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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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In Conversation with John Waters

Armed with wit, a pencil-thin mustache, and a cardboard sign that reads “I’m Not Psycho,” John Waters hitchhikes from Baltimore to San Francisco, braving lonely highways and risky drivers, celebrating America’s weird, surprising, and generous citizenry in his new book Carsick: John Waters Hitchikes Across America. The Philadelphia Free Library hosts Wesley Stace in conversation …

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Readings for mid-April

On Saturday, April 12, the 11th annual CityLit Festival at Pratt Library, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD, will be co-headlined by National Book Award winner James McBride and singer-songwriter/novelist Wesley Stace. Wes will be in conversation with WTMD’s Erik Deatherage and will perform a short acoustic set of music, beginning at 1:00 p.m. On Wednesday, April 16, Wes will visit …

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Portland Cabinet of Wonders

On Friday, April 4, Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of Wonders visits Portland OR and it’s all for a good cause. Benefitting Children’s Cancer Association’s MyMusicRX, Cabineteers include Jim James, Colin Meloy, Black Prairie. Tickets are available at the Aladdin Theater.

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Ovid In Exile/Record Store Day

Ovid in Exile is Wesley Stace’s exclusive vinyl only release for Record Store Day 2014. That’s April 19, as if we need to remind you. Subtitled “The Songs behind Self-Titled”, it contains 12 of the solo acoustic demos recorded in Portland on 11/10/11 and bears the simple legend: “Produced by Scott McCaughey. Recorded by Tucker …

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Wes To Moderate Dylan Panel, March 27, NYU

Bob Dylan in the 80s – A Discussion, moderated by Wesley Stace Panelists: Robert Christgau- Music critic Glen Hansard- Singer/Songwriter Dawn Landes- Singer/Songwriter Jesse Lauter- Producer Sean O’Brien- Producer This event is open to the public. Advance RSVP is required. Event Date and Time: March 27, 2014 7:30-9:30pm Please note amended start time. Location: NYU / Tisch …

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