Prominent Instrument: Ethnic percussion / Tribal drums

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Lively and upbeat Irish tunes. Bodhran, banjo, guitar, fiddle and tin whistle join together in a popular Irish jig set. First tune is "Blarney Pilgrim", which then leads into Kesh. Both tunes were notated in O'Neill Music of Ireland collection in 1850 - a true "traditional" set of tunes which are popular at many Irish sessions. 100% live performance. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 123 BPM]

Atmospheric electro-trance techno dub track with a fat bass groove and suitably spacey synth arpeggios, with ethereal voices and sound effects from the 'other side'. [Tempo: Fast / 135 BPM]

Uptempo montuno style latin dance. Fresh, positive and uplifting. Lots of latin percussion. [Tempo: Fast / 144 BPM]

Egyptian / Middle Eastern folk music with a modern melody. Exciting and exotic, normally used in festive events and modern songs. Accordion is a leading instrument, and a women belly dancer is often involved in such occasions. [Tempo: Fast / 132 BPM]

A piece with both Middle-Eastern and Native American influences. Choir gives a sense of awe and mystery, broken by tribal drums and fluttering woodwinds. [Tempo: Medium / 109 BPM]

Haunting and mysterious Middle Eastern instrumental for exotic movie scenes, documentaries, trailers or any project in need of a dark, ambient eastern soundtrack. [Tempo: Slow]

Lyrical recorder & cello in a Clannad and Enya tinged piece. The track starts off with a soft Celtic music theme. After about 1 min 15 seconds it changes pace into a jolly forest dance, and then returns to the longing opening theme, before closing with Enya-like voice textures. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Slow, peaceful, spacious, ethereal, textured track with dreamy, exotic, chanty vocal samples. Jump on your magic carpet & be whisked away on the calm breeze to foreign lands. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 71 BPM]

Drone, shakers / rattles and wood flute in an earthy / earth / tribal track. Ethnic, genuine, organic. Can be Native American, middle 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: Slow]

Easy-going pleasant pop groove with a friendly melody. Good for children's productions. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

Latin club music, ideal for fashion shows/ads, cosmetics, beauty and lifestyle. Horns on the intro and ending are perfect for a beginning/ending logo or vignette. Cool rhodes piano over an exciting percussive bed is perfect as an underscore, or even as a main soundtrack for a nicely-edited clip. [Tempo: Fast / 130 BPM]

Ethno, african voices, chinese erhu violine, progressive beat. Exotic landscape, travel. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 138 BPM]

A real Bollywood party track! Lots of Indian percussion, tabla, sitar, Indian flutes and an incredibly funky Indian groove. Picture hordes of Indian dancers in a Bollywood presentation. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 98 BPM]

A beautiful song in a beautiful traditional Cuban setting. Haunting flugelhorn is joined by harmonica and fretless bass in this lovely Latin piece. [Tempo: Medium / 77 BPM]

A very soft and smooth latin jazz ballad. Elements of bossa nova, mediterranean / latin jazz, pop and even r&b combine to make this an appealing, tender and exotic track. Suitable for relaxing, holiday footage, vacation in a beautiful spot, perhaps tropical, chilling out by the sea, etc. The 'underscore version' cuts out the synth-lead melody, leaving only the mediterranean style jazzy groove. [Tempo: Slow / 70 BPM]

If you need some smiles on your project, pick me. I ma silly and retro, but funny and cute too. The brass and percussion cometogether for good laughs and lots of fun. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

Easy-going, feelgood latino track. Latin percussion, Spanish style acoustic guitar and breezy melodies. Good for travel and holiday, fun and sun, latino life etc. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 100 BPM]

World / Mystery track with a sense of hope and mysticism. Features Hang Drum, classic nylon guitar, ethnic percussion. Can be Africa / African, but can also be ancient tribes / world heritage sites / ancient Latin America / Maya / Inca, or even Eastern / Orient. Use for discovery, amazing journeys, world travels, ancient cultures, World Harmony etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 130 BPM]

Not for the faint-hearted! Menacing Score track with powerful drums and diverse aggressive, distorted sounds. Evil, scary and very dark. [Tempo: Slow, Fast / 120 BPM]

Mystical, otherworldly pulses, with pads and bells. Somehow both calm and reassuring, but also with an eerie and strange feel. Sounds somehow both futuristic and ancient/historic. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 95 BPM]

A mystical world / exotic track made with atmoshperic synths, epic drums and eastern native instruments. Dark / Hot / Foreboding. Can be ancient Africa or Middle East. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

A mystical, ambient, ethnic / world track with a very strong World / Exotic feel, but without being tied to any particular country, culture or region. The music has a sense of deep mystery, ancient secrets, grand scenery, perhaps deep forests or even a strange planet. Good for strange worlds, fantasy / sci-fi, documentaries and nature / travel programs and more. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 60 BPM]

Fast, frantic and hard hitting semi-orchestral, semi-electronic music for action, fight or racing scene. Distorted, twisted guitars, deep brass stabs, extremely fast techno breakbeat. Chase or battle material. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 115 BPM]

