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Horror on Wax: Halloween Vinyl Picks for 2013

Posted by Kells, October 30, 2013 05:15pm | Post a Comment

On the prowl for some spooky/kooky records to soundtrack your All Hallow's Eve and Day of the Dead fetes? Then by all means creep up on these fresh-to-death platters of Horror-rific, fringe fantasy realness for your Halloween listening pleasure!

If you happen to be in the vicinity of Upper Haight tomorrow please come see me as I'll be spinning a fair few of these records as a part of the Halloween costume contest and related festivities at Amoeba Music in San Francisco (just look for the Yip Yip alien behind the wheels of steel). If you can't join us for the party but still want a preview of these delicious picks, read on for my reviews:


All hail Finders Keepers Records! This label consistently cranks out unique, flawless offerings -- their collection of soundtracks, in particular, being some of the brightest gems gleaming in their treasure trove of sound. Marquis de Sade a.k.a. Eugenie and Malá Mo?ská Víla a.k.a The Little Mermaid are atmospheric and evocative, as any soundtrack should be, but possessing sonic reveries that are as delightful as they are dark, and as Halloween appropriate as they sound Halloween adjacent. That is to say, the fantasy doesn't always have to be spooky, or G rated for that matter.

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