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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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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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


STARING INTO THE ABYSS - (by JM Hornqvist)  Year: 2013
JM Hornqvist Keep staring into the abyss, what do you see? You might not like it! A subtle evil piano leads the way then all hell breaks loose with drums, guitars, bass & horrifying choirs. Really scary music and sound efx. Perfect horror movie, sinister video game, creepy killer, CSI, intro to TERROR and FEAR! Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (From the dephts of hell) - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
622291 1:10 Slow 65   


SHOCK THEATER HORROR MUSIC INTRO! - (by SoundZOID)  Year: 2013
SoundZOID Contemplative Horror music intro, perfect for creepy TV show credits (intro or outro), featuring calm gypsy-esque music with pipe organ accompaniment, screeching flocks of bats, howling screams of terror, perfect to set a quirky, campy mood for any kitschy horror production. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
629249 3:04 Med Slow 95   


ZOMBIES KISSING PASSIONATELY IN PUBLIC - (by Danny Williams)  Year: 2014
Danny Williams The ruination of a post-apocalyptic world now overrun and dominated by throngs of zombies. This is an evocative, slightly quirky piece ideal for scenes calling for a largely hopeless atmospheric vibe with a menacing undertone. A plaintive piano, somber strings and distant trumpet with creepy synths. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
677775 3:04 Slow 60   


NIGHTMARES - (by Arpad-Zsolt Domahidi)  Year: 2015
Arpad-Zsolt Domahidi Tense, suspenseful, edgy, dangerous, build up horror production music. Suitable background music in cinematic field for nightmares, haunted houses, creepy, spooky underground caves, tunnels, desert facilities, laboratories, hives chased by ghosts. It builds up slowly at the end being an action ready, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Psychological
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Psychological  
755809 2:52 Medium 120   
30sec - Horror, Horror Action Intense  
755814 0:38 Medium 120   
Full Track - Horror, Horror Psychological  
755813 0:37 Medium 120   
15sec A - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
755811 0:20 Medium 120   
15sec B - Horror, Haunted Mansion  
755810 0:20 Medium 120   
30sec - Horror, Haunted Mansion  
755812 0:37 Medium 120   


CREEPY SPACES - FULL VERSION - (by Jens Larsson)  Year: 2012
Jens Larsson Spacey landscape music with lots of pause between notes. Piano piece in new age style. Perfect for nature movies. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Chase
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Spacey pianomusic) - Horror, Horror Chase  
535942 2:24 Mixed   
60sec A ( first part of cue) - New Age, Nature  
535941 1:03 Mixed   
60sec B (new age piano music) - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
535943 0:55 Mixed   


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   


PURGATORY - (by Elite Sync Lab)  Year: 2011
Elite Sync Lab Mysterious and unnerving melodies coupled with other worldly choir chanting gives this music an edgy drama. Psychological thriller, Sci Fi paranormal, space travel, starlight galaxies planetarium IMAX movie. Movies where the characters are confused and scared. Anxiety fear foreboding dread moody, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
471523 1:47 Med Slow 100   


AGATHA - (by Cedric Mevrel)  Year: 2015
Cedric Mevrel Strange and haunted music with little bells, light rhythm, delicate violins and ghostly female voice. Perfect for scene with an evil nurse or baby. Possibility to use it in a scene of loneliness and doubt. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
747208 2:29 Very Slow 40   


ON THE EDGE - (by Degg Newman)  Year: 2014
Degg Newman DELICIOUSLY DARK. Perfect for Drama / Thriller Productions. This track produces intrigue with sinister undertones. A timeless obscure passage initially with some simple detuned percussion which fuses later with electric kit drums and subtle pulsing synth chords. MYSTERIOUS & INTENSE, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Cinematic Production) - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
685506 2:30 Med Slow 80   


HAUNTING PIANO THEME GENTLE FINISH - (by Greg Patmore)  Year: 2007
Greg Patmore There is something lurking behind this 'calm' music. Don't be lulled into a false sense of security - the minor and discordant chords makes you think that, whilst it is all over, there is something still not quite right. Whether it is for danger, love, passion, evil this music goes all out to tease. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
245897 1:23 Slow 69   


GRAVE SECRETS - (by Wayne Numan)  Year: 2013
Wayne Numan Ominous foreboding & creepy! Perfect for haunted house, cemetery, graveyard and other spooky themes. Minor organ chords blend with other dark sounds to give the feeling of complete isolation, fear and dread. There's no hope and no escape from the perils that await you beyond the cemetery gates. Hell, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
619167 1:31 Slow 65   


BLEAK HORIZON - (by Cauchemar)  Year: 2011
Cauchemar Lush, dark electronics, anguished strings, and amplified horns are at the foreground of this haunting, and melodic dark ambient track; perfect for dark, mysterious and frightening video game, film, and online environments! Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
504201 2:23 No Tempo   


AVANT-HORROR SUITE, SCENE II - (by Cauchemar)  Year: 2012
Cauchemar Classic device of atonal pizzicato strings representing evil, degradation, and unrelentingly frightening dismay in Horror, Suspense and Thriller films. The 'Electronic Remix' pushes the boundaries of contemporary cinema with atmospheric electronics, surreal forms and cutting filters. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Edgy
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Edgy  
541714 1:08 Mixed 116   
Full Track A (Electronic Remix) - Dangerous, Dangerous Music  
541679 3:04 Mixed 116   
Full Track B (Electronic Remix #2) - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
541718 3:03 Mixed 116   


