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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Grounding background pad with melodic interest. Think "grassy plains".
2k      74    14    01:26
A friendly relaxing track.Ideal for many corporate and personal projects.
25k      869    110    29:20
VERY LARGE FILE. This is a 30 minute atmospheric piece done entirely with slow attack synths.
21k      721    104    02:09
Slow moving cluster chords. Beautiful, I say!<BR><BR> This piece of music is <A HREF="">available in an uncompressed format here</A>.
85k      3k    191    07:47
Real techno this is! Grooving and mysterious. Diverse parts throughout, as you might see from the audio curve.
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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...
8k      252    27    01:50
Nice piece for a narrative voice-over of good times past, present or future.<BR>
4k      143    14    01:18
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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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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A friendly,mellow acoustic track.Great for all commercial and personal projects.
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The track begins with a deep and mystical drone ambience soon followed by talking exotic percussions.
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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.