Mood: Gloomy / Dark / Sinister

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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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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

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

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

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

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

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]

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]

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]

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

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]

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, 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]

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]

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]

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]

Dark pulse. Evil / Malevolent. Sneaky / Suspicious. Horror / Gothic underscore. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 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]

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

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]

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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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]

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

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]

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]

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]

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 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]

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]

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

Dark ambient, Horror underscore. Eerie / Ethereal / Creepy / Sickly. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

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

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

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