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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.



Genres for This Artist

Total Tracks: 1,537

SoundPacks | Instrumental Tracks (1523 Tracks) | Vocal Tracks (12) |
Music Genres For Alec Makinson
Action | African | Americana | Animal | Asian | Blues | Brazilian | Cartoon | Childrens | Chinese | Christmas | Circus | Classical | Comedy | Corporate | Country | Dance | Dangerous | Dramatic | Drums | East European | Electronic | European | Folk | Hawaiian | Hip Hop | Horror | Indian | Japanese | Jazz | Latin | Middle East | Military | National Anthem | New Age | News | Pop | Reggae | RnB | Rock | Science Fiction | Soundalikes | Spiritual | Sports | Themes | Tropical | UK Bass | World Fusion |



Tracks for This Artist


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SAVANAH SAFARI (MAIN WITH FX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2012
Alec Makinson Upbeat & uplifting, wildlife safari theme, incorporating wild animal sound effects. Has a real feelgood flavour of Africa, but would be ideal for Zoos, Safari Parks, Wildlife Parks, Animal Theme Parks as well as African Safaris. Perfect for commercials, documentary & travelogue. Various mixes, Instrumental, Action, Moderate Tribal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix with fx) - Action, Moderate Tribal
526884 2:33 Medium 125   
30sec (30sec with FX) - African, African Traditional
526903 0:31 Medium 125   
60sec (60sec with FX) - Animal, Animal Themes Music
526882 1:01 Medium 125   
Variation (main without fx) - African, African Drums
526886 3:20 Medium 125   
60sec (60sec no fx) - African, African Drums
526887 1:00 Medium 125   
30sec (30sec no fx) - African, African Drums
526905 0:31 Medium 125   


SOWETO PRIDE (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Proud, uplifting, feel-good and sunny African township choir with tribal chants also featuring kalimba, log drums and African beats. GREAT FOR TRAVEL, HOLIDAYS & DOCUMENTARY. Main mix, u/score without chants, vocals mix, 30sec and sting versions. Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - African, South Africa
405678 1:44 Med Fast 130   
Variation (vocal mix) - African, Zulu
405770 1:03 Med Fast 130   
Stinger (sting) - African, South Africa
405772 0:11 Med Fast 130   
Variation (u/score - no chants) - African, African Pop
405769 1:43 Med Fast 130   
30sec (30sec) - Action, Adventure Ethnic
405771 0:32 Med Fast 130   


DOWNFALL (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson Epic orchestral tension builder, that starts light and gradually builds. Full of anticipation, on a gigantic scale. Features full orchestra & male voice choir. Several movements with stops & climaxes. Use the 'drone' mix as a quiz show tension bed. Main & drone mixes, 60sec & 30sec, Instrumental, Military, Orchestral Epic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Military, Orchestral Epic
359900 3:24 Med Slow 98   
60sec (60sec) - Dangerous, Edgy Music
359902 1:02 Med Slow 98   
Variation (drone mix) - Dramatic, Contemplative Music
359901 1:27 Med Slow 98   
30sec (30sec ) - Action, Impending Pending Music
359906 0:34 Med Slow 98   


YOUR TIME'S UP (60" TIMER) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson Simple, rhythmic clock countdown bed or quiz 60 sec timer. Starts with light ticking percussion and steadily builds to a gong cresendo. Features wood block style clock FX. PERFECT for tension builder, TV quiz shows, Panel Games, Reality TV, Daytime Television, Cable TV, Instrumental, Action, Impending Pending Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (60sec) - Action, Impending Pending Music
362804 1:01 Medium 118   


PANIC ROOM (STING 1) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2015
Alec Makinson Intense, dramatic & big cinematic action thriller featuring full orchestra. On the edge, waiting for the moment the killer strikes. Full of movement & atmosphere, with dramatic strikes & epic movie tense orchestrations. Perfect for horror, thriller, action & dangerous moments. Various mixes, Instrumental, Action, Thriller Orchestral
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Stinger (Sting) - Action, Thriller Orchestral
716983 0:09 Medium 122   


