Mood: Menacing / Dangerous / Threatening

Found 1743 tracks

A cinematic, urban hip-hop track for commercial purposes. Big, epic rhythmic hits knock out a infectious rhythm. Hip hop drums with trap hihats give it a modern feel. Dark minor chord string patches give this piece tension, while risers and cinematic hits give the track a hybrid trailer feel as well. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 76 BPM]

Short evolving epic track with tension building. A climate of danger, mystery, anxiety leading to the climax ending part. [Tempo: Slow / 66 BPM]

A tense, melodic soundtrack piece with a monolithic, dramatic melody and a feeling of dark urban future. Great for sci-fi, drama, etc. [Tempo: Slow]

Downtempo hip hop beatz, strange, weird, a little trippy or dreamy. Slightly jazzy elements with skewed chords and very subtle hints of a jazz sax. Warm, dreamy electric Rhodes piano overlays. Dark and dramatic. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

A heavy hitting orchestral track with dubstep elements. Big hits along with epic string bring the track up to a massive drop. Main drop is heavy with low dubstep bass and distorted drums. The track builds up with a string melody to a big final hit with the distorted bass in the end. This track is good for cinematic trailers, scenes of battle and war. [Tempo: Slow / 65 BPM]

An aggressive and driving synth track with a retro 1980's feel. Distorted guitars and gritty drums add an energetic, uptempo feel. aggressive, energetic, dark. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 126 BPM]

A scary and violent horror / sci-fi sound design track. No musical notes, just scrapey, cold sounds and a sudden, terrifying shock at 44 secs. Disturbing and truly unpleasant. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Mixing orchestral and hip hop elements, this pensive, tense and nervous underscore is the good track for challenge, mystery, thriller, police, stakeout, international conspiracies, countdown, pressure situations. Also good for things like CSI, NCIS, forensics, investigation, looking for clues. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 116 BPM]

A grand, sweeping, semi-orchestral piece with a gradual build-up towards a crescendo at the end. Loud percussion with a slight eastern or oriental feel. Ominous, dramatic, epic. Grand adventures, history and mythology. [Tempo: Medium / 81 BPM]

Battle drums. Pounding percussion. A combination of orchestral percussion and ethnic / tribal drums. Suitable for battle, fight, chase, brawls and action scenes. [Tempo: Slow / 68 BPM]

A sneaky and sinister underscore track with a heartbeat like rhythm. Twitchy strings, mysterious chord progressions, pensive mood. This track is quite long and it develops over time into a more intense track with more of a clear and present danger, chase or frantic fear. After 3 minutes an electronic drum beat sets in to raise the intensity level by another notch. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 60 BPM]

A short, intense, dark track. Slightly otherworldly, with a single, solemn, female vocal. A track for a gruesome discovery.... [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Mysterious and exciting score track with a modern sound featuring piano, synths and strings. Good for mystery, thriller and suspenseful action movies. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 115 BPM]

Tense and brooding retro style movie and tv soundtrack. Climactic orchestral strings with some dissonant chords, subtle flute and latin percussion eventually builds to a funky drum groove. Perfect for undercover cops, spies, secret agents, heists, shady deals, retro dramas and blaxploitation. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 105 BPM]

Imagine being visited in the dead of night by the ghost of a Burlesque dancer or by a post war German cabaret artiste. Meaty beaty big and bouncey. Huge synth bass, brass and jazzy big band groove based drums with a modern twist. [Tempo: Medium / 102 BPM]

Sizzling deep funk. Rough, dark, pumping and oozing. Subtle, foreboding, like something dark and powerful simmering under the surface. Downtempo, with a funky hip hop feel. A little bit otherworldly, weird, not quite of this world. Also available as an Underscore version. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

One in a series of 10 eerie and mystical short cues, where Sci Fi meets Horror meets Dark Fantasy. Deep, disturbing, nightmarish sounds that curl, twist and attack the unsuspecting listener with razor-like precision. These short cues are modern and visceral, eerie and cold, in the style of modern TV series and films. To find the other 9 pieces in this series, search 'Dream Valley 10 Horror Cues'. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

A bed of pulsating synth and a low drone create tension, while solo acoustic guitar plays the blues, swamp style. [Tempo: Medium / 106 BPM]

An intense and fun action cue with driving percussion rhythms, orchestral energy, and big drums, underscoring anything from a major heist to a victorious getaway. Very much in the vein of John Powell's "Bourne" and "Italian Job" scores and the scores of Hanz Zimmer and Steve Jablonsky ("Batman Begins" and "Transformers"). [Tempo: Medium / 80 BPM]

Typical seventies Blaxploitation tune or Cop Show theme. Think Starsky and Hutch, Shaft or Superfly. Funky wah guitars, lots of percussion and an epic soul brass finale. [Tempo: Medium / 92 BPM]

Dramatic and suspenseful. Huge drums in a slow rhythmic pattern provides a deep atmosphere over witch an eerie choir comes in. Occasional distorted screeches and screams complete the total macabre mood. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 70 BPM]

A percussive and exotic film soundtrack underscore featuring Taiko drums. Pensive, with a sneaky sense of mystery and perhaps impending danger. Sense of urgency increases throughout. [Tempo: Medium / 146 BPM]

