British Composer Alec Makinson has been creating compelling original music for media for over 20 years. His catalog of over 1,400 tracks includes Corporate, Christmas, quirky Kids music, Dramatic cues, regal Renaissance, and exotic World Beat tracks -- often used in documentaries, TV/Radio commercials, jingles, and stage productions. Alec’s compositions enjoy a wide range of major clients, including USA National Cable TV, BBC Radio 1, BBC 1 Television, BBC 2, ITV, Channel 4, Sky, National TV ads in UK, and many other clients worldwide.
Alec Makinson is a genius in the variety and high quality range of music offered in his large catalog we offer on our site. He relishes the challenge of composing in a wide range of musical genres, and has created music that would fit nicely and enhance greatly just about any production under the sun.
Cute, quirky & upbeat rhythmic underscore for radio & TV commercials. The mute electric guitar give it a kind of retro feel, with a hint of rock-a-billy. Features piano, real brush-kit drums, electric guitars & electric bass. Main 30sec & underscore 30sec mixes. Instrumental, Pop, Pop Oldies
Bright, pumping, energetic pop-rock with a real catchy riff. Happy, young & full of life. Features electric guitars, clavichord, real drums, big strings. Very contemporary - Great for wide range of adverts, fashion, young corporate.
Main 60sec & 30sec versions, Instrumental, Corporate, Corporate Rock Guitar
Fromage-a-go-go 60's extravaganza. Uptempo groovy, tongue-in-cheek Brit pop organ / flute / sax combo. Flirtatious, sassy, street smart - Catwalk, high fashion, dancing, disco, wild, hot, cheesy, campy, hilarious. In the Style of Austin Powers - Shake that thang, Baby!! Main mix & 30sec, Instrumental, Pop, Euro-Pop
Very retro, straight from the swinging 60's, this twangy electric guitar lead track is in the style of the early guitar greats like The Shadows, Duane Eddy, and Jet Harris & Tony Meehan. Takes you right back to the time of the British invasion, mini skirts & flower power. Great for pop documentary, Instrumental, Pop, Pop Oldies
Inspirational, inviting and feelgood acoustic pop. Happy and uplifting, if a little quirky, inspired by many current artists such as James Blunt, Amy Macdonald, Train. Features rhythmic organ, acoustic & electric guitars, bass, glockenspiel & light percussion. 30sec full mix & 30sec underscore, Instrumental, Pop, Acoustic Pop
Uplifting, driven and contemporary pop symphony in the style of 'Take That'. Has a modern feelgood feel. Solid 4 to the floor piano & bass rhythm opening out to lush string section. GREAT FOR RADIO & TV ADVERTISING very current, perfect for adding voice-overs. Main mix, 60sec & 30sec versions, Instrumental, Pop, Boy Band Pop
Groovy, upbeat, psychedelic 60's & fun. Takes you right back to the swinging 1960's - very Austin Powers. Features authentic hammond organ, brass, wah-wah guitar, groovy male 'bap bap' backing vocals. FAB for documentary, commercials, fashion. Main mix, underscore & 30sec versions. Instrumental, Pop, Pop Oldies
Lively, feelgood, uplifting bubblegum pop. Bright & positive with a good beat. Features electric guitars, keyboards, eletric bass, drums & female vocals. Great modern pop style for advertising a wide range of goods and services. Mixes available with or without vocals. Instrumental, Pop, Bubblegum Pop
Uptempo, catchy, happy and bright 'Doo Wop' style singing. Six-part accapella male 'Doo Wop' group vocals with finger snaps rhythm, which creates a warm, friendly & confident STAND OUT unusual style of commercial. If you want to be different, try this track! 30sec main mix & 30sec underscore mix, Instrumental, Pop, Pop Oldies
Uplifting, bright & forward pushing, modern 30sec Radio & TV commercial track. Fairly pacey, with a mellow touch and a feeling of going somewhere. Features acoustic guitars, electric piano, electric bass, Glockenspiel, modern percussion & female vocals. Great for uptempo Ads without being hard-sell. Instrumental, Dramatic, Heartwarming Music
Sweet, nostalgic, soulful big-sound 30sec track for commercials. In the style of Tamla Motown, Four Tops, Billy Ocean. Features big drum sound of the era, strings, piano, electric guitar. Ideal for adding vocals front and back, or just for a voice-over. 30sec commercial for radio & television. Instrumental, Pop, Pop Oldies
Soulful & rhythmic, black vocal harmony group accapella with rhythmic soul r&b vocal percussion. Stand out from the crowd with this unusual, distinctive track. Perfect for 30sec Radio & Television Adverts & Commercials, Instrumental, Pop, Pop Groove
Cheesy, kitsch & totally groovy, tongue-in-cheek, swinging 60s retro theme. Think Psychedelia, summer of love & Austin Powers. Great for fashion, documentary, comedy, pop history & commercials. Features electric guitar, organ, flugel horn, electric bass. Main mix, underscore & 30sec versions. Instrumental, Pop, Pop Oldies
Bouncy, fun and light-hearted, 50's, 60's, retro soft rock pastiche. Features electric guitar, piano, drums, picked electric bass. 30sec jingle bed, IDEAL FOR ADDING JINGLE VOCALS FOR COMMERCIALS. Instrumental, Pop, Bubblegum Pop
Bright, energetic and pumped full of 70's disco heaven. This uplifting and fun track takes you back to the flares and mirror balls of the disco era. Great retro fun, specially written for commercials, it's upbeat, easy to voice-over, with only string punctuations. 60sec & 30sec versions, Instrumental, Dance, Classic Disco
Charming and cheeky modern theme for tiny tots. Very playful and fun, full of bounce for kiddies on the go. Features quirky synths, acoustic guitar, xylophone, flute and electric piano. Great activity music for childrens TV, nursery school commercials and cartoons. Various mixes & cuts, Instrumental, Childrens, Playful Novelty
Friendly, relaxed, warm & inviting, yet upbeat underscore specially composed for radio & TV commercials. Modern fresh easy-going pop, in the style of Jessie J. Great for infomercials, light corporate as well as adverts. Suitable for most goods and services that require a friendly feeling. Instrumental, Dramatic, Energizing Music
Good time, feelgood pop, with a Motown Detroit soul flavour. Upbeat, happy & groovy big sound underscore. Great for radio & television commercials for wholesome, friendly services and products. Features strong rhythmc piano, drum kit, electric guitar & brass section punctuations. Various mixes, Instrumental, RnB, Soul music
Energetic, contemporary girl pop, in the style of artists like Katy Perry, Pink, Jessie J and Kelly Clarkson. Uptempo, raw, gritty and rocky, with real drive. Catchy electric rock guitars hooks, a good solid beat and logos. Great for Commercials, pop documentary, teen TV & youth projects, Instrumental, Soundalikes, Katy Perry
Bright, uplifting electronic dance music. Light arpeggiated synth groove with a steady beat, building to full Euro synth pop. Great for radio and television commercials that need energy and drive. Contains risers and several dive stops - easy for editing and looping. Commercial length versions, Instrumental, Pop, Pop/EDM