EPIC CRESCENDO (60SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)
Alec Makinson Big dramatic orchestral riser. Very sinister and foreboding, dark and scary, with a real sense of danger. Features big cinematic drums, powerful brass and strings, bowed cymbal scrapes. Perfect for dramatic trailers, drama, documentary, or make your radio and TV commercials sound massive. Instrumental, Action, Impending Orchestral
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (60sec full mix) - Action, Impending Orchestral
746522 1:01 Med Slow 80   
30sec (30sec full mix) - Horror, Horror Edgy
746526 0:30 Med Slow 80   


PANIC ROOM (30SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2015
Alec Makinson Intense, dramatic & big cinematic action thriller featuring full orchestra. On the edge, waiting for the moment the killer strikes. Full of movement & atmosphere, with dramatic strikes & epic movie tense orchestrations. Perfect for horror, thriller, action & dangerous moments. Various mixes, Instrumental, Action, Thriller Orchestral
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (30sec full mix) - Action, Thriller Orchestral
716981 0:30 Medium 122   


PANIC ROOM (60SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)
Alec Makinson Intense, dramatic & big cinematic action thriller featuring full orchestra. On the edge, waiting for the moment the killer strikes. Full of movement & atmosphere, with dramatic strikes & epic movie tense orchestrations. Perfect for horror, thriller, action & dangerous moments. Various mixes, Instrumental, Action, Intense Orchestral
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (main mix) - Action, Intense Orchestral
716980 1:00 Medium 122   


PAIN THRESHOLD (MAIN) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2013
Alec Makinson Edgy, tense & rolling urban electronic minimal underscore. Determined, dark & driven with a feeling of anticipation and 'up against the clock'. Great for Corporate, technical, scientific, documentary, visuals and voice-overs. Plenty of stops and starts for easy editing. Various mixes, Instrumental, Corporate, Corporate Ambient
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Corporate, Corporate Ambient
622500 4:05 Medium 120   
30sec (30sec full mix) - Corporate, Corp. New Age Electronic
622516 0:30 Medium 120   
60sec (60sec no perc mix) - Corporate, Corporate Ambient
622514 1:01 Medium 120   
Variation (no percussion mix) - Action, Impending Electronic
622512 4:01 Medium 120   


WARPED ILLUSION (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson Hard & fast, energetic & pushy action underscore. Driving & confident, with a solid beat, pulsating bass synth sequencer and electronic fx. Great for Extreme Sports, Documentary, Action Sequences, Law & Crime, Chase scenes & Urban Streets. Various lengths available. Instrumental, Electronic, Electro-Industrial
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Electronic, Electro-Industrial
356738 1:47 Med Fast 136   
60sec - Action, Action Adventure Pending
356745 1:04 Med Fast 136   
30sec - Action, Action Adventure Pending
356748 0:33 Med Fast 136   


SMOKE SIGNALS (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson Intriguing, curious & smokey detective style theme. Dark, undercover, tense & anxious. Opens with electric bass, ride cymbals and clave statements, developing into underworld theme with electric guitar lead, electric piano & strat guitar rhythm. Great for crime investigation & drama. Instrumental, Action, Theme RnB Retro Kitsch
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Action, Theme RnB Retro Kitsch
357733 2:47 Med Slow 98   
30sec (30sec cut) - Action, Theme Crime
357736 0:31 Med Slow 98   


UNCERTAIN TIMES (60SEC MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Super chilled and cool, with an air of mystery. Light atmospheric soundscape, with a rhythmic synth bass and light percussion. Rolling 'action pending' underscore for those 'waiting for a decision' moments. Great for TV, documentaries, audio visuals. Main mix 60sec, no perc 60sec & 30sec versions, Instrumental, Dramatic, Contemplative Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (60sec full mix) - Dramatic, Contemplative Music
383172 1:04 Med Slow 82   
30sec (30sec) - Action, Impending Pending Music
383182 0:30 Med Slow 82   
Variation (60sec w/o perc) - News, News Investigative
383181 1:03 Med Slow 82   


CREDIT CRUNCH (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson Gritty, grungy, thrusting, slow funk underscore groove. Real dirty, in-your-face attitude. Featuring funky 'talkbox' electric bass guitar and solid rhythm. Perfect for fashion, design, shopping, spending - TV Documentary. Main mix, 60 & 30sec versions, Instrumental, RnB, Funk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - RnB, Funk
357725 1:51 Med Slow 91   
30sec - Action, Action Adventure Pending
357729 0:29 Med Slow 91   
60sec - Action, Action Adventure Pending
357727 1:01 Med Slow 91   


