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Monday Mixteen: 3/23/2020

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What kind of playlist do we need at a time like this?  Should The Ghost rely on tried and true favorites, or venture into the territory of new releases and undiscovered artists?  Should the message in these songs be one of hope that we need, or the despair so many of us feel?  There is […]

Bandcamp Recommendations From The Gho...

Dahlia Leah

Most days, when you make a purchase on Bandcamp, the organization takes approximately a 10% cut on all sales.  Today, until midnight Pacific Time (10 Central Time), the organization is waiving all its fees to help the music community.  So if there’s a CD, LP, or T-shirt you’ve been wanting to buy, this would be […]

Monday Mixteen: 7/8/19

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I once received advice on the Monday Mixteen that it’s good to have a theme for the playlist.  Most of the time, I try to heed that advice.  In recent playlists, I have focused on musical genres (such as country), promoting events (like my Acoustiganza), or promoting shows happening on a given weekend.  To be […]

Monday Mixteen: 4/22/19

WorseProm

This coming Saturday evening has plenty of shows worth seeing. The Bralettes and Acid Carousel will perform at The Foundry. Crooked Bones is headlining a cool show at Division Brewing that also features Posival. If you’re looking to hang in Deep Ellum, you can catch Maya Piata at Harlowe, or head over to Adair’s to […]

Monday Mixteen: 3/25/19

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For those not aware of Crowd Control, it’s a unique and cool Open Mic concept from Brittany Griffiths (Wavelength) and Billy Law.  The last Thursday of each month, Crowd Control hosts an open mic, and each month there is a theme.  The performers must present original material, and the performers are encouraged to tie their […]

The Ghost’s Top 101 Songs of 20...

The Ghost's Top 101 of 2018

The Spotify playlist here only features 99 of the tracks.  Thanks a lot, Starside R&D and Emmeline for being the rebels that had to not place your songs on Spotify.  Well, here are the 99 artists that have their music on Spotify.  If you feel so compelled, I provided players for both of the artists […]

The Ghost’s Top 101 of 2018: #5...

Ghost Top 50

Now that we’ve made it into the Top 50, I suppose The Ghost should add a little commentary for each track.  Fine, I can do that, especially since I only have to do that for ten songs.  Yes, it’s an unusually short playlist today.  That’s because I’ve saved the remaining Top 40 for Sunday afternoon.  […]

The Ghost’s Top 101 of 2018: #7...

GOBL Top 101 of 2018 Pt 2

Another day, another reveal of countdown songs.  Yesterday, you saw #101-71.  #70 is something of a rebel.  It’s one of one two songs in the countdown that is currently unavailable on Spotify.  You can take that up with Starside R&D on January 5, when they perform at Double-Wide along with Kid Fight and Sandovall.  So […]

The Ghost’s Top 101 of 2018: #1...

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Now that Christmas is over, and you have time to kill until New Year’s Eve, this seems the perfect time to begin The Ghost’s Year End Countdown. For the next three days, I will be highlighting songs that were among the best and most defining tracks for me in 2018. Today, we start at #101, […]

Monday Mixteen: 10/1/2018

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September has been a crazy month for me.  For the majority of the month, The Ghost did not record any radio shows.  Blogging has largely been limited to the usual Monday Mixteen posts.  Still, there were some notable events this month.  I did get to premier a new Salim Nourallah track.  I shared some cool […]

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