HAZY DREAMS - (by Junhak Lee)  Year: 2012
Junhak Lee Chillout instrumental music with keyboards, synth and drums. Smooth keyboards and synth melody with slow drum make dreamy mood. dream scene, druggy moment, hallucinosis, sleep walker, walking and driving in the fog, dark ceremony of secret organization exploring haunted house Receiving psychotherapy, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
15 Mixes Available  
653789 2:19 Med Fast 130   


GREY AVENUE - (by Nabeel Imam)  Year: 2013
Nabeel Imam This track outlines a lonely walk through deserted streets, dark alleys and quiet roads. A somber atmoshpere which depicts contemplation, anxiety, sadness, and most of all, fear. Great intro for radio and TV productions. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
586853 1:45 Med Fast 135   


SMALL TOWN - BIG DRAMA - (by Connor Helms)  Year: 2014
Connor Helms A modified Pierrot Lunaire ensemble. A melancholic atmosphere lays out the scene of a small town with dark secrets. The haunting melody in the solo piano slowly builds as marimba, then viola, trumpet, contrabass, and finally winds are added. Somber winds and high strings build to a vibraphones fade. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative  
679447 3:06 No Tempo   


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   


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   


ANCIENT DEMONS - (by Robert Brannan)  Year: 2012
Robert Brannan Middle eastern instruments and chants evoke a desert scene with a foreboding mood that builds as the voices become less and less human and the ancient demons seem to call out from beneath the desert sand. Equally suited as an introduction or used during an aftermath. Female Vocals, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
544440 1:53 Med Slow   


DARK AGES HALL OF THE KING - (by Bjorn Lynne)  Year: 2008
Bjorn Lynne Very low profile, dark musical underscore. Dark piano, cello, strings, drone. No real melody, just dark semi-orchestral ambient music and sound textures. Suitable as a dark, mysterious drama film score background. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
573180 3:43 Very Slow 57   
60sec (60-secs version) - Dangerous, Dark Music
271730 1:02 Mixed 102   


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   


DESERTED - (by Robert Neary)  Year: 2011
Robert Neary Eerie, creepy and claustrophobic music designed for films with scenes of isolation and aftermath. Ideal for horror movies and crime TV shows. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
480800 1:11 Medium 110   


EMILY'S WAKE - (by Entropik)  Year: 2007
Entropik Five cellos play together in a beautiful ensemble full of sadness, regret and loss with hints of hope - perhaps a memory of happier times. Inspired by Barber's Adagio for Strings used in the seminal war film, Platoon. Aftermath of disaster. Scenes of the battle after the fighting has stopped. Instrumental, Action, Adventure World Fusion
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Action, Adventure World Fusion
273039 4:47 Very Slow 50   
60sec A (Variation 4) - Dramatic, Ethereal Music
405278 1:00 Slow   
60sec B (variation 2) - Dramatic, Sad Music
405276 1:00 Slow   
30sec (30 second version) - Dramatic, Sad Music
405281 0:30 Slow   
60sec A (Variation 3) - Dramatic, Magical Music
405277 0:59 Slow   
60sec B (Variation 1) - Horror, Horror Contemplative
405275 0:59 Slow   


FADING - (by Valeriy Antonyuk)  Year: 2013
Valeriy Antonyuk Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
611655 2:51 Slow 62   


DISTRESS - (by Valeriy Antonyuk)  Year: 2013
Valeriy Antonyuk Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Horror Contemplative
634845 2:55 Slow 62   


UNEASY LISTENING - (by Dream Valley Music)  Year: 2012
Dream Valley Music Dark, foggy pads, slow bassoon and cello. Creeping, slowly moving musical soundscapes. Ominous evil presence, disturbing and sticky. Full on dread, fear, menace and danger. Haunted darkness, midnight fright, murder in the mansion, sci fi mythology, futuristic disaster! Frightening, scary music! Instrumental, Dangerous, Mysterious Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dangerous, Mysterious Music
570258 3:22 Med Slow   
30sec - Dangerous, Edgy Music
570253 0:31 Med Slow   
60sec - Dangerous, Mysterious Music
570254 1:01 Med Slow   
Loop A - Dangerous, Mysterious Music
570255 0:29 Med Slow   
Loop B - Dangerous, Mysterious Music
570257 0:17 Med Slow   
Loop C - Horror, Horror Contemplative
570256 0:44 Med Slow   


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   


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   


OVERTURE - (by Cyril Planchon)  Year: 2014
Cyril Planchon Orchestral, war, violin, mysterious, flute, suspens, harry potter, sadness, melancholic, investigation, Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Fairytales and legends) - Horror, Horror Contemplative
703877 1:10 Very Slow 59   


DARK FOREST (FULL MIX) - (by Maxim Tyutmanov)  Year: 2015
Maxim Tyutmanov Dark, fairy forest full of fantastic heroes. Whether you are ready to plunge into its inviting and fantastic atmosphere? He calls and tempts you. Be careful, in the wood you are expected by improbable adventures, a set of obstacles and dangers. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Contemplative
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
33 Mixes Available
714473 2:00 Med Slow 100   


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   


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