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Noodle
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Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 13th, 2012 @ 01:51 PM Reply

Just to clarify, it's not a specific track I'm looking for, just a potential track for a game I'm working on.
The game is based in a fairly dark and gloomy mineshaft, deep down in a cave.

In my mind, I'm picturing a slow track, with some long drawn out, low pitched synths. Maybe instead of regular percussion it has some sounds more like a drip of water, or a pick echoing off of a rock.
It sounds super specific, but it's not like I'm dead set on that. I've spent a couple hours digging around the audio portal, searching for random tracks and nothing quite did it for me.

If anything comes to mind, and you could share it with me that would be fantastic!
Thanks in advance to those of you who do a little digging around.


GAH!

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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 13th, 2012 @ 02:05 PM Reply

This actually fits your description but I doubt it's what you're really looking for

  • ==(Fractal Fluid)==
    ==(Fractal Fluid)== by Buoy

    Sound Design Amon Tobin Chillout IDM Experimental Ambient

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    4.37 / 5.00
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    Ambient
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    1,282 Views

just sheer dark ambience

  • It Feeds on Sanity
    It Feeds on Sanity by SantaBro

    ok... that was rather... sinister

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    4.19 / 5.00
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    Ambient
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    220 Views


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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 13th, 2012 @ 02:29 PM Reply

At 6/13/12 02:05 PM, Buoy wrote: This actually fits your description but I doubt it's what you're really looking for

A nice ambient track, but not quite fitting the mood. I wouldn't say too upbeat... I'm terrible at describing this :(

just sheer dark ambience

I can see this fitting well in a reallydark, like sinister atmospheric game.
The game I'm working on has the dank, darkness of a cavern. But it's not sinister or evil.
It's hard to place a sound to it.

Thanks you though! I appreciate the help.


GAH!

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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 13th, 2012 @ 03:12 PM Reply

Here are some older tunes I've made, but I can whip up some dark ambient music if you are interested

  • SR - Fields
    SR - Fields by SineRider

    Field recordings and noise pads Halloween2010

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    4.30 / 5.00
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    Ambient
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    1,236 Views
  • SR - Granulation
    SR - Granulation by SineRider

    noise ambiance

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    3.99 / 5.00
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    Ambient
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    405 Views
  • SR - Deprived
    SR - Deprived by SineRider

    droney ambient

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    4.19 / 5.00
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    Ambient
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    353 Views

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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 13th, 2012 @ 03:35 PM Reply

Do you want a beat at all? Or just underlying claustrophobia?


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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 13th, 2012 @ 03:36 PM Reply

I don't know if this is gloomy enough or exactly what you are looking for, but here is a loop.
http://fav.me/d4yg0o4


Latest Creation: Wiretapped Wormhole | Website: Tydusis.com | Also, check out this webcomic I like: Inhuman

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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 13th, 2012 @ 03:38 PM Reply

FCK disregard that link. Forgot to copy the link

  • Soul Drop
    Soul Drop by Tydusis

    Drip, drop, drip, drop...

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    380 Views

: so embarrassed and double post lock. fck me


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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 13th, 2012 @ 03:53 PM Reply

I have a track that fits the description so well, it's like I made it for you ahead of time:

  • The Showers
    The Showers by WizMystery

    Ambient BGM

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    4.04 / 5.00
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    Loop
    Genre
    Ambient
    Popularity
    259 Views

Otherwise:

  • Phlegmatic Undergroan
    Phlegmatic Undergroan by WizMystery

    Ambient Noise

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    4.26 / 5.00
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    Ambient
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    263 Views

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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 13th, 2012 @ 05:25 PM Reply

I'm not sure if this will do the trick -- it's gloomy, yes, but it doesn't sound cavey. D:

  • Capital of Soot
    Capital of Soot by TroisNyxEtienne

    A BGM for a pathetic city.

