Instrumental music is the purest form of music. It is a genre that refers to music which does not have lyrics and the instruments are the main point of attraction. Unlike normal songs with lyrics, the instrumental songs are a lot deeper as the message is solely transmitted through sounds. A very modern form of instrumental music is composed by people who use online mixing services and combine various instruments to obtain the perfect blend.
- Popular instrumental bands
There are many reasons why a person would enjoy listening to instrumental songs. If you are a dreamy character that likes to make each moment feel magical, even a walk down the street, you will definitely enjoy instrumental music. For everyday music we have a few recommendations of instrumental bands that will add a touch of drama and magic to your lifestyle. El Ten Eleven is a vocal free band that has some excellent songs for workout routines. These songs are particularly cool if you listen to them while jogging in the park. Other similar bands are Flying Lotus, Man or Astro-man, RJD2, Ratatat, The Bad Plus, Anamanaguchi, Skeletonbreath, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, God Is An Astronaut and Explosions in the Sky.
- Old instrumental music
While the bands presented in the last paragraph are relatively new, we also have some classic instrumental song recommendations. These include: Bill Doggett-Honky Tonk, Part 1 and 2 (1956), Duane Eddy-Moovin’ ‘N’ Groovin’ (1957), Link Wray-Rumble (1958), The Ventures-Walk, Don’t Run (1960), Dick Dale-Let’s Go Trippin'(1961) , Booker T. & the MG’s-Green Onions (1962), The Tornados-Telstar (1962), Pink Floyd-Interstellar Overdrive (1967), Jeff Beck-Beck’s Bolero (1967), Frank Zappa-Peaches En Regalia (1969), James Brown-Ain’t It Funky Now (1969), Miles Davis-Right Off (1971), Funkadelic-Maggot Brain (1971), Mahavishnu Orchestra-You Know, You Know (1971), Neu!-Hallo Gallo (1972), Incredible Bongo Band-Apache (1972), and Edgar Winter-Frankenstein (1973). These are but a few of the many old instrumental songs that are still popular in the present.
- Instrumental rock music
The instrumental genre can also refer to popular songs which also have an instrumental version. Rock songs are usually the most common songs which also come with an instrumental version. If you are a fan of powerful sounds you might enjoy the following instrumental songs: Orion-Metallica, YYZ-Rush, Soothsayer-Buckethead, The Call of Ktulu-Metallica, Eruption-Van Halen, Suicide and Redemption-Metallica, Black Widow of La Porte-John5 and Stairway to Heaven-Led Zeppelin. You may find that some of these songs are only partly instrumental but they still fit the genre.
- Relaxing Instrumental music
Instrumental songs can be listened during any time of the day. Once you get familiar with this type of music you will be able to make play lists for any mood. For meditation techniques we recommend chill out songs and if you are a more romantic person you will definitely enjoy piano music. Those who frequently use online mixing services often end up obtaining relaxing instrumental music. It is definitely something that every person needs once in a while and a pleasure to compose it.