Hip hop track with orchestral strings. Melancholy string intro. Minimal beats before a bass drop. Deep bass synth mines the underbelly, trap beats up top and church-like bell sample and choral vocal samples add to the eerie atmosphere. Dark, sombre and quietly epic, like Gangsta’s Paradise without Coolio, perfect for an investigative documentary or epic domestic drama of the streets.
Dark trip hop with orchestral strings. Dark, rippling harp sample then urgent, choppy cello over swirling synth pads. Choppy violins repeat the tense melodic riff over trip hop beats and vinyl scratching and subtle hip hop vocal samples. Cool and self-assured in the face of danger, perfect for a nerve-wracking TV drama, a dramatic documentary or sombre content.
Bloopy synth track with deep underwater bass. Soft, hazy synth lines over repeated bloopy synth melody, reverb effects, and subtle, drum roll-like beats. Downbeat, nostalgic and mysterious, with a hint of danger, would suit an investigative Vice or Vox-style documentary or TV segment. Also perfect for edgy TV scenes.
Dark hip hop with gunshot samples. Bleepy synth intro with effects, a foreboding piano riff then a break. Beats build to a deep, punchy, bass synth melody. Piano returns, more beats and gunshot samples. Threatening, tense and frightening, a seemingly bouncy track with a dark underbelly, would suit topical, crime documentaries or content.
Dark trap. Bell-like keyboard motif builds mystery and tension. Rattling, unsettling chords reiterate the creepy melody before a syncopated Latin-style beat and hi-hat trap beat grounds the track. Quiet moments with the eerie distant sounds of thunder and rain like a bad omen. Uneasy and tense with a sense of foreboding, like a trap Twin Peaks soundtrack, perfect for dark TV show where danger is around every corner.
Dark, mysterious hip hop track. High-pitched synths like police sirens, and the real thing, over plodding synth melody. Fast-paced hi-hat trap beat enters, booming bassy synths populate the deep end. Comes down a notch with woodblock beats before the trap attack returns. Unsettling, nerve-wracking and tense, perfect soundtrack late-night inner-city subterfuge.
High-octane EDM. Fast-paced build up, laser synths build with increasing tension, action movie-style. Drops to more D’n’B/Trap-style beat with hight pitched synths and a foreboding atmosphere. Danger is never far away with threatening vocal samples and squelchy, murky effects. A frantic synth build before another drop. Tense, dark and dynamic, sounding like the Chemical Brothers doing futuristic electronica for a menacing onscreen fantasy world.
Atmospheric solo piano. Chiming, resonant piano chords with hazy delay. Dreamlike, serene and reflective, perfect for a sombre TV drama or serious, cautionary documentary about climate change or some impending disaster.
Alt versions available with added atmosphere and fizzling static.
Lush orchestral track. Simple, questioning piano introduction leads to sweeping, pastoral strings before a full orchestral mid-section with developed piano melodies and playful woodwind and brass blasts. Hopeful, romantic and soaringly positive, 1980s soap opera meets the Animals of Farthing Wood, romance with a dash of danger.
Melancholy harp with orchestral strings. Repeated harp motif, joined by a swell of orchestral strings. Melody doubled on piano while suspenseful strings flit above. Woodwind and harp interlude before a fuller rendition of the melody. Emotional, thoughtful, and slightly dark, a wintry, pastoral instrumental, suitable for TV/Film dramas set on the moors, or the troubled mind of the protagonist.