A light fun, groovey track with lots of retro organ, clavinet & slow brass lines. The mid section has a latin flavoured breakdown with syncopated piano and brass. Would suit light hearted comedy/retro spoof projects. [Tempo: Medium / 71 BPM]

Slow pads with saxophone. Classic 'private detective' or late night jazz bar sound. City night, soft jazz. Surly, erotic, sensual. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 47 BPM]

Soft, spacey, dreamy, ethereal, peaceful, hypnotic and emotive track using plucked string instruments, electric piano and orchestral strings. Simple, serene, thoughtful, wondrous, sublime, graceful, floaty and reflective. Would suit dramatic / cinematic / documentary / historic type projects. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 97 BPM]

A rich, lush soundtrack that combines various ethnic / ancient / earthy type sounds with warm pads and a positive, inspirational feel. Discovery, amazing journeys, exploration, vast oceans or forests etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 87 BPM]

Beautiful and Peaceful Easy listening music track featuring piano, acoustic guitar, atmospheric pad sound, soft drums and percussion. Great for videos, commercials, promos, TV and radio. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 105 BPM]

A subtle acoustic lounge jazz track featuring marimba, violin, cello, acoustic guitar, percussion, and a catchy melody. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 85 BPM]

Moody, vibrant, ethereal, exotic & lively eastern dramatic track with great tension & underlying sadness & hope.spacey ethnic strings combine with frantic percussion & vocal chants to produce a powerful brew with awesome middle-eastern flavour & rhythmic grace. Would suit documentary/news/cinematic project. [Tempo: Slow / 76 BPM]

A fiery and dramatic, epic, massive impact track. Urgent, desperate, intense and violent. Huge pounding percussion, full orchestra and choir. Also available as a Rock Mix, with additional heavy rock guitars and rock drums. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 122 BPM]

A dark and powerful Action / Suspense / Thriller soundtrack featuring a full orchestra sound combined with edgy synth textures. The track weaves in and out of danger/tension parts and all-out desperate fight/chase parts. A very edgy track, with a dark side. Epic and massive. Electronic percussion joins in around the middle point. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 70 BPM]

Ominous, foreboding, middle-eastern textures. Occasional chanting voice, eastern string instruments, dark drones and slow rhythms. [Tempo: Slow / 75 BPM]

A delicate, nice and easy, groovy chill-out track with a slightly Latin, Mediterranean or Balearic feel. Soothing and funky. [Tempo: Medium / 125 BPM]

Melodic Indian piece featuring table and sitar. Drums, bass and Indian style strings come in after about 30 seconds to lift the piece and bring it home. Appealing Indian music track. [Tempo: Fast / 128 BPM]

This short track was designed to depict a sunny day, so by using a blend of instruments from different countries, the music has a familiarity but also exclusivity which makes it an enjoyable listen. [Tempo: Medium / 101 BPM]

A catchy and clever Latin music theme that evokes images and feelings about sex, sneaky, mischief, up to know good, comedy, and playful cute fun. [Tempo: Medium / 167 BPM]

This track has an eerie and deranged mood. It has hints of psychosis and insanity and features the main melody played on a detuned toy music box. It would be well suited for footage and video games about horror, suspense, fantasy and paranormal subject matter. [Tempo: Slow]

Uplifting and inspirational Indie-pop (a la The Lumineers, American Authors, Ben Howard) with a very slight and subtle African influence. Available with or without the "Hey!" voice. Feelgood / inspiring / happy / celebration. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

A light-hearted and quirky track with lots of interesting percussion and clapping. Unusual sounding instruments mixed with fun and upbeat melodies creates a happy mood. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 160 BPM]

Swaying and moving Brazilian / latin / lounge chill-out crossover underscore, similar to the sound of Fila Brazillia and others. Highly suitable for media and commercial use, with an exotic vibe. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

Passionate and sexy, this tango piece conveys the sentiment and seriousness of a disciplined, though sultry dance. Accordion, piano, bass, drums and percussion flow and punctuate the arrangement. Great for comedy, dramedy, drama, commercials, documentaries on Latin America, and travel. [Tempo: Medium / 121 BPM]

Melodic, Irish/Celtic inspired, contemporary soft rock track featuring acoustic and electric guitar, medieval percussion instruments, flute etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 159 BPM]

The music begins with percussion and subtle strings and brasses. Then it moves into a percussion driven theme played by strings. Later also piano enters playing lead. The music builds dynamically throughout the track, and in the end the piano is supported by bouzouki. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 106 BPM]

Smooth Caribbean / latino style bossa nova featuring upright bass, brush drums, percussion and piano. [Tempo: Slow / 63 BPM]

An intense action cue with driving percussion rhythms, orchestral energy, and big drums, underscoring anything from a fast car chase to a battle between man and machine. Very much in the vein of John Powell's "Bourne" movies and the scores of Hanz Zimmer and Steve Jablonsky ("Batman Begins" and "Transformers"). [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 142 BPM]

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