Prominent Instrument: Ethnic percussion / Tribal drums

Found 1256 tracks

An intense Japanese drum groove, with a strong sense of urgency and danger. [Tempo: Medium / 84 BPM]

All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. This composition is inspired by a street in Dar es Salaam called "Mtaa Kongo". A very busy street with a lot of people. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 166 BPM]

All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. This track is inspired by "Kuchanganyuikiwa", which means Confusion. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 170 BPM]

A dark and ominous piece with heavy use of the Taiko drum and japanese/chinese Gong. No melody, all percussion. Martial Arts, Japanese triads, dark, foreboding. Chase scene, etc. [Tempo: Medium / 75 BPM]

This is a collection of 4 separate recordings of a live Samba Drums group performing live in a street during a street carnival/festival. These are live street recordings and as such, you can hear the crowd around, and the recording quality is not as pristine as it would have been in a studio recording. [Tempo: Medium / 105 BPM]

All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. "Lipango" is a hunting dance from the Pangwa tribe. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 161 BPM]

All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. "Bugobogobo fusion" is a dance for digging from the tribe called Sukuma. [Tempo: Medium / 110 BPM]

Very Intense and dynamic track with busy drum grooves and driving guitars. Soaring. Extreme Sports and Action. Great for documentary and commercials. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 140 BPM]

Orchestral percussion-only cue. Huge-sounding. Works perfectly with movie trailers, chase scenes, escape scenes, etc. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 101 BPM]

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All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. This piece is inspired by the Dance for the Zalamo tribe from coast area, what boys dance to after iniciations (a traditional tribal "coming of age" ritual). [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 174 BPM]

All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. In the Makonde tribe, they have a small animal, about the size of a cat, which they "Bwea". This animal feels they are stronger than the other animals, even though it is small. This rhythm is inspired by them. [Tempo: Medium / 109 BPM]

All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. "Tembea" means Walk, and this piece is inspired by the sound and feel of walking. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 175 BPM]

All live performed, genuine African drum ensemble. Recorded live in one take by the Shabani Jabiri Bakari ensemble from Bagamoyo, Tanzania. "Bata" means duck, and this piece is inspired by ducks. [Tempo: Medium, Fast]

Percussion only track / Battle drums. Tracks with Drums only are useful for action sequences, fight scenes, war and battles, macho sports and exertion, powerful imagery, dramatic trailers and more. Also available as seamlessly looping Drum loops / Percussion loops. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 83 BPM]

Slightly dark and foreboding Arabian/Egyptian track with a sense of history and mysticism. This track goes through various different sections throughout - some more and some less rhythmic - and can be used for several cues. [Tempo: Medium / 93 BPM]

Percussion only track / Battle drums. Tracks with Drums only are useful for action sequences, fight scenes, war and battles, macho sports and exertion, powerful imagery, dramatic trailers and more. Also available as seamlessly looping Drum loops / Percussion loops. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 94 BPM]

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Battle drums. Pounding percussion. A combination of orchestral percussion and ethnic / tribal drums. Suitable for battle, fight, chase, brawls and action scenes. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium / 77 BPM]

Battle drums. Pounding percussion. A combination of orchestral percussion and ethnic / tribal drums. Suitable for battle, fight, chase, brawls and action scenes. [Tempo: Medium / 96 BPM]

A happy and light hearted jig. Good for fantasy and adventure, history, perhaps celtic / medieval / middle ages or just as a classic adventure romp. Lively and swashbuckling, this track will go well with pirates or adventurous mischief, perhaps a party at the tavern, a celebration or party - or just as a theme for a fun adventure scene. Nicely crafted orchestral sound combines with wooden percussion and harp / lute. [Tempo: Medium, Fast, Very fast / 130 BPM]

A drums / percussion-only track with a Japanese, Oriental, Far Eastern feel. Tense, dark, urgent Japanese Taiko & other orchestral- and ethnic percussion. [Tempo: Medium / 135 BPM]

Short (15 seconds) oriental track, highly suitable as an intro, theme tune, welcome screen, etc. [Tempo: Slow / 69 BPM]

Percussion only track / Battle drums. Tracks with Drums only are useful for action sequences, fight scenes, war and battles, macho sports and exertion, powerful imagery, dramatic trailers and more. Also available as seamlessly looping Drum loops / Percussion loops. [Tempo: Slow, Fast, Very fast / 78 BPM]

