Travel Nerves Reloaded


I think, I must have inherited some of my Grandfather’s travel spirit – or so I’m thinking, as he would always have his camera and a little tape recorder with him in order to journal whatever sights and experiences he’d find worth sharing later on. This was about 40 years ago, so there were no blogs, no chat, no Facebook, Skype and the likes. Journalling happened by analog photography, tape recording and writing! ;-)
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Rethinking Priorities


I have contemplated on how to restructure my life to make more time for music. I guess, I’ll have to see to it, I continue to work for the IT/web industry part time in order to make ends meet materially. Parallel, I’ll try to land more gigs in order to make some income from playing.
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wes’bound live repertoire


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  1. Boogie Down – Al Jarreau or listen/download here
  2. Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough – Michael Jackson
  3. Don’t You Worry (’bout a Thing) – Incognito
  4. Fantasy – Earth, Wind & Fire
  5. Feel like Makin’ Love – George Benson
  6. Give Me the Night – George Benson
  7. I Count on U – remixed (written and recorded by wes’bound) or listen/download here
  8. I Keep Forgettin’ – Michael McDonald
  9. I will talk and Hollywood will listen – Robbie Williams
  10. I Wish – Stevie Wonder
  11. I Wonder Why – Curtis Stigers
  12. Keep Comin’ Back – Richard Marx
  13. Little Paperball (by wes’bound) or listen/download<a href=”here.
  14. Morning – Al Jarreau or listen/download here
  15. On Broadway – George Benson
  16. On My Own – Michael McDonald feat. Patti LaBelle
  17. On the Beach – Chris Rea
  18. Ride Like the Wind – Christopher Cross
  19. September – Earth, Wind & Fire
  20. Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
  21. Sometimes – The Brand New Heavies
  22. Streetlife – Crusaders feat. Randy Crawford
  23. Superstition – Stevie Wonder
  24. The Mighty Healer (by wes’bound)
  25. Thriller – Michael Jackson
  26. Through The Fire – Chaka Khan
  27. Turn Your Love Around – George Benson
  28. What You Won’t Do – Bobby Caldwell

update 12/20/08: Recent additions:

  1. After the love has gone – Earth, Wind & Fire
  2. A smile like yours – Natalie Cole
  3. So What – Miles Davis, as performed by Ronny Jordan

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Artist’s Work Redefined


W.N. alias wes'bound

W.N. alias wes'bound

According to a brilliantly observed and well-written post by George Howard over at TuneCore the artist of the modern day doesn’t create albums any more, but singular social objects. I found this astutely observed read to be very inspiring and had been intending all along to do what Howard suggests: Make your potential audience a part of the entire “making of the artist”-process.
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