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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 Music, 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 Music, Corporate Pop Electronic Music
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 Music, Heavy Metal
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 Music, Action Theme Spaghetti Western
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 Music, 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 Music, Action Intense Rock and Metal
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 Music, 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 Music, Swing Ensembles
A dark hip hop track that grooves while conveying a lonely and yearning mood. Fat bass, pizzicato violin, loops, and acoustic guitars set the scene for a pensive nighttime walk. Danceable, serious, and a bit sad. Instrumental, Hip Hop Music, Hip Hop Instrumental
A 90s style underground electronica track. Starts with Hitchcock-inspired strings before transitioning into a pulsing dance beat with insistent bass, distorted synths and ethereal vibraphone. Ends with a cinematic bang. Perfect for edgy car commercials, action trailers, and underground goth clubs. Instrumental, Electronic Music, Dark Electo
A brash and speedy punk tune with lots of stops and starts. Classic punk beats, loud electric guitars, and rattling picked bass guitar make for an exciting and noisy track. Perfect for scenes of youthful rebellion, 90s high school antics, car chases, and extreme sports. Instrumental, Indie Rock Music, Punk
A pensive piano theme. Evokes feelings of longing, sentimentality, and resolution. Great for romance, bittersweet memory sequence, nostalgia, coming to terms with a situation, etc. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Dramatic Solo Piano
What would the music sound like if you walked into an exclusive nightclub for robots? Probably like this. Deep synth bass, a bangin' club beat, and a weird computer-y synth melody (in Lydian flat 7, if you must know). A perfect track for video games, comedy, robots & machines, and nerdy exploits. Instrumental, Science Fiction Music, Robotronica
Classic Chicago style electric blues with lead guitar. The band lays back for the first cycle, building to a big climax on the repeat. Walking bass, 12/8 swing time, wailing bent strings - this track has all the ingredients. Perfect for Chicago cityscapes, classic Americana, and rural reality TV. Instrumental, Blues Music, Chicago Blues
A pummeling metal track. Relentless kick drum propels the song under monster guitar riffs and exploded-speaker bass. The interlude allows a brief respite with distant guitar and a drum solo, before launching back in with a blistering guitar lead. Extreme sports, car chases, wrestling, and bad guys. Instrumental, Rock Music, Heavy Metal
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 Music, 1990s Rock
A solo classical piano piece. The theme travels through modulations before returning to the original key for a moving, emotional, and slightly sinister finale. Perfect for wistful memories tinged with sadness, ghosts dancing in an ornate ballroom, and eerie Korean horror films. Instrumental, Classical Music, Classical Piano
A groovy, swaggering funk tune. Funky drums and classic electric guitar anchored by deep and punchy Motown-style bass. Great for strolling through a neighbourhood. Lots of stops and starts that could work for comedic effect. This track has a timeless city feel. Instrumental, RnB Music, Detroit (Motown) Soul
A cold, austere, and slightly creepy track in the style of NIN. Drum machines and synths are joined by a chiming chromatic melody. The crushing chorus arrives as a surprise. Spacey piano and synths accentuate the track, before finishing with an epic cinematic explosion. Perfect for 90s goth clubs. Instrumental, Indie Rock Music, Industrial Rock
A quirky rock tune with an irresistible descending verse motif and a classic soul-inspired interlude. A unique theme song, and also great for comedic or lighthearted underscore. Instrumental, Rock Music, Classic Rock
Ambient sound of children playing in the schooylard, in French. Recorded in Quebec. / Ambiance sonore des enfants qui jouent dehors a l'école, en français. Enregistré au Québec. Crowds Kids, Playground
A modern, moody, and mysterious post-rock track. Swirling synths are joined by huge kick and snare, bass, and an unforgettable synth melody. Guitars join in for a big outro, with a huge cinematic drum on the final downbeat. Perfect for an edgy car commercial, movie trailer, or nighttime cityscape. Instrumental, Rock Music, Electronic Rock
A classic silent film era track. Fun and lighthearted, the song steps gingerly along with tuba, acoustic guitar, banjo, and piano intercut with brushed snare drum solos. An insouciant trombone warbles a chromatic melody on top. Great in advertising, cartoons, speakeasies, & 1920s/30s documentaries. Instrumental, Comedy Music, Comedy Jazz