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Horror-influence contemplative and calm music, often associated with the preliminary discoveries or concerns leading up to a horrible situation, or the aftermath of a horrible experience. It can be worrying, somber, sorrowful, dreaded, concerned or sad. This music is often used early in horror movies and TV shows, before the plot thickens, or late in the movie after the major climax has passed.


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28 DAYS TO GO - (by House of Horror)  Year: 2012
House of Horror A Horror Sound Alike track loosely based on Danny Boyles 2002 '28 Days Later'. A scary and ominous track that slowly builds, using a very scary 'dissonance' technique that was also used in the film. A Spooky and scary track that will work great as a 28 days later themed song. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
545885 3:43 Slow 78   


ROSE PETALS - (by Somnium)  Year: 2012
Somnium This ambient track in the style of Thomas Newman has a somewhat dark and epic feel. It features synth sounds mixed with an atmospheric piano with heavy reverb. It is meant to sit in the background and is in the same style as some of the cinematic tracks you would hear in American Beauty. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
556874 1:20 Slow 60   


THE ROAD TO SALVATION - (by Sergiu Muresan)  Year: 2013
Sergiu Muresan Haunting, melancholic piece of music featuring delayed guitar, mandolin, tape strings, distorted rhythms, dark piano, to create an unsettling, sad melody perfect for evoking lone post-apocalyptic travel, foggy zombie infested cities, loss. Reminiscent of Silent Hill, The Road, The Walking Dead. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Melancholic, Dark) - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
606095 1:33 Med Slow 85   


HAUNTED MANOR - (by Michael Crowther)  Year: 2013
Michael Crowther Haunting and mysterious with a twinkling music box melody, ghostly voices and dark orchestral textures creating an eerie atmosphere. Perfect for opening and closing themes or underscore for any project in the horror or paranormal genres. Also great for Halloween adverts and events. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
605411 1:28 Medium 109   
60sec - Horror, Horror Contemplative
605416 1:02 Medium 109   


LIFELESS SPACE (FULL MIX) - (by Maxim Tyutmanov)  Year: 2014
Maxim Tyutmanov Time after the apocalypse. A world full of destruction. Humanity is on the brink of destruction. Despite the hopelessness of the situation humanity still has hope for salvation. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
16 Mixes Available
691661 3:10 Med Slow 85   


LIGHTS OUT - (by Thomas Leypoldt)  Year: 2013
Thomas Leypoldt Creepy, dark and dramatic track, filled with tension and melodic elements. Piano and strings. Great for horror movies, TV series, horror video games and psychological thrillers. CSI crime in progress, murderer lurking. Cautious, edgy. Who goes there? British murder mystery, graveyard, crypt - scary. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
618827 5:03 Mixed   


DARK PALACE - (by Michael Keck)  Year: 2010
Michael Keck Dark, brooding strings and shimmering drones with choir chanting for an ominous vibe so you know trouble is right around the corner. Drums accent and pulse for action and adventure, war or crime drama. Great game, trailer score or commercial production. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
492990 1:07 Med Fast 134   


VAMPIRE DREAMS - (by Peter Godfrey)  Year: 2010
Peter Godfrey Dark dramatic & moody. Orchestral tension builds with cautious piano melody. Edgy murder mystery, CSI ambient lab, discovering the body, trying to make sense of a senseless crime! Romantic breakup flashbacks, suspense tale, medical drama, loss of a best friend or lover. Sad tender reunion, surviving, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
423630 4:15 Slow 60   


EMPTY HALL - (by Stan Tristan)  Year: 2010
Stan Tristan Cinematic suspense movie music. Beautiful viola part with piano accompaniment. TV film noir or mystery. Dramatic scenes reminiscing contemplating, making a tough decision with few options left. Romantic drama, snowy mountain cabin, narrow roads, emotional, lonely & sorrowful. Lush, rich lifestyles. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
410343 2:26 Medium 114   


THE OBSERVERS - (by David Waugh)  Year: 2011
David Waugh Haunting atmosphere, a deep drone with delicate celesta and persistent rich and shifting over-tones creates an uneasy mood. Creepy and twisted it's well suited to scenes of Crime and Paranormal investigation like CSI, Supernatural Fringe or the X-files. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
479938 3:14 No Tempo 58   
30sec (Bed) - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
480939 0:30 Slow 65   
60sec - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
479951 1:00 Slow 68   
15sec - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
479957 0:15 Slow   
60sec (Bed) - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
479954 1:00 Slow 67   
30sec - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
480940 0:30 Slow 66   
Bed - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
479944 3:16 Slow 66   


