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BoW 48 at Conor Byrne! Songs of Resistance at Folklife!

Hello there, Friends of Wax. There are a couple events coming up that you should know about if you like music, or resistance, or languages. I hope to see you at both. (Or at least one. [But really, come on, … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 47 Songs: Levi Fuller – “Promise You Will Fall”

Levi Fuller‘s “Promise You Will Fall” is a dark, foreboding song thick with venom and vitriol – towards whom one could easily imagine. The constant high pitched strokes on the two and four coupled with the constant thump of the … Continue reading

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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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Ball of Wax 44 Songs: Levi Fuller – Mirrorful

There are a bunch of different ways you can approach an a capella arrangement. Ainara LeGardon went with an unaccompanied voice singing the lyrics and melody, simple and sparse. Head Ball of Waxer Levi Fuller went another in another direction with … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 42 Songs: Levi Fuller – The Meaning of Life

Levi Fuller‘s “The Meaning of Life” bucks the Volume 42 trend of largely unintelligible vocals or abstract lyrics, presenting a straightforward narrative about finding books at Elliott Bay and movies at Scarecrow Video before stepping through the process of trying to sit … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 40 Songs: When You Start to Die (Don’t)

[Ball of Wax 40, as we’ve mentioned, is a little different. Given the unique nature of each of the bands and songs on this collection, we decided to eschew our usual track-review format for the blog in favor of letting … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 37 Songs (and pictures): Levi Fuller – “The Ballad of Molly and Oliver,” Illustrated by Michael O’Driscoll

Ball of Wax Volume 37: Songs about Animals by Levi Fuller

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Ball of Wax 37: Songs about Animals!

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Ball of Wax 35 Songs: Levi Fuller – “5 Year Plan”

Levi‘s contribution to volume 35, “5 Year Plan,” veers away from the rumble and fuzz of his recent work with the Library and returns to the organic folk simplicity of his earlier recordings. Acoustic guitar and voice sit way up in … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 33 Songs: Levi Fuller – “33 Slade St.”

“33 Slade St.,” by Ball of Wax founder and DIY well spring Levi Fuller, is a protest song of the most localized sort. The lyrics offer a clear narrative about the annoyance and hardship brought on by noisy neighbors rehearsing as … Continue reading

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