Music to My Eyes
Dmitry Samarov
$23.00
Music to My Eyes
Dmitry Samarov
$23.00
Author and artist Dmitry Samarov has written for the Chicago Tribune, the Reader, and more; here he turns his eye and pen towards the musical stage, sketching and describing a host of independent musicians he’s seen, crossed paths with, offered sofa space to, and taken out to breakfast over the course of the past few decades. From well-known names like Nick Cave and Mission of Burma to lesser-known greats like Bill MacKay and Condo Fucks, Samarov draws haunting portraits of artistry at the fringes of (and off the edges of) the mainstream, while also offering poignant and memorable essays not only about their work, but about musicianship and art, creativity and commerce—the perils of selling out, and the dangers of never doing so, and above all else, the thrill of creating something new. A love song and a lifer’s lament, Music to My Eyes is an exquisite tribute to the trials and triumphs of independent music.

Author: Dmitry Samorov
Year: 2019
Pages: 264
Dimensions: 5 x 7 in.
Cover: Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1948954099
Language: English
Found in: Art  Chicago  Criticism  Essays  Music