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Ball of Wax 42 Songs: Robb Benson – The Meaning of Life

Robb Benson is nothing if not prolific. He has started more bands (more good bands) than I can count, and early on in our acquaintance it became clear to me that songwriting for him is just one more essential function … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 35 Songs: Robb Benson and the Shelk – “Twin Peaks”

I can’t claim to know the inspiration behind Robb Benson‘s spirit animal, the shelk (an elk with a shark’s head, obviously), but at least half of it makes perfect sense. Robb is one of the most prolific songwriters I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 31 Originals: The Music of Grayface – Averybrieftale

[Ball of Wax 31, as previously announced, will feature 15 local songwriters and bands all covering each other’s songs. Between now and the release show on March 9th, I will share the originals with you to provide a little background, … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 31 Originals: The Glass Notes – Don’t Write This Song

[Ball of Wax 31, as previously announced, will feature 15 local songwriters and bands all covering each other’s songs. Between now and the release show on March 9th, I will share the originals with you to provide a little background, … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax Volume 31: Covers!

Ball of Wax Volume 31 (Covers!) Columbia City Theater Saturday, March 9, 8pm $8 advance / $10 doors (includes a free copy of Ball of Wax 31 CD) Performances by Alicia Amiri, Norman Baker, Robb Benson, Emiko Blalock, Jeremy Burk, … Continue reading

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Everything Points Up!

One of the wonderful new surprises I got in the submission pile for the new Ball of Wax Dance Party CD (which you will be able to hear very, very soon, I promise) was a new project from the impossibly … Continue reading

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