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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 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: #80-71

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I feel kind of guilty for not providing more commentary on these lists. I’ll change that tomorrow… maybe. In the meantime, how about songs #80-71? You’d like that, wouldn’t you? Emily Bell, “Can’t Talk Back” Loafers, “Bobby” Brightwire, “Despite the Grey” Eye of the Storm Demo by Brightwire Ask for Joy, “Deep in the Night” […]

The Top 101 Songs of 2017: #90-81

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Previously, on The Ghost’s Top 101 Songs of 2017… The Speedlights, “After Tonight Most Vivid, “You Make Loving 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” Jana Pochop, “Lightning” Rat Rios, “Sliver 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 […]

Ten for Your Attention: 12/12/17

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The end of a year is traditionally a time when the number of good new releases starts to dwindle down.  It seems to The Ghost that 2017 still has some good music left in it. A certain amount of the good releases at the end of the year will be Christmas related songs; the first […]

Monday Mixteen: 12/11/17

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Lately, it seems The Ghost has been short on words.  That tradition is breaking today… sort of.  I still have no commentaries for these sixteen tracks, but I did spend more time than usual typing the titles.  You see, today’s theme is long song titles.  More to the point, the songs have to be over […]

Monday Mixteen: 12/3/17

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Most of my Monday Mixteen posts as of late have held some sort of theme.  I’ll return to that at some point.  For now, The Ghost needed to just speak freely about his thoughts and some tunes that have been in my head and heart. Mother Tongues, “Jam of the Tongues” This band comes highly, […]

Winners of the 3rd Annual Ghosty Awar...

The 1st Annual Ghosty Awards

I’m keeping it simple.  Thanks to those who attended, thanks to those who donated to Foundation45, thanks to Veronica (aka Hungover with V) for hosting, and thanks to everyone who supports local music. And now, here’s a complete list of last night’s winners. Best Live Act Reader’s Ghosty: Garrett Owen Ghost’s Ghosty: Acid Carousel Best […]

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