This Christmas album thing is really overdone -- shit, even The Grinch himself, Bob Dylan is doing one -- so it's nice to see a jam band like String Cheese Incident taking their genre's longstanding Halloween traditions to the next level. Like Phish, Colorado's STI likes to play lots of covers at their Halloween shows (though not quite to the level of Phish and their musical costumes) and will release those officially starting today. Among the offerings are covers of The Beatles ("Come Together"), Beastie Boys ("No Sleep Till Brooklyn"), Grateful Dead ("Shakedown Street"), KC & The Sunshine Band ("Get Down Tonight"), and Phish ("The Wedge").
The 2 and 9 disc sets documenting their "Hulaween" shows are culled from several shows and are available pre-sale here. Click below for an Mp3 of the band covering Beck, though not at one of their Halloween shows.
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