Mood: Gloomy / Dark / Sinister

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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]

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]

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

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

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]

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

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]

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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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]

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]

Laid back mysterious and snakey country blues. Featuring smokey lap steel and electric guitar fills, underpinned with a pulsing bass and drum groove. Great for smokey country bars and scenes depicting the rural south, Americana, backwoods, swamps, moonshine and honky tonks. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 112 BPM]

Solo on the acoustic guitar in the western style. Evokes a feeling of wideness. Middle energy level. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 84 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]

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

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]

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

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

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]

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]

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

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

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

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

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]

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

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

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]

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]

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]

Sparse, dark and ominous ambient track. Good for film noir, dark thriller, horror, sci-fi or spy mystery. Pensive strings, deep bass, reverberant congas. [Tempo: Slow]

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