Monthly Archives: August 2012

Old Friends with New Names

Ball of Wax‘s connections to Mark Johnson and Michael Sanchez – of Amateur Radio Operator and The Way It Is, respectively – run deep, going back to our first couple volumes (ARO made their debut on Volume 1, The Way … Continue reading

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Album Review: Meursault – Something for the Weakened

Meaursault – Something for the Weakened (2012, Song, By Toad Records) Edinburgh’s Meursault have been gaining acclaim and attention across the UK and Europe over the past few years, most notably for 2010’s outstanding All Creatures Will Make Merry. A … Continue reading

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Snowman Plan Release Minerals Saturday

It’s been far too long since you’ve heard the cerebrally strange sounds of Snowman Plan on a volume of Ball of Wax (go all the way back to the instrumental Volume 8 and dig “Your Toad Roots”), but then, they’ve … Continue reading

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Brite Lines Enter the Workshop

As Columbia City turns into the Lower East Side of Seattle, (with I guess Tacoma serving as our Brooklyn), the scene at Columbia City Theater gets more and more compelling. That’s where I found Brite Lines singer Zach Gore– enthusiastic … Continue reading

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