For this special Halloween edition of Ear Candy, the bands are Spookies and Big Haunt. I don't need to explain to you why the names of those two bands are perfect for Halloween—but what's even perfecter is how good these two bands are. Spookies, fronted by Mayhaw Hoons (Shaky Hands), punt sugar-sweet pop nuggets that are the best kind of treat. Big Haunt, meanwhile, holds up the 'trick' end of the equation, offering dark, ethereal, doom-folk-tinged compositions that remain supremely melodic.
Check out both bands below, and see you at Mississippi Studios on Halloween! (Yes, of course you can wear a costume.) It's going to be a great night!
Ear Candy w/Spookies and Big Haunt; Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi, Thurs Oct 31, 9 pm, FREE