Aaron Saloman is a musician and composer based in the musical and artistic hotbed of Montréal, QC, Canada. With a background as a singer and guitarist in both Rock and Acoustic settings, he is fluent in several genres and often uses live instruments to give his tracks a special authenticity. You'll also find compelling examples of Jazz, Ambient, Electronic, Post-Rock, and other styles in Aaron's catalog. His music has appeared in films, ads, video games, and TV shows like NCIS (CBS), Jersey Shore (MTV), American Pickers (History Channel), The TO Show (VH1), and many more.
Aaron's music can be heard on Gone Too Far and Teen Cribs (MTV), Departures (Outdoor Life Network, Nat Geo Adventure), Real Housewives of Atlanta (Bravo), The Bitter End (Canadian web show), Get a Life/Grouille-Toi (TVOntario), The Imploders (TLC), Party Down (Starz), Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best (WE tv), Chris and John to the Rescue (OutTV, MTV Logo), and Gourmet Adventures with Ruth (PBS), to name just a few.
In the gaming world, Aaron was the composer on the PSN/Mac/PC versions of Critter Crunch (Best Downloadable Game, 2010 Canadian Video Game Awards), as well as American Idol Mobile 1 and 2. He collaborated in the sound FX creation for the highly anticipated Gravity Ghost (to be released 2014).
Aaron has also produced recordings by Lukas Grant, Eleanore Altman, Lakeport Auto Electric, Stephanie Jones (feat. Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding on bass), James Blondeau, and more.
He has a B. Mus (Summa Cum Laude) in Music Production & Engineering from Berklee College of Music. He has lived and worked in Ottawa, Boston, and Montréal.
A quirky, odd, and funny track combining 1920s & 30s silent film/speakeasy, comedy/circus, and eastern European folk. Busy ragtime piano is joined by tuba, banjo, and drums. A clarinet plays an endearing old-world melody. Great for lighthearted advertising, comedy, history, and black & white film. Instrumental, Comedy, Comedy Jazz
A contemporary, intelligent track perfect for advertising or corporate use. Featuring smooth electric guitars, a driving electronic beat, and a catchy chiming melody. A great fit for a car commercial or any sort of upbeat, positive musical branding. Instrumental, Corporate, Corporate Pop Electronic
A quirky, odd, and funny track combining 1920s & 30s silent film/speakeasy, comedy/circus, and eastern European folk. Busy ragtime piano is joined by tuba, banjo, and drums. A clarinet plays an endearing old-world melody. Great for lighthearted advertising, comedy, history, and black & white film. Instrumental, Circus, Circus Music
A Motown-inspired bass line leads into retro drums, spring reverb guitar, and horn swells. A groovy, retro, upbeat track. Great for sauntering down a city street, retro 70s underscore, and funky good times. Instrumental, Soundalikes, Beck
Steel drums!! Need some steel drums? You've come to the right place. If you need sunny island or Caribbean vibes, this will do it. Could be played by one or two steel drum players, to fit different onscreen visuals. A great fit for beach & ocean scenes, exotic vacations, and travel documentaries. Instrumental, Tropical, Steel Drums
A great hard rock/metal tune with a dramatic intro building in intensity until it explodes into a furiously catchy guitar riff. Perfect for action, adventure, sports, and automobiles. Instrumental, Rock, Heavy Metal
A Motown-inspired bass line leads into retro drums, spring reverb guitar, and horn swells. A groovy, retro, upbeat track. Great for sauntering down a city street, retro 70s underscore, and funky good times. Instrumental, RnB, Funk
A funky hip hop track. A looping funk guitar intro is followed by drums that make you want to get up and dance. Weird syncopated synth bass, wah wah guitar, and percussion round out the classic party vibe. Bonus: the full length track even loops! Instrumental, Hip Hop, Old School
A country swing tune with lonesome slide guitar. Nostalgic, ambling. A guy looking back at life, trying to figure how things went so wrong?! Saloon, honky tonk, a few beers before going back to bale hay or move on to greener pastures. Cowboys, tumbleweeds, etc. Instrumental, Action, Theme Spaghetti Western
An anthemic rock theme. Pounding drums and jangly guitars support a melody that will get stuck in your head. Straight out of a 90s teen drama, also a great reality/documentary theme. Anything needing a sense of youth, optimism, forward motion, or honest rock & roll will work well with this track. Instrumental, Rock, 90s Rock
A sad chord progression on a vibraphone gives way to a fat hip hop beat. Excellent for exposition and character development in a dramatic, urban setting. Also could work in 20-something romantic drama or comedy, hanging out at the club, teens & tweens shopping, etc. Light yet melancholy. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Hip Hop Instrumental
A fast and exciting punk/metal tune. Perfect for extreme sports, chases, or rock clubs/parties. Loud and brash with pounding drums and fast, picked punk rock bass. Very energetic and powerful. Instrumental, Action, Intense Rock
Jazzy, free-time solo guitar piece in a minor key. Starts out bluesy and moves into Jazz territory, ending unresolved on an the V chord. Great for expository interlude, moody intro for crime scene, jail cell blues, film noir or retro cue. Broken-hearted, speakeasy, whiskey, bluesy drugged out, rehab, Instrumental, Dramatic, Contemplative Music
A retro swing tune featuring a jazz trio of guitar, bass and drums. The full length track includes a key change during the interlude and a guitar solo during the outro. Great for a retro party scene or anything requiring a swinging, jazzy ambiance. Instrumental, Jazz, Swing Ensembles
An uplifting, motivational electro-rock hybrid. Dry drums, bass guitar, and swirling synths lay down the groove, later joined by soaring electric guitars. The perfect track for corporate videos, motivational advertising, and PSAs. Instrumental, Corporate, Corporate Rocktronica
A fun, lighthearted party track blending South American and hip hop influences. Synth-y horns warble over fast latin drums and hip hop loops. Perfect for fast food campaigns, beach parties, video games, summery beer commercials, and ridiculous comedy. Instrumental, World Fusion, Latin World Fusion
The perfect springtime folk track for advertising. Happy, carefree, warm, and uplifting. Acoustic guitar, falsetto vocals, and lap percussion start the track. Gradually, it builds into an inspiring and soaring percussion arrangement. Admit it - your ad campaign needs this music. Male Vocals, Corporate, Corporate Folk
A quietly uplifting and poignant acoustic guitar track. Light fingerpicking is joined by emotional slide guitar. Subtle bass provides the foundation, while delicate synth pads swirl in the background. For memories & retrospectives, nature & outdoors, positive advertising, or a simple country morning, Instrumental, Folk, Finger-Picked Guitar
A dramatic and introspective indie rock track. Acoustic guitars and crisp drums are joined by falsetto vocals. Electric guitar flourishes lend a yearning feel. Perfect for indie films, nighttime strolls, and personal reflection. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Post-Rock
A slowly building electro-pop dance instrumental. A bit tech-y, a bit mysterious, this track could work for anything from technology segments to reality show underscore to a Halloween dance. Quirky drum and bass loops joined by glittering synths and a slightly eerie melody. Fun and a little weird. Instrumental, Electronic, Electro
An uneasy tremolo-effected guitar figure leads into alt rock choruses featuring big drums and loud guitars. Moody and epic, this track roars along with classic alt rock abandon and organic, natural instrument sounds. Great for rock-infused tension, theme songs, and chases. Instrumental, Rock, 90s Rock