Your PopCulteer is taking another week off from producing a new episode of Radio Free Charleston. However, the reason is just to make way for part of the special programming all this week on The AIR. In the past I have gone overboard with Halloween video and audio content for PopCult and The AIR and I have no problem warming up those cold dishes for the next five or six days.
I realize that it’s sort of like spooning out spaghetti into kid’s trick or treat bags, but it’s all I can muster.
On The AIR, Halloween kicked off with last night’s marathon, but you can still tune in at The Website, or on the spooky little embedded player elsewhere on this page. All week long we’ll present Halloween episdoes of our music specialty programs, and all weekend long we’ll toss in concerts, radio dramas, comedy programming and more.
Starting at 7 PM Friday and running until Tuesday morning, we’ll dig back into The AIR Archives for special Halloween programming that includes Scary episodes of Prognosis, Sydney’s Big Electric Cat, Curtain Call, and Radio Free Charleston, plus some classic radio drama and a three-hour special of music inspired by Edgar Allen Poe, plus all sorts of other spooky holiday treats. .
This includes a chance to hear Orson Welles’ The War of the Worlds as well as the entire final Halloween concert by Oingo Boingo, from 1995. We’ll sneak in a few other new compilations of Halloween music and radio plays throughout the weekend.
Tuesday at 10 AM and 10 PM you’ll get to hear an episode of Radio Free Charleston V5 from two years ago. After a new first hour, the show includes the entire Count Rudolf and Igor episode of Radio Free Charleston International that was ad-libbed under the influence of Benadryl back in 2016.
Stacee Lawson Stanley (featuring Molly Lynn Page) “December 28th”
Sierra Ferrell “Jerimiah”
IDKHOW “Nobody Likes The Opening Band”
Cory Wong “Massive”
The Bounty “Sleep”
Rockwell’s Ghost “Moleman (Demo)”
Pink Turtle “Baker Street”
Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands “October”
Frank Gorshin “The Riddler”
The Replacements “Alex Chilton”
They Might Be Giants “We’re The Replacements”
Jay Parade “Jay Charade”
Todd Burge “Dear John Blue Skies”
Andy Prieboy “Get Me Out Of Town”
The Empty Hearts “Well Look At You”
Battleship Battleship “Ad Hominem”
RFC Horror Theater Theater International
MX 80 Sound “Theme From Halloween”
The Renfields “Machete A Go Go”
The Big Bad “The Omen”
Snakefinger “The Man In The Dark Sedan”
Blue Oyster Cult “Joan Crawford”
Crack The Sky “Invaders from Mars”
Christopher Walken “The Raven”
Kate Bush “Get Out of My House”
Stephen Merritt “Scream”
The Nanker Phelge “Scream”
The Jasons “Camp Arawhak”
Shaekspear’s Sister “Bad Blood”
The Dickies “Attack Of The Mole Men”
The Aquabats “Fashion Zombie”
Mike Oldfield “Tubular Bells”
Oingo Boingo “Dead Or Alive”
Harrah “Sawney Bean”
Nine Inch Nails “Come Back Haunted”
The Misfits “Horror Business”
The Stranglers “Ghost Train”
The Who “Boris The Spider”
Radio Free Charleston can be heard Tuesday at 10 AM and 10 PM, with replays all week long. We’ll embed a lo-fi version for you below, so you can listen whenever you want…
Be sure to listen to The AIR all week long for tons of surprise Halloween treats.
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