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Contemporary music of African roots (as opposed to traditional, more tribal African music).


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AFRO SUN - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Energetic tribal track, fast and driving with ethnic vocal samples, intense frantic percussion, native tongued war-calls, perfect for wild chase scenes, high-action sequences, international productions, with a wild dance club vibe. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
410476 1:27 Medium 121   
Variation (Gritty mix) - African, African Contemporary  
408640 1:27 Medium 121   


DOWN THE LINE - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Fantastically Energetic, Rousing, rhythmical & contemporary South African flavoured Track. Sparodic use of the vuvuzela, the instrument used by South African football fans - Suroor Goodenough, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
408629 1:16 Slow 76   


ROLLING - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Exhilarating, rhthmical & contemporary South African Track. Agressive and relentless. Perfect for explosive Sport & Action on TV and Film - Suroor Goodenough, Vocal Samples, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
408636 1:24 Fast 156   


I DREAM OF AFRICA - (by Guido Negraszus)  Year: 2007
Guido Negraszus Powerful, Dramatic African Tribal chanting over Authentic African Drums & Percussion complimented by beautiful ethereal backgound textures. Brings Africa to life in music perfectly blending two cultures. Perfect for TV Series Commercials & Corporate presentations that need African flavour. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
403288 3:13 Medium 107   
60sec (Main Theme) - African, African Contemporary
403558 1:00 Medium 107   
30sec (Main Theme) - African, African Contemporary
403557 0:30 Medium 107   
Variation (Mombasa Mix) - African, African Contemporary
403556 3:13 Medium 107   
Loop A (8 bar loop) - African, African Contemporary
553603 0:24 Medium 107   
Loop B (16 bar loop) - African, African Contemporary
553602 0:48 Medium 107   


GAMBIA DREAMS - (by Michael Keck)  Year: 2011
Michael Keck Lively exotic rhythmic optimistic & vibrant track features soulful African native chanting, percussion & Kora. Beautiful Film TV or Documentary opening credits or intro. African romantic themes, innocent & uplifting, safari ambience, savannah, travel tourism, heartwarming corporate video or website, Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - African, African Contemporary  
480524 1:02 Fast 163   


MASSAI MASSAI - (by Guido Negraszus)  Year: 2013
Guido Negraszus Authentic Massai chants, female village choir over Authentic African Drums, African Kalimba & Percussion complimented by beautiful ethereal background textures. Brings Africa to life in music blending two cultures. Great for African documentaries, shows, Film & TV and anything relating to Africa. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
633032 3:12 Med Slow 103   
Variation (shorter mix) - African, African Contemporary
653068 2:18 Med Slow 103   


WEST AFRICAN GUITAR JIVE - (by Rik Roberts)  Year: 2008
Rik Roberts West African style acoustic Guitar Duo piece, with sun-kissed melody, steady rhythmic comping and tropical ambience. Exudes sunshine, idyllic beach scenes, the tropics, sea, islands, smiles, sunsets/sunrises. For Travel shows/documentaries/films/adverts. Raw and pure production adds authenticity. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
469152 2:37 Slow 79   


THE ATTACK BEGINS - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Rousing orchestral African Track. Exhilarating rhythm, Intense male vocals. Perfect for Sport, Promos, Commercials & Film, Tenshion-filled Chase Scene. Raching, running, pillaging, attacking, fighting. Matthew Moore, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
408630 1:46 Medium   
Variation (Underscore) - African, African Contemporary  
408631 1:45 Medium   


YOURUBA - (by Parish)  Year: 2006
Parish A modern word music track with african choir, vocals and tribal percussion. A bright and positive orchestral pop soundtrack inspired at "The Lion King" and "Wimowe" Films.Ideal for Film Soundtrack, Documentaries, Travel Channel, TV Show and Film for Childrens, Media, Web. Vocal Samples, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
321539 3:44 Very Fast 185   


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   


MOTHERLAND - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Exquisite, Passionate & magnificent Contemporary orchestral African Track. Amazingly emotive & poignant female vocals. Epic, Spellbinding and rousing. This track will lift any of your productions to the next level, Pedro Bestidas, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
408634 2:58 Med Fast 133   
Variation (No Vocals) - African, African Contemporary  
408635 2:58 Med Fast 133   


WORLD IN MOTION - (by Jason Greenberg)  Year: 2011
Jason Greenberg Epic blockbuster safari, shamen dance or jungle chase. Builds intensity & energy. Wild percussion, authentic African flavor. Exotic chanting cinematic exciting mysterious. Sultry native dancing, intense drumming. Ivory hunters, slave trade. Tribal fear, betrayal, foreboding, edgy dark & powerful, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
450694 1:38 Medium 126   


CAPE TOWN - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Energizing, feelgood yet serene African contemporary track. Busy bongos, Crowd chanting and traditional vocals make it a perfect track for the World Cup. Jeff Woodall, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
408655 2:22 Med Fast 130   
Variation (Power Edit) - African, African Contemporary  
408656 1:22 Med Fast 130   


