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Prominent Instrument: Ethnic percussion / Tribal drums

Found 1253 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 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]

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]

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. "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. "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 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]

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. 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]

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

Uplifting traditional irish Folk Song, played by real musicians with traditional irish instruments. Irish, dancing and uplifting mood. Mid-tempo. [Tempo: Medium / 90 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 / 85 BPM]

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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]

Driving, percussive Bollywood beat. Continious kick drum starting at 0:31. Forward driving mood. [Tempo: Fast / 120 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 fast / 165 BPM]

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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]

A percussion-only Battle- or Fight track. Urgent drumming on Taiko and other Eastern / Japanese / Tibetan percussion gives the track a Historical feel; perhaps ancient Japan / Oriental / Far East, or Fantasy worlds. Martial Arts, hand to hand combat, fighting and brawling, chase or wild escape. Available in three different tempo options. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 150 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]

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]

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]

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]

Latin jazz ballad. Softly swaying, with spanish guitars and light percussion. [Tempo: Medium / 121 BPM]

A full 60 minutes continuous, soothing and reflective, relaxation music. Excellent for Spa, treatments, nature & beauty, underwater, healing, yoga, relaxation techniques -- or simply for playing while taking a hot bath or spoiling yourself for an hour. The warm and reflective music goes through various soft and soothing stages, but despite the long playing time, does not become repetitive or boring. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A huge, pounding tribal drum rhythm is at the core of this powerful, hair raising and hell raising, all-out and full-on majestic action trailer track. Live orchestral instruments and live choir combined. It's massive, epic, glorifying, scary and overpowering -- suitable for any extremely dramatic action or battle footage, fantasy or sci-fi, combat sports and much more. [Tempo: 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: Slow, Medium, Fast / 70 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]

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]

Intense dramatic action track, with full orchestra, and cinematic percussion, epic drums, and some atmospheric sounds. Good for trailers, movies and documentaries. [Tempo: Medium / 135 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 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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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]

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]

Energetic and patriotic Scottish tune with bagpipes, percussion and synths. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 72 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]

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

A subtly ethnic/world underscore, combining traditional acoustic guitar with ethnic percussion. Suitable for travel, cultural and more. [Tempo: Medium / 118 BPM]

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