New Music: The Delzells, “Heavy...

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Maybe you missed the song when it debuted last night on Deep Ellum Radio. Maybe you just want to listen to it again. And again. And again. And… Well, you’re in luck. Barf Wave recording artists The Delzells have kindly permitted me to stream their new single, “Heavy Drapes”, here on GOBL. It’s a straight […]

Monday Mixteen: 1/15/18

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The Ghost hopes that 2018 is continuing to be good to you.  The Ghost has been busy with his day job, along with helping out Deep Ellum Radio with playlists (note: you can also click the Deep Ellum Radio link in the menu to listen).  Hopefully by next Wednesday, my show will resume on the […]

Ten for Your Attention This Tuesday: ...

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Here we are with the year’s first Ten for Your Attention.  While most of these tracks were released last year, many were either released towards the very end or did not gather the attention they deserved.  Several of the acts garnered minor attention last year, but The Ghost suspects that some of these names will […]

Monday Mixteen: New Year’s Day,...

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2017 was a crazy roller coaster ride of a year for The Ghost.  I went the first two and a half months of the year without a peep of the blog due to life stresses.  After that, posts were sporadic as best.  In fact, The Ghost came close to taking an “indefinite hiatus” from the […]

The Ghost’s Top 101 of 2017: Th...

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Here you go, my entire Top 101 in one nice and concise post. You’re welcome. The Speedlights, “After Tonight Most Vivid, “You Make Staying Easy” Loyal Sally, “Out West” The Prof.Fuzz 63, “Three-Way Tie for Dog of the Year” LEV, “Search Party” Artemus, “White Noise” Toadies, “Broke Down Stupid” Hello Shannon, “Slowly” Sunbuzzed, “Ooze” SUNBUZZED […]

The 17 Best Releases of 2017

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The Ghost has always avoided doing Best Albums of the Year lists.  There is something intimidating about making such lists and making certain that your words are appropriately eloquent for each of the releases.  But for the first time, The Ghost is taking on the task… sort of.  What follows is an unranked listing of […]

The 7 Best Performances of 2017

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Let me just stipulate this fact: I have been to fewer local shows in 2017 than any year since probably 1999.  This started out as a rough year for The Ghost, and as a result, there are many excellent shows that I’ve missed out on.  I cannot claim that this a thorough and comprehensive look […]

The Top 101 Songs of 2017: #50-41

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So, we have now arrived at the Top 50.  And yes, each song gets a little bit awesomer.  No, that’s not a word, and The Ghost don’t care.  This is exciting stuff, ya know?  Imma shut up now and share some songs, K? David Ramirez, “I’m Not Going Anywhere” This is the kind of song […]

The Top 101 Songs of 2017: #60-51

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I hope my readers have had a restful and peaceful holiday weekend.  You’ll need that, as we have more work to be done.  By work, I mean more songs to reveal in my year end countdown.  Today, we reach the halfway mark, so it seems like the perfect time to review. The Speedlights, “After Tonight […]

The Top 101 Songs of 2017: #70-61

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Enjoy today’s segment of my Top 101 songs of 2017.  I’ll be taking a break from the countdown until Tuesday, when the bottom half of the countdown will be concluded.  Today, though, we focus on #70-61. Little Beards, “Office Matinee” Can Sean Kirkpartick do no wrong in the arena of electronic music? This song seems […]

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