Well, guys and ghouls, Halloween 2013 is upon us, and it's time to take a look at some of the best All Hallow's Eve-themed podcasts this year. While the majority of podcasts are mostly talk, there are a number of fine music-based 'casts out there that are well worth a listen.
Since every good Halloween party needs the appropriate mood music, the following list will focus on podcasts than can be turned up to 11 to put you in the spirit of the season, and fill up the dancefloor with a well-chosen playlist of macabre musical selections.
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Rock & Roll Rampage #211 Halloween '13
Podcasting from Holland, suZANNE aka Bom Bom Lulu is the host of The Rock & Roll Rampage Radio Show, bringing listeners a bucketful of sleazy trashy Rock & Roll / Garage/ Punkrock/ 60's beat/ Ye Ye beat/ 60's Girl Garage/ Raw Rhythm & Blues/ Bubblegum punk/ Nasty rockabilly/ Trashy Country, etc.
Her 2013 Halloween 'cast is right in the pocket. Listen HERE.
The Mal Thursday Show Halloween Special 2013
Direct from the haunted realm of Austin, Texas, Mal Thursday presents the expanded, remastered, and reanimated 2013 edition of The Mal Thursday Show Halloween Special, focusing on a couple of Halloween-themed compilations, "Mondo Zombie Boogaloo" (Yep Roc) and "Garage Monsters," part of the GaragePunk Hideout series.
This year's Halloween Special features music from The Fleshtones, Southern Culture on the Skids, Lou Reed (R.I.P.), and Lon Chaney Jr. Listen HERE.
Kissopolis: The Watchin' You Podcast - The Halloween Special
Jeff and Jeff host "The Watchin' You Podcast," dedicated to all things KISS. Halloween and KISS go together like apples and razor blades, so this episode features vintage KISS footage, a discussion of the band'smake-up designs, a segment on Canadian KISS tribute band Love Guns from Moncton, New Brunswick.
The Big Enchilada Spooktacular 2013
The sixth annual "Big Enchilada" Spooktacular, hosted by Steve Terrell, who has dug up some ghostly, ghastly tunes by some of your favorite artists and his, plus a bunch you might never have heard of. This episode marks the fifth anniversary of the podcast. Says Terrell, "I've been doing this since I was a young man...well, slightly less-old man."
Florida Rocks Again! Halloween Special
A re-booted, retrofitted and reanimated edition of the Florida Rocks Again! Halloween Special, featuring spooky tunes from The Royal Guardsmen, The Classics IV, Beach Day, Mudcrutch, and The Hate Bombs. Florida Rocks Again! streams every Saturday night 8-10 p.m. ET at www.flaglerbeachradio.com