Mood: Menacing / Dangerous / Threatening

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An evil soundscape evoking the image of psychos, stalkers, serial killers, crime scenes, murder, twisted plots and Investigation Discovery shows. Images of occult events, crime scene flashbacks, ghosts and monsters on Halloween and supernatural freak show circuses. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 114 BPM]

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An orchestral piece, a rather dark one. This composition builds up a tension and an uncomfortable feeling. It's thrilling and suspicious, this song makes a good suspense conductor without specially having any particular ending at the end, this could end well, or bad. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 89 BPM]

A lively, dramatic orchestral cue of amazement, magic and drama. Available with or without choir, this track starts off with mysterious whispering, like magic is brewing or something incredible is about to happen. The track soon grows into a sweeping, awe inspiring orchestral romp. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 95 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 dark and edgy track with deep ambiance and big percussion. The track opens with a very ambient and wide open sound, distant effects and chimes add to the mood of the track. Deep bass and powerful drum hits add a great bit of power to the track. Acid synthline is full of energy and edgy drums combine into a great mix of electronic and cinematic sound. A versatile track that can be used anywhere from videogame to dark horror film, sci-fi, crime, etc. [Tempo: Medium / 125 BPM]

Spy or secret agent music, undercover in exotic locations. James Bond 007 inspired melodies, a sense of danger, excitement and adventure. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 126 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]

An epic blockbuster type, hybrid orchestral track. Powerful bottom end, orchestral elements and huge choir. This track is a mixture of cinematic and dubstep / electronic / industrial elements. [Tempo: Medium / 95 BPM]

Electro-funk track with stabbing synthesizers, undercover detective type horns, retro style funk drums and a funky bass riff. Has a certain debonaire, undercover spy, crime or police chase feel. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 127 BPM]

Indie-rock / Alternative rock with guts and attitude. Guitar, drums and bass. Reckless and unruly, with a moderately energetic drive. Good for sports, stunts, dirt and grit, rocked-out parties and more. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 130 BPM]

Horns and percussion build tension, joined by an urban beat and strings. Could be perfect for any kind of preparation for a sports game, college exam, or just to illustrate someone's determination and will to succeed. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 125 BPM]

An energetic hard rock/metal riff fest ideal for reality TV, sports, and action cues such as Ultimate Fighter, Nascar, WWE and UFC. Huge, slamming drums mixed with edgy, tight palm muted detuned guitar riffs. In the style of Metallica, Lamb of God, Disturbed and Pantera. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 90 BPM]

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 ominous, dark and dramatic, orchestral / cinematic piece. Foreboding strings build up towards a change at about 30 seconds, into a more dramatic section with choir and big drums. Epic, dark, almost ritualistic. [Tempo: Slow / 95 BPM]

Ethnic instrumental music with flute and percussion. Percussive, haunting track with moments of cinematic tension, ethnic and ethereal ambiences blend with drums sounds, acoustic percussions. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 92 BPM]

Battle drums / marching percussion. A combination of orchestral percussion and ethnic / tribal drums. Suitable for battle, fight, chase, conflict, etc. [Tempo: Slow, Fast / 120 BPM]

This track starts with a strong sense of mystery and tension, like there’s a real danger lurking. Huge action drums come in later, bringing the track to a huge conclusion. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 112 BPM]

A somewhat mystical and intriguing, orchestral score for drama, family adventure, fantasy or storytelling. Slightly quirky and stormy, this piece has a sense of intrigue, wonder - and perhaps a new angle? [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

A dark and cinematic industrial piece, with pulsing percussion, nerve wracking metallic sounds, and heavy electronic synth tracks. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 83 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]

In the Hall of the Mountain King, from the Peer Gynt suite by the Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Slow, Fast, Very fast]

This track combines strange noises with unusual, repeated, freaky piano melodies. This would work well as part of a freaky dream or nightmare sequence. It also could work quite well in the horror genre or during a haunting. Also quite perfect for Halloween and haunted houses. [Tempo: Slow]

Dramatic, melodic and thrilling track with a sense of investigation, tragedy and the city at night. Piano lines and driving percussion in a modern/orchestral context. Climax with an epic feel at 0:31. [Tempo: Fast / 120 BPM]

This Hip Hop track with middle eastern influences is a good match for depicting the recent demonstrations and protests of the "Arab Spring". A strong hip hop, urban pulse with eastern melodies and percussion. A great sense of danger, foreboding, conflict. Also great for action scenes, travel, desert. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 95 BPM]

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A pumping, chopped-up, mashed-up, grinding and gritty Rock/Electro crossover. Sizzling and thumping beats, as though just about to burst out. Biting hard guitar chops and industrial style synth bass. At breaking point, stuttering and pulsating. [Tempo: Fast / 130 BPM]

A very nasty industrial-electronic track with vicious, pounding percussion and a violent, edgy and gritty sound. Violence / Horror / Sci-fi / Destruction / Alarm / Madness. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 88 BPM]

A cinematic style dark cue, feelings of danger and fear, great for horror and sci-fi scenes. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

A heart-pounding cinematic hybrid orchestral rock track. Featuring aggressive percussion, epic orchestra mixed with layers of gritty distorted guitars. High energy, edgy, and action-packed. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 110 BPM]

