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SING AFRICA - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Happy, Upbeat and Joyous South African track with celebratory group vocals and a bouncy rhythm to give it the the feel of the townships - Clive Lukover, Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa  
408637 2:28 Medium 122   
Full Track (Percussion) - African, South Africa  
408638 2:25 Medium 122   


TUGELA FLOWS - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Traditional South African Tribal elements mixed with modern western dance music. Smooth male and female vocals make for a Harmonious and mellow track, Jeff Woodall, Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa  
408657 2:19 Medium 120   


OP DIE SKEFFEL [ON THE SCAFFOLD] - (by Barry Van Zyl & The Bo Kaap Collective)  Year: 2010
Barry Van Zyl & The Bo Kaap Collective Skiffle or surf sounds of the 50's and 60's come through in this uptempo South African dance number sung in an African language. For fun and dancing scenes and products where advertising needs to convey a sense of enjoyment such as vacation packages and cruises. Male Vocals, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
423939 4:13 Fast 159   


MR MAGHRABI - (by Jeremy Sherman)  Year: 2013
Jeremy Sherman Up-tempo South African, Africa style electric guitar with marimbas and drums / percussion, Fun, friendly, and sunny, Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
594127 1:59 Medium 115   
30sec - African, South Africa
594121 0:30 Medium 115   
60sec - African, South Africa
594122 1:00 Medium 115   
Loop A - African, South Africa
594123 0:17 Medium 115   
Loop B - African, South Africa
594125 0:17 Medium 115   
Variation (Underscore) - African, South Africa
594126 1:59 Medium 115   
Loop - African, South Africa
594124 0:17 Medium 115   


DIE EILANDJE [THE LITTLE ISLAND] - (by Barry Van Zyl & The Bo Kaap Collective)  Year: 2010
Barry Van Zyl & The Bo Kaap Collective Upbeat and fun dancing and party music of South Africa. Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
423938 3:07 Fast 154   


LOMHLABATHI - (by Really Free Music)  Year: 2007
Really Free Music A capella African choir singing a slightly thoughtful sombre and mournful song, possibly from the townships, and with a vibrant passion. This could be either South, or West African. Wonderfully cultural, and a little similar in style to Ladysmith Black Mambazo. A Capella, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
263590 3:15 Medium 124   


MR MASEKELA - (by Carl Miles)  Year: 2011
Carl Miles African Horn and a touch of Marimba, Organ and Percussions give the tune a magical twist, simple unison horn melody and nice Marimba solo has a Hugh Masekela feel (Grazing in the Grass) African Brass music. Contemporary Africanmusic for African Television, Radio, and documentaries. Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
483507 2:58 Med Fast 132   


WAWA-NKO - (by Chanson World Music Library)  Year: 2006
Chanson World Music Library Soweto beat, Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
212282 4:35 Med Fast 132   


AFRO BUSHMAN - (by Joseph Velasquez II)  Year: 2011
Joseph Velasquez II Sounds like something Phil Collins would get his hands on. Beautiful african chanting with african drumming perfect for the travel channel or any show that is going to need background music from Africa. It also has acoustic guitar followed by some Kalimba fingering. Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
464119 1:31 Medium 120   


AFRICAN TRACE - (by Arpad-Zsolt Domahidi)  Year: 2012
Arpad-Zsolt Domahidi Original African production music played and used acoustic authentic African instruments & percussions. It is great for cinematic scenes, commercials, ads, documentaries that have something in common with Africa (story, plot) their native inhabitants, tribes, nature or animals that have origin there, Vocal Samples, African, Zulu
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
11 Mixes Available
548946 6:32 Medium 110   


AFRICAN MAN 1 1 - (by Ray Egan)  Year: 2008
Ray Egan First half of this track is a light groove with an African man chanting every so often. The second part is a happy, uplifting, light modern african sound with Marimba, percussion and acoustic guitar strumming to the beat. African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
317642 2:59 Medium 120   


TOWNSHIP CARNIVAL - (by Garry Cribb)  Year: 2011
Garry Cribb Happy go lucky sunshine sounds of Africa. Rhythmic African or Caribbean underscore which would be good for background music for wildlife documentaries, safari park shots, holiday locations and drama TV based around the townships. Visions of tribal & spiritual celebration. Cultral Native village life, Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa  
483565 2:02 Medium 108   
Loop A (Gtr, Perc & chants) - Multi-Sample, World  
483573 0:08 Medium 108   
Loop B (Full Band) - Multi-Sample, World  
483575 0:08 Medium 108   
Loop C (Full Band + Chants) - Multi-Sample, World  
483576 0:08 Medium 108   
Loop D (Perc & Gtr/slide Gtr) - Multi-Sample, World  
483577 0:08 Medium 108   
Loop E (Gtr & Percussion) - Percussion Loops,  
483571 0:08 Medium 108   
30sec - African, South Africa  
483569 0:30 Medium 108   
60sec - African, South Africa  
483567 1:00 Medium 108   