THE LOST GHOST - FULL VERSION - (by Jens Larsson)  Year: 2012
Jens Larsson Scary music with chasing ghosts. Thrilling melody and chords. Use of horror films and television series, or in the mystical context. Trolls and elves and other strange characters in a nightmare night or a dangerous place. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Full version) - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
611070 1:44 Medium 121   
Variation A (Underscore version) - New Age, Contemporary Instr  
623250 1:47 Medium 121   
Variation B (Magical Tragical music) - Dramatic, Dramatic Solo Piano  
536097 1:42 Medium 121   


BURN THE BLACK FLAME - (by Anders Manga)  Year: 2015
Anders Manga Burn the Black Flame is inspired by classic Italian horror movies (Dario Argento, Lucio Fulci). Classic scores from Goblin, John Carpenter, Fabio Frizzi, etc. This one has a reprise feel. Calm to suspense to a creepy thrill. Makes me think of a scene where the evil is thought dead but rises again! Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
741902 2:59 Medium 110   


YEARNING FOR SOLACE - (by Cauchemar)  Year: 2015
Cauchemar Cautious music of ominous apprehension; concerned to move forward, and regretful in reflection. Distant piano voice. Celli pizzicato. Dark Ambient. Neo-Classical, intelligent restraint. Suitable for Horror, Thriller and Suspense genres in moments of Psychological Tension and Disarray. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
724926 1:46 No Tempo   


DARK DISCOVERY - (by Greg Brimson)  Year: 2015
Greg Brimson Intelligent disturbing dreamy floaty music. twisted child horror Has a robotic gentle intelligent feel with light and airy sequences. haunting slightly disturbing inquisitive playful in a dark way, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
756068 3:47 Slow 70   


QUIET MOUND - (by Sergiu Muresan)  Year: 2014
Sergiu Muresan Welcome to the town of Quiet Mound! It's just like Silent Hill, but in the state of Maine, so you get to meet Lovecraft's and Stephen King's baddies too. Slow, melancholic and contemplative score featuring piano, strings and electronic sound beds great for film, video games and trailers. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
672089 1:22 Med Slow 90   
Variation (No Ambient Intro) - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
672088 1:14 Med Slow 90   


DARKNESS LIES UPON US - (by Chameleon Music)  Year: 2012
Chameleon Music Dark music coming from the underground and developing with a Piano Theme. Works great in Horror, Thriller, Suspense, Film Noir. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
583429 2:40 Slow 70   
Sweep (Piano Solo Decresendo Part) - Horror, Horror Contemplative
629502 0:09 Slowing 70   
Jingle (Piano Intro Part 1) - Horror, Horror Contemplative
629503 0:28 Slow 70   
Bed (Piano Intro Part 2) - Horror, Horror Contemplative
629504 0:36 Slow 70   
Variation A (Final Piano Part) - Horror, Horror Contemplative
629505 1:31 Slow 70   
Variation B (Piano Solo Part) - Horror, Horror Contemplative
629506 2:08 Slow 70   


SPECTRES - (by Aaron Saloman)  Year: 2015
Aaron Saloman A droning, dramatic, piano & synth instrumental in the style of the film scores composed by everyone’s favourite 90s industrial rock pioneer. Swirling synth drones ebb and flow, while Lydian piano flourishes add an uncertain feeling. Great for ambient tension, psychological thriller, and documentary, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
714820 1:30 Slow 70   


SAD LITTLE GIRL - SPOOKY VOICES LONG - (by Christian Andersson)  Year: 2010
Christian Andersson A little girl, sitting by a lake in a dark forest, crying, her tears falling into the lake. Part of a sad story or a down-mood scenery in a film or a video game. This variant has a little bit more spooky feeling to it with the initial choirs. Mixed Vocals, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Spooky Voices Long) - Horror, Horror Contemplative
447393 2:44 Slow 60   
Variation A (Lonely Voices) - Dramatic, Ethereal Music
447392 2:38 Slow 60   
Variation B (Guitar Version) - Dramatic, Sad Music
447391 2:04 Slow 60   
Variation C (Spooky Voices Short) - Horror, Horror Haunted Choirs
447394 1:13 Slow 60   


