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Mood: Gloomy / Dark / Sinister

Found 1539 tracks

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Suitable for modern thrillers, this track features atmospheric and tense layers, orchestra, drums and synth. The tension mounts, with the drama intensifying towards the climactic ending. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 84 BPM]

A dark solo piano piece that has an underlying feeling of menace, danger and horror. Piano sounds like a beating heart at the end as the suspense grows but resolves. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

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

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]

Spacey, atmospheric and beaty. Synth pads and sequences fuse with broken beats and throbbing basslines to make an irresistible filmic journey to cyber-oblivion. Contains synths and drum units. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

Mid-tempo electronica, slowly developing, oozing and moving soundscapes with groovy electro beats. Sci-fi / deep feel. [Tempo: Slow / 104 BPM]

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]

Slightly dark & sinister electronic rock track with great atmosphere, forward drive & spacey textures. A mixture of synths, drum machines, acoustic drums, strings and guitar. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

Downtempo, dark and sensual nightly jazz, featuring a low thumping beat and saxophone. Conjures images of dark alleys, mysterious strangers, intrigue and conspiracy in the city. Smokey, mysterious, intriguing. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

Percussion only track / Battle drums. Tracks with Drums only are useful for action sequences, fight scenes, war and battles, macho sports and exertion, powerful imagery, dramatic trailers and more. Also available as seamlessly looping Drum loops / Percussion loops. [Tempo: Medium / 70 BPM]

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Acoustic guitar track with a slightly dark feel. Somewhat bluesy, acoustic folk. Acoustic guitar and percussion. Sorrowful, melancholic. [Tempo: Medium / 80 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 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 short track kind of reminds you of a post apocalyptic scene. Useful for commercials and more. Cliff Martinez... [Tempo: Slow / 100 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]

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

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 very dark horror / sci-fi sound design track. Ominous, threatening, gloomy, malevolent. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

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

Dark, brooding, beautiful, edgy, nervous, spacious, tense, moody & highly atmospheric & scary track with a haunting sense of impending danger & foreboding. Would suit mystery / espionage / dramatic / horror type projects. Cinematic & filmic. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 110 BPM]

Deep, dark and eery soundtrack piece, with delayed piano, intricate beats and unsettling synths. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 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]

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 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]

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]

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

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

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]

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