Unexplained Podcast

Aural Fixation: May 2017

Sam: Unexplained Podcast I’ve been on a podcast binge this month, and my favorite thus far has been Unexplained. It’s filling all of the empty needs that Lore leaves (I listen to Lore, but I can’t get past the mental image I’ve constructed of the narrator wearing khakis at all times. I don’t know why […]

Haute Macabre Aural Fixation

Aural Fixation: April 2017

photo via Samantha’s Instagram: @samanthamacabre Here’s what Haute Macabre has been listening to lately Sarah: Royal Thunder Wick While I thought I was predisposed to love anything that these purveyors of bluesy, southern sludge and darkness throw at me, I’m still not 100% sold on 2017’s Wick yet. Mlny Parsonz’ impassioned voice still howls with […]

King Woman

Aural Fixation: March 2017

image by Becky Munich Here’s what Haute Macabre writers have had on heavy rotation recently Sonya TANIS  I have spent more time obsessively streaming TANIS than listening to music this month, so I can’t not include it. Made by the same people who do The Black Tapes and the just-launched Rabbits, TANIS is the podcast […]


Aural Fixation: February 2017

image by Becky Munich Here’s what Haute Macabre writers have had on heavy rotation S. Elizabeth is currently swooning over… Citizens of Glass: Agnes Obel All of Agnes Obel’s efforts are stark, fragile, breathtaking affairs and her latest album, Citizen of Glass, is no different in that respect. Exploring the German concept of gläserner bürger […]


Twin Peaks Original Score Vinyl Re-issue

With lush cinematography, bizarre characters, surreal dialogue and dense, murky mythology–David Lynch scratched several of our dark and strange thematic itches with his marvelously bold and enigmatic show, Twin Peaks, in the early 1990s.  And even if, like me, you did not watch Twin Peaks when it first aired (but instead saw it 18 years later, […]