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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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


SAMBURU HOLIDAY - (by Michael Keck)  Year: 2011
Michael Keck A beautiful and contemporary African track featuring chorus & gentle female vocal. Atmospheric Great for ethnic, exotic travel documentary series, relaxation, health spa, wellness, massage therapy, TV, Film, commercials, travel, tourism. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Female vocal) - African, African Contemporary  
467682 2:10 Slow 71   


FREE AFRICA (FULL LENGTH) - (by D. Silverstone)  Year: 2010
D. Silverstone Soulful Brige Between Tribal, colonialism and Modernism. Big rhythmical Ethnic, african Funk music with vocal harmony. Emotioanal, Mysterious, Rhythmic, shaking and pompous. Feat. Cross genre choir, bass line, percusions and drums. Traditional travel channel track for exploration and Environment. Instrumental, Dramatic, Energizing Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Energizing Music
473907 2:46 Fast 160   
60sec - Dramatic, Energizing Music
473906 1:00 Med Slow 80   
Loop - African, African Pop
473908 0:51 Med Slow 80   
Variation - African, African Contemporary
413299 2:37 Fast 160   


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   


SONG OF LIFE - (by Jive Ass Sleepers)  Year: 2012
Jive Ass Sleepers Catchy, upbeat, modern African track with saxophones, guitars, percussion and bass. Happy and positive vibe great for travel, commercials, family and children, celebrations, dancing or any project looking for a fun, african themed soundtrack. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
541210 2:20 Medium 115   
Loop A - African, African Contemporary
541217 0:17 Medium 115   
Loop B - African, African Contemporary
541218 0:17 Medium 115   


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 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   


THRUST - (by Jason Greenberg)  Year: 2011
Jason Greenberg African building intensity and energy. Percussion filled authentic african vibes that start at a slow pace and evolve into a intense hand drum ensemble rousing to a climax. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
450693 2:51 Medium   


AFRICAN DREAMERS 3 - (by Guido Negraszus)  Year: 2013
Guido Negraszus Deep African drums, chants & choirs, enigmatic African voices invite for a true African safari feel. Authentic African instruments (Tingklik) are supported by lush keyboards & piano riffs. Great for travel channels, documentaries and anything else related to Africa. Vocal Samples, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
592637 3:24 Med Slow 85   


RECKONING - (by Mark J Smith)  Year: 2011
Mark J Smith Reckoning is an African flavored track, that would work great in a travel piece as well as any drama that needed that African percussion sound. Nylon Guitar is the main melodic instrument, but the track still fits well within the world music realm. TV, Film, Web, Commercials, and Corporate Apps. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
454173 2:56 Medium 110   


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   


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 CALLING - (by Music And SFX)  Year: 2011
Music And SFX This track encompasses the dark, beautiful and haunting sounds of Africa. Driving native drums, authentic African voices and flutes round out this outstanding track! Excellent background music for wildlife documentaries, corporate branding, adverts, travel and tourism, safari shots and reality TV. Mixed Vocals, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
472925 2:06 Med Slow 80   
60sec - African, African Dramatic  
472923 1:01 Fast 160   
Loop - African, African Dramatic  
472920 0:24 Fast 160   
30sec - African, African Dramatic  
472924 0:30 Fast 160   


LOST TRIBES - (by Jonathan Geer)  Year: 2009
Jonathan Geer A fun tribal sounding piece with kalimba, hang drum and lots of interesting percussion instruments. Village scenes, African documentary or news story. Happy heartwarming, safari, nomads, nature scenes, Globe Trekker, corporate branding, cinematic and uplifting. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
355826 2:25 Medium 120   
Loop A - African, African Contemporary
355827 0:17 Medium 120   
Loop B - African, African Contemporary
355828 0:09 Medium 120   
Loop C - African, African Contemporary
355829 0:08 Medium 120   


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   


THE EARTH THE LAND - (by Chico Miceli)  Year: 1999
Chico Miceli Shimmering guitars in a ¾ African groove with electric piano Herbie Hancok and along with hand percussion and voice percussion, giving this song a tribal character and still be dreamy.Work for documentary, Ecological related programs,History programs,or something related to Africa or New Age. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
363863 5:29 Medium 110   


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   


AFRICAN SAFARI - (by Guido Negraszus)  Year: 2013
Guido Negraszus A true African Safari experience featuring a variety of authentic Voices (male), Percussion, Kalimba, Flutes & Keyboards. Great for African documentaries, shows, Film & TV and anything relating to Africa. Vocal Samples, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
585819 3:28 Med Slow 90   


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   


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   


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   


AFRICAN HEART - (by Lindy Botha)  Year: 2011
Lindy Botha A truly inspirational, magical and stirring African song. Perfect for film, documentary and other media. Really captures the heart and beat of Africa. Positive, passionate, uplifting and emotional. Instrumentation includes vocals, piano, flute, acoustic guitar, ambiance and catchy percussion. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
480284 2:23 Med Slow 100   
Loop A (Verse 2) - African, African Contemporary
480297 0:20 Med Slow 100   
Loop B (Verse 1) - African, African Contemporary
480296 0:20 Med Slow 100   
Loop C (Chorus Double Vocal) - African, African Contemporary
480299 0:20 Med Slow 100   
Loop D (Chorus Single Vocal) - African, African Contemporary
480298 0:20 Med Slow 100   
Variation - African, African Contemporary
480300 1:40 Med Slow 100   
60sec - African, African Contemporary
480295 1:01 Med Slow 100   


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   


EMAKHOSINI - (by David Waugh)  Year: 2011
David Waugh Beautiful uplifting orchestral piece with a strong African influence, Mbira, Marimba and Djembe drive the percussion while lush strings soar overhead in support of the tender penny whistle melody. Imagine sweeping scenery, game drives, wildlife and your dream safari getaway under the African sun. Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary  
459394 1:09 Med Slow 100   


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   


REUNION - (by After in Paris)  Year: 2014
After in Paris Instrumental, African, African Contemporary
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - African, African Contemporary
670590 2:53 Med Fast 140   


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