Simon Glyden is an indie folk singer-songwriter from Sudbury, Britain. You can hear the influences of his favorite songwriters Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan and Cole Porter in his music, like in “Hey Dad (white rabbit).”
Wake to Now is a post-rock, instrumental band based in Vermont.
"Time Between Lives" is a composition with lovely melodies that make it a peaceful, atmospheric track to relax or meditate to. You’ll feel warm and cozy instantly while pondering the mysteries of the universe.
No Mates Ensemble is the musical project of Mat Ward from Hobart, Australia. His inspirations range from 20th century composers to 70’s funk to Frank Zappa. He creates music he calls “DIY Modern Classical.” ”I like woodwinds and can guarantee that there is too much percussion on almost everything I do,” he writes.
"Spider Race" is a fun track featuring woodwind and brass quintet, piano and drums, inspired by avant-garde composer John Zorn.
"It is impossible to put into words some of the extraordinary music i have come across on SoundCloud; such talent and willingness to share is a gift i cherish. Thank you to all, especially those that take the time to critique my stuff or explain and discuss their own work."
Bruce Haines is a beginner composer from Atlanta, Georgia. He writes, “Music has always been a passion - to create from a finite number of notes a unique and one-of-a-kind sound is a gift that I never tire of. Everyone who writes or creates music provides the world with little miracles that can be enjoyed forever. I’m only an amateur composer, but I hope something in my tracks touches you…comments always welcomed….”
"The Lingering Stillness" is a thoughtfully written piano piece with lovely harmonies.
Franto Kormanak is a composer from Bratislava, Slovakia. Hear his diverse styles of composing like “Mystery House,” a piano composition that Franto improvised to learn how to work with building mystery in a composition.
Sofia Deville is a singer and pianist from Sweden whose lyrics are like poetry and music is soulful, haunting and atmospheric. Her listeners have noted that she sounds similar to Tori Amos or Elizabeth Fraser of the Cocteau Twins.
Decent Lovers is the indie pop music project of Elijah Wyman who is based in Providence, Rhode Island. If you’re a fan of Animal Collective or Foals, you’ll be whisked away by the sounds of Decent Lovers.
The kicking drum sounds, autoharp and Moog synths make “Compromising Young Thing” a fun dance track.
Oskar Schuster is a Berlin-based composer and artist.
As noted on his SoundCloud profile: “His songs without words evocate a fairytale-world, strange and surreal. A world full of blurry images of the past; of childhood memories and characters from children’s books; of clicking and ticking clocks and ever-looping music boxes, of far-away-lands, far-away-seas, far-away-skies, far-away-everythings.”
Influenced by composers like Yann Tiersen, find delight in his excellent piano compositions like “Valse Imaginaire” that just may whisk you to a world of bright imagination and wonder.