T SAX PLAYS IN SOUTH AFRICA - (by Pete Bax)  Year: 2012
Pete Bax A distinct South African marimba sound has already developed and I have tried to write a piece of music that is influenced by those South African sounds. Today we all think of Paul Simon and his Vocal Based African sounds and the instrumental forgotten. T Sax plays African Scales on his solo, Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa  
543174 2:44 Med Fast 142   


PLAYFUL CREATURES - (by Robert Neary)  Year: 2011
Robert Neary Lovely, fun and playful South African Percussion music for shots with animals playing or being playful. Ideal for shows with either small animals, monkeys or big cats playing in any region of Africa. Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
471014 1:37 Medium 120   


MR MAGHRABI - (by Jeremy Sherman)  Year: 2013
Jeremy Sherman Up-tempo South African, Africa style electric guitar with marimbas and drums / percussion, Fun, friendly, and sunny, Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
626438 1:59 Med Fast 115   
60sec - African, South Africa
626433 1:00 Med Fast 115   
Loop A - African, South Africa
626434 0:17 Med Fast 115   
Loop B - African, South Africa
626435 0:17 Med Fast 115   
Loop C - African, South Africa
626436 0:17 Med Fast 115   
30sec - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
626432 0:30 Med Fast 115   
Variation (Underscore) - Dramatic, Happy Music
626437 1:59 Med Fast 115   


OUT OF TIME - (by Jono Booth)  Year: 2009
Jono Booth A short percussive track that starts with shakers and builds up tension and suspense with African drums and effects. Some parts resemble a ticking clock and would be well used in situations where time is running out in computer games or game shows. Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (Loopable) - African, South Africa
362602 0:32 Fast 156   
Loop A - African, South Africa
362604 0:04 Fast 156   
Loop B - African, South Africa
362603 0:04 Fast 156   
Loop C - African, South Africa
362606 0:04 Fast 156   
Loop D - African, South Africa
362605 0:04 Fast 156   


BOEM STRAAT - (by Barry Van Zyl & The Bo Kaap Collective)  Year: 2010
Barry Van Zyl & The Bo Kaap Collective Upbeat, fast, festive music of South Africa sung in an African language. Drums, guitars, fun times, includes a bizarre sounding comical conversation between two of the singers about a minute into the track, also occurs later in the track. Male Vocals, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
423935 2:56 Very Fast 177   


MTHANDAZO - (by Chanson World Music Library)  Year: 2006
Chanson World Music Library Prayer to the Ancestors, Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
212278 4:40 Med Slow 102   


IPHI YEZA (SOUTH AFRICA) - (by Adzido)  Year: 2006
Adzido Zulu war dance celebrating victory, Mixed Vocals, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
213034 5:40 Med Slow 104   


ALIBAMA - (by Barry Van Zyl & The Bo Kaap Collective)  Year: 2010
Barry Van Zyl & The Bo Kaap Collective Dancing music of South Africa. Celebratory, fun, festive, upbeat. Male Vocals, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
423930 4:47 Very Fast 174   


SHUKA - (by Nigel Male)  Year: 2010
Nigel Male Cruising the Savanna, on safari or just passing through the townships. A bouncy feel good track driven by a distinctive bass riff and lilting guitar. Sets the ideal scene for documentary, world news, travel, wildlife programs, video games, animation. National geographic. Lonely Planet. Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - African, South Africa
430085 1:00 Medium 122   


KOEKSUSTERS SONDER SUIKER [CAKES WITHOUT SUGAR] - (by Barry Van Zyl & The Bo Kaap Collective)  Year: 2010
Barry Van Zyl & The Bo Kaap Collective Drums dominate this rhythmic South African track with a fast beat. Fun, friendly, dancing. Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
423944 2:21 Med Fast 139   


JESULITHEMBA - (by Really Free Music)  Year: 2007
Really Free Music A capella African choir singing a slightly thoughtful sombre and mournful song, but still with a vibrant passion. This could be either South or West African. Similar in style to Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Male Vocals, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
263589 2:27 Medium 108   


SAVANNA PEOPLE CELEBRATION - (by Davinia Leonne)  Year: 2009
Davinia Leonne Atmospheric & lively song with mixed vocals, provides sensations of peace, heartiness and the feeling of entity as well as vitality. Very nice for trailer, credits, presentations, websites or travel-channel about the native life, wildlife, fauna & flora, as well as wideness of africa, Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
477460 2:34 Med Slow 97   


THE MAGIC OF THE AFRICAN BATTLE DRUM - (by Jono Booth)  Year: 2009
Jono Booth An Aggressive, tribal, African Drum and Bass Track. A mesmerizing, hypnotic tribal cocktail for soundscapes in productions like Globe Trekker, Survivor, extreme sports, CSI chases, 24, games, etc. Snare drums, bongos, congas, djembe, shakers, cymbals, and more. Instrumental, African, African Drums
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
352345 4:16 Med Slow 96   


