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DISTANT DREAM - (by Ausilio)  Year: 2014
Ausilio Tribal drums sound announces a hot and decided pace. A mix of African sounds and modern style dance. Optimum for documentary films that describe safari, adventure travel between the colors of Africa. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
647299 2:08 Medium 105   
60sec - African, African Contemporary  
754382 1:00 Medium 105   
30sec - African, African Contemporary  
754384 0:33 Medium 105   
15sec - African, African Contemporary  
754385 0:22 Medium 105   


SHASHA - (by Baco Mourchid)  Year: 2014
Baco Mourchid Exotic and rhythmic, with an African feel, featuring bouncy ethnic percussion and gritty electric guitar to create an intense, energetic mood. Great for exotic chase or soccer scenes. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
670570 3:33 Very Fast 234   


PINGA - (by Baco Mourchid)  Year: 2014
Baco Mourchid Rowdy and rhythmic, with an African feel, featuring slick guitar and fun ethnic percussion to create a festive, global mood. Works well for earthy and fun commercials or dancing scenes. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
670568 2:27 Very Fast 246   


MARO STYLE - (by Baco Mourchid)  Year: 2014
Baco Mourchid Warm and rhythmic, with an African feel, featuring ethnic percussion and slick guitar that buils to create a fun, celebration mood. Great for underscore in global film or travel scenes. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
670564 2:11 Very Fast 199   


THE LION ROAR - (by Ola Melander)  Year: 2013
Ola Melander Great jungle track starting with a Lion roar. Sounds of birds in the rainforest. Builds with mystical african chants and suggestive drums. Complex rhythms and balafon, marimba. The bolon plays a melody and the tension builds with big epic drums. Finally a great african drum ensemble and a lion roar. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
585993 2:12 Medium 120   


AFRICAN SAFARI - (by Mark S. Crocker)  Year: 2016
Mark S. Crocker Piano combines with indigenous instruments & percussion to create the perfect background for African scenes such as safaris, vista fly overs, fly overs of animals in the Serengeti, & tribal village life; Versatile track for film, TV, travel channel, documentaries, web sites, commercials, or videos. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
787322 2:32 Med Slow 90   


LOVE OF SPORT - (by Frederic Kooshmanian)  Year: 2014
Frederic Kooshmanian Sport, party, happiness, love, peace, solidarity, football, crowd noise, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
701025 2:36 Medium 106   


THE WORD IS AFRICA - (by Dream Valley Music)  Year: 2012
Dream Valley Music African rhythms dance around an undulating string-filled chorus of pure sunshine. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
570235 3:06 Medium 126   
30sec - African, African Contemporary
570228 0:35 Medium 126   
60sec - African, African Contemporary
570229 1:02 Medium 126   
Loop A - African, African Contemporary
570230 0:16 Medium 126   
Loop B - African, African Contemporary
570231 0:31 Medium 126   
Loop C - African, African Contemporary
570232 0:31 Medium 126   
Loop D - African, African Contemporary
570233 0:16 Medium 126   
Variation (Underscore) - African, African Contemporary
570234 2:05 Medium 126   


CHAMPIONS OF AFRICA CELEBRATION - (by Dream Valley Music)  Year: 2012
Dream Valley Music This joyous, rousing and boisterous theme evokes an athletic atmosphere charged with jubilation and national pride such as a large gathering, wide open space or sports event. A solid underscore for narratives, title sequences, scene setting, commentary, background and factual information. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
569687 3:00 Med Fast 138   
30sec - Dramatic, Energizing Music
569682 0:33 Med Fast 138   
60sec - African, African Contemporary
569683 1:00 Med Fast 138   
Loop A - African, African Contemporary
569684 0:21 Med Fast 138   
Loop B - African, African Contemporary
569685 0:21 Med Fast 138   
Variation (Underscore) - African, African Contemporary
569686 2:11 Med Fast 138   


CHEE_ZEE AFRICAN DRUMMING PATTERN - (by Connor Helms)  Year: 2015
Connor Helms An original loop of African percussion and pitched percussion. Features a gyil and two kalimbas alongside a brekete, kidi, axatse, etc. Extremely complex and dense rhythmically, it remains easily danceable. The melodies are dark and brooding, a sort of unsettled premonition. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - African, African Contemporary  
719625 0:31 Fast 160   


