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Suggested Production Type: Mystery / Suspense

Found 1198 tracks

Soft but serious, slow string pads. General underscore for drama, tv, film. Introspective, with an element of doubt, reflection, turmoil, suspicion or realization. Subtle background chords. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

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

Dark, ominous pulses. Suspenseful track for thrillers, mysteries and criminal intent. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 110 BPM]

A mysterious and intriguing mood is what best describes this magnificent track. Featuring Fender Rhodes, percussion and electric guitars. [Tempo: Slow / 153 BPM]

Drone, tribal drums, shakers / rattles and wood flute in an earthy / earth / tribal track. Mystic, genuine, organic. Can be Native American, middle eastern / desert, south american / central america or other indigenous, aboriginal, tribe, primal. Also available in two sub-mixes: One with only the flute by itself, and one without the flute, leaving only the drone and windchimes; great for media underscore use. Mysticism / mystical / ancient / cultural / historical / world heritage. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

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]

A twisted and dark piece. Strange electronic murmurs and blips introduce a dramatic tremeloed string section. As the track progresses more layers of string harmonies enter adding to the growing suspense. Slowly the piece unfolds and builds towards the tense end .The mood has an element of cold calculated ruthlessness and unfolding mystery. Contains orchestra , synths and piano. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A dark, mysterious track with an unusual instrumention of a jazz group. Classic, old school Horror type cue. The Zodiac Killer would probably listen to this as he stalked his next victim. [Tempo: Slow / 110 BPM]

Spacey, dramatic, hypnotic, cinematic track with building tension and a slight exotic flavour due to use of percussion and eastern scales and instruments. Contains synths, strings, percussion, santoor and acoustic guitar [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 122 BPM]

A slow, serious, pensive underscore for mystery drama, fiction, storytelling. Perhaps crime or criminal investigation, dark subjects. Cold. Various mixes are available. This track shares its sound / production style with two other tracks, 'Turmoil 2 Activate' and 'Turmoil 3 Motions'. They can work well together, if you wish to keep a uniform sound / feel in your production. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 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]

Solemn underscore track for drama. Perhaps loss, death, sadness. A solo female voice over dark pads and subtle rhythms. Aftermath, or gloomy outlook. [Tempo: Medium / 116 BPM]

Spacious and hypnotic reversed guitars, minimalist and existential. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

A dark and tension building cue, with a sense of urgency and imminent danger. Like a stalker on the trail of his prey. [Tempo: Medium / 101 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]

Spacious, cinematic, beautiful, ethereal, dramatic & magical music using plucked strings, choir, synth & percussion to create an dreamy, edgy, nervous soundscape with sinister, brooding & haunting overtones. Thoughtful, atmospheric, climactic & sometimes a little scary. Come out from behind the sofa. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 110 BPM]

Powerful & emotional atmospheric orchestral track. Slow synth pads drone out into the stratosphere as strings & a pulse bass drum join. The chorus section's lush strings and lonely piano lines tug at your heartstrings, telling a tale of lost love & smouldering desire. [Tempo: Very slow / 40 BPM]

Cinematic Action music track great for crime and investigation programs, news, documentaries, also for films, TV series and action trailers evolving around Police, FBI and CIA. Featuring orchestral strings and woodwinds, synthesizers, keyboards and contemporary drum beat. [Tempo: Slow / 114 BPM]

A tense and spooky scene is evoked with orchestra and an optional piano track. Creepy and evolving, suitable for dark, evil passages. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A very dark, cold and ominous underscore track for mystery, horror, thriller and dark drama. A classic mystery feel. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A dangerous and overwhelming piece of music. Powerful and intense. Will work with danger, fear and dark scenes. Good for film, drama, entertainment. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 125 BPM]

Suspenseful piano track. A chord is repeated many times with variations and a large room sound. This music will be good for mystery, suspense, spy, dramatic scenes. [Tempo: Very slow]

A little bit spooky but mostly playful, this TV/film score track has a "sneaky" feel and is a bit cheeky. Like little detective, or someone planning a prank, perhaps. A little bit similar to some of the music in Desperate Housewives. Tip-toe'ing. [Tempo: Medium / 95 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]