Very sparse underscore, almost a void. Scraping pads, unrecognizable, resonant sounds. A place of unease and disease, sneaking, hiding. Great as a sci-fi, thriller or horror backdrop. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Minimal and brooding synths and beats giving future technology and sci-fi vibes combined with a Hip-Hop / Trap feel. Great for data, tech, science, I.T. and industry. [Tempo: Slow / 145 BPM]

Dark thriller underscore. Slowly moving pads and rhythms, reverberant percussion, seriously deep bass notes. Impending, pensive, foreboding, tension, signs of danger and mystery. [Tempo: Slow / 85 BPM]

Classic surf rock style of the 1960's and 70's. Twangy, doomy guitars, fast drums, guitar slides with fast picking etc. Retro feel, great for surfing, sports, 1960s/70s fashion, historical/cultural, or any media with a cool, chic, retro style. [Tempo: Fast / 160 BPM]

A creepy and sinister underscore, suitable for surveillance, stakeout, dark scenes, nightly horrors. Twitchy strings, twisted sound textures and occasional mangled rhythmic beats. [Tempo: Very slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

A heart pounding action track that will have your viewers on the edge of their seats. This is just a nonstop force of pure raw energy with catchy orchestral and electronic percussion that would be great for any action film score. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 120 BPM]

Cool and ethereal electro rock track with a slightly sinister undertone. Spacey plucked santoors float over soft and spacey synth pads and noises as a slow, determined beat kicks in. Would suit dramatic or cinematic projects. [Tempo: Slow / 59 BPM]

A frantic, percussion driven music track for a chase, battle or fight scene. Highly suitable for trailer, game, thriller or action film. String lines nervous and staccato, dissonant string stabs with busy percussion. [Tempo: Fast / 120 BPM]

A industrial style percussive track with large bigger than life cinematic production which invites the audience into a story. As the drums become more and more intense towards the end and throughout the cue the use of rhythm and metal industrial percussion brings the track to a climatic, epic and dramatic conclusion. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 113 BPM]

Featuring orchestra, gritty guitar and drums, this cinematic Western-styled piece could be a character study for a Western hero or antihero. Dramatic and epic, this piece could be useful in scenes depicting the conceiving of or execution of a plan (e.g. bank robbery, capturing an outlaw) or for the archetypical ride into the sunset. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 92 BPM]

A dark, somewhat malevolent and mysterious synth bass pulse combines with occasional guitar. Edgy and ominous, this track can work for scifi, future, dark corporation, building tension. Half-time rock drums join in toward the end. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 122 BPM]

A dark and grungy orchestral hybrid track. Unsettling distorted synth and drums keep a relentless and dark theme. The track slows down to a slight quiet break in the middle, followed by a loud and heavy drop that plays out to the end. This track is suitable for video game or movie trailers, scenes of struggle or battle. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 70 BPM]

Big, rugged action track, with mystery. Evokes a feeling of a inspired group marching toward a common goal. Also good for crime / crime in progress / criminal investigation, etc. Features large Epic Percussion. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

Orchestra underscore. Cello and bass synth drive pace with piano, forboding brass and string lines. Espionage, spy theme feel. Crime, mystery, investigation. Dark, edgy. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

Dark Dub / Breakbeat. Sarcastic / Gritty / Grimey / Dark Electronica / Robotic / Mean / Strong. Also available without the vocal samples. [Tempo: Medium / 140 BPM]

Beating industrial metal. Heavy guitars, hard drums and strange background sounds. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 180 BPM]

Inspired by film maker and composer John Carpenter, this is a homage to his masterpiece The Thing, starring Kurt Russell. Ominous blend of synthesizers and orchestral horns, with a repetitive tense motif. [Tempo: Slow / 93 BPM]

A brooding theme for a dystopian world. Unsettling, yet strangely evocative. Would suit a TV thriller style title sequence, Sci-Fi game or futuristic commercial. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

Desert road, a convoy of black SUVs kicks up a dust cloud as they drive to a top secret, illegal facility. A one man army armed to the teeth fires a couple of rockets their way, and a battle ensues... Energetic, Epic trailer style with a modern twist. Orchestra, choir, drums, guitar, synth. For trailers, promos or intense action scenes. [Tempo: Fast / 135 BPM]

Frantic, intense, adrenalised, heavy, suspense-filled electro-metal track with energy and drive. Raw, exciting, crazy, gutsy, powerful, mean music that would suit action / combat / extreme sports type projects. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 150 BPM]

Funky clavinet style synth starts this shuffley groover of a track. Non-stop bounce and energy from start to finish. The mid section brings a slight breakdown as ethereal voices and synth pads fade in and out. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

Accented strings, brass with huge percussion and synths. Ideal for dramatic breaking news and reality TV cues such as Dateline NBC, Rock Center, Celebrity Apprentice, Survivor and Fear Factor. Useful for transitions, investigations, the turmoil and struggle while trying to complete tasks, goals and elimination. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

A brooding, ominous and dark soundtrack for mystery, thriller or drama. Foreboding / Tense / Threatening. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 65 BPM]

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