• Mixtape Monday: All Hallow’s Eve by Cat Tassini

      Bauhaus – Bela Lugosi’s Dead Jay Reatard – Waiting for Something Siouxie and the Banshees – Halloween Marilyn Manson – Wormboy Holy Wave – Night Tripper Bleached – Dead Boy The Orwells – Halloween All Year Shannon and the Clams – White Rabbit Bow Wow Wow – I Want Candy Prince – Batdance M83 – Graveyard Girl MGMT – Little Dark Age Ministry – Every Day is Halloween Ariel Pink – Fright Night (Nevermore) Satan’s Pilgrims – Creature Feature Peach Kelli Pop – Halloween Mask Black Lips – Spidey’s Curse Lou Reed – Halloween Parade Mazzy Star – Taste of Blood Letters to Cleo – Dangerous Type  

  • Ariel Pink’s pom pom

        Ariel Pink returns with his signature unconventional, psychedelic, muted-pop sound in his latest album. pom pom is overflowing with 17 tracks and lasts for 68 minutes, by far Ariel Pink’s most ambitious album yet. One could say this is his masterpiece, his coup de grâce. What sets pom pom apart from his other two Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti albums, aside from having a lot more music on one record, is that his sound is much brighter and seemingly more “normal” as far as pop music goes. I only say “normal” because Ariel Pink’s music is still as crazy and nonsensical as ever. Songs can transition from an electronic…