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The Brisk Bodega Altar de Muertos

In case you didn’t come up around this – or in case you just skipped this day in Spanish class – the day after Halloween is Día de Muertos. It’s the day …
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Listen: Calavera Calavera's Aleister Crowley LP [ESP]

Calavera Calavera like to keep it spooky all year round and their latest album, Aleister Crowley, pairs perfectly with the holidaze ahead. Named after the famed occultist, mountaineer, and poet, Aleister Crowley …
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Video: Mister Lies – "Dionysian"

The "indie" world monopolizers at Pitchfork have outdone themselves again. This time they've let us have one of the best videos for the Halloween creepers in us all. Harping on that vintage …
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Video: Dani Shivers – "Up!"

Was that a trailer for a sex magick ritual tape with Liv Tyler? NO! It's our favorite cutesy, mystical Dani Shivers' latest music video! So, where the hell is your Rider-Waite tarot …
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Five Last Minute Hurricane Sandy Halloween Costumes

Twitter: @AndreaGompf With Mayor Bloomberg canceling NYC's annual Village Halloween Parade for the first time in its four decade history and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie considering an Executive Order to reschedule Halloween, it …
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Remezclanista Halloween Costumes

Twitter: @BarbotRobot At Remezcla, we take Halloween muy, muy, pero muy en serio, and we're not letting a hurricane get in the way. We asked readers and fans to leave pics of their …
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FREE Halloween / Day of the Dead Mixtape by Meketrefe

Mexico via Brooklyn's Meketrefe brings us an exclusive FREE Day of the Dead (Remezcla NY Edition) for your Halloween nightmares. Starting off with a "big bad wolf"-esque howling beat, the mix quickly …
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The Top 5 Most Horrifying Hispanics

Mexican Vampire Lady Halloween is the one night a year when it's socially sanctioned to horrify people with the scariest/creepiest/grossest/goriest costumes you can come up with. There are, however, those for whom Halloween is just …
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The Top 5 Latino Horror Legends & Monsters

gifcover In true Latin Alternative style, this Halloween Remezcla is celebrating the more obscure legends & monsters used by parents throughout Latin America to scare young boys and girls -  and also twenty-somethings. I'm …
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DIY Halloween: Five Costume Ideas for 2012

When it comes to Halloween costumes, there are two unforgivable moves: 1. Going as a "sexy ______." (i.e. Sexy Bunny, Sexy Cat, Sexy Police Officer, Sexy Haunted Rave Franken Bride). 2. Buying one of …
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Latin Halloween Costume Ideas 2011

It's not as if Latino culture doesn't afford you any number of Latin costume ideas - hell, just flip on a TV on a Saturday and you'll see a ton of crazy …
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Halloween Video: Veronica's "All The Happy Time"

Maybe it’s something to do with the weather but there still seems to be an influx of modern post-punk influenced groups coming from the northeast. Take Veronica, for example. This new band …
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2011 Halloween Mixtape: DJ Monikkr

If there's a party where you'll be keen for debauchery, (*cough cough*) I mean dance to hi-crazed, pop rock turned dubstep and all a while play dress up despite it being Halloween, …
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Jalogüín 2011 Playlist: Sounds of the Scary

¡Blood drinking! ¡Dancing with the devil! ¡Witches with screeching voices! ¡Full moons and werewolves! ¡Yikes! Get ready to listen to the Sounds of the Scary, oooh.... This years playlist features lucky number 13 tracks from …
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Everything You Need to Know About El Sombrerón

One of the stranger folktales we've come across (courtesy of Remezcla Music Editor Isabela Raygoza and I's guest stint on NPR; stay tuned!) is from Guatemala. El Sombrerón - or Tzipitio, or …
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Everything You Need to Know About El Chupacabras

Chupacabras Like a Latin American Bigfoot or Loch Ness Monster, El Chupacabra(s) - literally "goat sucker" for the Spanish-ly challenged - is a beast whose alleged existence has plagued farmers and the collective …
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Everything You Need to Know About La Llorona

la-llorona1-1024x768 The story of La Llorona is told throughout Latin America as a cautionary tale, to scare children and young women into proper behavior. In case you haven't heard of her, we at …
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Wrapped: Your Guide to the Weekend

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How To Make Your Own Day Of The Dead Altar

Although most revelers partying at the end of October consider dressing up the climax of their Fall experience, El Día de Muertos -- the Meso-American tradition practiced in México and by many …
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Jalogüín Playlist: Sounds of the Scary

Every holiday sounds like something. Valentine's sounds like Burt Bacharach. St. Patties like Lord of the Dance. And Christmas like…well…kind of like a children's cult. Whether you hate Halloween (guilty!) or not, …
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