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Mood: Menacing / Dangerous / Threatening

Found 1722 tracks

Pensive, percussive track with World / Ethnic undertones. Good for adventure, peril, expeditions and mystery. Travel show, documentary / history / geography / mythology etc. World heritage, with an element of danger and nerve. [Tempo: Medium / 110 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]

Dark, gloomy, sinister underscore for film, TV, games, thriller, chiller, horror, etc. Darkly sparkling. Suspenseful, few notes, somewhat experimental, ambient soundscapes. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 110 BPM]

This track creates the atmosphere of mystical darkness while acknowledging interest and curiosity. Nine Inch Nails sounding drums loop slowly with picked bass while a Phil Collins like synth pad plays "In The Air Tonight" style chords. Great for modern fantasy, horror and sci-fi. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 57 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]

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 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, Very fast / 150 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]

A feeling of suspense and eerieness. Chase, suspense, urgent, uneasy, tension, anticipation. Sneaky tension. World percussion, strings, horns, synths. [Tempo: Medium / 83 BPM]

A dark, damp, ill feeling orchestral underscore. Large, gloomy, doom laden. [Tempo: Very slow / 92 BPM]

Menacing, ominous underscore track for dark, futuristic scene or opening sequence in sci-fi or horror film/game. Mix of electronic and orchestral elements, occasional fragments of unintelligible radio messages with static. [Tempo: Medium / 75 BPM]

A slow, morbid, foreboding version of the classic rhyme 'Twinkle Twinkle...'. The instrumentation is piano and voice sounds to give it an eerie haunting feel. For sinister horror and Halloween scares. [Tempo: Slow]

A relatively relaxed electro-funk track with mid-tempo electro drums and a confident, slightly rough groove feel. Fresh and bright but also solid and determined. [Tempo: Fast / 128 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 pastiche track in the style of Ellio Morricone, Clint Eastwood, and spaghetti westerns. Very mid-western sound but also a modern and clean production. [Tempo: Medium / 129 BPM]

Atmospheric horror track consisting of strings, big horror hits and mysterious synths. A creepy sweet piano melody at the end is sent off by a massive horror hit and swell. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Grand orchestral track with a strong mystery / fantasy feel. Magical, amazing, a little bit scary, but very exciting and adventurous. Dark forces / Mysterious creatures. Good for cinematic trailer, adventure & magic, movies, games and more. Available with or without the choir. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 69 BPM]

Don't look behind you! A very dramatic piece. Wave upon wave of synths and sequences....All interwoven together to make one rather dark and stormy soundscape. Small pulsing verse section then a major dynamic lift-off for the chorus parts. Contains synthpads , effected drum kits , drum machines , synth basses and intense guitar melodies in the final section. [Tempo: Slow / 65 BPM]

A sweeping symphonic track, highly suitable for an Indiana Jones style, daring adventure film scene, movie trailer or game trailer. Live orchestral instruments are used in combination with samples to create a huge Hollywood movie sound. Dark pounding percussion, strings and brass - starting out with staccato stabs and building to a crescendo towards the end, perhaps getting ready for war or battle. [Tempo: Medium / 113 BPM]

Dark orchestral thriller / conflict music. Military mission, war preparations, conflict, tension. Also highly suitable for sci-fi or political thriller, etc. [Tempo: Medium]

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 suspenseful and intense cue which creates an ominous, threatening and foreboding feeling. Distorted guitars, piano and electronic elements all come together to create a tense and apocalyptic sound. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

An evil, Far East / Oriental style 'bad guy' theme that moves slowly, but threateningly to create a sense of anxiety. The Erhu is backed by a deep chanting male choir, drums and tense strings. [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]

Cinematic retro synth wave; this track was created using only two vintage hardware synthesizers; a Moog Minimoog model D and a Prophet 5. Strangely futuristic and vintage at the same time. Ambient / Eerie / Synthetic / Retro / Mystery. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

A hybrid orchestral track with a massive, epic sound. Distorted, unstable synthesizers combine with full orchestra, huge percussion and eventually, choirs. This track has a sound of epic action scenes, sci-fi, fantasy or horror. The track has several build-ups and drop-offs, edit points that can be used to make track fit the timing of your production. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 83 BPM]

Suspense soaked riff rocker which uses simple berimbau lines, clean atmospheric guitars and great big dirty guitars. Great repeated build and release. The last time has a soaring lead guitar solo. In parts, slightly reminiscent of Failure and even Nirvana. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 92 BPM]