DISCOVERY - (by David C. Hewitt)  Year: 2010
David C. Hewitt SCARY/SPACE cue. This cue starts with scary strings/brass then slow deep woodwinds build to a solo trumpet on the 'discovery', we then have a rush of orchestra and it drifts into its own cinematic world. Excellent for dialogue scenes where the dialogue is paramount. Good for Sci Fi/Space docs too, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
430225 4:47 Slow 70   
Stinger A (Sting 2) - Dangerous, Dark Music
483889 0:09 Slow 70   
Stinger B (Sting 1) - Dangerous, Dark Music
483888 0:09 Slow 70   
15sec - Dangerous, Dark Music
483885 0:16 Slow 70   
30sec - Dangerous, Dark Music
483886 0:32 Very Slow 45   
60sec - Dangerous, Dark Music
483887 1:02 Slow 70   


OUT OF THE NIGHT - (by Wolftooth)  Year: 2012
Wolftooth Epic, pulsing and brooding, chopped chants, guitars, and big percussion combine and build to a dramatic and cinematic climax. Great teaser, trailer, or sci-fi track. Menacing, skittering sounds to create fear and apprehension. Dangerous dark evil forces nearby, approaching marching attacking, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
604178 1:09 Med Slow 95   
Loop - Horror, Horror Contemplative
604179 0:21 Med Slow 95   
Stinger - Horror, Horror Contemplative
604180 0:10 Med Slow 95   


HAUNTED PLAYHOUSE - (by Felipe Adorno Vassao)  Year: 2014
Felipe Adorno Vassao Creepy and haunting horror soundtrack, containing key elements relating to childhood and lost joy. Atmospheric tension, with a major buildup around 45sec, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
682806 1:44 Medium 140   


CUE 100511 SINISTER, DARK, PIANO, PADS AMBIANT - (by David Johanns)  Year: 2013
David Johanns This track is about an evil paranormal entity, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Horror, Horror Contemplative
578824 1:06 Slow 70   


HAUNTED PIANO, DARK ATMOSPHERE - (by Davor Devcic)  Year: 2014
Davor Devcic Horror theme. Very disturbing piano melody will cause chills across the spine. Works well with other horror themes from this author. Dark and dissonant, disturbing and scary. The Nightmare as it worst. Think Haloween theme, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Psychological
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Dark Atmosphere) - Horror, Horror Psychological  
687948 2:06 Slow 80   
Ident - Horror, Horror Psychological  
687949 0:20 Slow 80   
60sec - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
687950 0:59 Slow 80   


CREEPY BELLS314905 - (by David Johanns)  Year: 2013
David Johanns This track is about a dark evil occult ceremony to summon a demmon, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Horror, Horror Contemplative
579139 0:45 Med Fast 139   


PB200104. SCARY, SINISTER, FORBODING, PIANO, PADS, FXAIF - (by David Johanns)  Year: 2013
David Johanns This track is classic Sci Fi Space ship music, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
578845 1:19 Slow 70   


TOO MANY SECRETS - (by Martin Sebastian Holm)  Year: 2010
Martin Sebastian Holm Darkness sneaks in... there's something out here! A slow, eerie, foreboding track with piano and vibraphone, pads and sfx creating a mysterious and kind of sad atmosphere. The ideal backdrop for any thriller, mystery, sci-fi or dark pshycological drama that needs tension and a paranormal vibe. Instrumental, Dangerous, Mysterious Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Mysterious Music
437491 3:10 Slow 60   
Variation (Piano & vibes only) - Dramatic, Sad Music
437492 3:10 Slow 60   
30sec - Dangerous, Mysterious Music
450601 0:31 Slow 60   
60sec - Horror, Horror Contemplative
450600 1:01 Slow 60   


HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION - (by Marc Filmer)  Year: 2013
Marc Filmer Exquisitely dark underscore for piano & strings. A slow, tension building track. As detectives arrive on the scene & forensics start photographing the scene, the cogs start turning & the jigsaw pieces start coming into focus. A heavy shadow of evil spirit hanging in the air of the dead crime scene. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
591801 1:19 Med Slow 80   


CELLO THRENODY - (by Entropik)  Year: 2008
Entropik Intense, dark and longing cello counterpoint accompanied by swirling electronica gradually building in intensity. Scenes of destruction and waste after war, battle or disaster in an ancient Celtic setting. Moods of loss, lamentation and grief are strongly evident throughout. Apocalypse, destruction, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
362814 9:29 Slow 60   
60sec (Variation 3) - Dangerous, Dark Music
405645 1:00 Med Slow   
Variation (Variation 1) - Dramatic, Sad Music
274142 9:15 Fast 162   
60sec A (variation 2) - Horror, Horror Contemplative
405644 0:59 Med Slow   
60sec B (Variation 1) - Science Fiction, Ambient Soundscape
405643 0:59 Med Slow   


