Darkest soundtrack/theme?

alexandrost

New Member
Hi guys,

I was looking for really dark themes for inspiration. One of my favorites in that department is Jocelyn Pook's "Masked Ball".
It has this super dark, mystical/culty vibe.
Any other recommendations ?

(The only similar thing I could think was Dead Can Dance, which I love , though I was more interested in cinematic pieces)
 

poetd

Senior Member
The entire soundtrack for Possum by The Radiophonic Workshop is one of my favourites of recent times.
Horrible and sparse and dark (matching the grim subject matter of the film perfectly).
But still a delight to listen to (if you like that kind of thing).
 
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alexandrost

alexandrost

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Those are some great recommendations. Thanks guys, I'll check them out. By the way, @Sunny Schramm , Heilung? WOW How come did I not know about them! That's one of the most unique things I've heard (and seen) recently. Cheers!
 

Sunny Schramm

Active Member
Those are some great recommendations. Thanks guys, I'll check them out. By the way, @Sunny Schramm , Heilung? WOW How come did I not know about them! That's one of the most unique things I've heard (and seen) recently. Cheers!
yes, they are really great. saw them last year over here in kiel. it was the most intense and atmospheric concert I´ve ever seen :)

not as impressive as heilung but good dark tribal ambient is "paleowolf". they got a lot of stuff - you have to watch/here a lot to find the gems...but they are there 😉



If you like it also a little bit harder and electronic than you should check out "yelworc" from the 90s. Its called Splatter Electro or Dark Tribal Electro:

 
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alexandrost

alexandrost

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yes, they are really great. saw them last year over here in kiel. it was the most intense and atmospheric concert I´ve ever seen :)

not as impressive as heilung but good dark tribal ambient is "paleowolf". they got a lot of stuff - you have watch/here a lot to find the gems...but they are there 😉



If you like it also a little bit harder and electronic than you should check out "yelworc" from the 90s. Its called Splatter Electro or Dark Tribal Electro:

thanks! Good stuff!!
 

el-bo

Active Member
Perhaps not as dark as you are looking for, but very evocative nonetheless. And once you've seen the film (Classic; One of my fav's), even the lighter moments of the soundtrack take on a darker, more sinister vibe.