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Guzheng City
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Guzheng City Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Guzheng City"

Instruments: Guzheng, Percussion (Dhol)

Feel: Bright, Calm, Relaxed

Welcome to "Hotel Lobbies Around the World"! Here in Guzheng City, this hotel lobby features flaming brasiers offset the triple 10 meter waterfalls. An innovative clock made of animatronic dolphins sets the tone, while telling the time! 6 Artist alcoves on the opposite wall provide guests with entertainment while providing the artists customers! Next week, we will take a look at a very special taxidermy-themed lobby in Cudahy, Wisconsin.

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ISRC: USUAN2100001
Uploaded: 2021-02-11

104 bpm World 1:53
Mountain Emperor
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Mountain Emperor Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Mountain Emperor"

Instruments: Taiko Drums, Gamelan

Feel: Action, Driving, Mystical

So many big drums! All the big drums in all one place! Bonus; Extra people banging on gamelan metals! Uncompressed download comes with a version with just the drums... I'm not sure if this of for non-musicologists who may not like the gamelan - or specifically for musicologists who think I've used the gamelan improperly.

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ISRC: USUAN1700012
Uploaded: 2017-01-23

120 bpm World 3:20
Shenyang
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Shenyang Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Shenyang"

Instruments: Erhu, Pipa, Yangqin, Percussion

Feel: Bright, Relaxed

When I do music based on folk traditions, I tend to name them after cities. Like this one: Shenyang. It is a little village of 8 million people that I've somehow never heard of. Oh sure, I've heard the name, but I don't associate it with anything specific. Chicago: Hot Dogs. Amsterdam: Offensively tall Dutch. Moscow: "Stop a Douchebag". Shenyang: No clue. How did I miss this city?? You already know if you need this piece, it has a more satisfying low-end than actual real Chinese music, and it should fit in with your modern productions well.

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ISRC: USUAN1600066
Uploaded: 2016-11-21

130 bpm Soundtrack 2:31
Indore
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Indore Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Indore"

Instruments: Shakuhachi, Koto, Bansuri, Percussion, Synths

Feel: Mystical, Eerie, Epic

So, you got an action movie set in India with an awesome badass antihero who just kills people with her mind. Boy, have I got the music for your introductory scene! Serious badassery going down here. This piece is sharp and crisp and just cool.

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ISRC: USUAN1600041
Uploaded: 2016-07-25

128 bpm World 3:45
Spellbound
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Spellbound Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Spellbound"

Instruments: Synths, Voice, Percussion

Feel: Mystical, Eerie, Mysterious, Calming, Dark

Reverbs, reverbs, reverbs! You want reverbs in you music, you got reverbs right here! Room reverbs, plate reverbs, even some spring reverbs! It is amazing! It is incredible! How can there be so much reverb?! So... why... You get a very hollow spooky thin feeling with the reverbs. This started out as an attempt to understand Witch House music. Pretty sure I still don't understand it.

ISRC: USUAN1500061
Uploaded: 2015-09-12

70 bpm Electronica 3:50
Mystic Force
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Mystic Force Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Mystic Force"

Instruments: Gamelan, Helicon, Percussion

Feel: Mystical, Eerie, Mysterious, Calming, Dark

Vaguely exotic sounding, yet still comfortably tonal, this piece certainly falls between some cracks. Gamelan is listed as an instrument... but that's sort of like listing an orchestra as an instrument... which I sometimes do. The other thing in here is that helicon. Imagine you take a french horn (which is like 5 meters of tubes) and make it even bigger! I guess it is also the name of a mountain in Greece? I did not use the mountain in this piece.

ISRC: USUAN1500060
Uploaded: 2015-09-10

118 bpm World 3:44
Vadodora Chill Mix
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Vadodora Chill Mix Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Vadodora Chill Mix"

Instruments: Sitar, Percussion, Synth, Tambura, Bansuri

Feel: Intense, Grooving

Quite a hip little tune. Also available witha cutting melody. You can download this in uncompressed format here! Download comes with individual tracks so you can make your own mixes.

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ISRC: USUAN1400050
Uploaded: 2014-11-17

97 bpm World 3:43
Vadodora
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Vadodora Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Vadodora"

Instruments: Sitar, Percussion, Synth, Tambura, Bansuri

Feel: Intense, Grooving

Quite a hip little tune. Also available without the melody. You can download this in uncompressed format here! Download comes with individual tracks so you can make your own mixes.

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ISRC: USUAN1400049
Uploaded: 2014-11-17

97 bpm World 3:43
Eastminster
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Eastminster Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Eastminster"

Instruments: Plucked Strings, Synths

Feel: Calming, Relaxed

The constant reverberating sound of rain and the perfect-fifth drone of the strings are calming, but have an air of suspense and tension about them, as if a drama is about to unfold. The koto plays a near continuous refrain, at times forcefully. Evoking pre-colonialist East Asia, the piece is beautiful and stoic in tone, especially as the koto asserts its dominance in the sixth minute and at the end.

ISRC: USUAN1100719
Uploaded: 2010-05-29

51 bpm Contemporary 6:45
Finding Movement
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Finding Movement Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Finding Movement"

Instruments: Koto, String Ensemble

Feel: Calming, Uplifting

The koto in this piece follows a steady, plodding beat, while the orchestral strings provide a drone-like background. At 0:33 the strings crescendo to follow the melody of the koto, but at 1:18 the tempo slows and the strings fade away, only to return to highlight the final chord. With the even rhythm and the sharply accentuated plucks of the koto, this is best used as an introduction to a short film or game, or the resolution to a conflict surrounding family or challenges to tradition.

ISRC: USUAN1100693
Uploaded: 2010-04-01

70 bpm World 1:56
Ripples
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Ripples Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Ripples"

Instruments: Koto

Feel: Calming, Mystical, Relaxed

Flowing like water, this serene piece is perfect for relaxation and meditation. The solitary plucks of the Chinese guzheng reverberate slightly, and maintain a steadiness that would work well for introspective, Asian-themed content. This would also work well for anything depicting snow, winter, or Rural Japan.

ISRC: USUAN1100691
Uploaded: 2010-04-01

57 bpm World 3:25

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