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Halloween Party Tunes

Shake, rattle, and roll

icky blossoms!

Rouse dead-on-their-feet revelers into foot-stomping freaks with our playlist of spooky indie jams.

Babes,” by Icky Blossoms
(Watch out, she’s a killer babe.)

Zombie Boogie,” by Richard Swift
(The undead can, too.)

King Night,” by Salem
(Witch house beats.)

NY Is Killing Me,” by Gil Scott–Heron and Jamie Xx
(The Big Apple bites back.)

Demons,” by Sleigh Bells
(Pointy tongue prosthetic? You slay the competition.)

Bubblegum Bitch,” by Marina and the Diamonds
(You came as Katy Perry with fangs.)

Howlin’ for You,” by The Black Keys
(The Red Riding Hood getup gets them every time.)

I Fink U Freeky,” by Die Antwoord
(Grab the “Gangnam Style” lad and bust a move.)

Scarecrow,” by Beck
(Children of the Corn still gives you goose bumps.)

Cemetry Gates,” by The Smiths
(A little Morrissey never hurt nobody.)

Graveyard’s Full,” by The Growlers
(And running out of witch’s brew.)

The Witch,” by The Rattles
(This 1970 gem still rattles our bones.)

The Witching Hour,” by Wild Nothing
(The clock strikes midnight.)

Friendly Ghost,” by Harlem
(Be it a toilet-paper mummy, shifter, or beast of the southern wild.)

Pet Sematary,” by The Ramones
(Frankenweenie is invited.)

Halloween,” by Sonic Youth
(Dancing with the devil by the pale strobe light.)

Little Ghost,” by The White Stripes
(Answer the door for the littles.)

My Body’s a Zombie for You,” by Dead Man’s Bones
(And ours for you, Goss.)

Stream the playlist here.

Photo: Courtesy of Saddle Creek