Here's an interesting fact. Scaring stuff down a bit can be funny. Think of the slow-mo scenes in an action movie with the slurred low voices. But you know if you start to really slow stuff down it begins to get creepy.

Remember the 90s, when you actually had to dial up to get online? All those cute noises the modem made? Slow them down by 700% and you have yourself a slowly unfolding dark ambient nightmare...