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Prominent Instrument: Ethereal Pads / Soundscapes

Found 1124 tracks

Slightly dark & sinister electronic / progressive rock track with great atmosphere, forward drive & spacey textures. A mixture of synths, drum machines, acoustic drums, strings and guitar. Disturbed. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 126 BPM]

Suspenseful, ethnic percussion with mysterious pads. A little creepy, foreboding. Can be Africa, Northern Africa, Middle East, Arabia/Arabic or even South American, tribal. [Tempo: Medium / 101 BPM]

Insightful textures and layers, existential overtones and atmospheres. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 102 BPM]

Soundtrack / Sci-fi / Space / Fantasy. An atmospheric and unsettling piece that utilizes orchestral effect textures to evoke an otherworldly sense of fear. Could be useful in scenes where the characters encounter something alien or scenes of paranormal horror. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 109 BPM]

Dark ambient, Experimental Soundscape. Dizzy / Confused / Disturbing. Perhaps madness, insanity. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 60 BPM]

An atmospheric exotic and mysterious track made with dark pads, middle eastern percussion and exotic female vocal performed by Andrea Krux. Exotic / World / Dark / Cinematic. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

Dark and disturbing soundscape. Horror, scifi, creepy, sound design. An uneasy drone and distant, reverberant hissing noise develops into a climax at about 35 secs. [Tempo: Slow]

Dreamy, atmospheric, with a slight air of mystery and the supernatural. Imagine being alone in the outback of Australia shrouded in fog... who (or what) is out there? Suitable for travel documentaries or any scene needing an atmospheric, surreal bed with a slight edge to it. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 BPM]

Melodic electro-rock track with elements of Science Fiction soundtrack work, progressive rock and ambient electronica. Guitar leads, epic pads, analogue synth sequences. Among many other features are a long, floating and building intro, and an guitar solo reminescent of Alan Holdsworth or Alex Lifeson (Rush) midway through. A unique track, hard to describe, but perhaps as a more rock-influenced Tangerine Dream or a more powerful Vangelis? We recommend you listen to the entire full length preview. [Tempo: Medium / 110 BPM]

A spacey and futuristic sounding ambient track with a prominent beat. Smooth and subtle but with a good momentum and plenty of emotion and feel. The "No Drums" version is a nice Ambient Space / Scifi / New Age track. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 80 BPM]

Soft, ambient, beautiful relaxation music. Warm and soothing. Comforting and peaceful. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 70 BPM]

A reflective, thoughtful and emotive composition, with a sense of coming to terms. Growing, nearing, increasing in strength and presence. The later parts of the tracks takes on an Epic, emotive feel. [Tempo: Slow / 135 BPM]

A driving and emotional dramatic cue with a thematic interlude underscoring anything from a kidnapping search to an innocent fugitive on the run. Orchestral with rhythmic percussion, piano, strings, and brass. [Tempo: Medium / 80 BPM]

Mystical atmospheric acoustic sounds blended with otherwordly textures create a calm, ambient mood inspired by the gentleness of nature. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Atmospheric, exotic, ethnic track featuring female vocal choir and the middle-eastern, north african plucked string, instrument, Oud. Great for travel, discovery, adventure as well as fantasy and dream worlds. The choir gives it an angelic feel, juxtapositioned against the serious, somewhat ominous tone of the Oud. [Tempo: Slow]

Soundtrack cue with a feeling of magic or magical beings. Fairies, angels or beautiful, mystical creatures. Soft bells, angelic voices. Feels similar to the Sugar Plum Fairy or Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals 'Aquarium' piece. Also works great for underwater scenes. [Tempo: Slow]

Slowly oozing, textured, spacious and open. Ambient, dreamy synthesizer music similar to film soundtracks by Tangerine Dream. [Tempo: Slow / 84 BPM]

An intensely ominous electronic/orchestral soundscape supports a brooding, haunting theme; overwhelmed with darkness and fear, this track is destined for moody scenes of terror and horror in contemporary cinema... For underscore and build-up. Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Dark Music. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

This piece of soothing relaxation music plays for 60 minutes uninterrupted. The music is floating, tingling, soothing and softly melodic relaxation music. It keeps an even flow, but is not repetitive -- there is very little repetition, despite it's full one hour playing time. Piano, bells, windchimes, soft pads, occasional flute. Spiritual, gently caressing New Age / Relaxation music. Great for spa, healing, relaxation & pampering, reflection and just for enjoying. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Relaxed, ambient piano track with occasional acoustic guitar notes and soft pads. Melancholic, tender, impressionistic, inviting. A time for quiet reflection. Quiet nature, sunrise, a new dawn. Semi-classical; reminescent of the works of Erik Satie and Brian Eno. Available is also an alternative version which cuts out the pads, leaving only the piano and guitar. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 43 BPM]

