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


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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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


TRIBAL HOMELANDS - (by Simon Wolfe)  Year: 2009
Simon Wolfe Uplifting and feel good traditional African style piece, with male and female vocal sections. Bongos/congas. Also featuring modern style 'tight' semi acoustic guitar sound and subtle grand piano. Sense of nature and Nostalgia. ‘End credits’ feel. Various edits available. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation - African, African Contemporary
370370 1:38 Med Fast 131   
Variation A - African, African Contemporary
370368 0:30 Mixed 131   
Variation B - African, African Contemporary
370369 1:00 Mixed 131   


AFRICAN REVIVAL - (by Steve Urwin)  Year: 2007
Steve Urwin Haunting mighty african choir with gentle ethnic rhythmn which builds into a wild dynamic rhythmic mood with huge drums that build forever.The sun rises casting a majestic light that colours the earth.A herd of elephants move off on their journey to higher ground.Proud tribal warriors celebrated, Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available  
261355 4:52 Med Slow 100   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


THE AFRICAN WITCH - (by Carlos Estella)  Year: 2013
Carlos Estella Distant African voices, African percussion, African drums & percussion combine with vocal harmonies to drive this piece with a gospel feel. Rhythmic, rocking piece with native tribal undertones. Optimistic and playful marimba track, Ideal for of footage for travelling, safari, documentary, Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
587180 2:11 Medium 120   


AFRICAN STREET DANCE - (by Steve E. Williams)  Year: 2010
Steve E. Williams Africa meets Rap! Urban 808 drum loops with traditional tribal African percussion (Thumb piano, Djembe, wood blocks, shakers). Picture African villages and urban cities, Discovery Channel type nature reality shows, Sahara desert, exotic jungle environments, ethnic dance, wildlife, safari, bumpers. Instrumental, Drums, World Fusion Afro Drums
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Big Full Mix) - Drums, World Fusion Afro Drums  
417213 3:15 Med Slow 99   
30sec (2nd section) - African, African Contemporary  
417210 0:30 Med Slow 99   
60sec - African, African Drums  
417211 1:00 Med Slow 99   
Bed (2:37 Bed) - Drums, World Fusion Afro Drums  
417212 2:37 Med Slow 99   
30sec (1st Section) - Corporate, Corporate World Beat  
417209 0:30 Med Slow 99   


GUITARS FROM CONGO - (by Rik Roberts)  Year: 2012
Rik Roberts Joyful African twin Guitar piece, with sun-kissed melody, lively rhythmic comping, gentle Percussion and Bass. 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  
540981 2:57 Fast 160   


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   


JAZZ AFRIQUE - (by Andrew GCN Fleming)  Year: 2010
Andrew GCN Fleming JAZZ AFRIQUE: Nice cool acid fusion vibe, brimming with lively African percussion that sits perfectly with the cool low-key Rhodes piano chords and subtle bass progression. Perfect for travel programs, documentary, geographical applications, infomercials, presentations, etc. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
414984 1:15   


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   


SMOKING BLENDS IN AFRICAN JUNGLES - (by Nick Voronchikhin)  Year: 2012
Nick Voronchikhin The audible effects after smoking blends in African jungles. Curious atmosphere of the jungle and drum bass arrange structure. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
568656 1:37 Fast 162   
Stinger - Keyboard,
568614 0:04 No Tempo   
60sec - African, African Contemporary
542105 0:59 Fast 162   


PLANE - (by Ausilio)  Year: 2014
Ausilio Here it starts an exciting journey through the beauty of the wilderness. An Adventure in the charm of the unexpected and the unknown. Pefect sound when camera cuts to a sweeping landscape or wild animalsthe sensation of flying...! Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
647287 2:21 Med Slow 90   


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   


BIG ELEPHANT (30 SEC) - (by Ola Melander)  Year: 2013
Ola Melander Great savanna or jungle track. Starts mystical and builds with mystical african sounds and rhythms. Traditional mbira (also known as likembe, mbila, thumb piano, mbira huru, mbira njari, mbira nyunga nyunga, sansu, zanzu, karimbao and kalimba is used in this track. Epic but Playful Safari Music. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - African, African Contemporary  
589643 0:28 Medium 120   


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   


PAS DE JAP - (by Baco Mourchid)  Year: 2014
Baco Mourchid Lush and mysterious, with an African feel, featuring emotive kalimba and ethnic percussion to create a flowing and adventurous mood. Great for underscore in exotic promos and scenic or discovery scenes. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
670567 2:14 Very Fast 193   


ZING ZANG ZOOM - (by Suzannah Doyle)  Year: 2008
Suzannah Doyle Upbeat percussion and a capella vocal African celebratory scatting song by Suzannah Doyle and Craig Farrell. In the style of Kanda Bongo Man and Vampire Weekend. Vocals by Craig Farrell; percussion by Suzannah Doyle. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - African, African Contemporary
340984 0:20 Med Fast 132   


AROUND THE WORLD - (by Ed Hartman)  Year: 2009
Ed Hartman Electric guitar and marimbas in polyrhythmic 3/4 groove! Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - African, African Contemporary
377650 0:24 Med Fast 132   


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   


AFRICAN DREAM - (by Harry Maes)  Year: 2014
Harry Maes African inspired theme song with beautiful flute theme and piano. Uplifting, warm, magical and superbly advertising friendly song. Especially for Radio and Television ads, promos and multimedia, web or productions. Superb production quality with acoustic instruments like piano, flute, djembe, dumbek, Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
701558 2:21 Med Slow 80   


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   


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