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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 […]

Monday Mixteen 10/30/17: Part 1

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With the end of October being upon us, this seemed the appropriate time to do a recap of some of the best new music of the month.  I also wanted to do an all covers themed Monday Mixteen playlist.  After much thought, the solution became clear.  One playlist wouldn’t be enough today.  Part 2 of […]

Video Wednesday (VW): 10/25/17

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Before I begin today’s Video Wednesday, let me remind my readers that I am very comfortable with the idea of selling out and getting a sponsor.  My deal is still open to allow any Volkswagen dealership the opportunity to sponsor Video Wednesday.  That’s why it’s on a Wednesday: so I can call it VW.  Other […]

Monday Mixteen: 10/16/17

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Last Tuesday was World Mental Health Day, and in case you missed it, The Ghost had a bit to say on the matter.  My original intent was just to share a few songs that addressed the issue, but it soon became clear that the story was supposed to be much more than that.  As a […]

Ten for Your Attention This Thursday:...

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Most of the songs on today’s edition of Ten for Your Attention This Thursday are recent releases. In the case of Particular People, however, their album Meat for Particular People came out early this summer. It’s a release that probably would have flown under my radar had it not been for longtime GOBL fan and friend Shelley. […]

GOBL Presents Rat Rios, Tomkat, Franc...

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I thank Nick Scholl for taking these lovely photographs from my showcase at The Underpass earlier in February. The photos, however, do not tell the full story. The photos cannot show the unique intensity of the ritualistic performance of Francine Thirteen. No picture appropriate demonstrates the live skills of Tomkat. And no matter how good […]

New Year’s Revolutions: Part II...

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This edition of the New Year’s Revolutions posts is admittedly more self-promoting than the others.  Before 2016 began, however, I made a decision that there would be at minimum of one GOBL sponsored show each month this year. How am I doing on my resolution, or should I say revolution?  Well, as you know, I’ve […]

Sunday Spotify Sixteen: 1/17/2016

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The Suffers, “Peanuts” When Billboard debuts your new song, your band may really be going somewhere.  I have a feeling that 2016 is going to be huge for The Suffers.  Their funky, old-school soul sounds are truly infectious, plus this just might be the strongest vocal I’ve heard yet from Kam Franklin, and that’s saying […]

Sunday Spotify Sixteen: 12/6/2015

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Pentacon Six, “Christmas Is Better With You” Interesting fact: I got a lot of likes and retweets when I debuted the band’s Christmas song, but the majority of those came from OUTSIDE the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  Moral of the story: metroplex, you need to wake up and pay attention to this duo’s beautiful pop songs. […]

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