BBC Africa - Youth Project

A selection of urban tracks for a BBC youth project.

Urban Outreach
  • Ozzie Rogers
Epic hip hop track which starts with a heavy break-beat and dark bass-line before building to an epic climax with synth arpeggios, fast paced percussion and a big string section.
All You Can Eat
  • Ozzie Rogers
Funky hip-hop track which starts with a cool beat-box rhythm before being joined by a hip-hop break-beat and bass line.
Research Gone Wrong
  • Ozzie Rogers
Funky hip-hop track with cool synth fx, organ bass and a funk drum loop
Life in the Fast Lane
  • Richard Kent
  • David Jones
High-impact and energetic Big Beat track bursting with an addictive guitar and bass riff, driving live drums, vocal sample shout-outs and electrifying synths
Astronaut
  • Nick Thayer
Glitchy and catchy electronic track with morphed vocals, intense drops, head banging drum machine loops, deep sub-bass and warm pads
Wide Shot
  • Lucas Friedmann
  • Sean Hargreaves
  • Nikolaj Bjerre
Breakbeat orchestral track with glitchy guitar, heavy synth bass, hip hop drums and a cinematic string arrangement
Save Me
  • Lucas Friedmann
  • Hugh Turner
  • Nikolaj Bjerre
A funky, retro electronic crossover track which starts with an upbeat bassline and sixties drums before being joined by Funk guitar rhythms, bells, deep bass synths and Surf guitar melodies
Hard Hitter
  • Richard Kent
  • David Jones
Driving, gritty and glitchy Big Beat track packed with punchy live drums, distorted bass synths and Dubstep-inspired beats and synths
Panic Stations
  • Nick Thayer
Energetic and driving Dubstep track with staccato strings, glitchy vocal shout-outs, wet bass synths, electrifying synths and hard-hitting beats
Slide Rule
  • Lucas Friedmann
  • Nikolaj Bjerre
Funky, upbeat and uplifting track which starts with a retro bass groove, driving breakbeat, cinematic strings, organs and guitar melodies before reaching a chorus with horns and piano
Punch It
  • Nick Thayer
Energetic and driving Big Beat track bursting with punchy live drums, gritty bass synths, electrifying synths, staccato strings and impactful hits
Basement Dreams
  • Lucas Friedmann
  • Sean Hargreaves
  • Nikolaj Bjerre
Alternative Electro/Indie Pop track which starts with a melancholic Fender rhodes and a characterful synth bass line before building to a powerful climax with live drums, soaring electric guitar and synth arpeggios
High Life
  • Richard Kent
  • David Jones
Carefree and feel-good Future Bass track with a morphing deep sub-bass line, driving drum machine loops, shimmering pads, staccato strings, intense drops and electrifying synths, later escalating to a colossal climax
The Avenue
  • Sean Hargreaves
  • Lucas Friedmann
  • Nikolaj Bjerre
Chilled out Indie Pop track which starts with a melancholic Fender rhodes groove and electric guitar melodies before building to a climax with live drums and synth bass
On Track
  • Lucas Friedmann
  • Hugh Turner
  • Nikolaj Bjerre
  • Ben Castle
High-impact Indie big band hybrid track beginning with a cool guitar hook, soft drums and a looped bass line, later manifesting into a driving groove with intriguing chord progressions, guitar arpeggios and brass stabs
Never Look Back
  • Lucas Friedmann
  • Sean Hargreaves
  • Nikolaj Bjerre
Epic cinematic track which starts with grand piano, guitar and orchestral floor toms before building to a climax with distinctive string melodies, heavy bass and breakbeat drums
Get Low
  • Nick Thayer
Fun and catchy House track with intense drops, 4x4 drum beats, a deep and addictively catchy bass riff, glitchy vocal shout-outs and electrifying synths
Andy's Chance
  • Lucas Friedmann
  • Nikolaj Bjerre
Energetic and driving electronic and Indie hybrid track with a catchy synth bass line, momentous live drums, electric guitars, electrifying synths and handclaps
The High Road
  • Lucas Friedmann
  • Sean Hargreaves
  • Nikolaj Bjerre
Breakbeat drums, synth arpeggios and cinematic strings kick off this track before reaching a climax with distinctive staccato string melodies and heavy bass lines
Ankle Deep
  • Nick Thayer
Energetic, funky and driving Big Beat track bursting with a deep bass line, funk guitar, big band brass, punchy and rhythmic live drums and Jazz organ
Pollock Drums
  • Nick Thayer
Driving, rhythmic and action-packed percussion track, exploding with thudding toms, marching snare drum, drum machine kicks and intense cymbal swells
Rottweiler
  • Stefan Fletcher
Tense, electronic track with a hard-hitting, tight drum beat joined by a rhythmically pulsing bass. The track builds further with layered electronic textures and a catchy synth hook
An Android's Search For Love
  • Ozzie Rogers
Tense electronic and orchestral underscore led by ticking-clock percussion and fast paced pulses of synth bass, building in intensity with strings and glitchy ambient textures
The Needle
  • Ozzie Rogers
Tense electronic underscore with a deep, pulsing synth bass which gradually builds to a climax underneath warped vocal samples and glitchy synths
Find The Killer
  • Ozzie Rogers
Tense drama underscore starting with a rhythmic, synthesised kick drum, cello and minimal piano melody before shakers, synth pads and strings further build the tension
Infinity
  • Richard Keyworth
Epic electronic soundscape starting with positive synth pads, piano, vocals and percussion before reaching an epic climax with live drums and a soaring electric guitar melody
Ascending
  • Richard Keyworth
Epic electronic soundscape which begins with delayed synths and evolving synth pads before building to a grand finale with a heavy synth bass and soaring electric guitar
Aurora
  • Richard Keyworth
Epic electronic soundscape which begins with a rich pad and delicate piano melody before building to an emotional climax with live drums and echoed guitars