Monthly Archives: September 2012

Submit to Ball of Wax 30!

It seems that fall is upon us. Later the season will bring us the Fall 2012 installment of Ball of Wax Audio Quarterly– the 30th (!) such installment to be released to the world. But before that happens, it needs … Continue reading

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Check Out This Song: Landlady – “Above My Ground”

I get emails! If you ever want a bunch of new friends to start emailing you constantly, just start a music blog. Within weeks you will have musicians and their publicists sending you very friendly messages, calling you by your … Continue reading

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Singin’ Freebird with Christian Bookshop

Longtime Ball of Wax listeners might remember the Irish band Music for Dead Birds from Volume 12. I’ve wondered over the past few years what they might be up to, and I was quite pleased to receive an email yesterday … Continue reading

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Album Review: Loud Springs – Trinity Blast Suite

Loud Springs – Trinity Blast Suite (2012, self-released) Loud Springs is the new project from Dean Wells, who spent much of the last decade writing, recording and eventually performing as the Capstan Shafts. Wells is a lo fi savant, channeling … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 29 Release Show Tonight at the Comet! Listen Here Now.

Tonight’s show at the Comet Tavern should be loads of fun (and many many thanks go to the Comet for saving our butts after the untimely implosion of the Rogue & Peasant). Come on down for guitarless sets – many … Continue reading

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