Passport to The Middle East

Album Description:

A perfect combination of Middle Eastern textures and sounds with modern grooves and dramatic orchestras.

Label Name: Amphibious Zoo

Tracks: 23

Emotional string and percussion groove. Up-tempo percussion drives a climactic rise with huge drums.
: Lisle Moore (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
: Building/Rising Dynamic Epic Mysterious Rhythmic Wondrous/Breathtaking
: Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Brass Drums Ethnic Wind Instruments Percussion Ensemble Ethnic Strings
: 98
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Cries from the middle east with singing ,solo, middle eastern instruments. Percussion that rises to the occasion and strings that pump into a huge trailer finish.
: Lisle Moore (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
: Anticipation Building/Rising Dynamic Epic Mysterious Rhythmic
: Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Film Trailer Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Drums Ethnic Plucked Instruments Ethnic Wind Instruments Percussion Ensemble Ethnic Metal Strings
: 134
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Middle eastern meets spy. Techno percussion mixed with orchestra that builds to a huge action climax.
: Lisle Moore (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
: Building/Rising Dynamic Epic Mysterious Rhythmic Wondrous/Breathtaking
: Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Brass Drums Looped Ethnic Wind Instruments Horns Percussion Ensemble Ethnic Strings
: 142
:
Heavy hitting percussion that builds into a driving groove. Brass carries the theme with huge thematic French horns.
: Lisle Moore (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
: Building/Rising Dynamic Epic Mysterious Rhythmic Wondrous/Breathtaking
: Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Brass Drums Ethnic Wind Instruments Horns Percussion Ensemble Ethnic Strings
: 144
:
Huge, ambient drums lead the piece and set up an ominous tension. A groove enters in with pulsating strings and percussion that compel tension all the way to the end.
: Lisle Moore (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
: Anticipation Building/Rising Dangerous/Threatening Dynamic Epic Rhythmic
: Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Film Trailer Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Brass Drums Horns Percussion Ensemble Ethnic Strings
: 142
:
Upbeat Middle Eastern belly dance with female vocal, santoor and woodwinds.
: Brady Ellis (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
: Driving Mysterious Passionate Rhythmic
: Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Film Trailer Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Percussion Ensemble Ethnic Santoor Vocals Woodwinds
: 162
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Introspective drone with male vocal and duduk, developing into an ethnic groove of xaphoon and guitar solo.
: Brady Ellis (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
: Dreamy Driving Dynamic Mysterious Passionate Rhythmic
: Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Drone Duduk Guitar Acoustic/Steel String Percussion Ethnic Vocals Xaphoon
: 128
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Mystic drone with vocal, bass flute and guitar continuing with ethnic groove.
: Brady Ellis (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
: Dark Dynamic Epic Mysterious Passionate
: Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Drone Flute Guitar Acoustic/Steel String Synthesizer Vocals
: 164
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Starts with dumbek solos and transitions to a mellow pulsing groove. Highlights include: an Egyptian flute melody balanced by an oud (stringed guitar) and violin counter melody.
: D. Todd Sorensen (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
: Dramatic Dreamy Noble/Majestic/Prestigious Rhythmic
: Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Bass Synth Dumbek Ethnic Wind Instruments Oud Strings Synthesizer Violin
: 122
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Initiates with a mysterious Middle Eastern melodic solo, then transitions by adding contemporary groove underneath. Contains traditional elements including: zills, dumbek, etc. all encased in a pulsing groove.
: D. Todd Sorensen (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
: Celestial/Ethereal Dreamy Driving Mysterious Rhythmic
: Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Bass Synth Drums Electronic Dumbek Ethnic Plucked Instruments Percussion Ethnic
: 100
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Fast paced contemporary groove that makes your hips swing. Highlights include: traditional oud melody with orchestral string backgrounds.
: D. Todd Sorensen (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
: Driving Energetic Funky Quirky Rhythmic
: Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Drums Electronic Oud Percussion Ethnic Strings Synthesizer
: 148
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High tension, percussive driven piece, with mysterious twisted ambient drones and soundscapes all beckoning to contemporary Middle East.
: Yoni Gileadi (BMI) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
: World
: Aggressive Dangerous/Threatening Driving Rhythmic Suspense/Tension
: Action Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Bass Synth Drone Drums Looped Ethnic String Instruments Ethnic Wind Instruments Percussion Strings Synthesizer
: 74
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This exciting piece takes you on a journey through the desert , starting with traditional orchestra, oud and Middle Eastern percussion, leading up to a tension filled transition into modern Arabic groove music with a big movie feel ending in a spine tingl
: Vincent Frates (BMI) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
