Roots of the Middle East & North Africa

Middle Eastern percussion loops and samples

  • WAV
$ 69.95



Continuing in the finest ethnic percussion series available, we've added another to our highly acclaimed, world-renown Roots series. Roots of the Middle East & North Africa takes you on a journey to countries like Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Libya, Tunisia, Morocco and more. The most authentic percussion hits and rhythms, straight from these regions, are sure to add the truest sound to any traditional or classic production as well as give dance tracks a flare that is otherwise unattainable. From adding authenticity to a movie score to creating genuine music, you've got to get back to your Roots. "Add a touch of Eastern pzang to your grooves with this well thought-out & brilliantly executed collection." 9 out of 10 - Computer Music


Adani (from the Adan region, Yemen)
Ayoub Baladi ("country" or from the countryside)
Khaligi ("Gulf", i.e. Persian Gulf)
Maksoum ("divided", i.e. common time or 4/4)
Malfouf ("twisted")
Semmayi Darej ("prevalent," i.e. common or standard)
Taweel ("long")
Zaffe ("clap," used in wedding music)

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  WAV:  358 MB

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The Following End User License Agreement is included with Roots of the Middle East & North Africa. This License is only valid for the individual who has purchased an unopened, new and lawfully made copy of Roots of the Middle East & North Africa from a dealer or distributor authorized by Big Fish Audio.

"The samples contained herein are licensed, not sold to you, the individual end user, by Big Fish Audio. This non-exclusive, non-transferable license is granted only to the individual end user who has purchased an unopened, new and lawfully made copy of this product from a dealer or distributor authorized by Big Fish Audio. All samples remain the property of Big Fish Audio and are licensed only for use in the creation of a live or recorded performance that includes the licensed samples as part of a derivative musical work created by the licensed end user. This license expressly forbids resale, rental, loan, gift or transfer of these samples in any format or via any medium, except as part of a derivative musical work. The samples may not be included, whether unmodified or as part of a derivative work, in any sample library product. Any unlicensed usage will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible under the law."



Article Rating Author
Computer Music 9 out of 10
Electronic Musician Magazine Quality of Sounds 3.5 Documentation 2.0 Value 3.0 (Rating Products from 1 to 5) Jeff Obee
MC Magazine Sound Quality: 4 Selection/variety: 5 Documentation: 4 Overall: 4 Scott Shiraki