IHUBO LENTOKOZO - (by Really Free Music)  Year: 2007
Really Free Music A capella African choir singing a gentle thoughtful song, but still with a vibrant passion. Lovely deep male vocals and harmonies. This could work in a documentary, or film scene. Similar in style to Ladysmith Black Mambazo. A Capella, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
263588 3:02 Slow 76   


CAPE TOWN WELCOME - (by Colin Willsher)  Year: 2007
Colin Willsher Cape Town Welcome - A warm, spirited track with a strong South African flavour. Electric guitar riffs are backed by drums, bass and rich African vocals. Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Exciting & Upbeat) - African, South Africa
252197 3:12 Med Slow 104   
30sec - African, South Africa
256581 0:31 Med Slow 104   


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   


SOWETO PRIDE (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2010
Alec Makinson Proud, uplifting, feel-good and sunny African township choir with tribal chants also featuring kalimba, log drums and African beats. GREAT FOR TRAVEL, HOLIDAYS & DOCUMENTARY. Main mix, u/score without chants, vocals mix, 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
405678 1:44 Med Fast 130   
Variation (vocal mix) - African, Zulu
405770 1:03 Med Fast 130   
Stinger (sting) - African, South Africa
405772 0:11 Med Fast 130   
Variation (u/score - no chants) - African, African Pop
405769 1:43 Med Fast 130   
30sec (30sec) - Action, Adventure Ethnic
405771 0:32 Med Fast 130   


DIE JACKALS [THE JACKALS] - (by Barry Van Zyl & The Bo Kaap Collective)  Year: 2010
Barry Van Zyl & The Bo Kaap Collective Uptempo instrumental dance track from South Africa features drums and guitars. Sounds like a 50's or 60's surf rock tune in some ways. Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
423936 3:19 Very Fast 177   


AFRICAN SAVANNA I - (by Davinia Leonne)  Year: 2009
Davinia Leonne Beautiful & lively song. Mixed vocals and lovely guitar-melody with sensations of peace, heartiness and village happiness. Great movie trailer, opening credits, film score, presentations, websites, travel channel. Native life, wildlife, fauna & flora. Sunny bright heartwarming families and kids. Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
477457 1:22 Medium 120   
60sec A (short version) - African, South Africa
477458 0:50 Medium 120   
60sec B (No Vocals Version) - World Fusion, African World Fusion
477459 0:51 Medium 120   


CAPE TOWN GIRLS - (by Paul Freitas)
Paul Freitas South African band with horns. Tight harmony. Feel-good, happy tune. Travel shows. Documentaries. Vacation destinations. Sunshine. Smiling faces. Beautiful girls. Lovers. A shining city, Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
405173 2:39 Medium 126   
Bed (Track) - African, South Africa
405177 2:40 Medium 126   


MEROPA LE DI KOTA - (by Chanson World Music Library)  Year: 2006
Chanson World Music Library Drums and Sticks, Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
212275 3:02 Medium 120   


MEROPA YA BA DIMO - (by Chanson World Music Library)  Year: 2006
Chanson World Music Library The Feeling of Nature through percussion, Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
212276 4:02 Med Fast 132   


TSIE - (by Chanson World Music Library)  Year: 2006
Chanson World Music Library Coming of the Locust song by female singers, Mixed Vocals, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
212281 2:33 Med Fast 134   


PARTY AFRIKAH - FULL VERSION - (by Colin Willsher)  Year: 2007
Colin Willsher Party Afrikah - A celebratory South African theme with vocals. Would make a lively opening to an African wildlife or travel programme, or as a cue to a new sequence. Male Vocals, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
252196 2:20 Med Fast 132   


DESTINATION AFRICA (30 SECONDS) - (by Music And SFX)  Year: 2011
Music And SFX Hot driving African rhythms and indigenous instruments round out this uptempo track. Excellent theme or background music for wildlife documentaries, safari shots and reality TV. Features: Authentic percussion, bells, kalimba, marimba, conch shell and male calls. Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - African, South Africa  
478533 0:31 Medium 120   


SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL ANTHEM (ETHNICAL POWER) - (by Big Prod Sounds)  Year: 2010
Big Prod Sounds South African National Anthem played with powerful and modern synth sounds. Proud dynamic and emotional track that would be great for tv uses. Instrumental, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - African, South Africa  
414981 1:06 Med Slow 102   


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   


MEISIE MET DIE KORTSTE ROKKIE [GIRL WITH THE SHORTEST SKIRT) - (by Barry Van Zyl & The Bo Kaap Collective)  Year: 2010
Barry Van Zyl & The Bo Kaap Collective Song about the girl with the shortest skirt-starts out A Capella, instruments kick in after the first verse, sounds very much like Top 40 music of the 60's and 70's if it were sung in African languages. Male Vocals, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
423928 3:54 Med Fast 135   


IPHI YEZA (DANCE FROM SOUTH AFRICA) - (by Chanson World Music Library)  Year: 2006
Chanson World Music Library Dance of Zulu tradition of gift giving and war, Mixed Vocals, African, South Africa
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, South Africa
206863 6:42 Med Slow 101   

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