Composer Dan Pound creates ambient electronic, shamanic space music sound worlds that take the listener to other worlds and beyond. Primarily visceral and always visual this music is dark and mysterious yet hypnotic and serene. Perfect accompaniment to a variety of visual media as well as mind slowing/altering activities including yoga, meditation and dreaming practices.
Dan was classically trained on piano, guitar and double bass at an early age and started writing songs soon after. He went on to be in the local honor orchestra and was soon writing pieces for the entire ensemble. Besides performing and composing, Dan has earned degrees in recording engineering and electronic music technology, and has received credits as 1st engineer and mixer for an indie jazz release, "Crusin’ Some Grooves" by the Steve Wolfe Quartet.
Over the last several years, Dan has developed a home project studio where he does most of his work now recording and producing his music independently. He specializes in music for film and multi-media, as well as recording and producing his own CD’s on his newly developed label, Pound Sounds.
Dan has earned numerous top 10 positions in various categories on Broadjam.com 's top 10 lists, and many of his pieces have been included in monthly top charts for the FM ambient radio programs, Secret Music, Stars End, and Morning Fog among others. Dan’s Cd, "Solar Nexus", was named one of the top ten Cd’s reviewed in 2006 on the ambient music review webzine, "Melliflua."
Native American Lakota flute is heard in the distance. Soon ethnic percussion is added along with deep zone drone sound scapes. Good for docs, cultural, tribal/ethnic location background music, Instrumental, Americana Music, Native American music
Fiery tribal dance with ethnic and sequenced rhythm track, explosive, dark synth sound world undercurrent and Lakota Native American Flute carrying the tune. Accompanied by distant shamanic vocal chants. Perfect for scenes of tribal dancing, fire, desert, tropical, nature, history or docs. Instrumental, Americana Music, Native American music
Vary dark and atmospheric piece with obscure, expansive pads, didgeridoo, shamanic ghost voices, ethnic rhythm track and other worldly happenings.
Good for Dark drama, mystery, horror, sci-fi, documentaries, thriller, adventure, goth, period, cultural and anything requiring an ethnic ghost vibe. Instrumental, Military Music, Military Dramatic Intrigue Music
Vary dark and atmospheric piece with obscure, expansive pads, didgeridoo, shamanic ghost voices, ethnic rhythm track and other worldly happenings.
Good for Dark drama, mystery, horror, sci-fi, documentaries, thriller, adventure, goth, period, cultural and anything requiring an ethnic ghost vibe. Instrumental, Action Music, Action Impending Tribal
Ambient atmosphere with atononal chord/pads, haunting didgeridoo and X-files type sounds.
Foreboding, shifting, somewhat suspenseful this dark ambient piece is perfect for a variety of soundtrack uses incl. drama, sci-fi, documentaries, mystery, goth, horror, thrillers etc. Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Mysterious Music
Edgy, tribal electronic piece with thundering drums, atmospheric bed, Native American Flute, Electric guitar and shamanic vocal chants.
Expansive, stirring, powerful. Good for Documentaries, scenes of the sun, desert or heat, or many cultural and historic visuals. Vocal Samples, Action Music, Action Impending Ethnic
Dark, looming pads overlay the time warp reverse rhythm track. Trippy other worldy sound bed for something spinning, moving fast or blurry. Exotic, dreamy kalaidascopic interweaving textures with continual drone. Sci-fi, nature, industrial corporate spacey mechanical fun voice over: Congratulations! Instrumental, Electronic Music, Ambient (pending)
Ambient electronic piece with digital analog type tropical, ethnic percussion, percolating synth soundbed, and various pads/layers/chords foa a very atmospheric soundscape. Good for mysteries, nature docs, sc-fi, dramas, thrillers, and other worldly themes and scenes. Instrumental, Electronic Music, Ambient (pending)
breathing, tender, atmospheric new age soundscape with dreamy pads/layers, celestial voices and distant vocal shamanic chants. Very ethereal, floating and serene. Meditation space music. Good for space scenes or even romantic dramas or love. Instrumental, New Age Music, Atmospheres
Fast paced, busy, up-lifting electronic piece...sounds like Tangerine Dream. Hyper groove with layering/weaving percolating synth arppegiation and warm textures. Didgeridoo adds a shamanic flavor.
Good for Nature or or scenes of movement, wheels, train, car-driving etcc... Instrumental, Electronic Music, Progressive Electronic
Dreamy, meditative, new age piece. Breathing chords like ocean waves and other ambient sound currents blend to make for a very surreal, sleepy tranquil, relaxing work. Would go well with many nature scenes as well as space/planetery/celestial visuals. Instrumental, New Age Music, Meditation
Intergalactic, progressive, aggressive, danger alert, industrial-tribal/techno electronic music.
Good for car chase scenes or anything requiring an intense, immediate, thrilling action sound. Driving beat and tension building atmosphere. Instrumental, Electronic Music, Industrial-Electronic (pending)
Slightly mysterious but serene and meditative new age type piece. Floating, breathing pads and chords are met with distant flute overtones.
