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[Guest Post]

Halloween Music, Dead Air Style

While I understand the allure of online music playlist streaming services, personally I prefer listening to music knowing there’s a human at the other end. Someone shaping the listening experience in real-time. Tweaking segues,  overlapping sounds, matching tempos or contrasting them, blending themes, coloring the presentation with interstitial sound and talk, and even mistakes. That’s what makes […]

[Poll]

Listen to Halloween Radio While You Read

At the top of the page you’ll see that you can click on Listen While You Read, which will pop up a new window with a player so that you can listen to Halloween-themed radio continuously in the background while navigating throughout HL, reading, and even when you leave and head back to social media, […]

Review: Death Waltz Recording Company’s Silent Night, Deadly Night Soundtrack

UK-based label Death Waltz Recording Company dropped a little treat down the proverbial chimney this holiday season in the form of Silent Night, Deadly Night‘s very first soundtrack release, on both vinyl as well as CD. The limited edition two-disc affair, which quickly sold out, served to celebrate the film’s 30th anniversary, and boy does […]

The Most Awesome Images of the Week: 11/10-11/14

We’ve reached the end of another week – thank god! – which means it’s time to once again take a look at the coolest, weirdest and/or most awesome images I’ve stumbled across on the internet this week. So let’s get right to it, shall we?! Yesterday, UK’s Death Waltz Recording Company put up for grabs […]

Dead Air — The Last Bit of Noise on a Dying Medium

Technology continues to progress exponentially, with technologies becoming dated quicker than ever before. Fax machines abandoned in way of email. Payphones and landlines abandoned in way of mobile phones. Phonebooks abandoned in way of Google search. Blockbuster storefronts and cable abandoned in way of Netflix. CDs abandoned in way of iPods. Film cameras abandoned in […]

The Most Awesome Images Found on Social Media: 10/6-10/10

We’ve reached the end of another week – thank god! – which means it’s time to once again take a look at the coolest, weirdest and/or most awesome images that I’ve stumbled across on social media this past week. So let’s get right to it, shall we?! Though another Halloween is passing by without the […]

The Most Awesome Images Found on Social Media: 6/23-6/27

We’ve reached the end of another week – thank god! – which means it’s time to once again take a look at the coolest, weirdest and/or most awesome images that I’ve stumbled across on social media this past week. So let’s get right to it, shall we?! This year marks the 30th anniversary of many […]

Exclusive Interview: One Way Static Records’ Sebastiaan Putseys

As I sit here writing up this post, my house is filled with the soothing sounds of Roberto Donati’s soundtrack to the insanely gory 1981 Italian horror flick Cannibal Ferox, a.k.a. Make Them Die Slowly. It’s the latest vinyl offering from One Way Static Records, one of the leading companies in the recent resurgence of […]

Ghost of a Dog

It’s been a while since I posted a deeply personal article and this one charts right there at the top. I have an affinity for tracking down rare and especially sad, beautiful music and I have a friend with similar tastes in music, who introduced me to “Ghost of a Dog” by Edie Brickell & […]