Stalkers, serial killers, crime scenes, murder, twisted plots and Investigation Discovery shows. The chaotic and evil sounding prepared piano and sound design creates evil thoughts of Halloween, ghosts, cults and the supernatural. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 120 BPM]

Energetic, groovy, slightly industrial electro track that gets ugly in the chorus part when layers of distorted guitars gatecrash the party and rip up the seats. Reminiscent of Nine Inch Nails in parts. [Tempo: Fast / 120 BPM]

Epic and dramatic with many suspense and action sections. Strong and catchy melody. Orchestral with contemporary percussion grooves makes this piece very accessible and suitable to a huge range of productions and media applications. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

Sneaky, threatening, pensive, semi-orchestral rhythmic underscore. Use to illustrate danger, lurking enemies, suspicion and uneasy feeling, the sense of a threat hiding behind the next turn. Dangerous situation. Ominous, foreboding and sinister. Good for action-adventure, dramatic reality-TV, fantasy- or action games, spy thriller, police drama, and more. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

Dark synths create a fearful, brooding atmosphere for this ambient track, while quiet, slow paced percussion rhythms keep it moving. For horror or Halloween films. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 BPM]

Dramatic, spacious, tense, edgy, fiery, driven, epic, explosive, climactic rock track that begins with grand synth sequences then bursts into flame as huge drums & guitars crash in and take the tempo & intensity up many notches. Suspenseful & crushing. Would suit sports / combat / action / thriller projects. [Tempo: Slow, Fast / 154 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]

Historical, Barry Lyndon type, civil war music. Would fit a 19th century war / historical feature. Classical war march genre of orchestration, using snare drum roll, piccolo flutes, clarinets, Bass drums, French and English horn. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 110 BPM]

Strong, dramatic, epic film soundtrack style, featuring big horns, strings and full orchestra. Suitable for battle, wartime, conflict, tension and urgent drama. Action scene, battle scene, chase scene or movie trailer. [Tempo: Medium]

Urgent, dramatic soundtrack piece with live choir. Spine-tingling, epic, high drama, very highly suitable as film trailer, movie trailer, game trailer, commercial, movie intro, in-film battle sequence, etc. Fast pounding percussion, big drums, huge orchestral stabs, horns and strings fluttering, choir chanting. Very dramatic and intense. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 129 BPM]

A tense, ominous, brooding underscore for action, thriller, sci-fi and more. Pounding percussion, dark pads and sweeps. Urgency / Danger. Also available in a version without the drums, which represents a more sneaky / dark ambient feel. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 120 BPM]

In the blink of an eye, ambient strings and harp turn into a driving action sequence as an ally reveals himself to be a foe. As he escapes, our heroes are left with nothing to their Destiny! [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 148 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: Slow, Medium, Fast / 70 BPM]

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A dark, dramatic and war like track, made with big epic classical orchestra. World War theme. All parts connected, same mood. Army March with variations. Doom laden. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

A tense, pensive and very percussive track with a Far East / Oriental / Japanese flavor. Orchestral and Japanese percussion, koto, taiko. High intensity, arming up, building up to impending conflict or fights. Good for chase scenes, battle scenes, fantasy games, action-adventure, film trailers and more. Available in many different cuts, edits, versions to give you great options in editing. [Tempo: Fast / 135 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: Medium / 88 BPM]

A percussive and dark underscore track that has lots of moving light percussion lines, with dark and emotional cello playing over them. Piano and synths create an evil yet curious and magical sound. Lots of different sections that are a mix between powerful, strong, unusual and magical. Slightly similar to the music of the film The Fountain. [Tempo: Medium / 120 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]

Ominous, semi-ethnic, percussion-only track. Combat, battle, fight, conflict. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 148 BPM]

A quirky, dark and staccato, almost broken-up piece of orchestral fantasy music, inspired by the styles of Tim Burton & Danny Elfman. Playful in a playfully dark, wicked way. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 102 BPM]

Very dark, sinister and twisted mixture of orchestra and electronics. Big pounding drums, edgy staccato strings, cold synth textures. Action thriller, Spy mission, Undercover operation, etc. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 128 BPM]

A dark and gloomy underscore for film / TV. Piano and strings. Suspicion, regret, pain. Unsettled thoughts. Unease. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

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