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Album Review: Virgin of the Birds – Secret Kids (Ball of Wax Midwives a Lit-rock Masterpiece)

Virgin of the Birds – Secret Kids (2016, Abandoned Love/Song, by Toad) I. Virgin of the Birds is celebrating the release of a uniquely outstanding record October 22, 2016 at Substation. Secret Kids, the band’s sophomore LP (out today), is … Continue reading

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Submit to Ball of Wax 44: Voices Only!

I’ve been sitting on this theme for a while, and I’ve decided it’s time to go ahead and pull the trigger. (As per usual, with not nearly enough lead time. Sorry everybody!) Ball of Wax Volume 44, Spring 2016, will … Continue reading

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On Cadillacs and Confusing Winters: Storm the Palace Travels to Seattle from the United Kingdom

Ebullient praise. I am able to contribute less and less frequently to Levi Fuller’s amazing project due to life, rent, etc; however, there are moments when you discover a great band or record, and you realize that you can at … Continue reading

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Album Review: Shenandoah Davis – The Company We Keep

Shenandoah Davis – The Company We Keep (2011, self-released) Shenandoah Davis is a Ball of Wax alumnus (see volumes 16 and 18). In fact, she’s the first example I point to for the beauty of the concept of such a … Continue reading

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