Pandora Spooky Streaming Halloween Themed Stations

Pick from eight different scary flavors

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Pandora is more than an online, customizable audio portal. It also offers a variety of curated stations for particular occasions, such as holidays. Halloween has grown into an event beyond just trick-or-treating for kids. Now, it includes adult parties, haunted houses, and much more, and these activities are better with a little music or mood background.

Enter Pandora, ready to help you create the right Halloween feeling with a handful of selected Halloween-themed radio streams. Whether you're looking for the creepiest film scores or haunting goth rock, the service has a station for almost any musical taste or event.

Halloween Party

What We Like

  • Good, general-purpose tunes.

  • Mix of vocal and instrumental classics.

What We Don't Like

  • Too many novelty songs.

This station features standards that everyone will recognize, like "The Time Warp" from The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Monster Mash by Bobby "Boris" Pickett & the Crypt-Kickers, and Ghostbusters by Ray Parker, Jr. It's an excellent stream for general Halloween happenings.

Industrial

What We Like

  • All the cool bands you might remember from your edgy high school days.

What We Don't Like

  • Narrow focus on a single genre.

  • Not kid-friendly.

This station has a harder edge and features bands like Nine Inch Nails, The Prodigy, and The Crystal Method. It's less kid-friendly and more appropriate for older adolescents and adults.

Spooky Symphonies

What We Like

  • Good, moody, instrumental music.

  • Some surprising picks.

What We Don't Like

  • May not be familiar to all listeners.

  • Not the best pick if the party includes dancing.

This is Halloween for the cultured. Enjoy some popular themes like Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by John Williams, the film score from Bram Stoker's Dracula by Polish composer Wojciech Kilar, and Bernard Herrmann's legendary score from Psycho. These stations will complement your glass of wine — or your chalice of blood — no matter what you're drinking (or who you're biting).

Goth

What We Like

  • Moody music from the darkest pit of darkness.

What We Don't Like

  • Kind of a downer for a party setting.

Pandora's Goth station features artists like The Mission UK, The Sisters of Mercy, London After Midnight, and Switchblade. Some of the typical tracks include music such as "Every Day is Halloween" by Ministry and "Bela Lugosi's Dead" by Bauhaus.

Family Halloween

What We Like

  • Good mix of favorites for kids.

  • Not all children's songs about happy ghosts.

What We Don't Like

  • Not ideal for grown-up parties.

This is a kid-safe track list of Halloween tunes. The station draws on The Addams Family as a theme with the iconic theme performed by Mannheim Steamroller, as well as remixes of the main title. You'll also find a variety of family-friendly tracks that make for a ghoulish but age-appropriate good time.

Witch House

What We Like

  • Some nontraditional picks.

What We Don't Like

  • Might not be familiar music to all of your guests.

Welcome to the creepier and more experimental side. Tracks like "Devil Take You" by Zola Jesus, "Days" by Creep, and "See Birds" by Balam Acab.

Ghostly Grooves

What We Like

  • Spooky picks from outside the mainstream.

What We Don't Like

  • May set a weird mood for your holiday gathering.

This is another edgy, creepy, gothy station featuring songs like "In the Desert" by LA Vampires & Zola Jesus, "I Just Had to Die" by The Knife, and "Thorns" by Wumpscut.