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New Time Lapse Video Featuring My Royalty Free Music Atlantis

The Milky Way - Time Lapse Montage (HD)

Another talented photographer has created a new time lapse video featuring more of my music. This time Harley Grady has created a piece called The Milky Way which uses my track Atlantis as the soundtrack (Atlantis can be found on my Royalty Free Music Collection Volume 2).

Harley’s Milky Way video consists of a series of time lapse videos shot between October 2010 and July 2011. You can read details of the equipment he used in the Youtube video description here.

Check out Harley’s Youtube channel for lots more time lapse videos and you can also see still photos from his work on Flickr.

If you’d like to license any of my music for your own videos, films or documentaries, I have a library of music in a range of styles from dark atmospheric ambient soundscapes to dramatic orchestral action tracks and many more, all available from my music download shop here.

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New Time Lapse Video Featuring My Music Outpost 31

Night Motion Timelapse: Outer Banks

After my previous music work on Randy Halverson‘s time lapse videos (which featured my licensed music track Scorpio and the custom-written ambient orchestral piece Exodus), here’s another stunning time lapse video from a different filmmaker, this time featuring my track Outpost 31.

The filmmaker here is Daniel Lowe of Daniel Dragon Films ( and the film is a beautiful piece called Night Motion Timelapse: Outer Banks. Full details along with features on the making of the film can be found on Daniel’s Vimeo page.

Outpost 31 by Simon WilkinsonOutpost 31 is a dark and epic atmospheric instrumental track featuring strings, electronica, drum breaks and percussive electronics.

The music has an epic, atmospheric, icy winter feel with a sense of impending danger or survival that would work well for geographic, nature or history TV trailers.

The music is available to buy from my mp3 shop, and is also available to license for your own films, Youtube videos, trailers and documentaries  at the following link:

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New Dakotalapse Time Lapse Video Featuring My Music Exodus

After licensing my track Scorpio for use in his beautiful time lapse video Sub Zero a few months back, here’s Randy Halverson‘s latest time lapse video called Plains Milky Way for which I wrote some music specifically for the soundtrack.

This is a stunning piece of astronomy time lapse filming shot in South Dakota; ten seconds of video is about 2 hours 20 minutes in real time. The video has been gathering critical acclaim from a wide range of websites including WiredNational Geographic and The Telegraph, amongst many others. You can read more detailed information on how Randy filmed his work over at his website and you can also now buy a downloadable HD version of the video from Randy’s store here.

Exodus by Simon WilkinsonI wrote the atmospheric orchestral music track Exodus specifically for this piece and the music is available to buy as an mp3 download from my online shop.

It can also be licensed for use in your own films, videos and trailers, along with all my other tracks and royalty-free music collections.

Get the mp3 download of the music track Exodus here and also license it for use in your own projects:

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My Score For Evolution The Grand Experiment Wins Gold Award!

Bat Evolution from Evolution: The Grand Experiment
Spontaneous Generation from Evolution: The Grand Experiment, Book and Video Series

Park City Film Festival documentary music award winnerMy music score for the documentary Evolution: The Grand Experiment (episode 1) has just won a Gold Medal for Excellence in Music for a Documentary Film at the 8th annual Park City Film Music Festival! I finished scoring episode 2 earlier this year which should be available soon.

The music for Evolution: The Grand Experiment features a wide range of styles and instrumentation from quirky orchestral plucked strings, woodwinds, percussion and other orchestral instruments to a more atmospheric ambient sound design approach.

The video clips above show some short examples featuring some of the music written for episode 1 of the documentary. The show has now aired on four television networks in Europe, four networks in North America and has been broadcast in 70 countries.

