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Monday Megamixteen: 9/24/18

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You might have heard that this year’s Ghosty nominations are up and ready to be voted upon.  You may cast one vote per day until voting ends on Sunday, November 18th at 11:59 CST.  The awards ceremony will take place Wednesday, November 21st.  More details on that to come soon. Right now, let’s take a […]

Monday Mixteen: 9/17/18

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So, next Monday is kind of a big deal. You see, that’s when The Ghost will announce the nominees for the 4th Annual Ghosty Awards, which will be held Wednesday, November 21st. I’ll share more with you in the coming weeks and months. I was originally going to just reflect on past winners of the […]

Monday Mixteen: 7/2/18

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You know, it’s been awhile since The Ghost put on a show.  The 11 year anniversary of the blog is coming soon, and The Ghost “might” make a concert announcement tomorrow.  To get you hyped for the announcement, I have curated a playlist featuring sixteen acts that have previously performed as part of Ghost of […]

Monday Mixteen: 6/25/18

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A follower of the blog suggested that I do more theme based playlist. I suspect what that individual had in mind was playlists based on either genre or mood. The problem is that I tend to gravitate towards highly eclectic playlists. From time to time, I will do a playlist with a strong theme. Today […]

Monday Mixteen: 4/9/18

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If there is one board game that The Ghost loves, it would be Scrabble.  It’s the perfect merger between my right brain (creativity with words) vs. left brain (mathematical strategies with point values).  I’ve been playing for decades, and even once earned the affectionate nickname “Scrabble playing bastard.”  OK, so perhaps that was not meant […]

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 […]

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 […]

Monday Mixteen: 12/18/17

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year.  That’s because he’s making a list, checking it twice.  He’s gonna find out who’s naughty or nice.  It’s time for The Ghost’s Top 101 Countdown of 2017. What did you think I was talking about? The countdown will begin tomorrow, and there will even be a live […]

Monday Mixteen: 11/20/17

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The Ghost almost never discusses music outside of the state of Texas.  Today, however, I will discuss a band that was a huge favorite of my teenage years, and still one of my all time favorite bands.  INXS were superstars of the 1980’s alternative rock movement, thanks to killer tracks like “The One Thing”, “What […]

Monday Mixteen: 11/6/17

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I hope everyone has enjoyed this weekend.  It marks one of my favorite weekends of the year.  Why is that?  Simple: one hour of extra sleep.  Yes, The Ghost does love his sleep.  And I recall some British guy once saying something about sleeping perchance to dream, or something to that effect.  So to celebrate […]

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