The Record Crates United Mixtape 2020 Halloween Special

Happy Halloween, dear readers and listeners! Seeing that it is especially difficult to get into the Halloween spirit this year, I had to enlist some reinforcements. John Anderson, the owner of the great Reverberation Vinyl in Bloomington, IL, curated and co-hosts this year’s Halloween mix, using nothing but selections from his own record collection. BeingContinue reading “The Record Crates United Mixtape 2020 Halloween Special”

Halloween 2019 Mix

It’s that time of year again, the greatest time of the year if you ask me. So let’s dwell in the atmosphere of the season with this new mix I put together of some of my favorite horror film scores and eerie dark ambient tracks: Into The Light – Mark Korven The Creature – AlexandreContinue reading “Halloween 2019 Mix”

“La Babaduka” by Nebula Rosa

As you all probably could gather by now, I am a massive Halloween fanatic. So receiving the request to share a new video during All Hallow’s Eve of a song called “La Babaduka” by Nebula Rosa, understandably got me way beyond jazzed. Please join me in ringing in the greatest night of the year withContinue reading ““La Babaduka” by Nebula Rosa”

Halloween 2018 Mix

“And it was the afternoon of Halloween. And all the houses shut against a cool wind. And the town was full of cold sunlight. But suddenly, the day was gone. Night came out from under each tree and spread.” ― Ray Bradbury, The Halloween Tree Continuing the tradition that started over at my ancient 8tracksContinue reading “Halloween 2018 Mix”

My Top 10 Favorite Horror Soundtracks

Horror film soundtracks arguably may be the most innovative, complex and creative type of film score. The composer along with the producers and sound engineers have to sonically create a body of work that can unsettle, disturb and intensify an audience as much if not more so than the film it accompanies. Many of theseContinue reading “My Top 10 Favorite Horror Soundtracks”

Halloween Music

As many people do, I get into the Halloween spirit from watching horror films and reading stories about the paranormal and supernatural. Yet what seems to get me most in the mood for the season is listening to creepy, unsettling atmospheric music. Most of the perfect examples of this kind of music comes from theContinue reading “Halloween Music”