Heart of Africa vol.1 An unprecedented sonic expedition into the rich musical heritage of Africa. Discover a fascinating compilation of strange & wonderful instruments, voices, and performances that evoke deep images & primitive emotions. Produced in conjunction with reknown composer Hans Zimmer and digitally recorded on location in tribes, villages and studios all across the African continent. Heart of Africa is truly an intriguing disc for your next film score, remix or album project.
Volume One includes authentic African phrases & multi-sampled instruments:
Solo male & female african vocalists (phrases & utterances)
Body Percussion, Stomping, Marching, Screams & Jumping rituals
Massive African percussion, fx & ensembles (instrument samples & loops)
Extensive collection of Kalimbas, Sansas, M’biras (phrases & multisamples)
Marimba, Slit/Log Drums & Balaphone
Berimbau, Mouth bows
Berber yells & Morrocan instruments from N.Africa
S.African Guitar grooves
Tribal remix grooves
Mozambique hunting horns & Pygmy pipes
Village ambiences & SFX
and much much more!
Heart of Africa vol.2
Heart of Africa Volume Two features rare performances recorded live at a two week tribal competition in Kenya. Authentic choir and vocal shouts, chants and polyrhythmic percussion ensemble grooves from the Maasai, Kikuyu, Meru, Pokot, and Nandi peoples. A collection of powerfully primal and untamed tribal ensemble phrases and SFX that perfectly compliment the instruments and loops from Volume one. Presented in song construction format.