Tag Archives: the foghorns

Wisconsinites against Fascism: Benefit for Planned Parenthood

As we all know by now, per the machinations of the electoral collage, the presidential election swung because of the collective voting decisions of Michigan, my home state of Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, the birth place of many of Ball of Wax‘s most … 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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Ball of Wax 45 Songs: gemmules / Julia Massey / Foghorns

gemmules‘ “Olympic” is the perfect last sixty-two seconds of a late ’80s alternative gem . . . without Bono’s singing over the top. Ball of Wax Volume 45 (One Minute Singles II) by gemmules Julia Massey‘s “To Us Too” shows … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 45: One Minute Singles, Friday, 9/2 at the Sunset!

Ball of Wax 45: One Minute Singles Release Show! Featuring Sam Russell & the Harborrats (celebrating 10 years!) / The Foghorns / Levi Fuller & the Library / Terwilliger Curves / Seth Howard / Natalie Quist / Luminous Craft Friday, … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 43 Songs: The Foghorns – Like an Old Trans Am

Ball of Wax staples the Foghorns return with “Like an Old Trans Am,” a track off their upcoming LP, a companion to last year’s The Sun’s Gotta Shine. “Trans Am” is the Foghorns at their most wistful, defeated and wise. … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 42 Songs: The Foghorns – The Meaning of Life

For “The Meaning of Life,” the Foghorns have assumed their most unassuming permutation – just Bart Cameron, his voice and an acoustic guitar.  The result is, not surprisingly, stark, moving, and foreboding in a Midwestern Old Testament kind of way. … Continue reading

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10 years, 40 musicians, One CD: Ball of Wax Turns Ten!

Ball of Wax Volume 40/10th anniversary celebration weekend: Saturday, June 20, Conor Byrne Pub 5140 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle The Great Um, Sam Russell and the Screen Soul Explosion, Eggshells, Virgin of the Birds, Screens, and special guests Doors 9pm … Continue reading

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This Murder Won’t Hurt You, Baby – Sam Russell on the Foghorns

[The Foghorns‘ new album The Sun’s Gotta Shine comes out today. Our friend Sam Russell has a few things to say about it. -ed] I tend to assume that wherever a person was born, wherever they are from, they have … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 39 Songs: The Foghorns – If You Can’t Get Lucky Please Get Up

I’ve typed more words about the Foghorns on this here Blog of Wax than any other band, and this post will certainly add to the digital pile. Their contribution to Ball of Wax 39 is called “If You Can’t Get Lucky … Continue reading

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