Really Free Music has had music appear in over 500 albums worldwide, and numerous Films, TV and multimedia projects, with clients spanning the globe. Owned and run by UK composer Peter Wheeler, his own composing credits include worldwide commercial album releases, Films, and many TV shows (UK, US, ABC, Disney, C4, C5, MTV, etc). Really Free Music also specializes in World music and other niche genres - from Sea Shanties to Ambient Trip Hop to African Choirs.
As a composer Peter (and his alter-ego Jack Hallam) is best known for his truly epic orchestral themes and soundtracks that incorporate very modern dynamic instrumentation and vocals, as well as World-influenced ambient fusion. Check out "Sands Of The Kara Kum" or "Crack Down" for great examples of his dynamic style and incredible composition.
The aim is always for exemplary quality and musicality. Check out Really Free Music's diversity for your next media project!
A capella African choir singing a slightly thoughtful sombre and mournful song, possibly from the townships, and with a vibrant passion. This could be either South, or West African. Wonderfully cultural, and a little similar in style to Ladysmith Black Mambazo. A Capella, African, South Africa
A mysterious, dark and suspenseful African track that features an ethereal melody, and ethnic percussion including kora and duduk, as well as some male vocal chanting. Also features nice changes in tempo, from mid to high to low. Very dramatic and orchestral in places. Male Vocals, African, African Dramatic
A chilled out, relaxed, warm-hearted West African contemporary style track featuring male vocals, djembe, shakers, kora, keyboards, bass and other ethnic percussion. Similar in sound to Youssou N'Dour. Male Vocals, African, Senegal
Melodic and serious African male and female chants over percussive tribal rhythms. Features djembes and ethnic percussion. An overall positive feel to this track. Great for all media - tv, film, video, DVD, web. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Safari music! Transport yourself to the African Plains! This is a beautifully rich, African melody incorporating Ngoni, djembe, percussion, guitar, kalimba, shakers, strings, and lovely textured African male vocals. Male Vocals, African, African Traditional
Tense, nervous but inspiring African track that features tribal rhythms, percussion, djembe drums and other instrumentation including marimba and kalimba. Also features orchestral elements, and muted electric guitar. Works well for a safari docu or film. Instrumental, African, African Traditional
Inspiring and heartwarming African safari track that features great ethnic drumming with positive African choral vocal chants, and a fusion of African beats, instrumentation and global rhythms. Uplifting and motivational - great for lots of media, tv, film, web and Video/DVD. Mixed Vocals, African, African Traditional
An inspiring African adventure begins, led by gentle bassoon over a blend of modern and ethnic percussion, building into a beautifully spine-tingling epic chorus/theme that features African vocal chants, piano, marimba, guitars & bass. An emotional journey of unforgettable experiences. Mixed Vocals, African, African Traditional
A slightly dark, mysterious and suspenseful adventure into the African jungle. Mid tempo. Features strings, djembes and lots of ethnic percussion, including kalimba, kora shakers and woodblocks. Instrumental, African, African Traditional
A soft and gentle ambient soundscape depicting the African sky and horizon, with background and nature sound effects. Epic film score, vast open fields, animals roaming free. Romantic drama, uplifting documentary, corporate branding campaign. Travel montage, holiday, big game hunt, village natives, Instrumental, African, African Traditional
A sensual ethereal voyage into Africa featuring kalimba, marimba and lots of ethnic percussion. A great catchy melody develops with some African male vocal chants thrown in, and a little oboe. Male Vocals, African, African Traditional
Powerful and tense African tribal drum rhythms, featuring djembe, shakers, and loads of other ethnic percussion. Strong, intense and highly dynamic with loads of energy! Great for all African scenes, documentaries and wildlife. Instrumental, African, African Drums
A frantic, frenetic African percussive djembe solo. Also features claves, woodblock, tambourine. Fast and furious with loads of energy. Great inspiring track for any documentary or film scene with thrilling pace! Instrumental, African, African Drums
A capella African choir singing a slightly thoughtful sombre and mournful song, but still with a vibrant passion. This could be either South or West African. Similar in style to Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Male Vocals, African, South Africa
A capella African choir singing a gentle thoughtful song, but still with a vibrant passion. Lovely deep male vocals and harmonies. This could work in a documentary, or film scene. Similar in style to Ladysmith Black Mambazo. A Capella, African, South Africa