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A percussion-only track, suitable for various types of action, battle, sports, marching and epic productions. Epic percussion / battle drums. [Tempo: Medium / 135 BPM]

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A very playful and exciting Spanish/Latin Flamenco track with melodic spanish guitars, latino drums and percussion. Happy, feelgood and positively uplifting. Summer fun, exciting spanish or mexican holiday, etc. [Tempo: Very fast / 194 BPM]

A very strange, odd, weirdly mechanical sounding piano and percussion tune, like mechanical toys or strange machines. Suitable for strange sci-fi material, film noir or dark future visions. It has a certain retro quirky horror feel, like "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events", "Dark City" or Tim Burton's "Corpse Bride". The alternative version that we have titled 'Lost 40's recording' (see below) has deliberately been made to sound like a very old lo-fi recording. [Tempo: Slow / 60 BPM]

Battle drums. Pounding percussion. A combination of orchestral percussion and ethnic / tribal drums. Suitable for battle, fight, chase, brawls and action scenes. [Tempo: Medium / 84 BPM]

Authentic, uptempo Spanish style. Spanish guitars, percussion, clapping, castanets. Hot blooded. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 98 BPM]

Mysterious and haunting, an exotic middle eastern, persian, indian or arabic track based on a rhythm drone, tabla percussion and an ethnic wood flute. [Tempo: Slow / 70 BPM]

Battle drums / marching percussion. A combination of orchestral percussion and ethnic / tribal drums. Suitable for battle, fight, chase, conflict, etc. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 60 BPM]

Beautiful, spacey & mysterious female vocal chants float on a gentle desert breeze & transport you off to foreign lands. Soft percussion, alluring, charming and peaceful music perfect for films, documentaries, travel and tourism, hotels, spas, boutiques and fashion commercials, etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

Indian percussion, acoustic bass and sitar. Relaxed, happy vibe. Perfect for travel documentaries or advertising promoting good health and relaxation. Could also work for yoga videos. [Tempo: Slow / 145 BPM]

A gong hit and a cliché shakuhachi phrase. That's it! If you don't know what a shakuhachi is, just listen to the track and you will remember the classic Japanese flute extensively used in stereotyped Kung Fu films. [Tempo: Very slow]

Fast, aggressive, big and powerful epic drums track. Urgent, determined. [Tempo: Fast / 150 BPM]

Light bell tones, piano and other warm sounds combine for a contemplative and gentle instrumental mood with light rain. [Tempo: Slow / 103 BPM]

Percussion only track / Battle drums. Tracks with Drums only are useful for action sequences, fight scenes, war and battles, macho sports and exertion, powerful imagery, dramatic trailers and more. Also available as seamlessly looping Drum loops / Percussion loops. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

A cool hybrid drum percussion jam session that's unique, fun, worldy, hip, and cool all wrapped into one. Great for commercials. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 200 BPM]

Battle drums. Pounding percussion. A combination of orchestral percussion and ethnic / tribal drums. Suitable for battle, fight, chase, brawls and action scenes. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 66 BPM]

This groovy, lively, sexy track has a Latin beat with a strong lonely Trumpet melody on it. Sophisticated, with a jazzy touch, this is the perfect track for productions that require a refined, atmospheric, warm feel. Great for commercials, films, and others. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

Indian style slide guitar, sitar and woodwinds over India percussion. The track builds in intensity as it goes on. Mysterious, mystical. Ethnic, ancient world mysteries. Oriental, with a dark side. Exotic. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 105 BPM]

Oriental, far eastern. China, Thai, Malaysian, Tibetan. Pompous and mystical. [Tempo: Slow / 104 BPM]

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A dark and cinematic industrial piece, with pulsing percussion, nerve wracking metallic sounds, and heavy electronic synth tracks. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 83 BPM]

Indian sitar accompanies low drums and tabla in this authentic sounding piece of Indian music. This is a nice piece for a documentary, travel show, news broadcast or any scene that needs the sound of India. [Tempo: Slow / 124 BPM]

Light and melodic, delicate, China / Chinese music. Finger bells, strings, Chinese plucked strings. Traditional China, can also be Tibet, Malaysia etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 150 BPM]

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