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Production music tracks that sound like the Harlem Shake1 min read

The internet was recently hit by a craze known as the Harlem Shake – we all know it. A somewhat cheesy rap / hip-hop / electro beat with retro Roland 808 drum machine sound, building up to a massive “drop”, with a suitably crazed dance group.

The actual track “Harlem Shake” is obviously under copyright, but there are royalty-free, library music options here at Shockwave-Sound. Thanks to some particularly clever music producers, we have some tracks that will do the job nicely as a replacement track for the famous Harlem Shake track.

The actual music style is referred to as TRAP, or Hot Trap. Here are some TRAP tracks you may want to check out:

Bjorn Lynne

Bjørn Arild Lynne is a Norwegian sound engineer and music composer, now living and working in Stavern, Norway. He was also known as a tracker music composer under the name "Dr. Awesome" in the demoscene in the 1980s and 1990s when he released tunes in MOD format and made music for Amiga games