AFRIKAAN - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Uplifting, celebratory South African track. Smooth male and female traditional vocals give the track a harmonious feel. Tribal rituals, cermeonies, coming of age, joining together in marriage, milestones in life, celebrations. Mellow and dreamy, Henry Gorman, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
408649 1:58 Medium   
Variation A (Underscore) - Drums, Drums Action Intense  
408650 1:57 Medium   
Variation B (Vocal underscore) - African, African Contemporary  
408651 1:56 Medium   


TABLE MOUNTAIN - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Entrancing contemporary South African track. Slightly eerie and haunting yet smooth and serene with poignant vocal melodies. Uplifting exciting and upbeat. Festive celebrations, travel montage, cultural. Vibrant documentary, native festivities, corporate branding in Africa, nature. Jeff Woodall, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
408641 2:22 Medium 120   


ROAD TO JOHANNESBURG - (by Jeff Woodall)  Year: 2010
Jeff Woodall Upbeat uplifting feelgood celebratory and contemporary African style pop track. Written specifically for the South African FIFA World Cup 2010. Similar to Deep Forest with African Chants featuring over uptempo drums and African bongos. Exciting Cooking Show, Documentary, Travel Channel, Road Trip. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
410371 2:18 Medium 120   
Variation (20 sec edit) - African, African Contemporary
410477 0:21 Medium 120   


CHAMPIONS OF AFRICA TOURNAMENT - (by Dream Valley Music)  Year: 2012
Dream Valley Music A powerful, assertive theme evoking athletic battling forces intent on victory. Suggests dynamic montages of anticipation, competition, hard fought battles, rivalry and sporting prowess. The track will easily blend with Champions Of Africa Celebration to create an entire themed programme package. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
569693 2:23 Med Fast 143   
30sec - African, African Contemporary
569688 0:34 Med Fast 143   
60sec - African, African Contemporary
569689 1:00 Med Fast 143   
Loop A - African, African Contemporary
569690 0:28 Med Fast 143   
Loop B - African, African Contemporary
569691 0:25 Med Fast 143   
Variation (Underscore) - African, African Contemporary
569692 1:55 Med Fast 143   


FANFARE - (by Greg Patmore)  Year: 2007
Greg Patmore A wonderful celebration to elevate the heart and soul! Smooth tribal male solo opening with a strong brass and timpani fanfare opening, with solo piano and trumpet enhanced by a rich African tribal male and female choral influence. A real feel good factor, foot tapping, emotional. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
245663 3:00 Med Slow 100   


A TASTE OF ADVENTURE - (by Ferenc Hegedus)  Year: 2014
Ferenc Hegedus A positive and inspiring track featuring world / ethnic elements from many parts of the world. Can be African, Middle East, South American or other ancient / tribal world cultures. Use for travel, discovery, amazing journeys, world harmony. Uplifting and celebratory. Hang Drum, Mbira, Flutes, piano, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
687467 2:39 Med Slow 90   
Variation A (Light version) - World Fusion, African World Fusion
682941 2:27 Med Slow 90   
Variation B (No vocal) - World Fusion, African World Fusion
682942 2:39 Med Slow 90   


END OF A JOURNEY - (by Ferenc Hegedus)  Year: 2014
Ferenc Hegedus An inspirational and passionate track featuring world / ethnic elements from many parts of the world. Can be African, Middle East, South American or other ancient / tribal world cultures. Use for travel, discovery, amazing journeys, world harmony. Uplifting and celebratory. Hang Drum, Mbira, Flutes, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
687457 2:31 Med Fast 107   
Variation A (Hang drum and vocal) - World Fusion, African World Fusion
682952 2:31 Med Fast 107   
Variation B (Hang drum) - World Fusion, African World Fusion
682953 2:31 Med Fast 107   
Variation C (No vocal) - World Fusion, African World Fusion
682954 2:31 Med Fast 107   


BWANA SANDZA - (by Baco Mourchid)  Year: 2014
Baco Mourchid Rhythmic and driving, with an African feel, featuring hypnotic kalimba and powerful male voice to create a fun, feel. Works well for exotic travel and celebration scenes. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
670558 2:07 Fast 162   


WORLD TRIBE - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2010
Music Candy Beautifully composed, peaceful, harmonious South African track. Exquisite Strings, busy bongos and Mellow & poignant traditional vocals. Entrancing! Pedro Bestidas, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
408645 3:04 Med Fast 130   


YORUBA - (by Jason Greenberg)  Year: 2011
Jason Greenberg Builds with intensity & energy. Percussion & authentic African vibe. Exciting energetic with native female chanting. Magical moving emotional. A quiet, romantic middle part explodes at 1.20 with wild drumming, orchestral suspense & mystery. Elegant dreamy, wedding ceremony or village festivities, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
450695 1:52 Med Slow 84   


AFRICA BABA - (by After in Paris)  Year: 2014
After in Paris Bright and exotic, featuring chipper marimba rhythms, ethnic male vocal calls, and a modern synth-dance beat that creates an exciting foreign mood. Ideal for scenes of travel or vacation. Male Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
665451 4:05 Medium 120   


