Neil Dargie dons his vampire costume for a Rope Factory Spooky Special, celebrating unearthly oddities, sinister sounds and not to mention that all important glimmer of hope and light, just when you thought it was safe.

1. Frank Reidy / Eric Allen – Reflections

Abstractions In Time (Bruton Music, 1978)

(re released on Bruton Brutoff 2020)

2. Mike Cooper – Caught Inside (For Daniel Duane)

Rayon Hula (Room40, 2019)

(originally released 2004)

3. Aphex Twin – Untitled (Grass)

Selected Ambient Works II (1994, Warp/Sire)

4. Carlos Nino Miguel Atwood Ferguson – Part I

Chicago Waves (2020, International Anthem Recording Company)

5. Gary “Spider” Webb – The Cave Pt.1

The Cave (Bamboo Records, 1961)

6. Melancholy – Sailor

The Third Step (1976, Epic)

7. Franck Sarrio – Paradis

Made In Clermont Ferrand (2003, Bunker Records)

8. Vince Guaraldi – The Great Pumpkin Waltz

It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: Music From The Soundtrack (2018, Craft Recordings)

9. World Standard – カナリヤ / Canary

Asagao (2020, Conatala Japan)

10. Open Mike Eagle – Happy Wasteland Day

Brick Body Kids Still Daydream (2017, Mello Music Group)

11. Daniel Lopatin – Buzz Me Out

Uncut Gems (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (2019, Warp)

12. John Laurie – Tam O Shanter

Various Artists – The Very Best of Scottish Poetry

13. Jóhann Jóhannsson – Seeker of the Serpents Eye

Mandy Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Lakeshore Records, 2018)

14. Red Transistor – Not Bite

Not Bite / We’re Not Crazy (1990, Ecstatic Peace)

15. Ariel Pink – Fright Night

Before Today (2010, 4AD)

16. Gesloten Cirkel – Zombie Machine (Acid)

Submit X (2014, Murder Capital)