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//A Measure of Darkness

23 titres//#drama #tension #conspiration #modern orchestral #storytelling

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// A Measure of Darkness


1 - MISERY OF THE ACUTEST KIND | 2'08

  • Minimal strings sway over a dark boom; menacing cello and strings layer in over a deadly synth pad, building the anxiety with pounding drums, dissonant violin ostinatos and shrill FX.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Peter Mauder

2 - INAUSPICIOUS | 1'55

  • A creepy intro sets the scene for tense, dissonant strings dancing a deathlike waltz with intensely plucks and textures, bending tones, dark cellos, stomping percussion.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Sergiu-Dan Muresan

INAUSPICIOUS (no choir) | 1'55

  • A creepy intro sets the scene for tense, dissonant strings dancing a deathlike waltz with intensely plucks and textures, bending tones, dark cellos, stomping percussion.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Sergiu-Dan Muresan

3 - UMBRA | 1'54

  • Dangerous synth bass blasts and percussion beat out a marching rhythm, while serious strings layer in. The anticipation comes to an epic climax in this orchestral, stabbing back end.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Danail Getz

4 - A TORRID AFFAIR | 2'31

  • Ticking chimes beat steadily over a piano motif and tense string swells, building to a psycho killer style string ostinato middle with pounding drums and evil, menacing brass blasts.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Michael Rubino

5 - TURPITUDE | 2'03

  • High strings relentlessly race against time as the drums pound out the chasing intensity, layering with huge brass and synth blasts; driving orchestra tells the story.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Simon Denver - Stuart Roslyn

6 - END MY AGONY | 2'41

  • Low booms and wind chimes ground a dark droning string swell, building up to very fast quartet strings with high emotional stakes; taikos and low brass swells bring urgency.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Peter Mauder

7 - SULLIED A GOOD NAME | 2'59

  • Evil single note cello and ascending layers create a very tense intro; violins swell in with distorted high guitar and pounding rock drums for a massive hybrid orchestral outro.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Harry Lightfoot

8 - DISSENSION | 2'15

  • Somber piano and cello arpeggios set a serious tone as the intro drives towards a more sweeping, driving middle. Big drums give power to the ascending, lush orchestral climax.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Danail Getz

9 - LESSER EVILS | 2'22

  • Piano ostinato intro layers with driving synth pulses; insistent cello and lush strings swell with percussion, steadily marching with passing time towards a serious full orchestral climax.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Michael Rubino

10 - ARCANUM | 2'46

  • Minimal pings set a mysterious tone as guitars and an anticipatory pulse layer with strings, swelling with a lush orchestra; brass blasts with drums, sliding tones and a dramatic choir.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Harry Lightfoot

ARCANUM (no choir) | 2'46

  • Minimal pings set a mysterious tone as guitars and an anticipatory pulse layer with strings, swelling with a lush orchestra; brass blasts with drums and sliding tones.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Harry Lightfoot

11 - CLOSE STRANGERS | 2'43

  • Mysterious synth pads and a deep bass blast layer under tense string plucks; driving violins and a lighter piano ostinato; evolving with snares and brass, swelling up to a huge back end.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Matt Foundling - Stuart Roslyn

12 - CRIMES OF EMBEZZLEMENT | 2'19

  • A emotional piano motif layers with sophisticated basses and pulses for a somber intro which swells up with insistent strings; full orchestral back end with rock-based drums.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Sergiu-Dan Muresan

13 - A COMPANY OF MEN | 2'09

  • A minimal piano intro with tense string swells and high pings sweeps with a lush orchestra and driving synth ostinatos, building with percussion to an emotional and sophisticated climax.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Daniel Lozinski

14 - A DEEPER LOOK | 2'07

  • Mysterious piano and low bass accents set a dark tone while synth pulses swell beneath; racing strings layer in with percussion and brass, driving towards a emotional orchestral back end.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Michael Rubino

15 - DUMA STATE | 3'11

  • A dark pad layers under a piano motif, setting a contemplative intro; strings layer in as the drama unfolds, swelling up with lush full orchestra and a bold brass theme to a huge climax.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Samuel Karl Bohn

16 - THE WHISKEY RING | 2'09

  • Minimal piano and cello set a mysterious intro; an emotional motif gives us a moment of calm contemplation until the full orchestra comes in with ascending brass for a dramatic build.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Daniel Lozinski

17 - TRADUCEMENT | 2'20

  • A tense piano plays a darkly intro leading to strings, an synth pulse, drums building the deadly charge towards a anti-heroic hybrid orchestral and brass-led back end as time runs out.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Simon Denver - Stuart Roslyn

18 - A TWIST OF FATE | 2'16

  • A tense piano intro, while a low pad drones ominously; massive orchestral stabs swashbuckle into a driving middle. Wild violins slice and pulsing synths create a adventurous climax.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Philippe Briand - Gabriel Saban

19 - CORPORAL PUNISHMENT | 2'23

  • Minimal cello slides lead to very tense, driving Hitchcock-ian strings, building with string tremolos, staccato accents and stick percussion snaps to a sophisticated yet dark climax.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Michael Rubino

20 - ELUCIDATE | 2'11

  • A synth bass pulse sets a tense pace while strings bring a serious determination to the fore; powerful drum accents layer in as the orchestra builds to a brassy back end build.

Compositeur(s) :

  • Stuart Roslyn