Tempero is a Portuguese word that means Spice, but it can also mean Balance. The music presented by Tempero is rich and inspiring, filled with original flavors from around the world. Here you'll find soft and cool Chill-out beats, hard and pounding Rock tunes, majestic and grandiose Orchestral cues and exotic World compositions. Coming to you directly from Brazil, take a listen and see why Tempero's hot tracks have appeared in over 1,000 TV and Radio spots.
Felipe Vassão and Janecy Nascimento are the main composers at Tempero, and after almost two decades of writing music for advertising, film and TV, they have honed their skills in multiple genres. (Photo courtesy of Hazel Moore)
Bold and heavy Big Beat tune, with a repetitive guitar riff and powerful drums. Intro builds tension and prepares to the pounding beat that drops afterwards. Works beautifully with action and fight scenes, military, radical sports, auto racing and anything that needs that ass-kicking vibe. Instrumental, Soundalikes, Crystal Method
Disneyesque rendition of a Christmas classic!
Full orchestral arrangement, with an exciting breakdown towards the middle of the track, in witch a fiddle plays the melody over timpani hits.
Great ending! Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
Do you need something that sounds like Avril Lavigne's "Girfriend"? This is it! Perfect for cheer-leading routines. Pounding rock drums and energetic guitars. Hot and lots of fun. Sassy swaggering with lots of positive energy, Instrumental, Soundalikes, Avril Lavigne
Epic and heroic orchestral fanfare, suited for adventure and fantasy. Triumph after war, soldiers returning home to parades, military rituals honoring fallen soldiers. Any dramatic movie or TV show where the hero wins all. Instrumental, Dramatic, Regal Orchestral
Gregorian chant punctuated by an occasional bell. great for a church scene, like a confessional dialog. Although this track is not a loop it is easily loopable, by cutting the last phrase off and cross-fading with the beginning. A Capella, Classical, Medieval
A punk-ish tune filled with nasty guitar-spanking riffs, distorted bass and banging drums. A lot of energy and attitude makes this track very edgy and current, but it also has a retro flavor. Very confident and kinda cocky. Great for youth and teen-oriented material. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Punk
Hot and dirty electric blues. Reminiscent of Jimi Hendrix' "Red House". Perfect if you're looking for a sound-alike or need to add that energetic and sexy vibe to your project. Instrumental, Soundalikes, Jimi Hendrix
Heavily inspired by The Crystal Method's song - Name of the game - this track is perfect if you need a sound-alike. Works beautifully with fight and action scenes, and with training and military as well. Instrumental, Action, Theme Power Play
Nice contemporary rock track. Reminiscent of Franz Ferdinand's "Matinee". Written specially for 30 sec use, not a rough cut from a longer version. Ideal music if you want to address to a hip and young audience. Perfect for tv advertising! Instrumental, Soundalikes, Franz Ferdinand
Hard and powerful samba remix. A full authentic brazilian "carnaval" builds up towards the end. The exotic cuica and other indigenous Brazilian instruments make this a fun, wild party track. Dancing in the streets, carnivale and Mardi Gras music. Travel montage, cultural, documentary, world beat. Instrumental, Brazilian, Samba
Heavily inspired by Chic's "Good Times", this track's got that bright 70s/80s turn of the decade groove and sound. Tight drums and bass line, over witch a clean Nile Rogers' styled guitar and typical disco strings set the vintage/retro mood. Perfect for dancing spoofs, or even dance lessons! Instrumental, Soundalikes, Disco Soundalikes
Authentic funky brazilian "Samba-Rock", also known as "Samba Soul", very popular in Brazil during the 70's, and revisited in a lot of recent compilations. Sounds like Trio Mocotó and Jorge Ben. Instrumental, Brazilian, Funk Carioca
Retro violin phrases, typical disco bassline and piano over a contemporary club beat. Male falsetto vocals reminiscent of Bee Gees' "Staying Alive". Great for disco dancing spoofs and funny videos. Put on your white suit and black shirt and dance away! Mixed Vocals, Dance, Classic Disco
Excellent sounding NEWS theme.
Type of music you hear on CNN.