ORCHESTRAL,FOREBODING, CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD STYLE - (by David Johanns)  Year: 2011
David Johanns This track is about a dramatic Ominous Dangerous Circumstance or a dramatic and foreboding warning by a villain or psychic, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
502079 1:27 Slow 77   


BLEEDING HEART - (by Sergiu Muresan)  Year: 2014
Sergiu Muresan Pulsing, disturbing and tense. Mourning and melancholic, yet gritty and industrial, with powerful beats, eerie vocal line and sound effects. Urban horror sequences, solitary hero readying for battle, horrific remembrance. CSI murder scene, Forensic Files sorting evidence, Sci Fi paranormal Vampires, Female Vocals, Dangerous, Dark Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Original) - Dangerous, Dark Music  
668190 1:32 Med Slow 95   
30sec (No Vocal Line) - Dangerous, Dark Music  
668201 0:30 Med Slow 95   
60sec (No Vocal Line) - Dangerous, Edgy Music  
668202 1:01 Med Slow 95   
Variation (No Vocal Line) - Dangerous, Edgy Music  
668203 1:32 Med Slow 95   
60sec (Full Mix) - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
668200 1:01 Med Slow 95   


CALL OF ANCESTORS - (by Anjey Satori)  Year: 2010
Anjey Satori Another world of mysterious voices and mystic chants. Beyond, the underworld through the mirror. Mystical sounds, causing fear and awe. Movement of mystic river Styx. You are surrounded by ancient spirits and translucent shadows. Works well for horror movies, mysticism and psychedelics. Mixed Vocals, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
441366 6:15 Very Slow   


TRIP HOP OVER THE MOON - (by Greg Brimson)  Year: 2015
Greg Brimson Dark deep evocative trip hop with sinister overtones. Ideal for adult drama crime scene or theme music. Think walking dead, CSI. Intricate and haunting with superb beat and complex melodies. Dark trip hop its best. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
756193 2:48 Med Fast 130   


MYSTERIOUS SPOOKY AND CREEPY (EXTENDED) - (by Christian Andersson)  Year: 2010
Christian Andersson Dark & unfriendly -- an evil industrial nightmare. Edgy sound FX gives a feeling of futuristic or urban environments. Discover hidden secrets in forsaken landscape. Night in the Asylum of Darkness. Background for movies or video games. Supernatural, adventures in dark landscapes or wastelands, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Edgy
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Extended Version) - Horror, Horror Edgy
500960 4:41 Med Slow 90   
Variation A - Dangerous, Dark Music
500951 1:31 Med Slow 90   
Variation B - Horror, Horror Ambience
500953 1:26 Med Slow 90   
Loop (Loop Version) - Horror, Horror Ambience
500955 1:21 Med Slow 90   
Full Track - Horror, Horror Psychological
500956 2:49 Med Slow 90   
Variation (Edgy SoundFX) - Horror, Horror Contemplative
500957 2:49 Med Slow 90   


INTRIGUING DEVELOPMENTS - (by Ori Vidislavski)  Year: 2010
Ori Vidislavski TV or film soundtrack/underscore in two sections. The first part features strings and piano over a slow, pensive rhythm. Introspective and thoughtful. Reflection and personal thought. The second part of the track is more optimistic, bright, hopeful and even joyful. Suitable for drama, adventure. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
403440 3:02 Very Slow   
60sec - Horror, Halloween Horror
403431 1:00 Very Slow   
30sec - Horror, Horror Contemplative
403430 0:31 Very Slow   
Loop A - Horror, Horror Contemplative
403432 0:34 Very Slow   
Loop B - Horror, Horror Contemplative
403433 0:22 Very Slow   
Loop C - Horror, Horror Contemplative
403434 0:23 Very Slow   


AN ASSASSIN'S TALE - (by Justin Crosby)  Year: 2010
Justin Crosby Assassin's Tale is an action filled cue perfect for escalating fight scenes, action sequences or anything requiring High Intensity. Although it has overtones of Asia and the Middle East, shorter edits below will help you tailor it to your needs, be it a kung-fu battle, car chase, or Halloween Horror, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Action Intense
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Action Intense
388135 1:58 Med Slow 101   
Stinger (Terrifying Stinger) - Horror, Halloween Horror
388143 0:08 Very Slow 18   
Impact (Impact with Knife) - Horror, Halloween Horror
388145 0:08 Medium   
15sec (15 second suspense) - Horror, Horror Action Moderate
388142 0:14 Very Fast 201   
60sec (60 second edit) - Horror, Horror Chase
388136 1:02 Very Fast 202   
30sec (30sec world suspense) - Horror, Horror Contemplative
388141 0:30 Slow 67   


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