: World
: Aggressive Dangerous/Threatening Driving Epic Rhythmic Suspense/Tension
: Action Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Bass Synth Drone Drums Looped Dumbek Oud Percussion Ensemble String Ensemble Synthesizer
: 78
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This haunting Mid Eastern piece with ethnic instruments and orchestra begins with a slow dance groove and progresses to a fast paced tension filled finale. Featured instruments are flute and middle eastern strings.
: Vincent Frates (BMI) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
: World
: Anticipation Anxious/Nervous Building/Rising Mysterious Spooky Suspense/Tension
: Action Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Drums Looped Ethnic Wind Instruments Percussion Ethnic String Ensemble Synthesizer Woodwinds
: 72
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This piece combines traditional Arabic drumming with a modern dance beat. Featured instruments are Mid East strings and electric guitar.
: Vincent Frates (BMI) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
: World
: Aggressive Dangerous/Threatening Hard Intense Suspense/Tension
: Action Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Travel/Vacation
This hard driving North African piece has modern and traditional elements featuring duduk, vocals, strings and guitars, culminating with a deep drone.
: Vincent Frates (BMI) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
: World
: Adventurous Anticipation Energetic Epic Heavy Rhythmic
: Action Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Bass Eelectric Drone Drums Looped Duduk Guitar Distorted Electric Percussion Ethnic String Ensemble Vocals
: 118
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This evocative groove based piece has a funky northern Arabian dance beat and features oud, strings and techno elements.
: Vincent Frates (BMI) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
: World
: Driving Mysterious Rhythmic Sexy
: Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Sexy Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Bass Synth Drum Machine/Electronic Drums Percussion Ethnic Piano String Ensemble Synthesizer
: 120
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Reggaetown meets the Middle East. This mid-tempo composition combines contemporary drum grooves, with authentic Middle Eastern percussion and stringed instruments; combined with Moroccan style female vocals.
: Lindsay Tomasic (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
: Cool Dramatic Dreamy Love/Romantic Mysterious Rhythmic
: Action Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Bass Electric Dumbek Ethnic Plucked Instruments Guitar Acoustic/Steel String Oud Percussion Ethnic Vocals
: 96
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A "four on the floor" groove, this up-tempo Middle Eastern piece offers an infectious dance beat. Complete with female vocals, oud, tar, and other authentic Middle Eastern percussion instruments; combined with contemporary electronica.
: Lindsay Tomasic (ASCAP) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP) 100%
: World
: Cool Dark Dreamy Mysterious Rhythmic
: Action Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Bass Synth Drums Electronic Ethnic Plucked Instruments Oud Percussion Ethnic Vocals
: 130
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An up-tempo club groove with alternating percussion breaks. Solos by unique Middle Eastern instruments both reed and stringed. A repetitive trance with street vocal phrases in the final 8.
: Jerry Williams (BMI) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
: World
: Driving Mysterious Psychedelic Rhythmic Static
: Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Sexy Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Bass Electric Drums Looped Ethnic Plucked Instruments Ethnic Wind Instruments Percussion Ethnic Synthesizer
: 94
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A medium tempo Asian club groove. London's Middle Eastern scene with a laid back Asian lounge theme. Builds to marcato strings a la trance dance--works for exotic backdrops .
: Jerry Williams (BMI) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
: World
: Cool Dreamy Dynamic Psychedelic Rhythmic
: Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Sexy Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Bass Electric Ethnic Plucked Instruments Ethnic Wind Instruments Percussion Ethnic Strings Synthesizer Vocals
: 104
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Beginning and ending with a supple Dudek flute line, this Middle Eastern piece starts in a mysterious whisper and builds dramatically throughout, then ends in mystery once again.��__ The piece combines traditional Middle Eastern instruments with a contempor
: Ron Komie (BMI) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
: World
: Building/Rising Dramatic Epic Mysterious Noble/Majestic/Prestigious Proud/Motivational
: Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Sexy Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Duduk Dumbek Ethnic Plucked Instruments Ethnic Wind Instruments Percussion Ethnic Strings Synthesizer
: 142
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A danger-tinged introduction segues into a bass & percussion groove that evokes movement and excitement, with a zourna reed providing an ethnic intensity to the melody. The piece builds into a stirring electric guitar melody, then returns the zourna with
: Ron Komie (BMI) 100%
: Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI) 100%
: World
: Building/Rising Dramatic Energetic Epic Noble/Majestic/Prestigious Proud/Motivational
: Adventure Advertising Documentary Drama Fantasy/Magical Sexy Travel/Vacation
: Full Mix
: Bass Electric Ethnic Wind Instruments Guitar Elecric Percussion Ethnic Metal Strings Vocal Zourna
: 122
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