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Mood: Menacing / Dangerous / Threatening

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A dramatic, dark and action trailer track made with sound design, epic aggressive hits, synths and risers. Action, thriller, sci-fi, violence, horror etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

A dark, gloomy and dramatic soundtrack, telling of extreme danger or a grave situation. Systematically pounding percussion gives the sense of an overwhelming force, while increasing strings build the tension ever higher. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 80 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 01-20 and YS Horror Cues 41-60. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium]

A very dark, futuristic, edgy and gritty track for dark sci-fi, fantasy, etc. This track has a vocal chant part that makes it feel ritualistic, or just threatening, ominous, dramatic. [Tempo: Slow, Fast / 65 BPM]

Exciting, mesmerizing industrial sound design action underscore. Composed entirely of unique sounds. [Tempo: Fast / 127 BPM]

A mysterious suspense tracks, with piano and strings and a more rhythmical second part. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

A pulsating underscore track representing mystery and suspense. Perhaps espionage, difficult problem solving, technology or crime investigation. Low level bass pulse, digital pads and short synth pulses like signals or clues. [Tempo: Slow / 85 BPM]

Dramatic and mysterious piano, accompanied by harp and strings. Inspired by soap opera music cliches. [Tempo: Medium]

Very slow hypnotic beat with mega heavy guitar riffing. Dark, powerful, pumping and sizzling. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 124 BPM]

Dark Dub / Reggae Breaks. Hard pumping, washes of electronic grime. Dark Electronic Dub / Ragga. Also available without the vocal samples. [Tempo: Slow / 140 BPM]

A dramatic tension track that opens with rhythmic and melodic synth lines and builds with light percussion, piano, strings, and brass motifs. Perfect for action and adventure scenes or reality game show programming. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 128 BPM]

Epic,atmospheric, sinister & sometimes menacing rock track with electronic elements & strings. Stadium rock with a really glorious dark side. Would suit thriller/action/horror/mystery/extreme sports type projects. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 128 BPM]

This dark and gloomy horror track starts out with only a few dark piano notes. Other elements such as distant voices, metal scrapes join to create a creepy and eerie horror musical soundscape. [Tempo: Slow]

Brooding, pensive, serious and expectant, semi-orchestral, rhythmic pulses. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 85 BPM]

An intense epic action cue with driving percussion rhythms, orchestral energy, and big drums, underscoring anything from a reckless helicopter chase to a battle between man and machine. Very much in the vein of Danny Elfman's action scores and the scores of Hanz Zimmer and Steve Jablonsky ("Batman Begins" and "Transformers"). [Tempo: Fast / 155 BPM]

Epic, atmospheric, sinister & sometimes menacing rock track with electronic elements & strings. Stadium rock with a really glorious dark side. would suit thriller / action / horror / chase / extreme sports type projects. [Tempo: Fast / 146 BPM]

A funky bassline and Rockin' beat are the core of this fast paced 'race to the finish' track. Turn up the volume for full effect and blend this with images to portray speed, agility, technology and the ultimate winner. [Tempo: Fast / 130 BPM]

A somewhat dark and powerful electronica track with a driving beat combined with various of synths and effects. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 120 BPM]

Medium slow, intensely powerfully epic, spacey, grinder rock track. Has a dark & menacing atmosphere built by heavy guitars mixing with massive drum grooves & spacious synth textures. Would suit extreme sports / horror / action / thriller projects. Potent stuff. [Tempo: Slow / 106 BPM]

This orchestral piece conveys the feeling of being swept away. The has a turbulent feel that lends it to working well in scenes of storms, tornados or general mayhem. [Tempo: Fast / 122 BPM]

Heavy alternative rock. Powerful female vocals tell a tale of metaphorical revenge. Alternative rock band with atmospheric synths and drum machines. Keywords: Nightmares, dreams, scary. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 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: Fast, Very fast / 150 BPM]

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Gritty and funky hip-hop. Fat, slamming beats. Mangled sound, a little bit on the edge. Scratching and synth bass. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

Cinematic track with a mysterious and dark atmosphere full of anticipation. Great for crime films, documentaries, investigation news and videos. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

Documentary or reality-TV style background track. Very pensive, with a a feeling of urgency, critical situation, danger, urgent investigations, rescue operations, etc. Great for reality shows, investigative journalism, crime reporting and much more. Also good for gameshow with problem solving while time is counting down. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

