And now, it’s part IV of my Halloween mix series – to be followed in short order by V through VII! Â Judas Priest, Belle & Sebastian, Old 97’s, the Puppini Sisters, Sammy Davis Jr., Echo & the Bunnymen, and more! Â Enjoy! 1. Living After Midnight Judas Priest (1980) Â Â Â 3:27 From the band‘s album
Welcome to the third Halloween Mix! Â Some more by artists from previous Halloween mixes (the Clash, Robyn Hitchcock, Squirrel Nut Zippers, They Might Be Giants), plus plenty that appear here for the first time: Laurie Anderson, Cozy Cole, Garbage, Hoodoo Gurus, Rockwell, Spike Jones, Swan Dive, and many more. 1.Â Â Â Â Â This is Halloween Panic! at the
On last week’s mix, I felt obliged to include many of the songs people expect on a Halloween mix. Â You’ll hear more such songs in the coming weeks (“Zombie Jamboree,” included on this mix, is one). Â But you’ll also hear other songs, such as Roybn Hitchcock’s “The Devil’s Coachman,” Eyeball Skeleton’s “Eyeball Skeleton,” and the
Welcome to the first of seven Halloween mixes. Â Yes, you heard me correctly: seven. Â I’ll be posting one per week until the week of October 25th, when three mixes will appear. Â This first mix includes a lot of the songs you’d expect, with a few you might not. Â Enjoy! 1. Â Â Bach’s Toccata from
What ever happened to commercial jingles? Â When I was growing up, it seemed to me that most products had their own theme songs: “My bologna has a first name — it’s O-s-c-a-r,” “Plop, plop, fizz, fizz,” “Hershey is the great American chocolate bar,” “What walks downstairs, alone or in pairs, and makes such a slinkety
Inspired by a tweet and then a blog post from Natalia Cecire, this mix is intended for those of you on the academic job-market — but I hope it provides some encouragement for anyone out there looking for work. 1)Â Respect ARETHA FRANKLIN (1967) If this isn’t the greatest cover song of all time, I don’t
For those of you in the northern hemisphere, August and September mark the beginning of the fall term – or, at least, they do if you are or have been a student, a parent/guardian of a student, or a teacher.Â This mix is for you.Â And, yes, I know that I’ve omitted the Beach Boys’
An uptempo mix created in June 2010. Features new and old music of many genres.