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

A dark mystery feel going on in this track. Different layers of all kinds of strange sounds, including kalimba patterns, are are adding up to a very mysterious and pensive sound collage. Can be ethnic / world mystery, spy mystery, fantasy or sci-fi. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

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

A mystical, eerie and uneasy soundtrack for sci-fi, mystery, the paranormal and the unexplained. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Ambient textures open this mysterious horror track. Heavy horror stabs punctuate the atmospheric layers. Subtle percussive rhythms give a light sense of propulsion, and a distant piano plays a sweet and creepy melody. Perfect for horror films and haunted houses. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

An eerie voice calls from a distance, drum hits keep us on our toes. A shadowy figure moves through the desert like a ghost; forsaken, alone. Would work great leading up to a military conflict in a middle east setting. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 72 BPM]

A gloomy, moody, atmospheric fantasy soundscape suitable as an underscore / backdrop to a mysterious and dark world. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

Moody, suspenseful, and moody track, with a sense of mystery. It brings to mind ghost stories and other horror related subjects. Suitable for creating a backdrop for suspense and horror movies and shows, and also for scenes in other productions that require a dark, mystifying feel. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Modern cinematic music for horrors, thrillers, mysteries and sci-fi. Dark, edgy suspense builder with piano, strings, vocal chants and electronic drums starting off subtle and growing to a booming climax. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

Medium intensity slowish rocker with beautiful lead guitar playing the part of lead vocals. Spacey clean guitars and simple lead lines gradually build towards the catchy chorus section. Very colourful and emotive. [Tempo: Medium / 129 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]

Useful for animation and short animated story of two parts. Anxiety and mystery, thrill and unanswered riddle in first part. Then it quickly switches to second part which has more tension and is more dynamic, pefect for telling sad story about kind of bad thing which happened somewhere. [Tempo: Medium / 122 BPM]

A short drama underscore cue: Mysterious strings and piano, like pieces coming together or a mystical presence. Curious, expectant. [Tempo: Very slow / 77 BPM]

A slow- to mid tempo synth ostinato, repeating pattern, mysterious and slightly dark, with a sense of intrigue. Could be a crime mystery, forensics / FBI, or a developing, sinister story. Has some of the same feel and flow as the famous Phil Collins track "In the Air Tonight". [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

Eerie, disturbing and suspenseful. Very ambient. Trance-like repetition of short piano phrases punctuated by string swells. Sparse enough to work with a wide variety of visuals. Two versions are presented, one with the piano detuned and chorused, and one with a more traditional piano sound. Can be used with and without strings, and is easily edited. Think Eyes Wide Shut. Good for drama, crime show, mystery, horror, TV, film, thriller. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A serene thoughtful underscore set on a rainy afternoon. A man walking through a peaceful neighborhood suddenly encounters danger. [Tempo: Slow / 89 BPM]

A mysterious synth arpeggio with lush, reverberant pads and a minimalistic electronic drum. A nod back to the 1980's TV and film mysteries. Future / Sci-fi influence. [Tempo: Medium / 109 BPM]

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]

Stuttering, staccato distorted synths riffing in an industrial type, post modern soundscape. This track has both a dark side and a fresh edge, making it suitable for "edgy" corporate use as well as motor sport or anything invoving dirt, grind, industry or tech. [Tempo: Medium / 96 BPM]

This piece of electronic music is suitable for any scene of rushing or urgency within a hospital or medical facility. It could also be used for a chase scene within a hospital. Included in this track is the beeping and ticking sound of a typical heart and blood pressure monitor at bedside - which completes the tension felt when listening. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

Mystic atmosphere with polynesian percussion, gamelan and ethnic vocals creating a cabbalistic feeling. Long version loops seamlesly. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 91 BPM]

A reality TV type tension track featuring bells, synths, and percussion. Builds throughout for a sense of forward motion while maintaining intensity. Think of any reality TV series where elimination rounds are involved. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 84 BPM]

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