Very spacious, expansive, calm yet with a slight eeriness and mystical quality. Instrumental, New Age Music, Atmospheres
John Carpenter type Halloween piece with pulsating bass line, odd synth glitches and blips and textures, turning into a wild analog sequencer chase scene sounding a little like old Tangerine Dream with a modern drum 'n bass club sound. Instrumental, Electronic Music, Experimental
Serene, dreamy, flowing atmospheric new age electronic space music.
Good for meditation, love, beauty, nature scenes. Lush/Layers pads with intricate sweet space tones and accents. Instrumental, New Age Music, Atmospheres
Dark atmospheric sound design for any mysterious, ominous, or scary presence scene. Space pads and strings mix with threatening sounds and eerie tones and voices. Obscure underworld sound scape. Perfect for mysteries, thriller, horror, dark drama, documentaries, video games, or dark atmosphere. Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Edgy Music
Hypnotic & dreamy soundscape with sequential pulses/loops, breathing space pads, deep analog bass, & crystalline effects. Would work for sci-fi, nature, docs, science, fantasy, or anything celestial. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Electronic Music
Serene yet sad piece with warm & soothing but somewhat obscure pads, chords and layers that breath in and out with other voices of a heavenly sort. Dreamy and passionate, and yet slightly disturbing in mood. Atonal chords melt with each other to create an atmosphere of meditative disturbances. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Sad Music
Lovely, atmospheric new age piece with space pads, twinkling ambiences/textures % ethereal high theremin synth lead. Visions of celestial stars & heavenly dreams are experienced. Good for nature docs, scenes of beauty & wonder, science, fantasy, dramas & more. Also would work for yoga, healing arts. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Ethereal Music
Slow, minimal bed piece with long breathing textures/waves/pads, high string accents and an overall mellow atmospheric quality. Good for any filler music, docs, nature, underwater, subtle/sublime scenes, dramas, or for yoga, meditation and the healing arts. Ethereal, mysterious & yet calm & soothing, Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Contemplative Music
Unusual and obscure piece with spacey, underwater type electronics/atmospheres, and other worldly glitches of sound worlds. Meant for scary, bizarre and alien landscapes.
Good for sci-fi, thriller, documentaries, horror, mystery, paranormal, oceanic, and space scenes. Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Mysterious Music
Atmospheric pads & drones are heard with distant crow calls and wind. Sounds like a spacious, dramatic arctic environment. Great for nature documentaries, travel, ambient dramas, or for yoga, meditation, healing arts etc... Mysterious, ethereal and yet tranquilly soothing. Instrumental, New Age Music, Nature
Mellow intergalactic space music with a new age flavor. Trans mutating currents and celestial arpeggiations make for a very relaxing experience. Synth textures and guitar. Ethereal, relaxing, hypnotic, trance-inducing, and slightly mysterious. Would work for visuals for science, sci-fi, docs etc.. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Electronic Music
Ambient electronic piece with an ethnic flavor. Expansive, atmospheric work with low, deep synth drones, Native American Flute, Ocarina, subtle ethnic percussion, distant shamanic vocal chants, and other expansive soundworlds. Slightly dark as well as meditative. Would work for a variety of media. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Contemplative Music
Dark & ominous w/ shamanic, ethnic textures this piece is at once scary and mysterious as well as meditative and ethereal. Shape shifting synth sound worlds & shamanic flutes, voice, & distant frame drum pulses.
Good for mystery, space scenes, horror, thriller, documentaries, history, tribal/ethni, Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Dark Music
Cold arctic freeze atmosphere with breathing deep pads, tinkling icicle accents & high end textures make up this minimal sound design bed track. Good for ambient winter scenes, dramas, nature docs, sci-fi, mysteries, science, and any celestial scenes. Ethereal, surreal, mysterious & serene. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Contemplative Music
Slow ambient piece with flowing, breathing pads & acoustic guitar progressions. Minimal atmospheres. Good for scenes of floating, nature documentaries and for dramatic undertones. Also good for meditation, yoga, healing arts etc.. Instrumental, New Age Music, Contemporary Instrumental
Dark, cold snow drift sound scape with whistling type swirling pad and freezing sounding, snow blowing atmospheric tones/layers. Would work well with any scene that has a frozen, lost, alone and cold visual and/or feeling. Also would be good for sci-fi, alien, or galactic, outer space scenes. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Electronic Music
Tribal ceremonial initiation piece with minimal space pads, guttural shamanic vocal chants, shakers, rocks, and singing bowls. Mysterious, ominous, ethereal, hypnotic and trance inducing.
