Jukebox: 5 Solid Soundtrack Tunes for June 2015

Musical scores and soundtracks in films and games are aspects of the medium that contribute heavily to the experience. They shape the ambiance, the mood, and the emotions which flow from one scene to another. Yet, these gems of creative expression are commonly overlooked by the average person.

This is where the jukebox section comes in.

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Through the Jukebox entries, this treasure trove hidden within the world of music will be made open to you, with songs of cinematic quality for every mood explored and introduced. Fret not, as this site is committed to making the most obscure-sounding things accessible to the ordinary person.

Now, here’s a new reason to clean the insides of your ears regularly. Enjoy.

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Jeremy Soule’s “Far Horizons” from The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim.

  • While the titular, masculine-sounding “Dragonborn” theme by Jeremy Soule is arguably the most prominent Skyrim song, “Far Horizons” is its gentler, elegant sibling which captures many hearts.
  • Calming, scenic, and wondrous, this orchestral piece often accompanies players as they traverse the vast wilderness of Skyrim and revel in the grace and beauty of its natural landscape. A perfect song for a quiet evening or a rainy day.

Trevor Morris’ “DA:I Main Theme” from Dragon Age: Inquisition.

  • If you’re in the mood for adventure and heroism, Morris’ bold use of strings and percussion creates an impetuous mood coupled with a sense of grandeur and courage as the brass instruments kick in. An epic, rousing piece fitting of the game’s setting, this song is set to blow you away.

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