An eerie piece with dark soundscapes and textures. Intense drums and orchestra are utilized in unconventional ways. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A Percussion Only track, with marching snares, military march. Occasional big drum strikes. Useful for scenes of war, war preparation, battle preparations, etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

A dark, stressed battle or conflict track. Pulsating, big ethnic percussion, darkly twisted orchestral textures, vocal chants. Danger, tense situation. Rock guitar enters the mix at about 02:40. [Tempo: Medium / 87 BPM]

A Percussion Only track, with big pounding drums in various more and less intense patterns. Useful for sound design, film scoring, games and more. [Tempo: Medium, Fast]

A pulsating, pensive, semi-orchestral track with a nervous tension. Suitable for thriller, crime, spy conspiracy. [Tempo: Medium / 101 BPM]

A Percussion Only track, with big pounding drums in various more and less intense patterns. Useful for sound design, film scoring, games and more. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast, Very fast / 150 BPM]

Dark ominous and anticipatory sustains and sound effects, a repeated abstract and odd figure with a pensive edge. [Tempo: Very slow / 109 BPM]

A slow, relentless synth bass pulse is the foundation for this foreboding track. With string section and subtle piano joining in later, this is a dark, urban piece of music suitable for film or other media. [Tempo: Medium / 80 BPM]

Crime or action drama theme. A staccato, pulsating bass provides a sense of nervous urgency, while piano, strings and percussion play variations over a dramatic, pensive theme. [Tempo: Medium / 140 BPM]

An intensely suspenseful mystery cue underscoring anything from a deceitful murder to a mass epidemic. Orchestral with piano, in the vein of James Newton Howard's scores for M. Night Shyamalan films (The Village, Signs, The Happening). [Tempo: Slow / 77 BPM]

A Percussion Only track, with marching snares, military march. Occasional big drum strikes. Pensive, Dark, Threatening, Tension. [Tempo: Slow / 117 BPM]

High energy electro track with a club / dance / house / trance feel. Features lots of synth sounds and floor shaking downers to get the energy levels up. Full of get-up-and-go, this track is based around repeating bass and synthesizer motifs that evolve and grow over the duration of the track to reach a euphoric climax. It's energetic, driving and hard hitting, full of vitality, ideal for media that needs a lively soundtrack. There is also a hint of espionage making it equally suited to spy/secret agent themed productions. Available in a variety of lengths and loops to fit with your media projects. 120 BPM. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

A Percussion Only track, with marching snares, military march. Occasional big drum strikes. Useful for scenes of war, war preparation, battle preparations, etc. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

A 3 voice harmony guitar melody drives this bouncy, happy instrumental. The middle section blistering guitar solo darkens the atmosphere a bit. Overall, reminds me of several Steves (Vai, Hackett, Morse...) [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 146 BPM]

A feeling of rising tension pervades this epic TV drama style track. Think 24. [Tempo: Medium / 124 BPM]

Upbeat, high energy adrenaline rocker with slight ethnic flavour. Lots of guitar melodies, distorted guitar riffs, strings and bombastic dramatic statements. Contains guitars, Persian santoor, bass, drum and strings. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 120 BPM]

Huge brass stabs, string lines and cymbal crashes tumble towards a thrilling central theme in this energetic orchestral workout. Suitable for battles, dramatic chases & scenes of conflict. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 141 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]

A subtle orchestral film soundtrack underscore, nervous and dark with a feeling of mystery and hidden truths. Delicate, frail strings, mysterious woodwinds, sneaky backdrop. Good for drama, exploration, danger, lurking and sneaking, unfolding story. Dark and pensive, but not openly horror or terror. More suspicion, exploration in a dark place. Good for film and TV, also for adventure games etc. [Tempo: Very slow / 81 BPM]

A very slow and doom'ish Retro Pulp / Surf rock track with a sense of danger and gloom, but also of expectation and sensuality. Classic surf rock sound with twangy guitars. Good for retro / pulp type productions. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 96 BPM]

An intense epic action cue with driving percussion rhythms, orchestral energy, and big drums, underscoring anything from a fast car chase to a battle between man and machine, with a riveting climax. Very much in the vein of John Powell's "Bourne" movies and the scores of Hanz Zimmer and Steve Jablonsky ("Batman Begins" and "Transformers"). [Tempo: Fast / 155 BPM]

Unbelievable electric tension in a live stadium. Audience screaming, sweat dripping, rock band coming onstage to riff out and give the people what they have been waiting. This track is a short atmospheric, tension-filled simulation of that moment. [Tempo: Fast / 104 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, Medium, Fast / 98 BPM]

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