Would work well with anything tribal, history channel, documentaries, mysteries, cultural, and even sci-fi. Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Edgy Music
Dark, cavernous, deep dwelling piece. Mysterious, ominous, a little scary & unsettling, but also meditative & ethereal. Shape shifting synth pad sound currents & atmospheres w/ slight percolating bell tones & glistening electronics. Would work for mystery, sci-fi, documentary, horror, thriller,, Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Mysterious Music
Ambient soundscape. After the initial somewhat mechanical sounding fade-in, this piece becomes mostly beautiful breathing pads of string textures & chords. Serene and relaxing. Perfect for nature documentaries, romantic dramas, heavenly fantasies & more. Also good for yoga and the healing arts etc.. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Calm Music
Slow minimal dramatic piece with string/pad layers & swells with night sounds (crickets etc..) and ambient chords. Breathing and expansive for a deep atmospheric quality. Sad & Serene. Good for cinematic dramas, nature documentaries, romance, science, scenes of space or underwater. Solemn, ethereal, Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Calm Music
Cool, trippy, but erotic piece w/ random sequencer based glitchy rhythm track, sudden bass bursts, atmospheric pads, & distant vocal chant calls. Sexy, primal, hypnotic, mysterious, dark & a little mesmerizing and hypnotic. Would work for adventures, mysteries, sci-fi, video games & horror, Instrumental, Electronic Music, Psychedelic
(Part one of two of Lunar Effect Phase Five). Intergalactic pulses and atmospheric synth sound worlds collide in this hypnotic, mesmerizing space voyage. Repetitive loops of electronics and hyper gamma pulses. Instrumental, Electronic Music, Experimental
Trippy, mysterious and strange undercurrent piece with looping electronics, swirling textures, and psychedelic happenings. Good for bizarre nature scenes or disturbing , tension Halloween type visuals. Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Mysterious Music
Sensual night music with lush, loving pads, crickets, distant erotic piano accents, and mystical, ethnic rhythm track. Ethereal, relaxed, sexy, dreamy and serene.
Perfect for yoga, massage and a candle lit night.
Would work well for dramas, romance, documentaries, scenes of space or stars. Instrumental, New Age Music, New Age Electronic
obscure, hypnotic, trance-inducing, atmospheric work w/ atonal bell loop, slow, drifting pads/synth layers, e-bow guitar & other worldly happenings.
Would work for sci-fi, mystery, science, fantasy, thriller, documentaries, nature & any scenes of outer space, wind blown sandy deserts, etc.. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Electronic Music
Pulsating bass pulses, Native American Flute, and atmospheric synth sound worlds make up this part one of the track. Hypnotic, spacious, dreamy, ethereal. Good for nature docs, travel scenes, space, oceanic scenes or a variey of dramatic visuals. Instrumental, New Age Music, Ethnic Fusion
Mysterious but very meditative piece with flowing, breathing pads, mystical chimes, and ethnic flute. Perfect for yoga and massage.
Would also work for nature, documentaries, ethnic/cultural, history, science, dramas, and fantasies. also any celestial, space, stars, or underwater/oceanic scenes. Instrumental, New Age Music, Meditation
Space music sound design.
Slow breathing, atmospheric space synth pads and drones with distant angelic bells/chimes, and other-worldly sound effects. Great for meditation, mystery, sci-fi, science, yoga, documentaries, dream sequences, and anything with outer space or even underwater/oceanic visual, Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Calm Music
Deep dwelling expansive tribal piece w/ slow Taiko Drum pulse, Looming, atmospheric pads and Native American Flute. Very Dramatic, yet slow & meditative. Picture walking amid huge canyon walls looking up for ancestral spirits.
Would work for Documentary, drama, nature, western, any expansive scene, Instrumental, New Age Music, Ethnic Fusion
Perfect feel good new age electronic piece that would work well while credits roll. Arpeggiating synth patterns weave and flow over sweet string pads and layers. Meditative, loving, dreamy and a feeling of accomplishment and resolve. Instrumental, New Age Music, New Age Electronic
Dreamy, meditative, serene piece with atmospheric pads/strings that breathe, space percolations, & other hypnotic sounds. Loving, sad, spacious, ethereal, flowing and tranquil. Would work for yoga videos, science, documentaries, oceanic or space scenes, romance, mysteries, paranormal, sci-fi etc.. Instrumental, New Age Music, New Age Electronic
Atmospheric, somewhat dark, but ethereal & dreamy this ambient electronic piece has ethnic, tribal rhythm track, heavenly pads/voices, & electronic analog synth tones/sounds. Perfect massage, yoga, & meditation music but with a mellow groove. Instrumental, New Age Music, New Age Electronic
Ambient electronic, tribal/shamanic, new age piece with subtle rhythm groove, lush, atmospheric synth layers/pads, and shamanic vocals. Dreamy, mysterious, meditative, surreal, and serene. Would work with nature docs, anything tribal/shamanic, or cultural scenes, Instrumental, New Age Music, New Age Electronic
After the initial sound design opening, this track melts into a percolating analog sequential atmosphere, with a Tangerine Dream type synth soundtrack and warm pads. Good for background in a variety of visuals that need that atmospheric synthetic sci-fi sound. Also great for corporate or nature docs, Instrumental, Electronic Music, Ambient (pending)
Perfect meditation, dream music with lush breathing pads, tranquil distant bell tones and other worldly, atmospheric, spacious soundscapes.
Good for nature, space, science, drama, mystery, sci-fi, yoga, documentaries, and any celestial or underwater/oceanic scenes. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Ethereal Music