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    4.49 / 5.00
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    Classical
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    1,502 Views


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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 13th, 2012 @ 05:52 PM Reply

Thanks for the huge response everyone! I wasn't expecting this much selection in such a short period of time.
If you could keep them coming too, that would be fantastic.

I sent my partner a link to this page, and asked him to check out some of these great tracks too.
So if you see Pinchanzee around, and he has some more ideas for a musical direction then it'd be great if you could turn up some tracks matching his ideas as well.


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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 13th, 2012 @ 06:25 PM Reply

  • =Horror= [BGmusic]
    =Horror= [BGmusic] by stratkat

    Background music, perfect for scary flashes

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    4.15 / 5.00
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    Loop
    Genre
    Ambient
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    301 Views

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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 13th, 2012 @ 06:45 PM Reply

Hey guys, responses so far have been great, cheers!
As if there weren't enough specifics, here's some more.

By "gloomy" we (I think) don't necessarily mean downcast, more as an atmospheric than emotional meaning. It's a puzzle game so people might be sitting with this track looping for quite a while - we don't want it to be too dark and have people clubbing seals after playing for too long..
An upbeat track could even work, so long as it had an underground hollow ambience running through the background (quite a hard task, though).

It can have a tune/beat so long as it doesn't overwhelm the track - the aim is for it to be fairly ambient - but not so ambient that it's a non-event.

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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 13th, 2012 @ 06:58 PM Reply

At 6/13/12 06:45 PM, Pinchanzee wrote: Hey guys, responses so far have been great, cheers!
As if there weren't enough specifics, here's some more.

It was probably my fault driving things too dark. I didn't want to use any descriptors that might come out with some like hip-hop, techno track.
It's very difficult to convey a feel for a game in words. The art, gameplay and music generally do that for you.

So it is gloomy, and in a cave. If possible, an ambient almost empty vibe, but something you can kinda jam to while puzzling over a level for a while. I think the tracks with the echoes stood out a lot, just because of the resonance from a cave.


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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 16th, 2012 @ 11:12 AM Reply

Hey, would you want to use this?

  • Your Last Night (8-bit)
    Your Last Night (8-bit) by ProjectFrostbite

    Cave game music

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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 16th, 2012 @ 11:19 AM Reply

  • Injex - Shadow
    Injex - Shadow by FuckSandwich

    fdsfgsd

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    Hip Hop - Olskool
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    147 Views

Use it if you want, don't bother crediting me

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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 25th, 2012 @ 10:07 PM Reply

Here is a song that I made based on your descriptions. If you don't use it I had fun imagining a song down in a deep mine or cave.

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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 25th, 2012 @ 10:13 PM Reply

  • Space
    Space by J-Rex

    The Quiet Space.

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    4.83 / 5.00
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    Loop
    Genre
    Ambient
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    38 Views
  • All Alone
    All Alone by J-Rex

    This Song Is All Alone. Will Accompany It?

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    4.83 / 5.00
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    Loop
    Genre
    Ambient
    Popularity
    171 Views

There's two and I'm actually working on an ambient album so yeah.


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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 29th, 2012 @ 12:08 AM Reply

Hi, my name is Ashton and I write a lot of music.

I recently recorded two ambient tracks, this one is more omnious and creepy
http://soundcloud.com/ashtonmorris/ambient-1-creepy

And this one is kind of positive but it flows so nice I thought you'd like it.
http://soundcloud.com/ashtonmorris/positive-ambient

Hit me up or check out my other stuff for future projects. Thanks for listening.

www.ashtonmorris.com

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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 30th, 2012 @ 06:46 PM Reply

http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/492560?updated=1
Here is my take on the loop track you requested. If it fits the mood of the game I'm glad for having it accepted. Otherwise, I had fun doing it.

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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 30th, 2012 @ 06:50 PM Reply

To clarify, this
:http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/492560

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Response to Looking for gloomy ambient track Jun. 30th, 2012 @ 07:58 PM Reply

http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/491519

You should probably ask for someone to compose a song specifically for the game