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Writers Conference, Florida

Florida Gulf Coast University invites aspiring writers and other devotees of the written word to attend the Sanibel Island Writers Conference, November 6-9, at BIG Arts and The Sanibel Island Public Library on Sanibel. Participants can now register for a variety of workshops, panels, lectures and readings presented by celebrated and experienced writers and teachers. …

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Wes Reviews… Marcus, Petty & Yes

  Wes was in the crowd for the Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers show in Philly. He has this to say about that. In July, he wrote a review of the Philadelphia stop on the Yes tour. And in the Wall Street Journal Life and Culture Section, Wes reviewed the new book by Greil Marcus. The …

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David Lewis OWNW Press

The glowing reviews for David Lewis’ Old World New World continue… “THE BEST FOLK RELEASE OF 2014… twelve tracks of sheer perfection; flawless acoustic folk music, with each track arranged meticulously around the acoustic guitar and the vocals. This makes for an album which is from start to finish a joy to listen to… Albums …

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September Cabinet Members Announced

REVISED – There is humdinger of a Cabinet of Wonders lined up for September 19 at City Winery, New York, including:
Jill Barber
Eric Bazilian (The Hooters)
Charles Bock
Marc Cohn
Heaven’s Jail w/ Phosphorescent
Marc Ribot
Megan Stielstra
More guests will be announced shortly.

Wes Reviews…

Pale Communion by Opeth for The Talkhouse. If you don’t know what any of those things are, you should DEFINITELY read the article.

“Goodbye Jane” Video Premiere

SALON PREMIERES NEW VIDEO FOR “GOODBYE JANE,” ANIMATED BY STEFAN G. BUCHER Salon is premiering a new animated video by the acclaimed graphic designer and illustrator Stefan G. Bucher for the song “Goodbye Jane” from Wes’ album Self-Titled. A studio performance of the song serves as the basis for Bucher’s video and features rotoscoped animation — a …

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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.