Author Archives: Aurora Fonseca-Lloyd

Ball of Wax 50 Songs: Razor Clam – “ITB”

“ITB” is a perfect piece of ’80s-style punky girl pop. If you ever want to run around the streets with a ton of Aquanet in your pink-streaked hair, wearing a big lacy skirt, dancing with a pack of your best … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 50 Songs: Jenni Potts and OKADA – “So Be It”

I’ve been going through a real electronic pop sort of phase lately, and the lush, meditative beauty of “So Be It” by the team of Jenni Potts and OKADA really suited my mood. It’s perfect for walking around in the … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 50 Songs: Julia Massey – “Never in Extremity”

A fun fact about Emily Dickinson: you can sing pretty much all of her poems to the Gilligan’s Island theme song. Fortunately for us, Julia Massey did not chose to take that obvious route when setting Dickinson’s poem “‘Hope’ is … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 49 Songs: The Winterlings – “The Dead”

[With this post, we’re welcoming a new writer to the Ball of Wax fold. I’m pleased to introduce Aurora Fonseca-Llloyd, who has already upped the literary ante around here with this first review. -ed.] Seattle-based indie folk duo The Winterlings … Continue reading

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