The Album

Self-Titled

Wesley Stace’s debut, released by Yep Roc. Sixteen new songs, on CD and double vinyl LP, recorded in Philadelphia, with The English UK as backing band, produced by longtime collaborator Chris von Sneidern.

“Hugely appealing” ★ ★ ★ ★ —Q

“Excellent”—The New Yorker

One of Magnet's Top 25 Albums of 2013

The book

Wonderkid

A delirious and touching novel of fathers and sons, the dangers of compromise and thwarted ambition, told with humor and energy by a writer as comfortable in a rock club as a bookstore. A backstage epic of sex, drugs, and rock and roll, but also sippy cups, pillow fights, and Baby Bjorns, Wonderkid is Almost Famous through the looking glass.

An Overlook Hardcover

News

David Lewis’ Old World New World Out Now

Unveiling his first album since 2007’s well-received Ghost Rhymes, David Lewis’ fourth record, OLD WORLD NEW WORLD, contains twelve new songs, including two co-written with Wesley Stace and one with London-based Oklahoma songwriter Bob Collum. David worked once again with co-producers Chris von Sneidern and Wes, and LA-based multi-instrumentalist Robert Lloyd. The album has just received …

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T-Shirt Sale at Yep Roc

One day left! Yep Roc Records’ annual T-shirt sale includes the official shirt from The Sound of His Own Voice album for just $10.99 til June 30.

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The Emoji Project

UPDATE: Buzzfeed has fashioned the emoji album covers into a quiz. See how you fare. Collected here in full, for the very first time, we present the Classic Emoji Album Covers. The blogosphere and press took note too: Fast Company broke the story, followed by The Daily Telegraph and The Next Web. And Yoko Ono herself …

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Wes Sees A Bee Gee

Barry Gibb of The Bee Gees performed solo in concert during his Mythology Tour 2014 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Monday, May 19, 2014. Wes was there and he reviewed the show in The Inquirer for your enjoyment… and his.

May Cabinet of Wonders

The line-up for the May 17 Cabinet of Wonders at the City Winery in New York can now be revealed. And what a line-up, what a Cabinet, what a reveal! Guests are David Bromberg, James Fearnley (The Pogues), Jean Hanff Korelitz , Walt Martin (The Walkmen), Ian McLagan, Eugene Mirman, Paul Muldoon and Steven Page & …

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