Thursday, October 29, 2009

Beard Radio's Halloween Haunting

Behold! Prepare to submit your trembling souls to the sheer wanton terror of Beard Radio's annual witching night special. Quiver with fear, shriek with horror and curse your existence as Stewart and Gary let the devil take over their souls live on air! Our shiversome selection of tenebrous tunage takes in hauntological transmissions, face-melting death metal, witchy prog, evil techno, satanic jazz invocations and readings from Byron. Miss this chilling, thrilling hour at your peril, for we shall doom the souls of non-believers for eternity! Bwahahahahaha!!!!

Black Widow - Come To The Sabbat; Sacrifice (CBS)
Cathedral - Hopkins (The Witchfinder General); The Carnival Bizarre (Earache)
The Shaggs - It's Halloween; Philosophy of the World (RCA/Rounder)
Kode 9 & The Spaceape - Ghost Town; Hyperdub 5 (Hyperdub)
Drexciya - Devil Ray Cove; Neptune's Lair (Tresor)
The Cramps - Goo Goo Muck; Psychedelic Jungle (I.R.S)
Dead Raven Choir - Bluenose; My Firstborn Will Surely Be Blind (Aurora Borealis)
Advisory Circle - Eyes Which Are Swelling; Other Channels (Ghost Box)
Topper - Hell's Fire; Songs of Faith and Inspiration: Spiritual Psychedelic Rock For The Devoted Listener (Sound Stories)
Repugnant - Spawn of Pure Malevolence; Epitome of Darkness (Soulseller Records)
Roswell Rudd - Satan's Dance; Roswell Rudd (Impulse!)
The Caretaker - Lacunar Amnesia; The Persistent Repetition of Phrases (History Always Favours The Winners)
Screaming Lord Sutch - All Black and Hairy; SLS & The Savages (EMI)
Blue Phantom - Violence; Distortions (Spider Records)
Hellfish - Wolfman (Death Chant)

Delia Derbyshire - Phantoms Of Darkness; Out of This World: Atmospheric Sounds from the BBC Radiophonic Workshop (BBC)
Stewart Smith & Gary Thoms: ghoulish vocal horror, Garageband cathedral organ and sound effects

Special thanks to our most evil brethren Matt Evans and Reuben Kay for their musical suggestions. Satan has your back.

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