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Evolution The Grand Experiment Episode 2 Documentary Music Clip

Living Fossils, Evolution: The Grand Experiment, Episode 2

Here’s a short clip from episode 2 of the TV documentary show Evolution: The Grand Experiment that I finished scoring the music soundtrack for earlier this year. The show features some stunning nature footage and underwater photography (seen in the video here) and the soundtrack includes more orchestral arrangements as well as acoustic guitar, piano and atmospheric ambient music.

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New ABC TV Promo Featuring My Dramatic Orchestral Music Track Titan

'Take The Money And Run' ABC Promo Trailer Featuring Music By Simon Wilkinson

My orchestral action music track Titan has just been used in the latest US promo trailers for ABC’s new reality TV show Take The Money And Run (see video above). Titan is a dramatic orchestral action music track that is also available to download and license for use in your own films, trailers, YouTube videos and other projects from my website shop:

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New 3D Graphics Video Featuring My Music Antarctica

Here’s a nice new video from 3D graphic artist Dylan Gauld featuring my atmospheric ambient music track Antarctica. Growth is the outcome of a year’s worth of Dylan’s collaboration with mathematicians to develop new ways of visualising mathematical models to predict the growth and development of cancer cells. More info can be found on Dylan’s website at

Antarctica is a 7 and a half minute ambient track of slowly evolving atmospheric organic soundscapes and minimal piano. You can download or license the track for use in your own film or documentary here:

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New Dakotalapse Time Lapse Video Featuring My Music Tempest

Here’s another new time lapse video from Randy Halverson at Dakotalapse which I provided a new custom scored piece of music and sound effects for. The video is called Tempest Milky Way and my track is called, suitably enough, Tempest.  This is another stunning piece of astronomy time lapse footage shot in South Dakota from June-August 2011.

Tempest by Simon WilkinsonTempest is a dramatic orchestral piece which moves through rising chord progressions of spiccato strings, horns and double bass to build to an atmospheric climax.

The music is available as an mp3 download from my music store (with or without the wind, thunder & lightning SFX). It can also be licensed instantly at low cost for use in your own videos and trailers.

Get the mp3 download, as well as see licensing details here:

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New Sports Promo Featuring My Orchestral Trailer Music Aeternus

POLO ON SNOW: Saint Moritz World Polo Cup on Snow coming soon to Carpe Diem TV!

Aeternus by Simon WilkinsonHere’s a new sports trailer featuring some more of my music. The video is promoting the Polo World Cup on Snow in St Moritz, Switzerland and it features my licensed dramatic orchestral action music track Aeternus.

The video promo was produced by Clark Morton at Whistlestone Productions for Carpe Diem TV and will be playing on local TV stations in the southwest Florida area as well as various online promotions and websites. Get the mp3 download here:

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Street Art Documentary Trailer Featuring My Track Algiers


Here’s a trailer for a documentary called Urbanbugs from filmmaker Aykut Alp Ersoy, featuring my music track AlgiersUrbanbugs is a documentary from Turkey which focuses on street art concepts such as graffiti, stencilling and wheatpasting, and looks into the history and contribution they’ve made to hip hop and urban culture, as well as the sociological, political and economical messages:

Algiers by Simon WilkinsonThe music track Algiers is a pulsing, driving and exciting contemporary electronica instrumental with synths, drum breaks, dramatic violin string stabs, piano riffs, sitar lines and a dusty yet modern electronic feel.

You can get the mp3 download of Algiers from my own online music shop for just 99p, as well as license this and lots more atmospheric instrumental music at low cost for your own films, YouTube videos, trailers or documentaries at the following link:

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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.