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ARENA
Sonic branding for sports promotion & programming
Specialized
Provocative
Unique
ARENA is music created from the sounds of the games, the energy of the stadium, the teams, the fans, and the unique sonic qualities that define each event.

In these tracks, basketballs become drums, as do the crunch of the tackle, the killer serve, the knock-out punch, the screaming fans...

Currently 122 tracks on 3 cds, much more in production.

Listen to samples below. Links will play in RealPlayer.
If you need cds, licensing info, call 212 799-4181.
Composer/producer: Bob Sakayama has created original music for NCAA Basketball, The NYC Marathon, The NY Yankees, SportsChannel, The NY Knicks, The Nagano Olympics, College Football on CBS, ESPN, Unsolved Mysteries, Against The Law... Bob's Reel
Intended to augment your current music libraries, ARENA is designed for easy audio editing, looping and compositing. Easily lift bumpers, stings, transitions.

ARENA 1 29 tracks: football (8), basketball (13), motor racing (6), stadium (2)
ARENA 2 44 tracks: stadium (20), skiing (13), tennis (11) 
ARENA 3
49 tracks: stadium (15), baseball (12), hockey (13) boxing (9)
ARENA 4 in production: stadium, aerobic sports, contact sports, golf,

ARENA 1
samples are :20-:27
Football Themes
Visceral themes from the gridiron, including hard hits, grunts, groans, crunches, calls of play, crazed crowds, devastating tackles.
1 Big Game :35 Game Sounds/Cool Groove
2 Brute Force :35 Visceral/Driving
3 Football Dream :42 Players/Choral/Fantasy/Driving
4 Over The Top :38 Macho Grunts/Visceral/Driving
5 Flag On The Play :34 Choral Fantasy/Strong Groove
6 Forward Motion :50 Hot Sounds/Driving
7 Game Plan :55 Slow Build To Chaos
8 Huddle :30 Voices On The Field/Driving
Motor Themes
Adrenalin injections from high rev engines, excitement in the pit, the squeals of black rubber, speed, brakes, collisions, the racing venue.
9 On Track :32 Track Sounds/Driving
10 Speedway Swing :42 Motor Percussion/Cool Groove
11 Overdrive :33 Motor Percussion/Uptempo
12 Go Go Go! :36 Hot Sounds/Driving
13 Throttle Up :36 Speeding By/Action
14 The Race :37 Builds To Hot
Basketball Themes
Basketballs as drums. Intense competition heard in the cheers, sneaker squeaks, grunts, refs, coaches, players, buzzers.
15 Good Hands :30/35 Basketball Bounces/Driving
16 The Playoffs :36 Coach & Crowds/Hot
17 Full Court Press :42 Game Sounds/Driving
18 Hoops Forever :30 Stadium Energy/Hot
19 Blocked Shot :30 Game Sounds/Driving
20 Zone Defense :30 Coaches/Hot Bounces
21 Bounce It Around :36 Cool Dribble Grooves
22 The Finals :30 Hot Bounces/Energy
23 For The Fans :47 Cheering Crowd/Driving
24 Superior Offense :50 Drills/Military Groove
25 Team Spirit :30 Bounces & Crowds/Hot
26 Coach :30 The Sidelines/Hot
27 Coach Rhythm :30 Rhythm version of Coach
Stadium Themes
Hot, driving grooves derived from the sounds of large stadium audiences & huge crowds. Useful for many sports as well as concerts, rallies, other events.
28 Full House :42 Thematic Crowds/Hot
29 Home Advantage :30 Crowds/Driving
ARENA 2
samples are :20-:27
Stadium Themes
Hot, driving grooves derived from the sounds of large stadium audiences & huge crowds. Useful for many sports as well as concerts, rallies, other events.
1 All The Way :32 Driving/Hot Stadium Crowds
2 Team Destiny :32 Emotive/Cheers/Fans/Cool Groove
3 Hyper Crowd :47 Driving/Stadium/Fans/Hot
4 Fan Feast 1:02 Crowd Voices/Cool Groove
5 Dreams Come True :46 Choral & Crowd/Slow Groove
6 Champion Status :36 Driving/Crowd Groove
7 Unfriendly Crowd :57 Voices/Crowd Percussion & Bass
8 Crowd Song :43 Cheers/Stadium Groove
9 All The Way (Rhy) :31 Rhythm version of #1
10 Pent Up 1:03 Cool, Driving/Crowd Percussion
11 Cheerleaders :33 Cheers/Stadium Sounds
12 Support Your Team :43 Crowd March/Cheers/Voices
13 Under The Gun :33 Urgent/Driving/Crowd Percussion
14 March To Victory :34 Formal/Crowd March
15 The Pressure's On :36 Cheers/Hits/Cool Groove
16 Victory Dance :35 Hot/Voices/Stadium Groove
17 Unfriendly Crowd B :57 #7 w/ No Bass/Crowd & Percussion
18 Sporting Legacy :48 Voices/March/Crowd/Driving
19 Hyper Crowd B :47 Rhythm version of #3
20 Against The Odds :32 Emotive/Choral Voices/Crowds
Skiing Themes
Down the mountain with grooves made from snow, skis on edge, aerobic breathing, wind, crowds, media coverage, alpine equipment, and winter.
21 Downhill Sprint 1:06 Driving/Skiing/Breathing/Crowds
22 Mountain Race 1:14 Racing/Skis/Competition/Driving
23 World Record 1:02 World Percussion/Skiing/Crowds
