Posts in category Texas Music

Monday Mixteen: 6/4/18

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It seems like Kanye West is back on point.  His latest album, Ye, is certainly an engaging album.  The album’s cover has become almost instantly iconic, even inspiring a Ye Meme Generator.  But really, do you think that The Ghost would cheapen himself to do a Ye themed playlist with a Ye inspired cover photo? […]

GOBL Radio: May 2018 Highlights

GOBL Highlights May 2018

I know, your life has likely felt empty and meaningless without a new episode of Ghost of Blind Lemon Radio this week on Deep Ellum Radio.  Not to fear, the radio show will return next week.  In the meantime, here’s a special playlist for you.  Since some of you may not be able to tune […]

Monday Mixteen: 5/28/18

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Perhaps it’s just as well that Deep Ellum Radio is on hiatus this week.  It’s giving The Ghost a nice opportunity to sit down and put pen to paper regarding these tracks.  Okay, so it’s more like finger strokes to keyboard, but the principle is the same.  This allows you, the readers, to access the […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

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