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By Megan Westberg

If you’re throwing a Halloween party and you’re musically inclined, a great deal of thought goes into setting the right mood aurally. Is this a “Monster Mash” kind of affair or will you be leaning on organ music to set a darker tone? But what of your beloved strings?

The Vitamin String Quartet has you covered. Anticipating your spookiest of holiday needs, they’ve put together an all-strings playlist of horror-movie themes. Psycho, The Shining, Night of the Living Dead, The Exorcist: 15 tracks available on Spotify—all classics, all creepy.


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Not quite the right thing? Never you fear. They’ve also recorded all the music from Nightmare Before Christmas.

May your party be the creepiest—in a good way.