Monthly Archives: October 2014

Ball of Wax 38 Songs of Protest: The Foghorns – “Sons and Daughters of the Molly Maguires”

Ball of Wax mainstays the Foghorns gift us all another gem with “Sons and Daughters of the Molly Maguires,” a seething, smart foray into our largely-forgotten history of labor strife and largely-suppressed tradition of class struggle. The Foghorns do righteous … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 38 Songs of Protest: Darryl Blood – “Gimme Some Soul”

Daryl Blood employs Bob Dylan’s cascade of words technique from “Subterranean Homesick Blues” for the verses of “Gimme Some Soul,” a song that seems to vent frustrations about the music industry (or what Adorno would call the culture industry – … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 38 Songs of Protest: Peter Colclasure – “Where’s My Bailout Muthafuckers?”

With apologies to any young listeners who might have joined our ranks with our kid-friendly Songs about Animals project, our friend Peter Colclasure has another take on the current economic state of affairs. Pete takes a less subtle – and … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 38 Songs of Protest: Shiv Hurrah – “Chicken Sip”

The newest volume of Ball of Wax Audio Quarterly – to be released Friday, October 17th at Conor Byrne – is a collection of new and original songs about protest, with folks protesting everything from privatization of water rights to … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 38: Friday, October 17th at Conor Byrne

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