Monday Mixteen: 4/1/19

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You may be aware that this weekend is the Deep Ellum Arts Festival, and that Deep Ellum Radio has its own Artist’s Court Stage this year. You might have even heard that The Ghost is curating his own day’s worth of music on said stage. So yes, this is gonna be a good year for […]

Jayson Wortham

Dove Hunter live
From left to right: Chad DeAtley, Quincy Holloway, and Jayson Wortham of Dove Hunter

One of the bands that made an intense impact on The Ghost during the early days of blogging was Dove Hunter. There was an intensity and drama to their set that made them stand out as one of the best local bands of the time period. One track of theirs that especially hit me hard […]

Monday Mixteen: 3/25/19

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For those not aware of Crowd Control, it’s a unique and cool Open Mic concept from Brittany Griffiths (Wavelength) and Billy Law.  The last Thursday of each month, Crowd Control hosts an open mic, and each month there is a theme.  The performers must present original material, and the performers are encouraged to tie their […]

Ten for Your Attention: 3/19/19

Tally Marks

These Ten for Your Attention segments can take up a lot of writing time, time that I don’t have.  I’m waxing less poetic than usual this afternoon.  It’s not because the songs don’t deserve it, but that these songs don’t deserve to go unnoticed just because The Ghost doesn’t have the time or energy to […]

Monday Mixteen: 3/18/19

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Another Monday Mixteen, another week The Ghost is behind the curve.  International Women’s Day was ten days ago, and I’m just now doing an all female playlist.  Perhaps the better way to spin this is that I’m celebrating the Girls Club show at Granada Theater this Saturday, featuring Remy Reilly, Frankie Leonie, Maya Piata, and […]

VW (Video Wednesday): 3/13/19

VW Beetle Reddish

Ah, Spring Break.  This time off not only serves as a recharging for The Ghost, but an opportunity to post a little more.  So let’s get to some videos on this Video Wednesday, shall we? First, I’m starting with two videos that were featured on previous posts.  If you’re looking for the recent posts regarding […]

Monday Mixteen: 3/11/19

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A funny thing happened on the way to making last week’s Monday Mixteen. WordPress would not allow me to log in to update. Even once that issue was resolved, several previously published articles disappeared. Bah humbug. The plan was to make last week’s Monday Mixteen a tribute to Three Links’ anniversary weekend, and to promote […]

Monday Mixteen: 1/21/19

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To celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday today, I felt it should be something that was incorporated in today’s Monday Mixteen.  The Ghost’s first instinct was to do another acrostic playlist, with the song titles spelling out his name (minus the Jr. part).  While I kept with that theme, I felt it was not […]

Monday Mixteen: 1/14/19

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You may notice that the songs in the below playlist are in the alternating order of the letters S & M. Yes, The Ghost realizes that this theme may be rather controversial. I could have easily shied away from it, but it seems pointless to try to hide one’s deepest desires. Several readers will find […]

Monday Mixteen: 1/7/2019

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Happy new year to all my GOBL readers.  It’s time for the first Monday Mixteen of 2019.  It feels like it should be an opportunity to explore the future of new music.  I learned, however, that January 7th is Old Rock Day.  It only seems appropriate that we examine some old rock.  The term old […]

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