AFRICAN SAFARI - (by SonicLab Pro)  Year: 2011
SonicLab Pro Inspiring, ultra-modern background track for travel-related video. Blends bold percussion patterns and cutting-edge synth sounds to create a unique and fresh African Safari feel. Works well for a safari docu or film. African documentary, Travel channel, National Geographic, PBS Special, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Instrumental) - African, African Contemporary  
475139 1:09 Med Fast 133   
Loop (Drum, Bongos) - African, African Contemporary  
476083 0:04 Med Fast 133   
Logo (no Drums) - African, African Contemporary  
476082 0:10 Med Fast 133   
30sec - African, African Contemporary  
476078 0:31 Med Fast 133   
Logo - African, African Contemporary  
476081 0:08 Med Fast 133   
30sec (no Drums) - African, African Contemporary  
476079 0:30 Med Fast 133   
Ident - African, African Contemporary  
476080 0:23 Med Fast 133   
Loop (Lead) - African, African Contemporary  
476084 0:08 Med Fast 133   


ANIMAL WATCH - (by Guillaume Barjot)  Year: 2012
Guillaume Barjot From the very largest to the very smallest this piece has your exotic animal footage covered! Indigenous flute plays wildly over wonderful tribal drumming, imagine the lion going in for the kill alongside a herd of wildebeest, this music describes that exact moment in time! Amazing animal score! Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
544058 1:58 Medium 120   


THE SENEGALESE GUITAR PICKER - (by Rik Roberts)  Year: 2008
Rik Roberts West African inspired, solo acoustic guitar piece. Joyful, bright, sun-kissed and tropical, with that rough, raw and ready sound of the instrument being played - adding to authenticity. For travel shows/documentaries and township, street, beach, city and road trip scenes. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
476298 3:12 Fast 160   


THE SONG ABOUT THE STUBBORN MULE - (by Davinia Leonne)  Year: 2010
Davinia Leonne This track deals with the african joyousness & light heartedness represented by a male singer. Useful for an advertising documentary about mixed cultured festival & unifying events. Providing a peaceful and celebrating atmosphere, also good for trailer about live and nice landscapes in africa, Male Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
474075 2:16 Med Slow 87   


GUITAR GAMBIA - (by Rik Roberts)  Year: 2012
Rik Roberts Beautiful West African style acoustic Guitar Duo piece, with sun-kissed melody and lively rhythmic comping. Exudes sunshine, idyllic beach scenes, the tropics, sea, islands, smiles, sunsets/sunrises. For travel shows, documentaries, films, commercials, corporate uses & tropical themed products. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
539757 3:07 Fast 160   


GUITAR ZAMBIA - (by Rik Roberts)  Year: 2008
Rik Roberts Beautiful and authentic African style solo Guitar piece, with gentle melody lines and lively rhythmic comping. Exudes sunshine, idyllic beach scenes, the tropics, sea, islands, smiles, sunsets/sunrises. For travel shows, documentaries, films, commercials, corporate uses & tropical themed products. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
540977 1:56 Fast 157   


HAPPY IN GHANA - (by Rik Roberts)  Year: 2012
Rik Roberts Beautiful African Mallet piece with light Percussion, featuring Vibraphone and Marimba. Exudes sunshine, idyllic beach scenes, the tropics, sea, islands, smiles, sunsets/sunrises. For travel shows, documentaries, films, commercials, corporate uses & tropical themed products. Celebratory and joyful. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
539760 2:20 Med Fast 135   


AFRICAN SAFARI - (by Arpad-Zsolt Domahidi)  Year: 2015
Arpad-Zsolt Domahidi Beautiful African production music. Positive, creative, descriptive, dynamic, warm music created with african traditional instruments: like balafon, diabara (drums-percussion), dununba, sangba, kenkeni, djembe, flute and kora. It is perfect for use in cinematic field, documentaries and advertising. Instrumental, African, African Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Dramatic
737503 3:08 Medium 120   
60sec A - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
737508 1:04 Medium 120   
60sec B - African, African Contemporary
737507 1:03 Medium 120   
30sec A - Corporate, Corporate World Beat
737504 0:31 Medium 120   
30sec B - World Fusion, African World Fusion
737506 0:32 Medium 120   
30sec C - African, African Dramatic
737505 0:32 Medium 120   


COME TO CAPE TOWN (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Bright, joyful, welcoming and feel-good African theme with a strong dance beat. Has real movement and life. Features brass punctuation, kalimba, electric guitar and heavy bass. Ideal for travelogue, documentary, commercials. Main mix, underscore, 60, 30sec and sting versions, Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - African, South Africa
404801 2:06 Medium 128   
Full Track (main mix) - African, African Traditional
537473 2:06 Medium 128   
30sec (30sec) - Dramatic, Energizing Music
404950 0:31 Medium 128   
Variation (underscore) - African, African Pop
404803 2:05 Medium 128   
60sec (60sec) - African, African Contemporary
404948 1:01 Medium 128   
Stinger (sting) - African, African Contemporary
404951 0:07 Medium 128   


