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Prominent Instrument: Ethnic percussion / Tribal drums

Found 1216 tracks

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]

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]

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. 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]

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. "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. "Lipango" is a hunting dance from the Pangwa tribe. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 161 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]

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]

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]

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]

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

A slowly pounding, marching, aggressive track for conflict, battle, combat, fighting, dramatic scenes, chase or dangerous situation. Good for fantasy battle sequences, action adventure, death and conflict, gearing up for fight, marching to war. Also available as a Percussion Only mix, as well as several Stingers and seamless loops. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 100 BPM]

A tribal and primal sounding peace built on percussion grooves and mysterious, drone like synth pulses. Influences from ancient world cultures come together with futuristic, sci-fi type sounds, to create a fusion of past, present and future. Ominous, mysterious, tense. Think tribes, jungle, rainforest, world beat / mystery. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

A short, feelgood country / folk / americana track based on acoustic guitars and with a feeling of nature and the outdoors. Excellent for outdoor, hobby, family, nature and perfect as a weather report or weather update. Soothing, wholesome, appealing, friendly, refreshing and uplifting. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 86 BPM]

Exotically traditional oriental composition with percussions and a turkish saz (lute). suitable for ceremonial scenes from the middle east and orient. Hectic, ardent and feisty. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

Uplifting, dancing and percussive brazilian music of the Rio Carnival. Summerlike, positive mood full of vitality. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 120 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, Very fast / 150 BPM]

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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, Fast / 70 BPM]

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Fast, aggressive, big and powerful epic drums track. Determined, strong, pounding. [Tempo: Fast / 150 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 / 96 BPM]

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

Traditional flamenco track with two acoustic guitars, hand clapping and flamenco feet. Starts off quite nice and easy, but builds over time and gets very passionate, almost frantic, towards the end. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 64 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]

Acoustic guitar track with a slightly dark feel. Somewhat bluesy, acoustic folk. Acoustic guitar and percussion. Sorrowful, melancholic. [Tempo: Medium / 80 BPM]

Traditional wedding music fom The Kangra region of Himachal Pradesh in India. The instruments used are the Pipdi - a reed blowing instrument some what similar to the Shenai used in other regions of India (Played by Mangal Ram from Bir Village), and the Nagara Drums - similar to the nagras in the plains (these are very old pieces) they are made of metal with skin stretched on the playing surface. The skin is tightened with straps that weave into the edge of the skin and meet at the centre bottom of the drums. Two drums are placed opposite each other and the drummer plays them with a cross stick action. The drummer here is Jondu Ram (father of Mangal Ram.) Please note: This is a genuinely live, on-the-spot recording, and as such, there may be slight flaws in the performance and recording. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 114 BPM]

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

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

A world electronica track inspired by music from The Last Temptation of Christ. It features synthesizer and electronic bass, indigenous udu percussion, set to a spiritual percussive groove. There are moments of eerie ethnic string drones that creates a nice musical tension that make for a great underscore or bed. It has a spiritual, emotionally intense mood that is captivating, powerful and gripping. Excellent for cinematic work, spiritual and religious video and biographical or documentary footage requiring something that will emotionally stir the viewer. [Tempo: Slow / 77 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: Very slow, Slow / 53 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: Fast, Very fast / 150 BPM]

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Rhythmic and swinging Latin music great to depicted dangerous, funny and stereotyped Latin villains. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 115 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]

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]

Mid-tempo latin ballad in minor key. Exotic, hot blooded flamenco ballad. Nylon string acoustic guitar, bass and latin percussion. Melodic, sensual and atmospheric. Great for travel, holiday, vacation, etc. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 102 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: Fast, Very fast / 120 BPM]

Set of 2 music loops
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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]

Set of 2 music loops
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Up-tempo latin Flamenco. Spanish guitars and percussion - bass joins the second time through. Hot blooded, exotic and sensual, acoustic latino track. [Tempo: Fast / 160 BPM]

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