Category: Music

Music of all kind.

Oct 20 2017

6’+ Episode 212 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “It’s Six Foot Plus, hosted by…MONSTERMATT PATTERSON? “The Man Of 1,000 Bad Monster Jokes” and author of the Ha-Ha Horror books takes over for Strange Jason, playing some Halloween tracks to tickle your funny bone. Hear from FORBIDDEN DIMENSION, THE VAMPIRES, LOS STRAITJACKETS, THE DIAMONDS and …

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Oct 18 2017

My Mandatory Halloween Music

Be it rocking the best Halloween party this side of the murky swamp in which I reside, or sitting alone in a room with only the soft glow of my stereo to comfort me, these are some top jams that really put me in the Halloween mood. First, I’ll start off with giving you a …

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Oct 18 2017

The Apprehension Engine

Composer Mark Korven was sick of being limited to the same old sounds when he wanted to do something new and fresh with his horror scores. So he got in touch with Tony Duggan-Smith to create a new kind of musical instrument. This instrument would be used to create just the sort of jarring and …

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Oct 16 2017

Inexpensive Theremin Substitutes

Ah, the theremin. Its otherworldly electric noises have made their way onto the soundtracks for countless horror and science fiction movies. It even turns its use for anything related to outer space is scientifically accurate! It’s a shame they can be so pricey. Building your own can lessen the expense, but it’s an intimidating task …

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Oct 14 2017

Royalty Free Music For Haunted Attractions III

To further rehash what I said the last time I covered this topic, royalty free music is music which can be used in a haunted attraction without requiring you to pay every time it gets used. In ALL of the following cases, a haunt owner only has to pay for the initial purchase of the …

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Oct 13 2017

TGIF13: 6’+ Episode 211 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Happy Halloween! Happy Friday The 13th! Don’t forget your mask. We celebrate all thing Jason Voorhees with THE JASONS, THE MOANS, TONGUE, THE MEPHISTOS, GENKI GENKI PANIC and more. Monstermatt Patterson heads to Manhattan but ends up in Hell in another MONSTERMATT MINUTE.” Remember to email …

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Oct 13 2017

TGIF13: Jason’s Unofficial Theme

Everyone knows the “ki ki ki, ma ma ma” theme means Jason Voorhees is up to no good. But what you might not realize is how there’s another musical composition associated with Mr. Voorhees called “Evening of Chaos.” There is no evidence to suggest Kevin MacLeod had the Friday the 13th franchise in mind when …

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Oct 07 2017

6’+ Episode 210 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “We’re going MAD over October, and we’re not alone. All your favorites are here — THE BRICKBATS, THE THEATRE ZOMBIES, MISTER MONSTER, SYD ZILLA and more. Monstermatt Patterson spikes the punch in the MONSTERMATT MINUTE and we play ‘Musical Chairs’ with Kraig Khaos’s KILLER KUT. We’ve …

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Oct 01 2017

Spooky

October is finally here and I want to celebrate by sharing a song which I’ve always associated with the Halloween season. It’s a called “Spooky” and it’s available on YouTube thanks to Classics IV – Topic: It might surprise you to learn how its name and Halloween references aren’t why I associate it with the …

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Sep 20 2017

6’+ Episode 209 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “We honor George A. Romero, Tobe Hooper and Haruo Nakajima, three legends who passed away in the past few months. It’s a memorial featuring music from THE HALLINGTONS, SAVAGE REMAINS, THE MOANS, THE BOMBORAS, CALABRESE and more. Monstermatt Patterson shows up and well…zombies occur.” Remember to …

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Sep 08 2017

6’+ Episode 208 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Grab some cake. Gravediggers Local 16 turns 9 years old on Sept. 8, so join in the celebration with GHOUL SQUAD, THE DIECASTS, THE EVIL STREAKS, HORROR SECTION and more. Monstermatt Patterson winds up on the wrong end of Pin The Tail On The Donkey in …

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Aug 29 2017

Freaky Tiki Surf-ari: The Creepy Creeps

The Creepy Creeps Official Site The Creepy Creeps, Dionysus Records 2016 (Original release date: 2006) Back when I looked at the music of Creepxotica, I provided a few details about the Creepy Creeps since the two bands are interconnected (more on that later). But to help all you new readers catch up, here’s what I …

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Aug 24 2017

Freaky Tiki Surf-ari: Music From The 6th Floor

Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited Official Site (Label) Music From The 6th Floor, Dionysus Records 2016 It’s been ages since I last reviewed something by Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited and the group seems as mysterious as ever. In fact, I hadn’t heard anything from them in so long that I had assumed they had quietly disbanded! …

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Aug 20 2017

Freaky Tiki Surf-ari: Jason Lee and the R.I.P.tides

Jason Lee and the R.I.P.tides Official Site Jason Lee and the R.I.P.tides, Dionysus Records 2014 Hailing from San Diego, Jason Lee and the R.I.P.tides have been active long before the release of their 2014 self-titled debut album. Check out Jason Lee’s impressive résumé if you don’t believe me. With all their touring (complete with live …

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Aug 16 2017

Freaky Tiki Surf-ari: 6’+ Episode 207 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Grab your mug and get ready to get lei’d because it’s the FREAKY TIKI SURF-ARI! It’s a journey into surf, exotica, and the best tiki music you can find. Featuring ROBERT DRASNIN, THE KOCONUT KINGS, CREEPXOTICA, THE CRAZED MUGS, KAVA KON and more! Monstermatt Patterson runs …

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Aug 14 2017

Freaky Tiki Surf-ari: Voodoo III

Robert Drasnin Official Site Voodoo III, Dionysus Records 2017 Exotica legend Robert Drasnin had been hard at work right up until his passing in 2015. 2011 saw him working with the Waitiki 7, both on covering his past hits and playing his new composition “In A Dorian Mode.” He was also hard at work on …

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