Starts with a synthesized sequencer, perfect for the headlines announcement, and builds up into a full orchestral theme, ideal for the news vignette. Instrumental, News, News Music
Cool and jazzy piano over a clock-like ticking woodblock rhythm. Accompanied by pizzicato strings and upright bass. A happy flute closes the piece, ideal for emphasing an achievement. Reminiscent of "Peanuts" and Charlie Brown. Nice for time-related subjects, such as game shows and competitions. Instrumental, Childrens, Childrens Instrumentals
A jolly and light orchestral version of the ultimate Christmas classic! Woodwinds, bells and strings playing the main melody over a nice 'sleigh-riding' rhythm. Very playful and fun! Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
Acoustic guitar dreamy groove with light percussion and a lead 60s/70s electric guitar solo. Ideal for corporate use, motivational spots, health care and children. Written for 30 seconds usage, not a rough cut from a longer version. Instrumental, Folk, Folk Pop
Vintage French pop music, reminiscent of the classic "Je t'aime... moi non plus" hit by Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin. French phrases over a retro rock band and organ, remixed over a vintage drum machine loop. Spoken Word, Soundalikes, French Music
Cool electronic bossa nova 30 seconds music. Ideal for fashion spots, beauty videos, cosmetics, clothing and European fashion subjects. Reminiscent of Thievery Corporation and Bebel Gilberto. Instrumental, Brazilian, Bossa Nova
Starts with sleighbells and real violins accompanied by a full orchestra and female choir towards the end. Live recording combined with some samples. Real people playing! Beautiful charming warm and delightful traditional Christmas music. Holiday shopping, families & kids, joy to the world, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
Techno remix of an all-time classic hit. 90s' Euro-dance meets 70s' Hooked on Classics! Ideal if you need to emphasize a fusion between classical and contemporary, or elegance and technology. Or even if you need a corny piece of classical music arranged as techno! Instrumental, Classical, Baroque, Johann Pachelbel
Fast and funny cartoon-ish music. Ideal as an opening theme for an animated series. Starts with a drum roll and a trombone glissando and drives into a jolly jazzy melody, ending with a crazy drum solo. Instrumental, Circus, Polka March
Reminiscent of Al Bowlly's version of "Guilty", featured in french film Amelie's soundtrack, this vintage rendition is excellent if you need to add a retro flavor to your project.
A 30s jazz ensemble featuring a solo clarinet and strings, recorded and processed so it sounds like an old vinyl. Instrumental, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
A very popular type of crossover in Brazil: Drum'n'bass with Bossa Nova.
Cool chill-out nylon acoustic guitar with a D'n'B light beat.
Following the steps of Fernanda Porto, DJ Marky and Patife. Instrumental, Brazilian, Bossa Nova
Heavily inspired by ZZ Top, this blues-rock is the typical music you would hear coming out of a juke box in a biker bar on the road.
Think of a lot of Harley Davidson motorcycles parked outside and a bunch of bearish men staring at you as you walk in. Instrumental, Blues, Modern Electric Blues
Cool R&B or Hip Hop instrumental. Soothing keyboards, some strings pizzicatos and gritty bass synthesizer over a current and fresh beat. Fresh modern fun exciting and playful. Party dancing urban club wine bar sidewalk cafe, 20-somethings hanging out, speed dating, Instrumental, Hip Hop, Hip Hop Instrumental
30 seconds of pure Christmas magic! Full orchestra playing a specially written 30 sec. piece, not a rough cut from a longer version. If you need a disneyesque sounding piece of music this is it! Ideal underscore for a holidays' spot or a Christmas video. Female Vocals, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
"The Bishop"'s long version. Starts with a gregorian chant punctuated by an occasional bell. great for a church scene, like a confessional dialog. Then it blossoms into a full mixed choir and regal orchestra, with pizzicato basses and cellos, ideal score for the entrance of a king or a queen. Mixed Vocals, Spiritual, Gregorian Chants
Heavily inspired on John Philip Sousa's American and military marches.
Reminiscent of the famous "Liberty Bell" march, used as the Monty Python's Flying Circus' theme. Just add the foot sound effect on the last note.
Recorded with a real band, real people playing! Instrumental, Military, Military Civil War March
Starts with solo female vocalizes lamenting over classical acoustic guitars and mandolins, and builds up to a pompous choir and orchestra solemn procession.
Perfect music for a huge funeral scene, with lots of people crowding up the streets to give a last goodbye to an idol, politician, etc. Female Vocals, Dramatic, Sad Music
Eerie and mysterious music box, full of anticipation and fear. Dreamy mood. Tense scary and bizarre. Psycho horror movie, evil baby, freaky little doll watching waiting, plotting evil... Instrumental, Horror, Haunted Children
Excellent sounding NEWS theme. Type of music you hear on CNN. Starts with a synthesized sequencer, perfect for the headlines announcement, and builds up into a full orchestral theme, ideal for the news vignette. Instrumental, News, News Music
A gong hit and a cliché shakuhashi phrase. That's it!
If you don't know what a shakuhashi is, just listen to the track and you will remember the classic Japanese flute extensively used in stereotyped Kung Fu films. Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music
Vintage French pop music, reminiscent of the classic "Je t'aime... moi non plus" hit by Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin. French phrases over a retro rock band and organ. Spoken Word, Soundalikes, French Music