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Weird Jon

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Name: Weird Jon
Date registered: February 24, 2011

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  1. Royalty Free Music For Haunted Attractions — October 29, 2014
  2. Music to Haunt By: The Dead of Fall — October 28, 2014
  3. Music to Haunt By: Virgil Franklin — October 27, 2014
  4. Music to Haunt By: Halloween Music Collection — October 26, 2014
  5. Music to Haunt By: Spine Chillers — October 25, 2014

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  1. Music to Haunt By: Nox Arcana — 15 comments
  2. Music to Haunt By: Midnight Syndicate — 12 comments
  3. Printable Halloween Decor — 9 comments
  4. Freaky Tiki Surf-ari: Arthur Lyman — 7 comments
  5. Fear For Your Ears — 7 comments

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Oct 29 2014

Royalty Free Music For Haunted Attractions

Whenever you hear background music playing at a mall or restaurant, chances are it’s being used under some kind of licensing agreement unless they meet certain criteria. Yes, even businesses using satellite radios to play music are subject to this. If they aren’t doing this and don’t meet certain qualifications, then they run the risk …

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Oct 28 2014

Music to Haunt By: The Dead of Fall

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Darkmood Official Site The Dead of Fall, Notic Reign Records 2014 It has been quite a long time since we last heard from Darkmood. After the release of Halloween Descends, the album later went out of print and Steve Montgomery had to balance work on the next album with other projects like SDM and Portrait …

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Oct 27 2014

Music to Haunt By: Virgil Franklin

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Virgil Franklin Official Site Into The Ether, Lame Duck Digital 2013 Virgil Franklin, often known as simply “Virgil” to fans of spooky music, has a lengthy musical resume. Having worked as a freelance arranger/composer for many years, founded the label/recording studio Lame Duck Digital in 2000. This quickly led to him composing and performing numerous …

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Oct 26 2014

Music to Haunt By: Halloween Music Collection

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Midnight Syndicate Official Site Halloween Music Collection, Linfaldia Records 2010 2010 was a busy year for Edward Douglas and Gavin Goszka. Not only was their film The Dead Matter released that year, but they had also teamed up with Destini Beard for her album The Dark Masquerade and released The Dead Matter: Original Motion Picture …

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Oct 25 2014

Music to Haunt By: Spine Chillers

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Sam Haynes Official Site Spine Chillers, Haunt Music 2014 Sam Haynes is a spooky music machine. In this year alone, he has created and released three albums: Ghost Stories, the limited edition Halloween Music (as noted earlier in the countdown) and Spine Chillers. He’s probably putting the finishing touches on another project as you read …

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Oct 24 2014

Music to Haunt By: Atrium Carceri

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Atrium Carceri Official Site Kapnobatai, Cold Meat Industry 2005 The timeline for the Atrium Carceri is just as interesting as the timeline for his various albums. Founder Simon Heath was also one of the founding members of the Swedish group Za Frûmi in 2000, with Donald Persson and Simon Kölle. The band focused on dark …

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Oct 23 2014

Music to Haunt By: Dulcet Jones

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Dulcet Jones Official Site Halloween, I’m Afraid, Green Cottage Music 2013 More Halloween, I’m Afraid, Green Cottage Music 2014 The artist being spotlighted in this article offers an interesting first for “Music to Haunt By” and that’s not because he’s Canadian. Dulcet Jones is a stage name of sorts adopted by Jim Graham and the …

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Oct 22 2014

Music to Haunt By: Music For Haunts

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Music For Haunts Official Site A Child’s Nightmare, Music For Haunts Recordings 2011 Chris Thomas is a very busy man and he’s been that way for quite a long time. At age sixteen he scored several films and stage productions in addition to winning a state composition title and having a live performance. This would …

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Oct 21 2014

Music to Haunt By: The Return

It’s been a very busy year in the world of haunted ambiance albums. Midnight Syndicate is currently performing in their much anticipated live shows at Cedar Point Amusement Park’s “Halloweekends” event. Although Joseph Vargo has taken time off to write the thrid installment of The Dark Tower book series, Nox Arcana is expected to have …

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Oct 20 2014

MonsterVision Memories

I can’t tell you how many Saturday nights I spent watching Joe Bob Briggs host various horror and cult films in the 90’s. He would give trivia on the movies being played, tell jokes and give his classic “Drive-In Totals.” Severed limbs would be tallyed, sex scenes were referred to as “aardvarking” and attacks with …

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Oct 19 2014

Make Your Own Spooky Sound Effects

Many years ago my younger brother and I tried making a custom soundtrack for our homemade haunted house. Emphasis on “tried.” It started out great at first, the door to the basement already creaked when it opened and my brother’s impression of an old witch welcoming visitors in was perfect. The trouble started when we …

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Oct 18 2014

Creepy Cocktails and Devious Drinks II

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This tasty-looking beverage is the “Autumn Harvest” as made by 62 Restaurant in Salem. So they obviously know a thing or two about Halloween beverages and other tasty treats. If a trip to Salem isn’t possible, you can learn how to make one at home (along with several other seasonal cocktails) thanks to Nightclub & …

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Oct 17 2014

Freaky Food

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If the “Halloween Cake” picture above seems like a tasty treat, you can learn how to make your own thanks to the Google Books preview of American Cookery Volume 24. It also has a recipe for “Witches’ Delight,” which has a great name but doesn’t look very spooky. Those who want party snacks which do …

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Oct 16 2014

Yet More Fear For Your Ears

If you’re searching for fresh and original horror stories, look no further than Sudden Chillers. Although I think they have a creepypasta vibe, these readings should also appeal to fans of traditional horror stories as well. You can also find free samples of his work on the Sudden Chillers YouTube account. Speaking of creepypasta, Midnight …

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Oct 15 2014

How To Make A Freddy Krueger Glove

Getting your hands on a good quality Freddy Krueger glove can be expensive, especially if you can’t find one in your area and have to order it online instead. The poor quality of the lower priced unlicensed versions is also less than attractive. Thankfully you can easily make one of your very own for next …

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Oct 14 2014

It Came From Amazon VI

After going over some previous installments of this series, I was inspired to try making a list of all the Goosebumps imitators out there: Gooflumps Spine Chillers Bone Chillers Deadtime Stories Shivers Spinetinglers Spooksville Strange Matter Star Wars: Galaxy of Fear That’s right, not even George Lucas could pass up cashing in on the Goosebumps …

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