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The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library worked with 5 of our favorite visual artists: we provided each artist with a song as inspiration for a visual piece. Each artist provided us with a visual work as inspiration for a song.

mjeml.com/art12

Videos about the creation of the songs: blog.michaeljepstein.com/2012/07/the-michael-j-epstein-memorial-library_29.html

Kristilyn (Zombie Romance) created a piece inspired by our song "Stranger" and we wrote a song inspired by "The Procession."
www.kristilynink.com

Walter Sickert created a piece inspired by our song "The Violinist" and we wrote a song inspired by "Saint of Glass Worms."
www.armyoftoys.com/inkdrip

Dug McCormack created a piece inspired by our song "Faith in Free Part III" and we wrote a song inspired by "twelve little dreams of large things."
www.etsy.com/people/dougmccormack

Raúl Gonzalez III created a piece inspired by our song "Holy Ghost" and we wrote a song inspired by "la Cubeta".
artbyraul.com

Craig Maher created a piece inspired by our song "Amylee" and we wrote a song inspired by "Brood."
craigmaher.net

credits

released October 2, 2012

1. Saint of Glass Worms...inspired by Walter Sickert
2. The Procession...inspired by Kristilyn
3. la Cubeta...inspired by Raúl Gonzalez III
4. twelve little dreams of large things...inspired by Dug McCormack
5. Brood...inspired by Craig Maher
6. The Violinist...selected by Walter Sickert
7. Stranger...selected by Kristilyn
8. Holy Ghost...selected by Raúl Gonzalez III
9. Faith in Free Part III...selected by Dug McCormack
10. Amylee...selected by Craig Maher

The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library is:
Jane Allard...glockenspiel, melodica, organ, piano
Lisa Battiston...bass
Rachel Leah Blumenthal..flute, voice, bass fl., piccolo
Sophia Cacciola...drums, voice
Susannah Plaster...viola, voice
Emily Riehl (1-5)...guitar, viola, voice
Tanya Palit (6-10)...voice, guitar, ukulele
Holly Collins (6-10)...kalimba, voice
Sasha Goldberg...tenor recorder (7, 8, 10)
Michael J. Epstein...guitar, voice

On Inter-Library Loan:
Veronica Dale - theremin (8, 10)

Additional Vocals: Johnny Blazes (1), Catherine Capozzi (1), Deborah Haber (1, 2), Linnea Herzog (1), Jesse Nicole (1), Ria (1), Jen Rosen (1)

The "Faith in Free" choir (9): Sarah Rabdau, Kristy Hanson, Keirstin Proud, Jaime Furda, Linnea E. Herzog, Janelle LaMarche, Kimberly Miller, Melissa Zeigler, Mali Sastri, Jada Willard, Hthaiwon Layne, Leilani Roser

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The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library Somerville, Massachusetts

The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library is a librarian-attired, downtempo, indie, ensemble-pop act featuring intricately constructed, tongue-in-cheek tortuous songs with an emphasis on narrative.

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