24 The Mountain :39 Competition/Hot/Skiing
25 Downhill Racer :38 Competition/Driving/Ski Sounds
26 Flying On Skis 1:02 Breathing/Crowds/Wind/Driving
27 Snow Slider 1:06 Competition/Announcers/Slope Sfx
28 Distant Mountain 1:06 Asian Palette/Wind/Crowds/Driving
29 Downhill Finals :33 Emotive/Choral Voices/Competition
30 Downhill Finals B :32 Rhythm version of #29
31 Ski Dance 1:06 Skiis/Competition/Cool Groove
32 Alpine Groove 1:06 Mountain Crowds/Skis/Cool Groove
33 Ski Obsession 1:02 Wind/Crowds/Skis/Breathing
Tennis Themes
Power serves and drives down the line contribute to the beat, along with footwork, volleys, crowd reactions, aerobics, sounds from courtside.
34 Love 15 :49 Volleys/Serves/Crowd/Driving
35 Service Ace :45 Serves/Latin Percussion/Crowds
36 Killer Serve 1:23 Serves/Hard Hits/Driving
37 Baseline Slugfest :45 Hard Hits/Volleys/Crowds/Driving
38 Advantage 1:03 Crowd Reactions/Cool Groove
39 Return Of Service :33 Serves/Volleys/Claps/Reacts/Driving
40 Match Point 1:03 Serves & Volleys/Voices/Crowds
41 Clay Court Bash :33 Claps/Ball Hits/Crowds/Hot
42 Tennis Underdog :44 Tennis Hits/Crowds/Dark Groove
43 Rockin' Racquet :38 Formal/Game/Crowds/Cool Groove
44 Advantage B 1:03 Rhythm version of #38
ARENA 3
samples are :20-:27
Stadium Themes
Hot, driving grooves derived from the sounds of large stadium audiences & huge crowds. Useful for many sports as well as concerts, rallies, other events.
1 Shake Up :39 Crowds/Hard Driving Groove
2 Steppin' :32 Stadium Cheers/Cool Groove
3 Heroes :41 Fantasy/Choral Voices/Crowds
4 Home Game :33 Driving/Stadium Cheers
5 Rouser :41 Cheers/Crowds/Upbeat Groove
6 Intense :34 Intense Crowd/Driving
7 Enthuse :36 Stadium/Cool Hot Groove
8 Rally :41 Singing Crowds/Driving
9 The Wave :37 Cheer Groove/Stadium
10 Spirits :35 Call & Response/Hot
11 Organized :32 March/Cheers/Driving
12 Dawn Crowd :32 Choral Voices/Builds To Hot
13 Fan Fun :34 Crowds/Cheers/Upbeat
14 Motivate :33 Crowd Reacts/Driving
15 Crowd Melody 1:01 Crowd Sings/Cheer Groove
Baseball Themes The coolest bat cracks collide with the visceral calls of the umps, the over the top announcers, and hard driving stadium percussion.
16 Fly Ball :32 Announce/Bats/Organ/Driving
17 Let's It Rip :40 Fans/Umps/Hits/Cool Groove
18 Big Swing :36 Build/Choral Voices/Crowds
19 Bats Away :46 Hits/Announce/Driving Build
20 Heavy Hitter :34 Hot Bat Percussion/Stadium
21 Going Going :39 Cheers/Announce/Stadium
22 Baseball Trance 1:07 Bats/Announce/2 Cool Grooves
23 Bat Groove 1:02 Hits/Announce/Fun Hot Groove
24 Play Ball 1:02 Driving/Bats/Announce/Hot
25 Long Ball :30 Umps/Announce/Driving/Crowds
26 Pump It 1:01 Hits/Announce/Stadium/Driving
27 Swing Away :32 Bats/Stadium/Announce/Driving
Hockey Themes Slap shots, hard checks, glove saves, and great stick handling punctuate these hard ice grooves, accompanied by skates, pucks, sirens, and everything but the Zamboni.
28 Power Play :30 Skates/Arena/Announce/Driving
29 Cross Check 1:01 Skates/Shots/Announce/Hot Build
30 Hard Ice :36 Players/Crowds/Driving Groove
31 Hip Check :30 Sticks/Arena/Driving Crowds
32 Kick Save :38 Hot Crowds/Shots/Announce
33 Skaters :30 Skates/Announce/Players/Hot
34 Ice Rally :44 Shots/Crowds/Players/Intense
35 In The Crease :53 Skates/Shots/Arena/Cool Groove
36 Face Off :34 Shots/Skates/Sirens/Driving
37 The Puck :39 Skates/Arena/Players/Driving
38 Icing 33 Checks/Skates/Arena/Driving
39 Puck You :35 Skates/Announce/Driving Build
40 Let's Go :36 Fans/Teams/Checks/Cool Groove
Boxing Themes Intense collisions with gloves and body parts, featuring killer punches, crowd surprises, trainers, and the excitement of super fast action in the ring.
41 Punch Out :31 Crowd/Punches/Hot Groove
42 Clench :28 Pain/Hits/Tigers/Cool Groove
43 Fist Piano :33 Punches/Grunts/Slaps/Tigers/Piano
44 Blowout :32 Trainers/Fans/Punches/Driving
45 Trounce :40 Crowd/Punches/Tigers/Driving
46 Fight Night Rhy :36 Rhythm version of #49
47 Gloves :27 Bells/Punches/Fans/Hot Groove
48 Fist Rhy :33 Rhythm version of #43
49 Fight Night Piano :36 Grunts/Punches/Crowd/Hot Groove
More audio samples are coming. There is also a demo cd of ARENA available if you can't play the files on this page.
Call Bob at 212 799-4181 for your copy.
More sports are coming to ARENA in 2003, including golf, contact sports, aerobic sports and more general stadium themes.
All music recorded at
TNG/Earthling, Inc.
110 West 86th Street, NYC, 10024
212 799-4181
The listening areas on this site are under construction.

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