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Artist: John Starcluster

Found 237 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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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 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]

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 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]

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 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 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]

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]

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 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]

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 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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

This Southern-rock type track is soulful and easy on the ears. It conveys the feeling of being around people and things that feel like home. Electric guitars play the laid-back melody hovering over a swinging rhythm section of acoustic guitars, piano, bass and drums. This track perfect for sentimental, good-natured, down-to-earth moments in dramas, travel, family and documentary programming. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 77 BPM]

A touch of comedy and a pinch of cool and depth – this TV-theme type track combines all these lacing a catchy overdriven guitar/rhodes lead over it all. With elements of pop, rock and jazz, the melody plays over bass, drums, shaker, nylon stringed guitar, and Wurlitzer electric piano. Awesome for footage needing thematic elements with a melodic development. Excellent for crime, drama, travel, comedy, and urban settings. [Tempo: Medium / 125 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]

The Roaring Twenties and big city flair are easily imagined with this small ensemble track. Horns and woodwinds play its snappy melody over a tight rhythm section of piano, guitar, tuba and drums. Superb for comedy, light-hearted themes and 1920’s period pieces. 1920s-40s / Early Jazz / Cosmopolitan. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 165 BPM]

Festive and fun, this upbeat waltz conveys the Cajun sounds of Louisiana. Accordion, vocals and bluesy, slide dobro trade melodies over a cheerful, steady rhythm section. This is a great track for family or travel themes, and also cooking and comedy. Cajun / Cheerful / Waltz. [Tempo: Medium / 185 BPM]

Fun, tender and light are easily felt in this Indie pop track. A simple piano riff starts, followed by bells, 12-string acoustic guitar, bass and upbeat, lively claps and drums. It has an early rock and fun folk feel. Perfect for web tutorials, travel, reality shows, comedy and youth programing. Cute/ Inspiring/ Innocent. [Tempo: Fast / 176 BPM]

This banjo-based track is down-to-earth and swampy. Its blues and country influences give it an authentic range that can also touch into the comedic. The opened-back banjo is supported by acoustic rhythm guitar, and resonator slide guitar. Perfect for country “Americana” dramas and comedies, plus travel and cooking shows. Swampy / Banjo / Country. [Tempo: Medium / 119 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]

Loose and cute, unpolished and kind, this light pop track conveys inclusiveness and an atmosphere to learn and explore. The rhythm of nylon-string guitar, autoharp, claps, kick, and hihats is a perfect setting for this track’s child-like melody – played on piano, ukulele, and glockenspiel. Excellent for children’s, learning and DIY shows. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 85 BPM]

This TV-type cue balances between sensitive, emotive, tender, serious and grooving. Structured on a staccato motif played on the marimba, its bell and synth melody is sweet and delicate with a touch of melancholy. Other instruments include pan drums, synth pad, acoustic bass and drums. Excellent for many genres of TV programming, especially drama and travel. [Tempo: Medium / 148 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]

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 encouraging, upbeat guitar track pays homage to the north Mississippi hill country blues. The single, acoustic guitar plays a sparse melody between bass notes and strumming. Joining the guitar is tamborine, claps, brushed snare and kick drum. This track is great for travel, cooking and web shows, comedy, drama, and rural themes. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 105 BPM]

Elegant and swinging, this 1920s inspired small ensemble piece is great for imbuing a feeling of swankiness, bombastic melodrama and early jazz kitsch. A muted trombone plays over a tight arrangement of french horn, clarinet, drums, and piano. Excellent for comedy, travel and lifestyle, plus 1920s-30s period pieces. Early Jazz / Kitsch / Elegant. [Tempo: Medium / 134 BPM]