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Mood: Gloomy / Dark / Sinister

Found 1502 tracks

Solo piano. Minimalist fragments of dark tension in the lowest ranges of the piano. Tragic, heavy and ponderous. Think an untimely death, and gruesome crime scene, despair. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

String effects dominate this sinister, atmospheric horror track, creating a sense of foreboding and unease. Interspersed loud hits enhance the suspense. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 BPM]

Gearing up for a battle, the two sides size each other up. The leader of the good guys delivers a short yet inspiring message to his team... we may be down but not out, go out there and conquer! Orchestra and urban beats. Good for sports and any scene building up to action. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 88 BPM]

Harp, light strings and a little girl singing the traditional childrens song / nursery rhyme, Ring a Ring o' Roses (aka Ring Around the Rosie). [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 89 BPM]

A propulsive track featuring both acoustic and electric guitars, drums and synth. Intense drama simmers just beneath the surface, ready to boil over at any moment. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

Dark electro groove. Rough, edgy, but restrained. Like an awesome force of power simmering just underneath the surface. Unstable / foreboding / pulsating. Tech-step with a somewhat futuristic feel. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 70 BPM]

A suspenseful, pulsating track featuring plucked synths, background guitars, and simple piano melody. Very dramatic and tense mood with a touch of ambient electronica. Elegant / Flowing / Mystical. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 85 BPM]

A dark and ominous piece with heavy use of the Taiko drum and japanese/chinese Gong. No melody, all percussion. Martial Arts, Japanese triads, dark, foreboding. Chase scene, etc. [Tempo: Medium / 75 BPM]

Mystery / Intrigue / Suspicion. Subtle rhythm loop with gloomy electric piano and uneasy strings. Perhaps analysis, clues, mystery, or a story taking a dark turn… [Tempo: Slow / 86 BPM]

Rap / Hip-Hop. A rap song set in the dark ages. A creative mix of old english and hip hop. [Tempo: Slow / 71 BPM]

A pulsating, percussive piece featuring Big Drums and haunting strings. . Perfect for a scene where somebody is walking alone in the woods, hunted by a killer, or for a Game of Thrones type scene where an army is chasing down a single man on a horse. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

This short track kind of reminds you of a post apocalyptic scene. Useful for commercials and more. Cliff Martinez... [Tempo: Slow / 100 BPM]

Menacing, war mongering techno rock. Dark, pulsating, staccato, threatening, ancient dark warriors. Hard guitar riffs on distorted, spitting synths. Slow & powerful rhythm. [Tempo: Medium / 96 BPM]

An uneasy, bleak and cold underscore track for dark drama, mystery, horror or thriller. Tormented strings, with a sense of loneliness and sorrow, combined with a creepy, eerie mystery feel. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Downtempo hip hop beats mixed with classical music influences. Serious, dramatic, with melodic string section combined with hip-hop urban beatz. [Tempo: Medium / 80 BPM]

Orchestra with plucked guitar mutes give a sense of time ticking by in this playful, yet slightly sinister sounding track.Perhaps we are watching someone sneak around under the cover of darkness. Ironic, yet with a sense of something dark brewing. For mystery, horror or suspenseful scenes. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 109 BPM]

Dark, eerie, ethereal, spacious, creepy, moody, thoughtful, slightly menacing electronic track with a slow groove & a sense of foreboding. Hypnotic, cool, smooth & haunting. Would suit mystery / crime / documentary / Halloween / horror type projects. [Tempo: Slow / 79 BPM]

Progressive Tech / House. Minimalistic, somewhat dark and with a deep groove. Technology / Sci-tek / Future / Robotic / Cyberpunk. [Tempo: Medium / 128 BPM]

A dark, swirling combination of piano, pulsating strings, electric guitar and synth. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 111 BPM]

Electric track with drone type of sound. Dark / Sci-fi etc. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

Modern cinematic music for horrors, thrillers, mysteries and sci-fi. Dark, edgy suspense builder with piano, strings, vocal chants and electronic drums starting off subtle and growing to a booming climax. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

Guitars get down and gritty and slide guitar moves around like you are in the swamps of the southern united states, stay the course smooth all the way down so as to let your story be told but the mood unfolds. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

A creepy and dramatic piece with unique sounds creating disillusion, confusion and worry. Pulsating drones and bass notes, deep strings and mechanical, electronic drums make this track geared towards dramatic TV cues heard on Investigation Discovery, Unsolved Mysteries and Dateline NBC. Crime scene flashbacks, killers and supernatural events come to mind. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

