Dark electronica with vocal sample refrain. Sparse, bleepy synth intro with watery delay effects. ‘Keep on lovin’ me’ female vocal sample repeated rhythmically over a determined, striding slow breakbeat. Tender yet menacing synths play out a hooky melody on top. Unsettling and tense with a terrifying passion, obsessive yearning to suit a dramatic TV sequence or fashion story.
Dark drum ‘n’ bass track. Sparse intro of sound effects and pulsating beats. Faster beats join with squelches and echoing hits and an electronic pulse. Slow, hallucinatory mid-section with scary vocal samples. Tune returns with wavy synths and crunchy, threatening beats. Murky and menacing, sparse, edgy D’n’B for a frightening Film/TV scene or doom-laden documentary.
Melancholy solo piano track. Gentle piano intro with single melody notes ringing out. Ambient sounds of a revolving vinyl record. Constantly shifting chords move between hopeful brightness and melancholy darkness, some chords hinting at a threat looming ahead. Dark, anticipatory and resigned, acceptance of a scary fate, perfect film music for a melodramatic period piece or sophisticated horror film.
Pastoral flute septet. Various flute lines dance in counterpoint with an enchanting melody and hints of English folk. Regal, jaunty with a darkness beneath. Prim and proper interweaving flutes, perfect bewitching fantasy film music, conjuring up visions of the scary, dark forest scene from a classic Disney film, or the playful trouble-making of a Robin Hood figure.
Suspenseful orchestral track. Foreboding sustained cello note intro before choppy violins join with a sense of urgency over soaring orchestral violins. Brazen brass blasts a slow salute before a tense and troubled violin shaky violin break. A dark fast-moving sea of choppy violins and clashing notes. The clouds part with a more triumphant section as the initial violin motif returns, seemingly victorious. Sombre, threatening and frightening,perfect action film music, for when the going gets tough and it looks like our heroes will suffer a crushing defeat. Instead, they hold on to power…for now.
Tense orchestral string track. Choppy violins enter with erratic melodic phrases over a foreboding sustained double bass note. Extra layers of strings interrupt each other creating a chaotic ambiance. Screeching violin samples then flurry over drums and a strong, driving, repeated melodic idea, coming to a dramatic finish. Nerve-wracking, threatening and doom-laden, a worrying barrage of string suspense, suited to an action movie scene or advert evoking this sense of exhilarating fear.
Dark electronic slow build. Menacing repeated bass synth line like Darth Vader humming a Kraftwerk tune, added synth line slowly expands outward, grows higher in register, fizzling, fleeting electro noises pulsate. Threatening, tense and foreboding, a nerve-wracking wait as the symptoms develop, perfect for a sombre TV/Documentary moment, a suspenseful film scene or cautionary advert.
Tense orchestral track. Piano intro, chiming marimba, melancholy lyrical cello solo, threatening piano chords and deep, dangerous double bass builds to more tense, dynamic section. Wailing violins and high piano notes spell an underlying threat. Intriguing, suspenseful and chilling at times, murder-mystery music, would suit a tense film scene or an elegantly violent high society thriller.
Powerful percussive thriller. Relentless cacophonous beats above a threatening descending electronic drone. Dark, atmospheric and tense, a breathless, terrifying race through dark back alleys, our character has chosen flight, but might have to fight…
Dark atmospheric electronic track. Crunchy beats, dark piano samples and tense electronic samples. Brooding, menacing and threatening, a dark action film soundtrack set in an unforgiving world.