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I'm working on a music video right now which is more like a short film and I need something that communicates Africa (there is a cut-away of someone dancing in Africa for a second while the song expands out into an international hit). The director wants a sound effect that communicates Africa to be placed there.
I've tried a few animals, just not jiving. It's for a jive band and there is a trombone player - maybe I'll place in a trombone lick that mimics an elephant blow.
Any ideas of a sound effect that communicates Africa in less than a second?
Feb 24, 2011 at 6:14
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Feb 24, 2011 at 9:54
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maybe a quick drum roll on a djembe or conga drum
Feb 24, 2011 at 7:04
Mitchell Scott Mitchell Scott
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Survivorman has a great commercial bump-in/bump-out sfx hit that has an "Africa" sound to it. This just happens to be a clip from the Africa episode, but it's in all of his episodes. Some inspiration, maybe.
Feb 24, 2011 at 7:10
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african music, where they show a picture of a safari with a giraffe, the bug noise also, and maybe an elephant or sounds of chains or a special drum or chant, shakers
Feb 24, 2011 at 6:27
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Feb 24, 2011 at 7:30
May be a Tribal chant phrase accompanied with a drum roll/hit might work. For me Africa is more about people
Feb 24, 2011 at 7:38
Rishi Dani Rishi Dani
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I hear either a djembe or a kalimba. Good luck with the project.
Feb 24, 2011 at 9:13
Matt Cavanaugh Matt Cavanaugh
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I hear a short chant (more like a single shout) mixed with with a drum roll.
Feb 24, 2011 at 10:20
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i can imagine a Djembe, and some other percussions with a delay and some tribal chants and with ethnic instruments
Aug 22, 2011 at 0:33
Aural Chef Aural Chef
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