Soft, slow, moody, hypnotic, atmospheric track using spacious piano and gated synth pulses. Mysterious, mesmeric, intriguing, dark & brooding. Would suit thriller / dramatic / mystery / spy / crime type projects. [Tempo: Slow / 79 BPM]

A dark and eerie track evoking the image of psychos, stalkers, serial killers, crime scenes, murder, twisted plots and Investigation Discovery. Occult events, crime scene flashbacks, ghosts and monsters on Halloween and supernatural freak show circuses come to mind. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

Mystical / mysterious minimal underscore with just a deep drone and few scattered piano notes. Monotenous drone and atonal piano. Suspenseful, pensive, tense. Good for classic horror style, creepy, eerie backdrop. Also available with just the drone, and just the piano. [Tempo: Very slow / 130 BPM]

Slow, sleazy, lazy, mellow, passionate, soulful, climactic blues track. Imagine yourself in some New Orleans blues dive-audience in darkness, air thick with smoke, sweat dripping from your brow as you watch the dimly lit band bare their souls & tell of about the heartache in their lives. Baby done left me. [Tempo: Slow / 100 BPM]

An almost dreamy, surreal start, as a menacing orchestra slowly builds the tension. Someone has become aware of a growing threat, perhaps they are being followed, watched from a far. The air is thick with mystery and foreboding. [Tempo: Very slow]

Dark, twisted electronic track full of foreboding. Sinister synth pads and bass combine with simple spacey piano lines and lush strings. The chorus blooms into a soft peaceful section, a release from the foreboding mood of the verse. [Tempo: Medium / 116 BPM]

Slow, sizzling jazz swing. Jazz club, late night city alleys, private detective, smokey atmosphere, etc. [Tempo: Slow / 95 BPM]

Soothing, tranquil and yet slightly mysterious and uneasy orchestral piece. Unusual blend of piano, strings and ambient synth sounds to make this track a little journey through different moods. Contains piano, strings, synths and drums. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 70 BPM]

A dark and haunting track for mystery, thriller or dark drama. Bleak, haunting, ominous. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 34 BPM]

A sneaky, dark and suspicious underscore for mystery, thriller, horror or dark drama. Tension / Nerve / Foreboding. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 110 BPM]

Melancholic, dark and moody soundtrack piece with spacious synths, intricate sound design, airy pads, deep sub kicks and drops. [Tempo: Slow / 75 BPM]

Deep, dark and eery soundtrack piece, with delayed piano, intricate beats and unsettling synths. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 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 very dark horror / sci-fi sound design track. Ominous, threatening, gloomy, malevolent. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Live jazz quartet; Drums, piano, upright bass, vibraphone. A rhythmic play at 7/8ths, at times quite avantgarde. Extravagant jazz moves. [Tempo: Medium / 124 BPM]

A dark, threatening and at times violent track for horror, mystery and suspense. The track features a staccato, nervous rhythm of dark hits. The middle of the track sees the tension build up to some "drama hits" (which can be cut out and used in isolation), before going into a final third with a slow hip-hop like rhythm, to give the track a spy / thriller edge. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 107 BPM]

Cinematic track with a mystical, dark and gloomy vibe full of anticipation. Suitable for films, documentaries, trailers investigation news and videos. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

Cinematic electronica with dreamy synth and driving electronica. Mystical and a little bit foreboding, with a slightly 80´s vibe. [Tempo: Medium / 115 BPM]

This is a haunting piece featuring 2 electric guitars. It is deliberately sparse to evoke feeling of isolation and despair. Hard to place this track in a specific "music genre". Folk? Ambient? Film score? Rock? Either way, it's an atmospheric piece, suitable for film and other media. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

Ominous and powerful theme music featuring distant trumpet, orchestral trumpet and strings creating an enticing atmosphere. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 104 BPM]

A dark, atmospheric and mystical track made in an orchestral arrangement. In the style of Lord of the Rings or the darker parts of Harry Potter, this piece is suitable for a dark fantasy adventure project, whether it is a game or a movie. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

This track is Jekyll and Hyde. The tense intro has techno beats and synth sequences which build in intensity until all hell breaks loose and the guitars enter with a hellishly ferocious and relentless riff. Contains synths, drum machines, guitars and bass. [Tempo: Medium / 127 BPM]

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