Pandora (NYSE: P) is catering the masses this Halloween weekend by launching online Halloween music channels for their normal price, free. The Pandora channels are called Pandora Genres and include a wide variety and mix of Halloween party music for all ages and types. Pandora calls genres, “stations seeded with artists and albums specific to a certain type of music, mood, event or holiday.”
Whether you are looking for something upbeat, Halloween scary music, spooky instrumentals, Halloween music classics or kid-friendly compilations of Halloween ghoolish delights you’ll find it on Pandora this year. There are a total of eight new stations this year dedicated to music for Halloween.
The new Pandora Halloween themed stations include:
- Halloween– hear a great mix of Halloween favorites – from goofy to scary, groovy to symphonic, campy to classical – including spooky tunes from movie soundtracks and TV themes and hard to find hits by Danny Elfman, Clan of Xymox, Ray Parker Jr., Depeche Mode and Wolfsheim.
- Halloween Party – get party guests in the spooky spirit with this ultimate mix ofHalloween classics, Halloween theme songs and scary soundtracks from a range of genres including pop, R&B, alternative, rock and oldies and featuring iconicHalloween hits like “The Monster Mash,” “Ghostbusters” and “I Put a Spell on You.”
- Spooky Symphonies – create the perfect ambience for neighborhood trick-or-treaters with ominous classical melodies and horror soundtracks including themes from the films, “Psycho,” “Beetlejuice,” “King Kong,” and Bram Stoker’s “Dracula.”
- Children’s Halloween – play a selection of kid-friendly Halloween hits to add an element of fun to any children’s party at school or home that features Halloweennovelty songs including the themes to “Ghostbusters” and “The Addams Family” and artists like The Wiggles, Kidz Bop Kids and Danny Elfman.
- Ghostly Grooves – enjoy a supernatural blend of dark wave, witch house and goth music featuring artists like Bauhaus, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Salem, LA Vampires and Zola Jesus.
- Witch House – get lost in this sluggish tempo music with skipping, stop-timed beats coupled with elements from genres such as noise, drone and goth and featuring artists like Salem, Balam Acab and White Ring.
- Goth – revel in a combination of dark, often keyboard-heavy haunting music with introspective lyrics from artists like Bauhaus, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Cure, Sisters of Mercy and Joy Division.
- Industrial –experience a fusion of dark rock and electronic music with a blend of avant-garde electronics experiments (tape music, musique concrete, white noise, synthesizers, sequencers, etc.) with a punk twist and featuring artists like Front 242, Skinny Puppy, Nitzer Ebb and My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult.