wax Poetics

Philly Soul

The sophisticated and eminently danceable sound of the City of Brotherly Love was not only a defining element of disco, but a sound that in many ways set the stage for house music. Dive into the origins and stories of the scene.

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Tenacious Spirit

After a rather combative interview with Teddy Pendergrass for Wax Poetics 33, I was often asked, “What was up with Teddy that day?” 


Written by Ronnie Reese

Tenacious Spirit

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Thom Bell

Composer, arranger, and producer Thom Bell has quietly made his mark on the sound of popular music for the last half century.


Written by A. D. Amorosi

Thom Bell