Passport to Africa
The individualism and soul of Africa has inspired this transcendent look at Africa- from the cities to the safari.
Label Name: Amphibious Zoo
An optimistic tune lures you on an African journey with a simple vocal hook and deep African bass line. The exotic journey takes a turn into a grand soundscape.
A tonal, experimental piece with jarring horns laid over an infectious groove and hand percussion. Chords lift and unexpectedly cut in and out, jumping into a upbeat ending.
A deep, ambient song with ghostly vocals ring out of a soundscape of rain, African rhythms and tribal chants. Percussion builds and drops with a climactic ending fit for Mt. Kilimanjaro.
This piece starts with traditional African instrumental elements with contemporary synths and percussion. Chanting and an emotional vocal melody make this a great thematic piece.
A lighter piece with African harp and berimbau accompaniment, marimba and flute melodies. Contemporary synth elements, acoustic bass and explosive percussion add unexpected excitement.
An African melody is played first on the flute over a steady, fluid accompaniment. The theme continues at a more dramatic tempo in the orchestra, and then builds urgently to the climax.
Various sizes of ngoni combined with kora and gourd-harp, combine to form a chordophonic orchestra with a West African feel. Choral vocals with effects from electric violin and bullhorn punctuate steady swells of drumming.
A timeless, traditional percussion ensemble in 12/8, supports a sweeping anthem for orchestra. The melody is then carried in the violins and accelerates towards a massive finale.
Open ethnic vocal takes you to a far away place. African ensemble percussion grooves until horn and strings take over. Huge orchestral chords paint a setting big enough for your next high end action trailer.
The distant vocal chanting leads into a huge striking drum groove. Epic horns take over with stabs, and morphs into a full, high-energy orchestra that builds to a huge climax.
This wide ranging and adventurous piece starts with an ominous introduction that leads into an African groove, featuring balafon and marimba. It then moves into a sweeping orchestral piece with large drums, building to an exciting climax.
An African tribal ritual with vocal chants, powerful drums and bass kalimbas.
Fast, circular kalimba rhythms combined with war drums build an African drum ritual.
Thematic and hypnotic, this track features multiple marimba rhythms, wood, metal and powerful African drums.