Spectral Sevenths and the Skipping Mystics are artists from various genres using their collective experience to create everything from banjo-oriented Techno to acapella Goth. They are extremely adept at creating memorable Pop hooks within a textured Electronic/Acoustic hybrid style that transcends singular genre labels. The Spectral Sevenths and the Skipping Mystics catalog is truly eclectic and capable of elevating any kind of multimedia production.
The chief engineers and contributors of this project are Stacy Puckett and Joseph McLaughlin.
Stacy is a music industry professional of about 30 years, and has been a contributing musician and songwriter for everything from Heavy Metal and Folk music to Reggae, Trance, and New Age. He can create everything from the perfect solo piano piece to a face melting guitar riff with ease. With many CD production credits to his name spanning a number of genres, Stacy is truly a "writers, writer" and admired by many music industry professionals for his creative artistry. He has also worked professionally in the musical instrument industry for several years, both building and inventing his own instruments, and helping support and design for other well known manufacturers.
Joseph is a lifelong accomplished musician as well, selling thousands and thousands of digital media files in genres ranging from his own cerebral classical compositions, to industrial and noise related sound exploration.
A deceptively simple jazz melody and improv. Building from a simple harp part into a bluesy sax and vibraphone section before winding down to the same harp melody. Very catchy, very smooth, very accessible and a feel good backing for any scenario. Instrumental, Pop Music, Quirky Pop
Mellow expressive spacey new age ballad theme perfect for a space aged love or time travel themed project. Lots of huge ambient percussive sounds, easy to follow synth lead and expressive chordal guitar work backing. Envisioned as a love theme for Hal and Al in space odyssey or similar. Instrumental, New Age Music, Space Music
An electric baritone guitar slide version of "Swing Low Sweet Chariot", with lots of improv, and a few twists. Ideal soundtrack backing for anything requiring a rootsy, familiar ethereal element with a little grit and spontaneity. Real world playing, organic, familiar and yet new. Instrumental, Americana Music, Americana Roots
Edgy, verging on campy "Horror" music, completely intended as a catchy Halloween or horror theme. Great scary vocal samples, dark minor key music with a light industrial edge to keep tension and grit maximized. The perfect song to add to your horror or Halloween project. Instrumental, Horror Music, Halloween Horror Music
Upbeat futuristic sounding trance track featuring banjo's, silly computerized vocals and farm animal sounds. A truly unique genre Spectral Sevenths has invented "Barnyard Trance". Whimsical and fun for any upbeat scene and even suitable for children's shows.. Vocal Pads, Dance Music, Trance
Beautiful piano based new age style romantic theme with rich synth string backing. Perfect for dramatic love and heartbreak situations. Could easily be the love theme for any work very effectively. Emotive, sweet, sensitive and dramatic. Instrumental, New Age Music, Contemporary Instrumental
Quirky and surprisingly catchy track showcasing gritty synth melodies and arpeggios contrasted against harps, guitars and a pulsating solid groove. Ideal backing for dramatic action in a strange or futuristic setting. Written originally as a challenge for an online composer competition. It won. Instrumental, Science Fiction Music, Sci-Fi Action Moderate
This an excellent mid-tempo swampy commercial trance rock instrumental with haunting psychadelic banjo riffs. Excellent for building intrigue and dramatic interest, or as a main character themed backing. It's catchy and a very strong inducer of a cool, dark place. Very climactic bridge section. Instrumental, Corporate Music, Corporate Electronic Ambient Music
A great catchy upbeat positive track that inspires to succeed. It Starts with a slightly dark theme but quickly morphs into an anthemic bass driven motivational piece demanding that a "positive vibe" is "going to lead you there". Great for motivational advertising and team building workshops. Vocal Pads, Corporate Music, Corporate New Age Electronic Music