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).
A Danny Elfmann inspired Orchestrated Spooky treat. Features Creaking Gates, and an Evil Whispering Choir. Although the overall tone is Dark and Morbid, the piece explores some very rich themes and melodies. It's not just a Haunting sound design it's an anthem for Halloween or a Halloween carol. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music
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
Agressive theme song for a team of young Cool Hip vampires, werewolves, Ghouls, Ghosts, or otherwise Supernatural beings who have joined forces to combat evil and serve as Positive Role Models. A Cool Harpsichord sets the mood joined by a String Quartet, Rock Drums, Grungy Guitars, and Synths. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Metal
Dark sound design describing what you might hear in the Bowels of Hell. Demented Music Box, Evil Choir Whispers, Creepy Piano, Dark percussion Hits, Sinister Synth Pads, Somehow the piano holds it all together. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Haunted Choirs
A John Carpenter's Halloween theme inspired Spooky Treat. Creepy piano, followed by Sinister Synth pads, Music Box From Hell, Frightening Percussion hits and an Evil Choir. Halfway through the piece there is a Dark sound design intermission describing what you might hear in the Bowels of Hell. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Edgy