Enjoy your Halloween with 33 1/3!

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Wherever you’re celebrating this year, whether you’re going all out in your favorite costume, planning a Halloween Zoom bash, or just chilling on the couch with a bowl of candy, you still need some spooky tunes to jam out to. Listen now by following our Halloween playlist on Spotify or using this compiled list, and be sure to click the links below to learn more about each artist and order your own 33 1/3.

Richard Hell Week: The Blank Generation Abecedary, Vol. 4

Welcome back to Richard Hell Week, Abecedary Heads (that’s a thing now). Today is the official release day for #92 in the series, so go snag your copies, kids! And in the meantime, in celebration of our forthcoming 33 1/3 title on Richard Hell and the Voidoids’ Blank Generation, here is volume 4 of author Pete Astor’s compendium. Q is for Robert Quine, an extraordinary musician and the first key member of the Voidoids. His friend Jim Marshall writes about him here. And here are some fantastic short tributes to…

The 33 1/3 Author Q&A: Matthew Stearns

It’s hard to believe, but Sonic Youth’s Daydream Nation is now 25 years old. In celebration of the album, a beloved indie masterpiece which also merited enough mainstream praise to be permanently housed in the Library of Congress’s National Recording Registry, we sat down with the author of our 93rd book in the 33 1/3 series, Matthew Stearns. In the years since he wrote the book, a lot has changed for the band (Thurston and Kim’s marriage, RIP), but even more for our intrepid author. What, in particular, drew you…