The Record Crates United Mixtape – 2020 Holiday Special

It’s that time of year once again, folks. So we’ve got another holiday-themed episode of The Record Crates United Mixtape for you tonight, featuring Josh Kimbrough, the Ahmad Jamal Trio, James Whetzel, Kelly Finnigan, The Black Swans and many others. Tune in to Dunebuggyradio.com tonight at 8PM EST for some much needed festive joy. EggnogContinue reading “The Record Crates United Mixtape – 2020 Holiday Special”

Exclusive Live Video: Brad Farberman – “I Have a Little Dreidel”

Happy Hanukkah, folks! To celebrate the holiday, Brad Farberman, the versatile guitarist of experimental funk jazz groups Middle Blue and Big Feet, performed his rendition of “I Have a Little Dreidel” exclusively for Record Crates United. Check out the clip below, which he filmed himself in his own NYC backyard: Huge thanks to Farberman forContinue reading “Exclusive Live Video: Brad Farberman – “I Have a Little Dreidel””

Holiday Music Roundup

While COVID is still stalking us like a pissed off Krampus, we have to stay in and avoid celebrating the holidays in groups this year. With that in mind, you need to party even harder at home on your own to make up for it, so you’re going to need plenty of great new holidayContinue reading “Holiday Music Roundup”

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”

Rowan : Morrison – Fields of Frost

If you like to honor the traditions of old during your holiday season while simultaneously looking ahead into a bright future, then there’s a place in your heart for Rowan : Morrison’s chilly Fields of Frost. That’s right, Angeline Morrison and Stephen Stannard (whom you may recognize from our frequent coverage of Meadowsilver and The RowanContinue reading “Rowan : Morrison – Fields of Frost”

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”

Alison Cotton – The Girl I Left Behind Me

Ghosts and the shadows of the past haunt every groove of The Girl I Left Behind Me, the latest solo-project by The Left Outsides’ Alison Cotton. The title track on the A-side of this 10-inch record is the soundtrack to a telling of a Muriel Spark ghost story, which was broadcasted on the BBC forContinue reading “Alison Cotton – The Girl I Left Behind Me”

“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”