This episode we take a look at the Maryhill Stonehenge, a scale replica of the original Stonehenge in Washington state, and the superstitious origins of Horse Brass Medallions. In addition there is music from Polevaulter, Plague Agent, Spectral Aeons, Tho-So-Aa, Akinsa, Anchient, Snowbeasts, Sword Volcano Complex, Terminal Sound System, Kollaps, and Gator Bait Ten.
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In this episode of the Spookatorium we look at the weird fiction of lesser known writer Edward Lucas White and present his story “The Voices.” There is music from Olekranon, STCLVR, Torn, Violent Grief, Bract, Cranes, Isotropia, In Slaughter Natives, Still Und Dunkle, Grim Heka and High Strange.
Episode 40 of Professor Gruntsplatter’s Spookatorium looks at instances of phantom music across phenomena and through a modern scientific lens. In addition, there is music from She Spread Sorrow, Shimmer Crush, Skrol, Theta, Foreseer, Forndom, Them Teeth, Sonologyst, Blakk Harbor, Clay Rendering and TSOL.
This episode of professor Gruntsplatter’s Spookatorium includes information on the Piasa, a giant bird(?) once believed to inhabit the Mississippi Valley, and a look at some of the more esoteric interests of Sabine Baring-Gould the priest behind the hymn “Onward Christian Soldiers.” And of course, there’s music. This time from Rope Sect, The Ex, Head Of David, Dynastes, November Novelet, Grey Frequency, Caulbearer, The Moon And The Nightspirit, Le’Enfant Del La Foret, Mago, Tertium Non Data & Velum Sonus.
This episode looks at a type of Fae called Night Elves, among other names, as possibly having a role in the Sleep Paralysis phenomenon. Beyond that, there is music from Masses, NoMeansNo, Hypsiphrone, Lot 49, Infestation Ritual, Delta Kane, Recant, Oureboros, Pain Emission, Swamp Terrorists, Controlled Bleeding, & Burial Hex.
This episode, we dip our toes into the Victorian tradition of holiday ghost stories with a reading of M.R. James “A School Story.” Beyond that, there is lots of music from the likes of Badrich, Naxal Protocol, Never Worse, Murderous Vision, Hoducoma, Blackmole, Skinny Puppy, Khost, Luasa Raelon, Black Egg, Box and The Twins, Weever and Wilt.