Author Archives: Levi Fuller

Submit to Ball of Wax 47: Songs of Resistance and Rebuilding

Like many people these days, I’ve been thinking about how best to deal with the reality of the next four to eight years. There’s a lot we need to do, but part of that should be, I think, turning our … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 46 Songs: Stereo Sons – Basilisk

Stereo Sons – the production duo of Chris Klepac and Mike O’Doherty – make their BoW debut with “Basilisk,” a cool slice of electronically-based music with an actual, honest to goodness song and a healthy dose of soul embedded in … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 46 Songs: Pampa – The Battery Is the Lullaby

Once again, I’m excited to share new music from an old friend and long-time contributor to Ball of Wax. Brian Baillie has appeared under various monikers over the years, but he’s been fronting Pampa for a while now, and they’ve … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 46 Songs: The Laughing Group – Black Dress

Longtime Ball of Wax contributor Seth Howard has at long last taken the plunge and given his band a proper name. The Laughing Group comprises Seth on guitar, voice, and some other stuff; Sam Jansons on drums; and Jeffrey Henry … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 46 Songs: Jon Garcia – the river will fall

It’s been several years since we’ve heard from Jon Garcia – I think he’s been taking a break from music to focus on his work as a filmmaker – so it was quite a pleasant surprise to receive some new … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 46 Songs: Like, Listen To – What I Avoid

We haven’t talked much about Drew Danburry here since he totally conned us with those delightful For All the Girls tunes a couple years ago (no hard feelings!), but he’s been steadily making music since then, and recently saw fit … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 46 Songs: Robert Deeble – Coal Miner

It’s been quite some time since we’ve had a full-length release from our old friend Robert Deeble, but he has a very good reason – which also happens to be the inspiration for the album he’s working on now. Two … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 46 Songs: Darryl Blood – Flavor of the Day

Our old friend Darryl Blood has been getting quite avant garde with his Ball of Wax submissions of late. While I’ve sincerely enjoyed his experiments with heavily processed vocals, re-edited cellos, and spacey ambience, it’s also always a pleasure to … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 46 Songs: The Foghorns – Get On With It

Our old pals The Foghorns have allowed me to share a track from their next album for this volume of Ball of Wax. “Get On With It”* is a peppy little barn-burner of a tune injected with what seems to … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 46: December 2, Conor Byrne Pub

So, I guess we’re still doing this. Life goes on, healing power of music, all that? I don’t know, but I think it will feel good to stand in a room of good people and hear some good music. Join … Continue reading

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