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. 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]

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]

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 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. "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. 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. "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. "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. 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]

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]

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 cinematic piece with percussions and pads that builds into an atmospheric blend of guitar ambiences, mysterious drones and big percussion. Huge climax at the end. Good for dramatic moments, transitions, trailers, film and tv. [Tempo: Medium, Fast, Very fast / 139 BPM]

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

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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 traditional Greek or slightly Turkish sounding folk music track with bouzouki. Composed by our very own Greek composer, Dimitris Plagiannis, this is an exotic, authentic, great 'Zorba' type music track. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 108 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]

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 / 105 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 / 68 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 / 138 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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Classical Spanish / latin style with two acoustic guitars and castanets. Nice and easy with a good feeling. [Tempo: Fast / 136 BPM]

Cinematic action track with middle eastern harmonies, feel and instruments like Duduk, Oud and Santoor accompanied by full orchestra, different percussion, synthesizers, grand piano and bass guitar. Suitable for films shot in the modern middle eastern cities like Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Will work in trailers, documentary footages and more. Powerful composition with a lot of escalation and growing tension up to the ending. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 115 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: Slow, Medium / 67 BPM]

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Use of Eastern percussion to bring across the clash of the titans on the battlefield, coming face to face with your adversary. Gearing for war, high impact, action, battle, fight, conquest, confrontation, combat. Recorder, shakers, dufflis, duff, dhol. [Tempo: Fast / 135 BPM]

Action oriented orchestral track, with a lot of metallic percussion and powerful blasts, combined with eerie tonal elements. Inspired by apocalyptic action and car chases. [Tempo: Fast / 128 BPM]

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

Battle drums / marching percussion. A combination of orchestral percussion and ethnic / tribal drums. Suitable for battle, fight, chase, conflict, etc. [Tempo: Slow / 75 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]

A funky “urban street” groove with claps, cowbell, shakers, djembe, congas, tambourine, cymbals, stomps and more….It’s all here creating one gigantic drumming party. Funk, Rock, African, and Latin flavors, are all intertwined into a rhythmic drum session party. This is a great track to put a different spin on TV commercials, advertising, sports content, football content, etc. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 128 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]

Oriental, far eastern. China, Thai, Malaysian, Tibetan. Pompous and mystical. [Tempo: Slow / 104 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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Fast, aggressive, big and powerful epic drums track. Determined, strong, pounding. [Tempo: Fast / 150 BPM]

Dark, eerie, mystical soundscapes, with a tribal, ethnic, jungle feel. Mystery / Suspense / Tension. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

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]

Crazy and quirky. A very fast scat vocal, frantic vocalizing, super quick scatting, with tribal percussion, creating a sort of wild, wacky, odd and funny, chaotic rhythmic texture. Very unique, different, strange. The tribal percussion gives the track a "primal" feel perhaps jungle or bush land, pygmees or wild tribes. Good for animation, comedy, commercials, any quirky, outlandish content. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 158 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]

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