Reconciliation, forgiveness and hope. All these emotions are present during this two minute track. Originally used during a scene in which a father visits the grave of his wife and son in a bid for atonement, the tracks hopefulness also lends well to scenes in which involve someone confessing, apologising or performing an act of kindness . With piano, electric guitars, and strings. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 60 BPM]

A tense and spooky scene is evoked with orchestra and an optional piano track. Creepy and evolving, suitable for dark, evil passages. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A collection of three different dark ambient soundscapes, using both musical and sound effect elements to create creepy horror scenes. [Tempo: Slow]

Ambient / New Age. Cosmic, peaceful, softly flowing. Good for yoga, meditation. Also for images of space, future and sci-fi, stars and cosmos. Possibly nature or underwater / deep sea diving. Can also be for science, DNA etc. Reflective / shimmering. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 86 BPM]

Warm soaring ambient with cosmic sprinkles and metaphysical undertones. [Tempo: Very slow / 132 BPM]

Intense and uplifting tribal drum workout. African drum loops intertwine with vocals and kalimba. Energetic, driving and powerful. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

Lush pads, distorted effects, organic and digital, contrasting elements, Film, TV, Videogames, space travel, science and technology, discovery, sci-fi. [Tempo: Slow / 119 BPM]

A deep roar builds as ghostly whistles coupled with sad, mournful, echoes set the scene for a journey nearing its final conclusion. [Tempo: Slow]

Upbeat intro with electronic marimba and ethnic percussion. Foreign holidays, travel, sunshine and brightness would all describe this track. [Tempo: Medium / 101 BPM]

A sweet, simple and ambient melody played on piano that has a Thomas Newman / Brian Eno / Erik Satie feeling about it. Good to use in moments of reflection to heighten the emotion. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 67 BPM]

A bone chilling, minimal score of sound design and heavily effected, droning instruments perfect for horror, crime and mystery. Very tense, serious and dark. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

A melancholic ambience suited to drama or thoughtful, reflective content. The track reflects seriousness, potential loss, and some grittiness. A bit dreamy, hazey. Comforting and cocooning. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 54 BPM]

This track starts from a quiet, but expectant synth line and keeps growing, swelling, rising up, ever higher, as if reaching for the goal, reaching for glory. A very inspirational track that has elements of Ambient, Pop and Rock all together. Goes well with uplifting, exciting, inspiring media, perhaps scenes of aspirations, dreams, hopes and achievements. [Tempo: Fast / 127 BPM]

Melancholic, reflective, open ambient soundscape, After about a minute a solitary acoustic guitar joins and plays a few expressive notes. Contemplative, solemn, tender/sore, but hopeful. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 109 BPM]

Intense brooding dark malevolant energy is what this track's all about. Uncertainty on the edge of a new exciting but dangerous journey. Great momentum from synth sequences and drums powers the track. Think early Nine Inch Nails meets Massive Attack. Contains synths bass and sequences , drum units and distorted synth lines. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 148 BPM]

Menacing, dark ambient sound collage. Ice cold sound texture suggesting a terrible realization or horrible sight. Suitable for horror, sci-fi, thriller or experimental material. [Tempo: Very slow / 125 BPM]

Mysterious cinematic piece of music with a deep and dark feel featuring orchestral strings, bell-like synth sound, big drums / timpani and scary sound effects. Suitable for dramatic suspense movies and videos. [Tempo: Slow / 132 BPM]

A dreamy and ambient background piece with driving feel-good percussion and a hopeful sense of magic, building to an inspiring climax. Perfect for documentaries, corporate videos and commercials. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 125 BPM]

Uniquely suspense-filled, filmic track with Eastern plucked strings mixing with flutes, tribal drums and orchestral strings. Very cinematic and intense. The tune grows in power as it goes with string motifs joining the tribal drum grooves. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 96 BPM]

Eerie, dark, creepy and subtle. Great modern background ambience music for slightly, creepy, sneaky, stealthy scenes, games, movies, productions or videos. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 120 BPM]

An ominous and dark ambient piece, with a sense of tension that rests just below the boiling point and leaves the listener uneasy. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Haunting and chilling chillstep tones are dramatically driven forward by shuffling half tempo beats and sub basslines. The track builds layers of melodic elements into a stunning soundscape. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 70 BPM]

A dark, mystical and edgy combination of electronica / EDM and cinematic underscore. Futuristic, digital, tension building. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

Full percussion and orchestral score suggests big open spaces, great adventures, new frontiers to conquer. Main battle drums set in after about a minute. [Tempo: Medium / 97 BPM]

Floaty and dreamy musical soundscape with world & ethnic flavors from Northern Africa and the Middle East. Various ethnic instruments used in combination with textured pads and acoustic guitar. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 63 BPM]

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