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Music plying the waters between deep ambient introspective journeying and glowing emotional atmospheres.

Sonic landscapes existing on the borderland between the known and the non-ordinary.


From electronic to symphonic, David Crews creates music, stories, and natural soundscapes

from around the world to his Jaguarfeather Studios in Austin, Texas.


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A Story in the Rain
6:16

Lightning breaks across a pre-dawn sky and the heavens bring down much needed rain.
As the sun rises, a journey through the landscape tells its own story and brings us home once again.

The soundtrack of a vivid thunderstorm David recorded in Central Texas was the inspiration for this fully symphonic composition. Produced with the BBC Symphony Orchestra Pro software from Spitfire Audio in London.

“I’ve always been fascinated with combining original music with natural sound environments. It’s really a type of scoring to film where the film is also audio – the music of nature.”
-David Crews

Competition Scoring for
HBO's Westworld

4:21

An entry into a competition for an original music score for a scene from HBO’s Westworld series. Offered by Spitfire Audio, the selection is a four minute chase scene delivered with the original sound effects and dialogue, but cleared of its music track. Composers can score the scene any way they wish as long as it is completely original work.

This is a cinematic symphonic score with deep percussion and specialty synthesizer timbres in the mix. Produced utilizing Apple’s Logic Pro DAW with the BBC Symphony Orchestra Pro and Cinematic Percussion software from Spitfire Audio in London.
Enjoy the ride!

Cave of the Jaguar (Album)
52:37

An ambient Spirit journey.
Read the visionary story of Jaguarfeather
on the music page.

1. Moving Above It 7:12
2. Passing Under 4:16
3. Gazing at the Reddened Sun 4:52
4. Unexpected Clearing 4:24
5. Cave of the Jaguar 12:10
6. Asleep but Awake 5:52
7. Ritual 5:42
8. A Place Inside 4:24
9. Another Geometry 3:44

Songs of Day–Songs of Night (Album)
50:37

Emotional Music set in natural world environments recorded on location in the Amazon and Andes in Peru, the Mayan worlds in Central America, and in North America.

1 • Spirits of the Forest 4:48
2 • Songs in the Night 14:15
3 • Birds of Urubamba 5:45
4 • Rainforest River 2:47
5 • Jaguar Shadows 6:49
6 • Temple of Leaf and Air 4:04
7 • Rio Frio Cave 5:20
8 • Stars Don’t Care 5:30

Andes & Amazon Suite
26:12

Journey to the high mountains and ancient Incan ruins of the Andes, and then drop down into the Amazon basin to meet three indigenous tribes and explore the mysteries of the jungle.

Winner of two Silver Telly Awards for this original music soundtrack for a travel documentary, remixed for this Suite. The authentic sounds of a shaman’s whistled arcana and three different tribal dances were captured on location in the Amazon and blended into the Suite along with natural ambiences from the rivers, birds and insects, and atmosphere of the mountains of the Sacred Valley and the deep jungle along the Rio Momón and the Rio Amazonas in Peru.

Ayahuasca–Rain Passage
1 hour, 17 min.
An Inner Journey
A visionary sound experience by award-winning musician David Crews, centered on a recording made on his second venture into the Peruvian Upper Amazon to work with the most renowned and respected whole-plant spirit medicine in the world, called ayahuasca–the Vine of the Soul. A jungle rainstorm arrived to guide the ayahuasca ceremony with the energy of Yacumama, the Water Spirit of the rivers and forest, bringing power and depth to the intense visions received from Madre Ayahuasca herself.
1. Arcana
2. Entering
3. Rain and Visions
4. Emerging
5. Awakening

Apple Tree
25:58
One man’s transformation
by the power of love.
~ An Illustrated Audio Book ~

"Here’s an old story. A fable. An ancient tale, perhaps. It came to me as I lay curled up under a cedar tree in a desert canyon one day, seeking respite from the heat. I thought the tree had a lovely texture to her roots, like braided hair – and I told her so. I’ve always spoken to trees and this one surely heard me, for as I lay there, I received a gift from her. It was a story about a man and a tree. It came all at once. Rich with potency, but condensed, much like a seed. As soon as I could, I opened that seed and the story emerged, all in a single burst of energy. I wrote these words, but in a real sense, I did not truly write this story. It was a gift from Her, you see."

Sequence414
22:48

Ambient Psytrance. Somewhere out there.

Deep Pools of Time
6:18

Time bends
When thoughts
Acquire
Gravity

Folding Inward
8:53

When we fold inward
We see infinity

Portal of Mysteries
6:58

You have come at the right time.
The others await.

Sea of Dreams
3:26

A calm sea
in another realm

Upper Realms
5:18

Above the Sky
Inside your Mind
the Upper Realms sing.

Breathe Again
4:29

Floating in Air. Breathe in.
Open your eyes. Breathe again.

Rise and Fall
10:20

What the Ancients once built
has now been lost.
Will we find them again?

A Photographic Travel Adventure with David Crews – England and Scotland
37:36.
A Photographic Travel Adventure with David Crews – England and Scotland
A pilot program exploring interesting places in the world through photography and video.
FINALIST in the 2019 Moondance International Film Festival for Original Score

In this program, we visit London, see Salisbury Cathedral and mysterious Stonehenge, step up to the enchanting moors of Dartmoor, hike the beautiful Lake District, then head up to Scotland to tour Edinburgh and Rosslyn Chapel. We’ll try to spot Nessie on Loch Ness, and see the spectacular Isle of Skye and Glencoe. Also, we’ll visit King Henry the Eighth in Hampton Court, and enjoy the white cliffs on the English Channel!

"I’ll take you with me on my trip, shared through a unique blend of video and finished photographs, plus my original orchestral music scored to the film on this 38-minute long, fully produced program. It’s not a travel guide, nor a show about technical photography, but a personal essay on the natural beauty and interesting history and mysteries of the places I visit!" - David Crews

Photography available at: DavidPCrews.com

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