Dark Grooves: A Halloween Mix Minus "The Monster Mash"

Dark Grooves: A Halloween Mix Minus "The Monster Mash"

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Carolyn Purnell
Oct 21, 2014

Now, don't get me wrong. I can cut a rug to "The Monster Mash" with the best of them, but there are so many creepy, dark, and spooky songs out there that it seems a shame not to bring some new tunes into the fold.

Here's an hour and forty-five minutes of songs to help the Halloween gloom set in. It's heavy on the electronic tracks, but there's some rock tossed in there too. All tracks can be found on iTunes or Amazon, or you can stream the whole mix through Spotify below.

1. Planningtorock–"Doorway"
2. The Knife–"Colouring of Pigeons"
3. Banks–"Drowning"
4. POLIÇA & Mike Noyce–"Lay Your Cards Out"
5. Purity Ring–Fineshrine
6. Sylvan Esso–"Dreamy Bruises"
7. ASTR–"Operate"
8. My Gold Mask–"Lost in My Head"
9. The Black Angels–"Don't Play with Guns"
10. Starflyer 59–"Blue Collar Love"
11. Joy Division–"Dead Souls"
12. Soft Moon–"Parallels"
13. EMA–"Neuromancer"
14. Man Man–"Knuckle Down"
15. Phantogram–"Howling at the Moon"
16. Why?–"The Vowels, Pt. 2"
17. alt-J–"Tessellate"
18. Zola Jesus–"Night"
19. Iamamiwhoami–"Sever"
20. Yeasayer–"The Children"
21. Phèdre–"Ancient Nouveau"
22. Grimes, Blood Diamonds–"Go"
23. Still Corners–"Endless Summer"
24. FKA Twigs–"Two Weeks"
25. Max Richter–"Berlin by Overnight"
26. Agnes Obel–"Falling, Catching"

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