FASTER (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2011
Alec Makinson High octane, full-on, energy-fueled, heavy & pumping fast action track. Full of heavy electric fuzz guitars, sequenced synth bass, modern synths & contemporary drum sounds. Perfect for fast chase action, extreme sports, races, motor sport. Main mix plus underscore version & 30sec cut. PLAY IT LOUD! Instrumental, Action, Intense Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Action, Intense Rock
482020 2:53 Medium 126   
30sec (30sec) - Rock, Heavy Metal
482111 0:31 Medium 126   
Variation (underscore) - Action, Theme Power Play
482019 2:08 Medium 126   


CLOCKWATCH (MAIN) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson Edgy, gritty, rolling urban underscore. Dramatic and dark, side streets in the city, lurking danger, tension and crime. Featuring growling guitars with abstract broken rhythms and traffic fx. Great for Urban scenes, movement, time sequences for documentary and drama. Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Dangerous, Edgy Music
356413 3:01 Med Slow 92   
Full Track (main mix) - Dangerous, Edgy Music
356413 3:01 Med Slow 92   
30sec (30sec) - Dangerous, Mysterious Music
356505 0:35 Med Slow 92   
Variation (underscore) - Dangerous, Dangerous Music
356481 3:02 Med Slow 92   
60sec (60sec) - Action, Theme Crime
356482 1:05 Med Slow 92   


KILLER SWEAT (30SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2012
Alec Makinson Mad, wicked, electro grunge rock. Prepare for the drive of your life in a sleek gleam new powerful car. 30sec commercial that begins with a basic grungy beat and gradually builds - lots of power FX throughout - very rhythmic and slightly dark. Perfect for car ads - lots of hit points for visuals, Instrumental, Action, Intense Electronic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (30sec full mix) - Action, Intense Electronic
555515 0:31 Medium 112   
30sec (30sec no effects mix) - Dramatic, Hectic Music
555516 0:31 Medium 112   


DRIVING FORCE (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson Confident, focused & insistant driving theme. Opens with rhythmic piano figures then gradually builds with string section and light mechanical beats. Great for news, documentary, technical and industrial projects. Main mix, 60sec underscore and 30sec versions, Instrumental, Dramatic, Patriotic Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Patriotic Music
358507 1:46 Med Slow 94   
30sec (30sec) - Action, Impending Pending Music
358510 0:31 Med Slow 94   
60sec (60sec underscore) - News, News Investigative
358509 1:03 Med Slow 94   


ACTION STATIONS (MAIN MIX 60SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Mighty, powerful, driving, orchestral action theme. Lots of hit points, stabs and swells. Big cinematic drums, cymbal crashes & Timps alongside sweeping strings and surging brass. Great for chase, movement, action, superheros, military, commercials. Main mix 60, 60us, ext rhythm mix, 30 & 30 us, Instrumental, Action, Theme Crime
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (main mix 60sec) - Action, Theme Crime
450903 1:01 Fast 153   
Variation (extended rhythm mix) - Dangerous, Dangerous Music
441787 1:52 Fast 153   
30sec A (30sec) - Dramatic, Hectic Music
441790 0:32 Fast 153   
30sec B (30sec underscore) - Military, Battle Commencing
441789 0:32 Fast 153   
Variation (underscore) - Action, Adventure Orchestral
441784 1:01 Fast 153   


EXCELLENCE (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson Prestigious, grand, important & proud theme. Inspiring, forward thrusting and winning. Composed for presentations, awards & conferences, also perfect for finance, business, news documentary. Various thematic cuts and kit 0f parts - Main mix, 40sec, 30sec, Sting, Rhythm Bed, Info bed & 3 loops, Instrumental, Dramatic, Energizing Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
360762 1:06 Medium 120   


SUPER SLEUTH (60SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2013
Alec Makinson Classic Private-eye detective style track, for the more creative commercial. Dark Alleys, hat and raincoat, plus a magnifying glass are essentials. Fairly pacey with an air of mystery. Opens with walking double bass and finger snaps & builds adding vibraphone & big brass section. Instrumental, Comedy, Parody Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (60sec commercial) - Comedy, Parody Music
589662 0:59 Med Fast 136   
30sec (30sec commercial) - Action, Theme Crime
467603 0:31 Med Fast 136   


