas, comedies, documentaries, period pieces and commercials. Simplicity / Fingerstyle / Quaint. [Tempo: Medium / 108 BPM]

Upbeat and friendly, this bluegrass track is easy and light with a touch of crazy. Its Americana country flavor is a balancing act between the affable and the comedic. The banjo melody is helped out rhythmically by an acoustic guitar and a simple, steady kick drum. Ideal for Americana flavored comedies, travel and cooking shows. Affable / Banjo / Comedy. [Tempo: Medium, Fast]

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]

Light, comfort and warmth are immediately felt as this upbeat pop track begins. Its piano and acoustic guitar play a synced motif. Together with synths, pads, electric piano, bass and drums, this track intensifies in a feeling of agreeableness. Perfect for commercials, dramas, web shows and inspirational media. Inspiring / Achievement / Agreeable. [Tempo: Medium / 94 BPM]

Upbeat and feel good, this track is catchy with a solid groove. The combination of electric guitar and synth play the melody over a synth pop infused rhythm section comprised of electric guitar, keyboards, bass and drums. Great for commercials and themes. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 149 BPM]