A collection of 4 dark, suspenseful and dramatic tracks, perfectly suited to horror and action films.
These pieces could accompany:
- horror film scenes
- intense action thriller moments
- frantic chase scenes
- edgy and suspenseful horror trailers
- Halloween-based projects
Tension Build – 1:16 (starts at 0:00)
Dark orchestral piece evoking rising tension and impending menace.
Starting with one low ominous string note which is soon taken up by a horn, this tense piece builds up layer upon layer of menacing, frantic and discordant staccato strings as the tension and nail biting fear escalates. The epic crescendo to a cliffhanger finale is full of rising chromatic harmonies, underpinned by frenetic motifs from the rest of the orchestra.
Spooky – 1:05 (starts at 1:16)
Dark, atmospheric instrumental suggesting grave impending danger.
A sparse, thinly orchestrated texture can sometimes convey more terror and suspense than a full orchestra. The ghostly, creeping textures here make this track the perfect choice to evoke a darkly foreboding atmosphere with a sense of impending menace. The low strings combined with the sounds of aquaphones and percussion create a sinister and menacing soundworld.
Epic Tension – 0:59 (starts at 2:21)
Dark orchestral forces combine with processed beats to create a sense of tension and impending doom.
With its menacing qualities reminiscent of a Hans Zimmer action score, the darkness of this driving, tense piece is perfect for evoking a powerful sense of dread and menace in your project. This track unleashes a dark and foreboding tone on your audience on an epic, unrelenting scale. epic action scenes, futuristic war films, chase scenes and film trailers.
Horror Chase – 0:42 (starts at 3:20)
Terrifying, unsettling and epic white knuckle orchestral ride, beginning with a chilling ambient intro.
Complete with thunderous percussion, discordant strings and horns, the orchestra drives relentlessly and unforgivingly forward. The epic, sweeping pace does not stop for a moment, resulting in an adrenaline packed race to the finish full of tension, drama, desperation and energy.