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Ghostwriter is the post-punk version of a self-accompanied singer-songwriter, often dubbed the original punk-folk troubadour. Ghostwriter has toured the States for over seventeen years and released nine albums on his own End of the West label. In the early years, Ghostwriter toured alongside Dex Romweber (Flat Duo Jets) and Th' Legendary Shack Shakers. Since then he has played festivals from Sleazefest in Chapel Hill to Not the Same Old Blues Crap in London, and supported icons like Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and T-Model Ford. Known for his visceral songwriting, intense performances, and unrelenting DIY approach, Ghostwriter continues to scour the underbelly of American music.
Born and raised in central Oregon, Steve Schecter moved to Austin, TX. in 1996 where he formed and fronted Billy Swamp, The Standards (originally American Standards), and End of the West. By 2002, Steve Schecter started recording and touring alone as Ghostwriter. After moving back to Oregon for a few years in the interim, Schecter is again living in Austin, TX. Ghostwriter's ninth full-length album Hard Luck Live, recorded at the Hard Luck Lounge in Austin, is now available from End of the West. Keep an eye out for US tour dates supporting the new album later this year.