FEEL GOOD FOR AFRICA (MAIN - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2014
Alec Makinson Bright & friendly African welcome. An uptempo, vibrant & colourful introduction, from a warm & welcoming people. Really depicts the enthusiasm, diversity & friendliness of the country. Great for travelogue, documentary, multi-media & commercials. Main, underscore, 60's & 30's, Instrumental, African, African Pop
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - African, African Pop
668879 1:48 Medium 128   
30sec (30sec full mix) - African, Kenya
668885 0:31 Medium 128   
60sec A (60sec underscore) - African, South Africa
668883 1:01 Medium 128   
60sec B (60sec full mix) - African, Ghana
668881 1:01 Medium 128   
Variation (underscore) - African, African Contemporary
668880 1:47 Medium 128   


AFRICAN PRAYER - (by D. Silverstone)  Year: 2009
D. Silverstone African Tribal music in a ritual atmospheric theme. With forest Flute evolving passionately - calm begining and gradually more and more ecstatic over world percussions and mysical sounds. Ethnic underscore, mysterious hypnotic soundtrack, mystical background, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
361901 3:20 Med Slow 91   


SULUHU THE PEACEMAKER - (by Steve Urwin)  Year: 2011
Steve Urwin Very pretty and laid back with great soft sounds the blend into this gentle rhythmic mix. Extremely good for phone on hold call or cooking show, not hurried or loud but spacious with great vibe to relax and enjoy the mood. brings an immediate calm to the day Hammock music floating and simply restful, Female Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
472631 2:20 Med Fast 140   
15sec - African, Kenya  
472627 0:16 Slow 70   
Loop - African, African Contemporary  
472630 0:14 Slow 70   
60sec - African, African Contemporary  
472629 1:00 Med Fast 140   
30sec - African, African Contemporary  
472628 0:32 Med Fast 139   


DREAMS OF AFRICA - (by Really Free Music)  Year: 2006
Really Free Music An wonderful African adventure begins, led by gentle bassoon over a blend of modern and ethnic percussion, building into a beautifully inspiring spine-tingling epic chorus/theme that features African vocal chants, piano, marimba, guitars & bass. An emotional journey of unforgettable experiences. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
344678 3:11 Med Fast 136   
Variation (Chill Mix) - African, African Traditional
239924 3:12 Med Fast 136   


WELCOME TO AFRICA - (by Steve Urwin)  Year: 2011
Steve Urwin Happy and trippy with swirling harp melodies and punchy drums. Lots happening with great sounds flashing through. Mid tempo-Greeting the people with lots of enthusiastic clapping and smiles. Blends east and west Africa, cities and deserts. Expresses the diverse nations of Africa. A refreshing change, Vocal Samples, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
473615 2:02 Medium 120   
15sec - Asian, Asian  
473612 0:16 Medium 120   
30sec - Asian, Asian  
473613 0:30 Medium 120   
60sec - Asian, Asian  
473614 1:01 Medium 120   
Full Track - Asian, Asian  
527306 2:02 Medium 120   


AFRICAN GROOVES INSTRUMENTAL JAZZ - (by Pete Bax)  Year: 2016
Pete Bax Today throughout the world African art and music is sold and I have been told this is established in over eighty countries all with shops and this track is aimed at this market it is a good idea for it promotes Africa and its skills this will make a good travel show backing instrumental tropical, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
784683 2:43 Medium 123   


VISIONS - (by Parish)  Year: 2006
Parish Ethno World music, Multicultural, exotic and mysterious music, spiritual and inspirational. Ideal for epic romance soundtrack, ethnic fashions and erotic catwalk. Sounds like Enigma, Peter Gabriel, Claude Challe Buddha Bar. Meditation, swirling trance, ambient lounge. Vocal Samples, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
321504 3:42 Medium 105   


AFRICAN PLAINS - (by Music For TV and Games)  Year: 2008
Music For TV and Games Contemplative World Beat. Kalimba and nylon guitar, bass and soft pad & percussion. | Usage: full piece composed to be looped or edited for Mobile Games, Flash Games & Advertising, Title Card and Gameplay. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
286671 1:28 Med Slow 90   


