With a career spanning 20 years, Jasen Shawn Smith is a classically trained composer and pianist, and recently was named runner up in the instrumental category of a UK Songwriting Contest. He has released two CDs under the name Sonic Psyops, and both have charted high in the web licensing business. Tracks from his second album, Virtual Ornaments, are Classical cinematic film scores which fuse melody harmony, counterpoint and rhythm. In addition to Classical music, Jasen’s New Age, Pop/Rock and Electronic tracks can be described as Vangelis plays Twister with Enigma.
Jasen Shawn Smith has two CDs available under the moniker Sonic Psyops: "Culture of Convenience" (New Age, Pop/Rock, Synth Pop. Electronic) and "Virtual Ornaments" (Classical Film Score, Cinematic).
This is a Small ensemble Swing piece perfect for Physical or Silly Comedy, Whether it's Slapstick or other Ridiculousness. A Curious and Humorous Theme is shared between dueling Trumpets, a Clarinet and Trombone. A Jazzy Piano and Swing Drums provide some structure, later joined by a Goofy Sax. Instrumental, Comedy, Comedy Jazz
A Christmas Classic Performed with Bright Christmasy Brass and Bells. This version is faster paced than traditional interpretations making it perfect for conflict resolutions and 3rd Act Climaxes when everybody comes together to put differences aside and celebrate. Also, Spreading Yuletide Cheer. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
An ambitious orchestrated piece setting the mood for Fun, Playful, Childish and/or Frantic situations. Bouncing Spiccato strings Sweet Woodwinds, Soaring Brass and Light percussion set the stage for a Busy but Positive atmosphere perfect for High Energy, Faced Paced, Rat Races and Wild Goose Chases. Instrumental, Comedy, Comedy Orchestral
A Christmas Classic with an edgy Hard Rock kick comprised of Traditional Brass, Strings and Bells in concert with Power Chords, Metal Guitar, and fast drums. Perfect for spreading some Head Banging Yuletide Cheer but with enough traditional instrumentation to maintain a down home Christmas Spirit. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Rock
A Feel good Inspirational piece comprised of Soaring Strings Glorious Choir and Piano. Nice for Mellow Motivation, Beating the odds, thinking happy thoughts, helping build Positive relations or Romantinc Interludes. Think of opposing parties working together for a common cause or overcome fear. Instrumental, Classical, Romantic
Frantic Dark Wave/Orchestral fusion piece ideal for conjuring a spooky but fun setting for Halloween parties and all around dancing spooktaculars. Think of a contemporary "Munsters" theme song. Comprised of edgy Strings, Grooving Rock Drums, Ominous Guitar, Steely Brass/Sax & Blood Curdling Synths. Instrumental, Horror, Monster Pop
A Gloomy Electronica Orchestral Hybrid best described as Sweet n' Creepy comprised of Mysterious Whistling, Ghostly Strings, Intense Synth Pads, Spooky Choir and an overall Ominous Atmosphere. Perfect for Vengeful Spirits, Love Never DIES, Haunted House, and Ghost stories. Also Alien Visitations. Instrumental, Horror, Gothic Moderate
Metal Guitar driven piece with Ethereal Synths. Melodic guitar plays above aggressive bass, Chugging power chords, acid drums and angelic Synths Perfect for action sequences, Biker Gangs, Tattoo Parlors, and Scenes depicting the Urban Jungle. Also, works for advertising products of Rugged Nature. Instrumental, Rock, Heavy Metal
Metal Guitar driven piece with Symphonic Strings. A sweet melodic guitar plays above an aggressive bass, Chugging power chords and an acid drum kit. Perfect for fast action sequences, extreme aggression, Graphic Violence, and Fight scenes. Also, works for intense sports replays & hi energy workouts. Instrumental, Rock, Symphonic Rock
Metal Guitar driven piece with Voice-from-God Choir. Screaming guitar leads play above Mellow bass, Sick Train drum Beat, Strat guitar Rhythm and angelic Choir. Perfect for Fast Action, Energy Drink Anxiety, Holy Rock n Roll, and Speedy Cars. Also nice for Slick advertising of Cool Hipster products. Instrumental, Rock, Symphonic Rock
A Baroque/Classical (Bach/Mozart) styled Chamber ensemble. Sophisticated yet light-hearted. Classy fun & Cute, Nice for Children's shows, Period Pieces, Jane Austen Styled romantic comedy, Happy and laid back moods or pastoral Themes nose in the air fun. Bright Strings with Reverent Solo Woodwinds. Instrumental, Classical, Baroque