Contemporary music is a genre that encompasses a wide range of styles and sounds, often described as current or modern, and is opposite of classical music. It can include genres such as pop, rock, electronic, experimental, and avant-garde. Pop is characterized by catchy melodies and simple harmonies, rock by heavy electric instruments, electronic by use of technology and looping, and experimental by use of unconventional techniques and sounds. Contemporary music is used in popular media, entertainment industry, advertising, live performances, and for personal enjoyment.

Free Contemporary music

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Lyrics taken from an old Norwegian poem. Instrumental version included in the zip file when you buy the extended license
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Real techno this is! Grooving and mysterious. Diverse parts throughout, as you might see from the audio curve.
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Nice and simplistic game music loop. Perfect for your next upcoming RPG game. Use it for the magic forest or why not the sleeping castle? Has a nice dreamy fairy feeling too it. Photo by JJ Jordan on Unsplash. [98bpm / D-flat maj]
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Nice piece for a narrative voice-over of good times past, present or future.<BR>
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You know what's cool? A standpipe in the winter. I imagine this one with a hip mustache and a plaid beret. Enough of the imagery, this is a little downtempo chill piece with lush horn punctuation. Suitable for: walks in the rain, time-lapse videos, sad cooking shows. You can <A...
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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...
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Calm piano solo centered around a repeating Ab motive. 20 seconds before end the motive expands slightly with an added harmony.
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Bubbly and bright for happier times.
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Impromptu piano solo with a strange little bounce rhythm. Catchy, and slightly "off". Ends on a fat rich chord.
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Floating, vaporous guitars, bass, drums and electronics