TRIBAL TRAIL (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson African style, pacey, fast moving, exciting, percussion based underscore. Features middle section with zulu group vocals and chants. Perfect for movement, safari, wild animal chase, travelogues, holidays & African open planes. Main mix, underscore without vocals, 60sec vocal section, 30 & 10sec. Instrumental, Action, Adventure Ethnic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Action, Adventure Ethnic
357847 2:18 Medium 120   
60sec (60sec) - African, African Traditional
357852 1:02 Medium 120   
Variation (underscore no vocals) - African, Zulu
357849 2:15 Medium 120   
30sec (30sec) - Action, Action Adventure Pending
357855 0:34 Medium 120   
Stinger (10sec) - Action, Action Adventure Pending
357856 0:14 Medium 120   


CLIFF HANGER (MAIN) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Silent movie style dramatic tension - classic hero and villan stuff. The baddie has the girl tied to the railroad tracks as the train approaches. Great knife-edge, full-on tension with lots of twists and turns. Features grand piano and light strings. Perfect for silent films, spoofs and comedy. Instrumental, Dramatic, Broadway
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Dramatic, Broadway
437483 3:31 Med Slow 100   
60sec (60sec) - Action, Impending Orchestral
437486 0:59 Med Slow 100   
30sec (30sec) - Comedy, Comedy Piano
437485 0:32 Med Slow 100   


ULTIMATE GLORY (30SEC FULL MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Big, dramatic, powerful, pounding heartbeat, edgy underscore theme. Orchestral mega movie style production that builds to climax, featuring string, big horns, cinematic drums. GREAT FOR BIG SELL, OVER THE TOP COMMERCIALS. 30sec Commercial for Radio & Television, Instrumental, Action, Impending Orchestral
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (30sec full mix) - Action, Impending Orchestral
399061 0:32 Mixed 84   
Variation (30sec lite mix) - Military, Victory
399066 0:32 Mixed 84   


DECISION TIME (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson Tension building drone bed, time is slipping away. Bold ticking fx, string quartet rhythm, tubular bells punctuation and crescendos. Ideal for those tricky decisions and 'against the clock' moments from game shows to Reality TV. Main mix, 60sec A, 60sec B & 30sec Challenge, Survival, tick tock, Instrumental, Corporate, Corporate Dramatic Epic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Corporate, Corporate Dramatic Epic
359771 3:43 Med Fast 137   
30sec (30sec) - Dangerous, Edgy Music
359773 0:33 Med Fast 137   
60sec A (60sec) - Action, Impending Pending Music
359775 1:02 Med Fast 137   
60sec B (60sec mix A) - Action, Impending Pending Music
359772 1:02 Med Fast 137   


SALE OF THE CENTURY (30SEC FULL MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2011
Alec Makinson Big epic movie trailer promo bed - Real power, drama & tension. Features big cinematic drums & percussion, orchestral strings & brass and synth drone. Superb for hard-sell, 'Must Not Miss', 'Sale Extravaganza' style commercials - all you need is the deep voice! 30sec main & 30sec drum & drone mix, Instrumental, Action, Intense Orchestral
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (30sec Commercial) - Action, Intense Orchestral
461074 0:31 Medium 110   
Variation (drum & drone mix) - Action, Impending Electronic
461072 0:31 Medium 110   


SPIRIT OF THE GAMES (MAIN) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2012
Alec Makinson Prestigous, proud, important & inspirational Sports intro & bed. Opens with anthemic grand & powerful fanfare into considered modern bed with logos from the main theme. Features big brass intro, large cinematic drums, synth, strings. Perfect for the 2012 Olympics as talk-over or TV theme suite. Instrumental, Sports, Olympics Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Fanfare front + Bed) - Sports, Olympics Music
518999 2:41 Medium 114   
Bed (Talk-over bed) - Action, Theme Power Play
519006 2:23 Medium 114   
Stinger (short sting) - Sports, Olympics Music
519007 0:11 Medium 114   
Logo (Fanfare front ) - Sports, Sports Anthems
519000 0:24 Medium 114   

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