Mark Giblin is a Blues and Country guitarist who lives, performs and records in Sydney, Australia. He has released several albums, composing in the Folk, Blues, Country, Quirky, and Children's genres. In addition, Mark writes, animates, and scores the music for TV and Internet cartoons shown in 10 countries around the World. He is currently creating and scoring a full pre-school cartoon for ABC Australia, with a worldwide distribution deal tied in. Mark is also an accomplished banjo player who specializes in mountain banjo music.
Mark Giblin's credits include: Creator and composer for the Animated TV Series "The Music Makers" (sold through Panthenon Distributors, London); creator and composer for "SunnyTime ZoomZoom," a pre-school cartoon in development with BBC/ABC Australia; Album co-writer and producer for White Bread, One Time Prophets, a Syndey-based Blues and Country Band; Album co-writer and producer for Floating World, a Sydney-based Blues Duo. Mark is also the creator of an animated site called Travellin Jim, with hilarious tales of a young English backpacker.
Catchy, emotive and uplifting open tuned country blues guitars-hopeful with a certain sadness. Slow med tempo. Vocals sing of Country Skies and inner thoughts. Work great over a Western landscape, or driving through the rain. Slide guitar breaks through before a high melodic harmonica solo leads us, Male Vocals, Blues, Country Blues
This little number takes off at a cracking pace and never eases up! Building a shed? Building a machine? Getting anything done in a hurry? Well, do it to this track and it'll all seem alot quicker. Any cartoon that wants some energy, this will deliver. A crazy postman? Perfect. Ants working? Luvly. Instrumental, Cartoon, Cartoon Fun Time
Slow paced lilting country guitar rhythm and haunting solo harmonica floating over the top. Cattle grazing, mules carrying loads, donkeys on mountain tracks. Transports the listener to the open praries, to a life with a slower pace. Works great over farm scenes, anything with animals grazing/walking, Instrumental, Country, New Country
Fast walking pace, pulsing blues. A man realizes what he had after she leaves. Repeating pulse with stabs of harmonica and slide riffs, this catchy blues would sit perfectly over a shot of a person walking down a street, away from a bar, away from a love. Also suit bar interior scene or car drive. Male Vocals, Blues, Electric Blues
Up tempo road trip song. Slide Guitars and Harmonica. Catchy Cowboy Tremolo guitar riff drives the male vocals. Driving through a desert, through a dusty town, radio on. Open skies and cactus. Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Bouncing and happy from the first note. A beautiful day in cartoon land, the bright sun shines into the cartoon bedroom. There's fun to be had today. A nice mix of ukulele, guitars, synth, bells and drums. Also good for a working song-building a tree house or a shed? Ends with a cheeky guitar melody, Instrumental, Cartoon, Cartoon Fun Time
Dark & brooding, at 1:26 a man describes where he feels he is in the World, In Between. Beautiful guitars & delayed harp create a haunting, moody piece with long dark instrumental passages, all placed over a distant rainstorm. Perfect rainy drive scene, a thinking in the dark scene, reflections, Male Vocals, Blues, Harmonica Blues
Stonesish country-blues slide guitar ballad. Medium tempo acoustic guitar, male vox sings of his happiness at being on her porch. Catchy, bluesey, happy. Life is good. Tasteful Harmonica solo gives more of the old blues feel. The mountains in Summer or in a hammock overlooking the river. Love song. Male Vocals, Blues, Country Blues
A sad and lonely finger picked steel guitar is joined with a haunting guitar solo. Perfect for a reflective passage, a mournful, wind-swept landscape, a ride home after the funeral, the loss of a loved one. Instrumental, Folk, Finger-Picked Guitar
Beautiful, relaxing acoustic Slide guitar song. Male vocal sings of a love easing her way into his life. Catchy and bluesey slide playing with gentle stabs of harmonica in the background. Lying in bed in the morning sun, lying on the beach watching the passing scenery, "Slide" is a perfect fit. Male Vocals, Blues, Country Blues
Bouncey and catchy, this guitar based fun tune will add humour to any cartoon chase scene, building, construction or making something scene. Keystone cops? Perfect. Clowns car banging along a road? Put this on top and away we all go. Panning along a complex machine in action? This will sit perfectly, Instrumental, Cartoon, Cartoon Goof Music
Bouncey, happy bass gives way to ukulele and cheeky guitar. Great for building that cartoon machine or baking that cartoon bread! Happy days are here in cartoon World. Anything thats jumps or springs will sit perfectly on this music. Cheer the World up with this lovely catchy cartooney song. Instrumental, Cartoon, Cartoon Fun Time