Spacey, ethereal and tripped-out ambient electronic featuring synths, drones and hypnotic piano lines. Has a mysterious underwater feeling to it. Would suit thriller/suspense projects. [Tempo: Very slow / 61 BPM]

Funky urban hip-hop track. Head-sound, acoustic guitar sample, busy hiphop beat, scratches. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

Huge, snarling and slamming Dubstep style bass-line that wobbles and glitches emerges from a haunting background of elfin choirs and a distant tom-tom pulse. Completely evil and nasty, works great for war gaming videos, futuristic conflict or technology scenes. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 140 BPM]

Steady, rhythmic electronic tension with cinematic impacts and big drums elements and Techno influence. Power / Edgy / Future. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

Dynamic and energetic, modern epic track. Dark and powerful percussion, joined by orchestra, electric guitar and synthesizers. Uprising, urgent and intense. Heroic, determined, Ominous. Suitable for trailers, action scenes, sci-fi movies, fights, rising armies, marching to battle and more. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 141 BPM]

These dark horror cues can be classed either as "music cues" or "sound effects", as in reality they function as both. They are all recorded with a large, live symphony orchestra with the same quality as any soundtrack from big budget movies. The effects are easy to loop and edit, and can be tailored to fit any cue, as they can be used from virtually any point. Consider them a construction kit to score horror, mystery and dark drama. Recorded, mastered, and delivered to you in pristine 24-bit audio. Also look for YS Horror Cues 21-40 and YS Horror Cues 41-60. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium]

Eerie, brooding and chilling electro-rock track that slowly creeps up behind you then explodes into electrified malevolence. Would suit scary chiller, thriller or sci-fi projects. [Tempo: Slow / 60 BPM]

Retro 8-bit / 16-bit computer gaming style music, inspired by the sounds of 1980's and 1990's arcade video game machines and home video game systems such as Nintendo, Commodore Amiga, Sega, Atari, etc. This track has a melodic action feel, like an agent on a mission, a crime in progress, a cool spy master or a super hero. [Tempo: Medium / 124 BPM]

Tires squealing, sirens blaring, adrenalin flowing... The Chase begins. Dramatic, suspenseful, powerful track mixing electronic and orchestral elements: after a softer bridge the main theme is repeated with a fuller arrangement. Suitable for a CSI style tv show or as an opening title score for a thriller or action movie. [Tempo: Fast / 140 BPM]

Dark, twisted and sinister electro-metal track. Eerie synths and hypnotic bass meet in a head-on collision to form a powerful formula . Imagine Nine Inch Nails jamming with Massive Attack and asking Jeff Beck to guest. [Tempo: Slow / 63 BPM]

Lost in the middle of nowhere, without water or shade, and under the hot noon sun. This western spaghetti soundtrack is not the same old epic and heroic Ennio Morricone old west theme. Instead, it brings a slow-paced and sombre take on the Lone Gunman and his struggles to find his way. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 95 BPM]

Mystical, eerie, cold and pulsating soundtrack for Scifi or Mystery. Brooding, pensive and awe inducing. Creates a feeling of unknown tension, and a vast space.  [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

High energy, adrenaline-soaked rock music with a motivating forward momentum. Big guitars mix with pounding drums, synths & strings to make this track a good match for action / extreme sports or thriller type projects. White knuckle ride. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 125 BPM]

Battle drums. Pounding percussion. A combination of orchestral percussion and ethnic / tribal drums. Suitable for battle, fight, chase, brawls and action scenes. [Tempo: Medium / 96 BPM]

A cheeky and funky electro number with a slight disco feel. Full of attitude and confidence, based on a repeating synth pattern which is joined by guitars on the chorus part. Exciting, colorful. Great for fashion, animation, web media, Flash and presentations. [Tempo: Fast / 135 BPM]

Inspired by the super hero comics universe, this track combines Heavy Rock with Electronica elements. The Sci-Fi melodic theme is out of this world. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 85 BPM]

A grand, sweeping track that tells of amazing world journeys. This track is not tied to one specific country or culture, but has Eastern European / Baltic as well as more Oriental / Eastern / Persian elements. Use for world discovery / amazing journeys, ethnic / foreign drama and travels. Features Psaltery, Mbira, Dulcimer, Gaohu, Morin Khuur, flutes and various ethnic percussions. Available with or without a sorrowful, female ethnic vocal. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 99 BPM]

Dramatic accented strings, heavy percussion, blasting brass and pulsating synths give this track a dramatic, epic and futuristic vibe. Intended for epic promos, video games, sports, trailer and dramatic radio cues. Also ideal for breaking news, tragedy, turmoil, tension and struggle in reality TV shows like Celebrity Apprentice, The Ultimate Fighter, Survivor, Fear Factor and The Bachelor. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

A brooding sense of danger that builds to a climax. Heavy brass are aided by stabbing strings and thumping percussion which is great to use as trek music with big landscape shots, in which the bad guys are after the good guys. [Tempo: Medium / 89 BPM]

A dark and pensive Sci-fi / futuristic underscore. Cinematic, slowly developing, with a deeply pulsating beat and string section. Uneasy, tense, gloomy. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 65 BPM]

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