Halloween Special Playlist & Player


tars-halloween-special-logo For the first time in our 13 year history, we’re finally taking on Halloween!
Instead of the usual music from this time of year, what if we looked at it from a thematic perspective? This is the time of year where we get a little more in the mood for scary things like ghosts, hauntings, and zombies. Throw in a little death and you have the makings for a different interpretation of what Halloween music would be.

That’s what we have here. It’s the first of its kind, from a radio perspective. Enjoy music from actual ghosts and songs about them.

Halloween Special Hour 1 Playlist

(Special Theme Song) Pretty Lights. “Out Of Time” Glowing In The Darkest Hour. Pretty lights Music, 2010. 02:30
David Bowie. “Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)” Blackstar. ISO Records, 2016. 04:40

David Bowie. “Lazarus” Blackstar. ISO Records, 2016. 06:22
Kurt Cobain. “And I Love Her” Montage Of Heck. The End Of Music LLC, 2015. 02:05
Kurt Cobain. “Sappy (Early Demo)” Montage Of Heck. The End Of Music LLC, 2015. 02:29
Johnny Cash. “Ain’t No Grave” American VI: Ain’t No Grave. American Recordings, 2010. 02:45

Pete Seeger. “Jesse James” American Murder Ballads. Not Now Music, 1957. 04:29
James Vincent McMorrow. “Ghosts (Bonus Track)” Early In The Morning (Bonus Version). Vagrant Records, 2011. 03:45
Danny Schmidt. “Ghosts” Parables & Primes. Danny Schmidt, 2008. 05:11
Matthew Mayfield. “Ghost” 72 Songs/Every Release. Matthew Mayfield, 2011. 02:49
The Rocketboys. “Endings” 20,000 Ghosts. The Rocketboys, 2010. 03:26

Iron & Wine. “The Long Black Veil” We Walk The Line: A Celebration Of The Music Of Johnny Cash. Blackbird Production Partners, 2012. 02:53
The Secret History. “The Ballad Of The Haunted Hearts” Desolation Town EP. La Kalsa, 2010. 04:40

The 88. “Haunt You” Over and Over. EMK/Mootron, 2005. 02:28
Better Than Ezra. “The Killer Inside” Deluxe. Elektra Entertainment, 1995. 04:20
The Decemberists. “Shankill Butchers” The Crane Wife. Capitol Records, 2006. 03:45

Halloween Special Hour 2 Playlist

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(Special Theme Song) Pretty Lights. “Out Of Time” Glowing In The Darkest Hour. Pretty lights Music, 2010. 03:00
Strand Of Oaks. “Daniel’s Blues” Pope Killdragon. Self-Release, 2013. 05:13
Augustus. “Bloodbath” Into Frames. Augustus, 2015. 03:36
City & Colour. “Blood” If I Should Go Before You. City & Colour, 2015. 05:16

Iron & Wine. “Free Until They Cut Me Down” Our Endless Numbered Days. Sub Pop Records, 2004. 04:37
Citizen Cope. “Left For Dead” Every Waking Moment. RCA Records, 2006. 02:06
David Gray. “Dead In The Water” A New Day At Midnight. iht Records, 2002. 03:07
Gideon’s Daughter. “When I’m Dead” Steel Octopus Arms. Gideon’s Daughter, 2016. 04:24
Dish. “Zombie Love Song” Ma Raison De Vivre Ton Amour. MOA Records, 2009. 02:57

Pearl Jam. “Dead Man” Lost Dogs. Sony Music Entertainment, 1996. 04:16
Dave Matthews. “Gravedigger” Some Devil. BMG, 2003. 04:40

Bruce Springsteen. “Devil’s Arcade” Magic. Bruce Springsteen, 2007. 05:20
Lily & Madeleine. “Devil We Know” Asthmatic Kitty Digital Sampler Winter 2014. Astmatic Kitty Records, 2014. 03:35
Sufjan Stevens. “In The Devil’s Territory” Seven Swans. Astmatic Kitty Records, 2004. 04:40
Hope Sandoval & The Warm Intentions. “Trouble” Through The Devil Softly. Hope Sandoval, 2009. 04:30

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