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.
Traditional Hawaiian folk tune which conjours up visions of white sandy beaches, palm trees, sunshine and crystal clear blue oceans. This version features slide steel guitars, braguinha guitars (Ukelele) with shakers and the sound of the ocean. Perfect for travelogue, commercials and documentary, Instrumental, Hawaiian, Hawaii
Classic Australian tradtional folk tune 'Waltzing Matilda'. This is a slightly whimsical campfire version featuring gibson banjo. Very plodding and slow, almost like horses hooves. Composed for commerical production for Radio & Television - 30sec. Instrumental, Hawaiian, Austalian Folk
Quirky, friendly and fun, Nu-Folk style track. Very happy and uplifting includes cheerful whistling. This version also has a real Australian flavour with a didgeridoo. Great for a wide range of Radio & TV commercials from holiday travel to food products, goods and services. 30sec & 30sec u/s mix, Instrumental, Hawaiian, Austalian Folk
Wild, vast and panoramic, this atmospheric track takes you on safari right to the Red Centre of Australia. Driving along desolate dusty roads without a sole for hundreds of miles, in the searing heat. Rhythmic didgeridoo, pulsing electric bass guitar, haunting harmonica & stirring strings. Instrumental, World Fusion, Australian World Fusion
Well-known traditional Haitian folk song, originally called 'Choucoune', composed to tell of the beauty of a Haitian woman of that nickname. This soft, warm & inviting Calypso / Méringue version features steel drums & traditional instruments. Great for World & travelogues. Instrumental, Tropical, Caribbean Music
Hot, arid and dusty, Australian red desert rhythmic atmosphere. Slow, tense and considered rhythmic didgeridoo with dobro slides and blow flute, giving a feeling of searing heat. Takes you right out there to the outback. Perfect for nature documentary, history, travelogue and drama. 2 mixes, Instrumental, Hawaiian, Austalian Folk
Well-known tradtional Australian folk tune. Easy-going & relaxed mid-tempo version. Featuring Acoustic Guitars, harmonica, jews harp, didgeridoo, violin & whistling. This tune just says 'Australia' so great to use from travel, vacations, holidays, documentary & history. Main, underscore & 30sec, Instrumental, Hawaiian, Austalian Folk
Steady and tribal voyage of discovery in the Australian outback. Very atmospheric with a constant rhythm that slowly builds. Features didgeridoo drone, jaw harp rhythm, plus ethnic drums, shakers, ethnic fx and balafon. Soft pad at 1'00" adds and air of uncertainty. Main, underscore, 30sec & sting, Instrumental, World Fusion, Australian World Fusion
Slow-med, mysterious, Aboriginal-feel Australian outback drone. A real taste of the great red outback. Features steady simple ethnic percussion rhythm, droning digerido, voices and pipe flute fx. Perfect for travelogue, documentary, nature and historic. Main mix, underscore & 30sec versions, Instrumental, World Fusion, Australian World Fusion