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Tito Ramsey: “Sword and Stone”

I know things have been quiet here in Blog of Wax land, and for that I apologize. There’s all sorts of things I could be talking about or sharing with you, but I’ve been a bit pressed for time of … Continue reading

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Your Ball of Wax Guide to NW Folklife Festival

Yes, it’s that time again. Time to strap on your party hat (or your practical, sun-repelling hat) and bus down to Seattle Center for four free (donations strongly encouraged) days of excellent music and other cultural phenomena. Yes, I’m talking … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax Showcase at Northwest Folklife 2012

Our friends at Northwest Folklife have announced the schedule for this year’s festival (Memorial Day weekend, May 25-28) and, as usual, it’s a doozy. There’s a mind-boggling number of wonderful artists representing a mind-boggling array of sounds and styles, and … Continue reading

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2011 Releases You Should Hear from Ball of Wax Artists

Given the astounding length of our contributors list, I guess it shouldn’t be surprising that I can put together a list of 16 excellent albums and EPs that were released in the past year by artists who have appeared on … Continue reading

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Album Review: Tito Ramsey – Hi Lo EP

Tito Ramsey – Hi Lo EP (2011, self-released) I always find it fascinating when an artist chooses to make a stark stylistic change, making a sharp left turn in genre, feel, or instrumentation all at once rather than the usual … Continue reading

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