British Composer Alec Makinson has been creating compelling original music for media for over 20 years. His growing catalog of 1,700 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 the UK, and many others worldwide.
Charm, grace, and a delightful original Holiday track -- "Enchanted Holidays" easily won our Editor's Choice Award for December. Perfect for warm family films, TV Commercials, Radio Spots, or a Romantic Comedy. Enjoy the sleigh bells and chimes as Santa and his Elves are getting busy...
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.
Expansive, driving and modern corporate style theme. Very positive, proud and uplifting, with an air of achievement and success. Great for news, current affairs, corporate presentations, branding, investigative documentary and commercials. Various mixes supplied. Instrumental, Corporate, Corp. New Age Electronic
Classic expansive News logo intro and bed. Opens and closes with big sounders with softer talk-over bed in middle. Works well as News and current affairs sounder or for 'Big News' radio & TV commercials. Features big brass, strings, marimba, timps and cymbals. Full 30sec mix also separate stabs. Instrumental, News, News Openings
Dramatic, insistent, heavy and restless corporate theme. Serious business, big deals, lots at stake, big city institutions, industrial forecasts, financial gloom. Features staccato strings, mellotron, timps, cymbals. Great as a financial theme, documentary and for corporate audio visual. Instrumental, News, News Investigative
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
Big, imposing, strident news, corporate and business theme. Uplifting, with a real sense of importance and urgency. Great to accompany news broadcasts, financial & business programming, corporate presentations and commercials. Features string section, timps, piano, cymbals & synth sequencers. Instrumental, Corporate, Corporate Orchestral
Urgent, prestigious & authoritative traditional news, business and current affairs presentation set. Features brass, strings, timps, sequencers and steady beat. Comprises full main mix, opening ident, talk-over bed, end ident & rhythm bed. Instrumental, News, News Music
Expansive, expectorant and fast moving corporate theme. Contemporary, with an urgent feel. Great for news and current affairs theme, corporate & business presentations. Medium /fast piano based theme with lighter middle section. Main mix and 30sec versions, Instrumental, News, News Themes
Powerful, dynamic, confident and driving news and business theme. Begins & ends with big logo statements with underscore middle for talk-over. Features brass section, french horns, marimba, strings, timps and sequencer. 60sec main mix, 60sec u/score, 30sec, rhythmn bed and end sting versions, Instrumental, News, News Openings
Military march in the style of Sousa and British Pathe News. Fast March indicative of the short news reel films which were shown at cinemas in the UK between 1910 and 1970 before the main feature. Shortwave and Medium wave mixes are supplied for an authentic archive sound, as well as the clean mixes, Instrumental, Military, Military March
Strong, dramatic, driving, serious news and information theme. Rhythmic synth bass combines with sweeping power FX and big orchestral stab and marcato strings. Perfect technical/ news/ finance voice-over music. Supplied with various mixes and cut-downs, Instrumental, News, News Investigative
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
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
Big, powerful, urgent & pulsating news theme. Opens with forceful brass theme then subsides to a lighter talk-over middle section, building again towards the end. Features Big brass, piano, strings, crashing cymbals & perc. Great for Corporate, TV & Documentary. Main mix & 30sec versions, Instrumental, News, News Themes
Punchy, insistent and serious, big important news and current affairs theme. Huge impact, fast flow, classic style news theme. Features dramatic driven marcato strings, strong piano chords with a modern beat. Perfect for news theme or commercial. 30sec full mix and 30sec building mix, Instrumental, News, News Themes
Inspirational, successful and uplifting, full sounding corporate theme. Proud and with the feeling of a job well done! Features orchestral strings, horns, woodwind & percussion, alongside contemporary piano and rhythmic synth sequencer. Great for Corporate & Presentations. Various mixes & cuts, Instrumental, Dramatic, Energizing Music
Powerful & prestigious News Bulletin alert sounder. Big, orchestral logo opening into pulsating, rhythmic synth arp bed with drone & cymbal swells (loopable) ending with a stab. Use as it is for a big announcement commercials, or use the front and end sounders only for production. 30sec Advert, Instrumental, News, News Openings
Dynamic, propulsive and authoritative corporate or industrial underscore. Has real drive and a repetitive feel, ideal for adding a voice-over. Features electric bass guitar, piano, synth pads, strong percussion. Perfect for adding to visuals, presentations, corporate events or seminars. Instrumental, Corporate, Corporate Rock Piano
Big, bold, prestigious and proud ident or logo. Features timps, trumpets and keyboards. Perfect for company logo graphics, audio visual and films. Full mix 13sec and version without end chord. Instrumental, Dramatic, Energizing Music