Posts in category Sorta Texas Music

Monday Mixteen: 4/2/18

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So, it’s been awhile since The Ghost has compiled a Monday Mixteen playlist.  Truth is, most of my musical creative energy goes towards my radio show.  If by some miracle you’re not familiar with the show, here’s what you need to know: it airs Wednesday night 7-9 PM CST on Deep Ellum Radio. Still, I […]

Monday Mixteen: 2/12/18

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The Ghost has been rather busy with Directing the Programming at Deep Ellum Radio.  As a result, the blog has been a bit neglected.  So today, to “celebrate” Valentine’s Day, I am bringing back the Monday Mixteen.  I put the word celebrate in quotes because anyone who knows me realizes that I don’t celebrate that […]

Monday Mixteen: 1/22/18

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South by Southwest may be over a month away, but it seems as if there’s already plenty of talk regarding the acts that made the cut.  Today’s Monday Mixteen gives you an opportunity to sample some of the Texas acts that will be performing.  In addition to some very familiar names, there are a few […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Prior to Tonight’s Ghosty Cerem...

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Photo of Pearl Earl from their Ghosty winning video, "Meet Your Maker"

Often times, there are more awards to give out than time to give awards at a ceremony. Such is the case for The Ghosty Awards. Some of these you may have heard announced on KNON’s Tuesday Morning Blend show when I was a guest host. Others are just now being revealed. Here is the list […]

Video Wednesday: 11/1/17

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Long day.  I don’t feel like writing.  So here, I’m sticking you in front of your smart phone/computer screen/whatever and putting some videos on to entertain you. Andrew Holmes, “England” French 75, “Your Love” Girl Blue, “Dreams” Hello Shannon, “Slowly” The Lash Outs, “Sha La La” And… that’s all I got for you today.  Come […]

Monday Mixteen 10/30/17: Part II

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The Ghost has always thought it to be rather cliched to do songs about ghosts, ghouls, goblins, and the like for Halloween.  Instead of using the obvious imagery, I like to use a different comparison for this holiday.  Halloween is a time for dressing up as a different creature.  The closest musical kin to dressing […]

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