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The gritty guitar riffs and heavy drum beats of this morbidly love-sick track will leave a heavy feeling in your chest.
Kiss Me You Animal – Burn The Ballroom
The combination of captivating lyrics and electric energy throughout this song from Burn The Ballroom makes it the ideal track to get hyped for a late night outing.
Fangs – Younger Hunger
As the sun starts going down at 7 p.m., you may need a song that will help you wind down. This 2019 single from Younger Hunger will keep you swaying along to the groovy melody and hypnotic beat.
Year of the Spider – Shannon and the Clams
The title track off of Shannon and the Clams’ newest album will make you feel like you’re smack in the middle of an episode of Scooby-Doo thanks to its flypaper-catchy melodies and spooky surf-rock atmosphere.
Choker – Beach Goons
If you know anything about surf rock, you know it has a distinctly spooky sound that makes you want to get thrown into a mosh pit. However, if you don’t know anything about the surf rock sound, “Choker” is the quintessential song to get you started.
Rock Lobster – The B-52’s
This iconic new wave track has prevailed as a popular Halloween party anthem thanks to its catchy guitar riff and captivating vocals.
You’re so Creepy – Ghost Town
The pre-chorus, “For once why can’t you just come and chase me/ Dig up my grave and save my body/ Now I’m rotting to the bone/ But my heart’s still beating/ Hoping you won’t leave me,” embodies the idea of loving someone to death.
Trick or Treat Dancefloor – Cherry Glazerr
Throw it back to 2014 with this cute and eerie song from Cherry Glazerr.
Halloween – HUNNY
Sometimes life can get in the way and you may forget how nice it is to take a step back and just have fun. This is embodied by HUNNY throughout the track.
Dracula – Newn
Since Dracula starts off with an eerie door creek, this creepy love song gets the listener in the Halloween spirit.
Murder Party – NOT THE MAIN CHARACTERS
Libra season is here and that means it’s time to find balance and peace within your relationships. Sometimes to find this peace, you have to get your anger out first, and NOT THE MAIN CHARACTERS do just that with this song.
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Emily Brower is a journalism major and a content writer for KCPR. Josie Doan is an art and design major and a designer for KCPR.