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Prominent Instrument: Ethnic percussion / Tribal drums

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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. "Lipango" is a hunting dance from the Pangwa tribe. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 161 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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An intense Japanese drum groove, with a strong sense of urgency and danger. [Tempo: Medium / 84 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. "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. This track is inspired by "Kuchanganyuikiwa", which means Confusion. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 170 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]

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. "Bugobogobo fusion" is a dance for digging from the tribe called Sukuma. [Tempo: Medium / 110 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. "Bata" means duck, and this piece is inspired by ducks. [Tempo: Medium, Fast]

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]

Powerful trailer music full of momentum and drive. Good for promotions of video games, film or television needing that big Hollywood sound. Has a nice break in the middle just before a powerful ending. Emotional, strong and cinematic. [Tempo: Fast / 120 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]

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]

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

Traditional wedding music fom The Kangra region of Himachal Pradesh in India. The instruments used are the Pipdi - a reed blowing instrument somewhat 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: Medium, Fast / 113 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 / 108 BPM]

Staccato and nervous, orchestral tension underscore. Undercover, dangerous mission. Few French horns notes mixed with symphonic elements and a pulsating rhytmic backdrop. Movement, getting into position, primed and ready for action. Great for spy, mystery, thriller, crime, secret mission, military. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 97 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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A subtly ethnic/world underscore, combining traditional acoustic guitar with ethnic percussion. Suitable for travel, cultural and more. [Tempo: Medium / 118 BPM]

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

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 / 97 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: Very fast / 165 BPM]

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A Percussion Only track, with big pounding drums in various more and less intense patterns. Useful for sound design, film scoring, games and more. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 140 BPM]

Dark, scary and mysterious Cinematic music track with deep and gloomy vibe. Great for trailers, films and documentaries in Drama and Sci-Fi genres. [Tempo: Slow / 55 BPM]

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

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]

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

A dark, intense percussion groove with mysterious background vocals. [Tempo: Medium / 110 BPM]

Drone, windchimes, metal rattles and wood flute in an earthy / earth / tribal track. Haunting, ominous, dark skies. Can be Native American, mid eastern / desert, south american / central america or other indigenous, aboriginal, tribe, primal. Also available in two sub-mixes: One with only the flute by itself, and one without the flute, leaving only the drone and windchimes; great for media underscore use. Mysticism / mystical / ancient / cultural / historical / world heritage. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Battle drums / marching percussion. A combination of orchestral percussion and ethnic / tribal drums. Suitable for battle, fight, chase, conflict, etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 94 BPM]

Driving, percussive Bollywood beat. Continious kick drum starting at 0:31. Forward driving mood. [Tempo: Fast / 120 BPM]

Battle drums / marching percussion. A combination of orchestral percussion and ethnic / tribal drums. Suitable for battle, fight, chase, conflict, etc. [Tempo: Slow, Fast / 120 BPM]

A Percussion Only track, with big pounding drums in various more and less intense patterns. Useful for sound design, film scoring, games and more. [Tempo: Medium / 150 BPM]

A beautiful and tasteful Eastern track featuring tambur, dumbek and eastern oud and ney flutes. [Tempo: Slow / 100 BPM]

Slow, spacious, ethereal, textured track with dreamy,exotic, vocal samples. Be whisked away by ethereal chants, on a calm breeze to foreign lands. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 82 BPM]

a contemporary percussion filled composition accompanied by a japanese picked metallic string instrument called a koto. It's weird but dancy touch would certainly be a righteous pick for any ethnic moving and dynamic footage. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 125 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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