July 21, 2015 1 min read
EarthMoments presents Maasai Tribal Textures & Vocals - a unique collection of traditional tribal vocals and rhythmic textures recorded on location with the remote Maasai tribe of Tanzania.
The bundle showcases an eclectic selection of high quality field recordings that capture the unique and exotic timbres, tones and melodies of this secluded tribal community.
Contained in the bundle are very RAW sounds and recordings – traditional music of the Maasai tribe coming together over the years with the Christian influence of the region. These rare vocal samples are exotic in nature, but created with familiar patterns and rhythmic textures that make them easy to integrate into any production.
The diverse loops and sounds draw on a variety of traditional Maasai musical motifs – including the call and response vocal pattern where the olaranyani singer leads the melody, with a chorus of vocalists singing the harmonies. The unique rhythms of Maasai music – including time signatures that are variations on 5/4, 6/4 and 3/4 - are also captured in the bundle, as well as various elements unique to the Maasai tribe - such as the use of drone polyphony, and a diverse variety of vocal sounds, screams, and aural textures.
The Maasai traditionally don’t use instruments in their music with the exception of the kudu horn used in certain songs, and bells and rattles occasionally used by the women as an accompaniment to their singing – elements that are also featured as part of the bundle.
- The bundle contains only vocals / textures samples. Other instruments used in the demo track are not included.
June 24, 2021 1 min read
Congratulations to Jordan Chin, winner of the KVR + EarthMoments April 2021 Giveaway!
Jordan walks away with the EarthMoments XL 2021 bundle which comprises all the sound packs and samples libraries created by EarthMoments valued at $1,592.74.
June 17, 2021 1 min read
“The detail, precision and expert knowledge that has gone into building the instruments in this collection are matched only by the love which has gone into sampling them.” Led by a team of musicians and industry experts with decades of collective experience, MusicTech enhances and expands the minds of music makers and listeners through in-depth features.
April 22, 2021 3 min read
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