AFRICAN SUNSHINE (MAIN) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Cheerful, sun-kissed, energetic, up-tempo African theme. Features electric guitars, electric bass, marimba, balafon, organ and ethnic percussion. Perfect for Travelogue, holidays, Documentary & historical. Main mix, u/score, rhythm mix, 60 & 30sec versions, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - African, African Contemporary
404768 2:09 Medium 122   
Loop (30 sec loop 2) - African, African Traditional
404786 0:32 Medium 122   
Variation (underscore) - African, South Africa
404775 2:09 Medium 122   
Loop (Loop 1) - African, Mozambique
404785 0:16 Medium 122   
Variation (rhythm mix) - African, Central African Republic
404777 1:52 Medium 122   
30sec (30sec) - African, African Pop
404783 0:31 Medium 122   
60sec (60sec) - African, African Contemporary
404778 1:01 Medium 122   


AFRICAN SAFARI 2 - (by Guido Negraszus)  Year: 2013
Guido Negraszus Powerful, Dramatic African Tribal chanting over Authentic African Drums & Percussion complimented by beautiful ethereal backgound textures. Brings Africa to life in music perfectly blending two cultures. Perfect for TV Series Commercials & Corporate presentations that need African flavour. Vocal Samples, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
580877 3:05 Slow 65   


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   


AFRICAN NIGHT - (by Alexander Tobias Orest)  Year: 2010
Alexander Tobias Orest A very energetic African piece with tons of percussion (like dejembe, fron tom from and udo) and plucked instruments (Kora, kalimba and marimba). A groovy and rhythmical song perfect for dancing, fire camp, partying, clubs and discos. The melody is memorable and uplifting. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
417515 2:07 Medium 120   
30sec - African, African Contemporary  
417513 0:30 Medium 120   
Variation (No percussion) - African, African Contemporary  
417516 2:07 Medium 120   
60sec - African, African Contemporary  
417514 1:00 Medium 120   
Variation (Percussion only) - African, African Contemporary  
417517 2:07 Medium 120   


THE JUNGLE TOTEM - (by Piotr Pacyna)  Year: 2010
Piotr Pacyna Exciting trip into the jungle. West African instrument named cora fills out the background while the storm of african drums and the distant flute gives you the feel of adventure. Perfect for travel channels, jungle footages, TV documentaries and everything that is related to exotic holidays. D maj. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
10 Mixes Available
440013 3:14 Med Fast 133   


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   


SUDDEN DEATH - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Pulsating rhythmical African track. Relentless, rousing bongos and traditional male vocal make for a energetic track perfect for sport and film. Suroor Goodenough, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
408652 1:25 Med Fast 145   


KIPO KUBULA - (by Really Free Music)  Year: 2006
Really Free Music Melodic and serious African male and female chants over percussive tribal rhythms. Features djembes and ethnic percussion. An overall positive feel to this track. Great for all media - tv, film, video, DVD, web. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
239936 2:54 Med Slow 100   


PACE - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy A fantastic mix of Traditional and contemporary African Sounds. Invigorating rhythm with Congas. Male vocals adds energy. The use of the vuvuzela, the horn used by South African football fans makes it a winner for The World Cup, Suroor Goodenough, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
408646 1:19 Medium 126   
Variation (Gritty Mix) - African, African Contemporary  
408647 1:19 Medium 126   


VOICES OF AFRICA - (by Guido Negraszus)  Year: 2012
Guido Negraszus Powerful, Dramatic African Tribal chanting over Authentic African Drums & Percussion complimented by beautiful ethereal backgound textures. Brings Africa to life in music perfectly blending two cultures. Perfect for TV Series Commercials & Corporate presentations that need African flavour. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
547401 3:51 Med Slow 80   
30sec A (Bridge with drums) - African, African Contemporary
547400 0:32 Med Slow 90   
30sec B (Fast drums) - African, African Drums
547399 0:34 Fast 150   
30sec C (Drums only) - African, African Drums
547398 0:32 Med Slow 90   


VOICES OF CARAVAN - (by Juan Pablo Zaragoza)  Year: 2009
Juan Pablo Zaragoza An elegant dreamy journey in the caravan with the evocative voices among the dunes of the desert. Arabian Nights, African World music. Delicate guitar with Spanish flavour, vocals, dramatic production, documentary, film, TV, video games. Nomads bedoin tribes harem romance haunting & exotic safari. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
354590 2:55 Med Slow 82   


AFRICA UNITED - (by Jive Ass Sleepers)  Year: 2011
Jive Ass Sleepers Peace, love and unity with an upbeat, danceable rhythm perfect for documentaries, travel, psa's, movies, sports, dancing and celebrating. Mixes contemporary and traditional sounds featuring Kalimba, various percussion, guitar, synth and bass. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
451576 2:00 Medium 125   


VOICES - (by Parish)  Year: 2006
Parish Ethno World music, Multicultural, African music, very spiritual and inspirational, Relaxing, dramatic and romantic. Soundtrack, movie credits, introduction to village scenes or Safari adventure. Sounds like Enigma, Peter Gabriel, Claude Challe Buddha Bar. Corporate video, fashion or documentary, Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
321529 5:11 Med Fast 140   


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