JUNGLE SURVIVOR - (by Mark of the Clark, Inc.)  Year: 2013
Mark of the Clark, Inc. Don't you just hate it when you find yourself marooned on a Jungle Island... with a camera crew? Running from cannibals? Escaping a ritual sacrifice? Avoiding an old fashioned "head shrinker"? Whether your trying to stay alive or simply not get voted off the island, help is only a download away! Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
601437 1:28 Med Slow 95   


CONGO CHILL - (by Eric Bolvin)  Year: 2014
Eric Bolvin Modern trance groove features authentic African percussion, kalimba and ram's horn. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
672565 1:45 Medium 126   
Full Track A - African, African Contemporary
672560 0:15 Medium 126   
Full Track B - African, African Contemporary
672563 1:45 Medium 126   
Full Track C - African, African Contemporary
672564 0:10 Medium 126   
Full Track D - African, African Contemporary
672562 1:45 Medium 126   
Full Track E - African, African Contemporary
672561 0:30 Medium 126   


A WHOLE NEW WORLD - (by Ferenc Hegedus)  Year: 2014
Ferenc Hegedus A rousing and energetic track with various World / Ethnic / Cultural elements. Uptempo, emotional and passionate, with orchestral strings, Hang Drum, Mbira, both contemporary and ethnic drums. Influenced by African, Eastern and historic / East European elements. Use for world celebration, cultural, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
687463 2:37 Medium 110   
Variation A (No vocal) - World Fusion, African World Fusion
682944 2:37 Medium 110   
Variation B (Piano and vocal) - World Fusion, African World Fusion
682945 2:37 Medium 110   


AFRICAN KORA DJEMBE LOOP WITH DJAFE FLUTE - (by Keyboard Wizard)  Year: 2008
Keyboard Wizard Beautiful music, uplifting and dreamy with kalimba and light melody and percussion. Native scenes of budding romance, documentary, travel opening credits, cultural documentary. Atmospheric, youthful and contemporary African music. Broadway, opening credits, playful fun happy sunny and bright. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Loop - African, African Contemporary
317765 0:33 Medium   


GATEWAY CAVITY - (by Marco Frydshou)  Year: 2010
Marco Frydshou World Tribal New Age safari ambient tune with african perussion og voices. atmospheric, true to nature. Very useable for TV and documentaries, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
459187 2:37 Med Slow 94   


RHYTHM OF LIFE - (by Craig McConnell Alt. Project)  Year: 2009
Craig McConnell Alt. Project Lively, exotic, rhythmic, optimistic, vibrant track featuring African chanting, percussion, marimba and electric guitar. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
336965 4:18 Med Fast 131   


CONGO DU CELEBRATION - (by Greg Clarkson & Michael Oliphant)  Year: 2010
Greg Clarkson & Michael Oliphant This track is a celebration of the infectious rhythms and harmonies that portray the openness, beauty and natural grandure of Africa's grass lands. A full choir and accompanying band join together to make a large joyous sound that echos across the land they love. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
414343 3:14 Medium 125   
Variation (Bed) - African, African Contemporary
414345 3:14 Medium 125   
Loop A (Percussion only) - African, African Contemporary
414355 0:08 Medium 125   
Loop B (Perc/Bass) - African, African Contemporary
414356 0:08 Medium 125   
Stinger - African, African Contemporary
414357 0:14 Medium 125   


ELECTRIQUE D'AFRIQUE - (by AudioCult)  Year: 2010
AudioCult A beautiful, exotic and mysterious instrumental track with lots of percussion and electronic elements reflecting Modern Africa. Great as an underscore and perfect for documentaries, corporate videos, travel shows and for TV channels like Animal Planet and Discovery Channel. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
420748 3:11 Med Slow 90   


MOTHERLAND (D+BMIX) - (by Voodoo Dred)  Year: 2011
Voodoo Dred This piece is an interpretation of what african music would sound like in the future. It uses elements of traditional chants, jungle rythms using djembe, atmospheric sfx and drum and bass beats layered on top, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
506559 4:30 Fast 160   


CONTEMPORARY AFRO REGGAE - (by Emiliano Invidia)  Year: 2012
Emiliano Invidia This is a enigmatic interweave between african and reggae sound. A slap bass, tablas and other percussion with xylophone makes a ipnotycal structure, while in the background any chord on sinthesizer conveys an enigmatic mood. Perfect for action or adventure film and for documentary about nature, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
550972 4:20 Medium 120   


HAMAHELALA - (by Tinyela)  Year: 2015
Tinyela 'Praise to the tree that makes the drum and gives it the voice!': African Works Choir. Percussion: assorted djembes, Senegalese drums, seed shakers, traditional cowbells, African bass drum. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
711902 2:20 Med Fast 140   


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