The DVD of episode 1 of Evolution: The Grand Experiment is available to buy from Amazon by clicking the following link:

Evolution: The Grand Experiment Episode 1

More of my orchestral music is available to license for your own documentaries from my music shop, or I can be hired to write the score for your documentary.
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More L.A. Lakers Videos Featuring My Dramatic Orchestral Music

Orchestral trailer music: L.A. Lakers NBA Playoffs 2010/11 Final Round
Orchestral trailer music: L.A. Lakers NBA Playoffs 2010/11 Round 1

Following on from using my music for several previous games, 2 more of my orchestral music tracks have been used to help hype up the crowd for basketball giants the L.A. Lakers in their 2010/2011 NBA season playoff games.

I created 2 new mixes of my orchestral action music tracks Aeternus (top video) and Bloodstorm (bottom video) for the Lakers’ pre-game intros at their home stadium the Staples Center.

The videos are played before the game on the stadium’s giant video screens to help build up excitement and introduce the team. The music tracks are also available to download and license for use in your own film, video or trailer from my online music shop here:

Many thanks to Peter Bailey at who produced the fantastic clips.

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New atmospheric Ambient Track & Promo Video Neon City

Atmospheric instrumental music: Neon City by Simon Wilkinson

Neon City is a new atmospheric ambient instrumental music track featuring warm organic washes of sound, slow and deep hypnotic bass, sparse percussive beats and lush Blade Runner style synths. Would work well as underscore for documentaries or atmospheric film scenes. Watch the promo video above featuring stunning photography of dark dramatic cityscapes and atmospheric night time scenes.

The track is available to download as an mp3 and can also be licensed at low cost for use in your films, documentaries, videos, promos and trailers from:

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My Music Track Scorpio Used In Dakotalapse Time Lapse Video Sub Zero

Sub Zero - winter night timelapse - watch in HD

My track Scorpio has been licensed for use in a beautiful time lapse video called Sub Zero by Randy Halverson at

Scorpio is a dramatic instrumental  music track which can be licensed for commercial or non-commercial use in your own films and videos, or just to buy as an mp3 download from my store at the link below. It’s also available to buy from iTunes (check out the links below) or feel free to get in touch if you have any licensing questions here.

Get the mp3 from my shop:

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Promo Video For My Acoustic Guitar Track Snowhorses

Here’s a new promo video clip for my music track Snowhorses which features acoustic guitar, bass, piano, strings and drums. The track is available to license for use in your documentaries, films and video projects from my shop:

The video footage is used with kind permission from Randall Barr at Cinequine who provide beautiful horse photography and video:

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More Of My Orchestral Music Used In L.A. Lakers Intro Spots

L.A. Lakers Intro Video 2010 #2 Feat. Music By Simon Wilkinson

Another one of my music tracks has been used in basketball giants the L.A. Lakers’ opening intro video, played before their games at their home stadium, the Staples Center in Los Angeles. This time, my orchestral action track Excelsior was used in the video to the right which was projected onto the huge screens among the crowds before the game.

Excelsior is a dramatic orchestral track which would be ideal for trailers or promos that need music which builds to a climax and can be downloaded or licensed for use in your own projects from my mp3 shop here:

Thanks to Peter Bailey at Sideshow Studios ( who wrote, directed and edited all the graphics and video for the promo.

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First Darkness Film Wins 2 Awards Including Best Music At Monaco Film Festival!

David JasonThe short film First Darkness by artists Wyllie O’Hagan, that I wrote the music for, has won two awards at the Monaco Film Festival: Best Art Short Film and Best Original Music Short Film.

Pictured here are Denise and Clare at the awards ceremony in Monaco with Sir David Jason (sadly I wasn’t able to make it to the ceremony!)

This is great news and my big congratulations to Clare & Denise! I’m very proud to have my music win the award and hope the film gets more recognition for Clare & Denise’s great work.

My music wins Best Original Music award at the Angel Film Festival in MonacoYou can find out more about Wyllie O’Hagan’s film at the First Darkness Facebook page here. Click here for more details on the Angel Film Awards and here for the full list of 2010 winners -- I’m listed under the Short Film section.

First Darkness - excerpt