Have you ever wondered who your favorite artists admire and who they want to shine a spotlight on? Wonder no longer.

In this first volume of Accolades, a wide range of musicians, composers, and songwriters praise and present their treasured gems. Contributors from Steve Albini to “Weird Al” Yankovic, from Julien Baker to Margo Price, present accolades to cherished colleagues, to amazing actors and authors, to admired activists and athletes, to precious poets and esteemed engineers.

Belgian-based illustrator Tom De Geeter thoughtfully curated this lineup of contributors. He interviewed close to two hundred artists and asked them just these two questions: who do you want to honor and why? De Geeter’s vivid, bold yet delicate line drawings accompany their answers in style and make Accolades a more than exceptional project for you to dive right into.

Language: English
Curated, illustrated and designed by Tom De Geeter
336 pages / Softcover / ISBN 978 94 6436 7102
Published by Crate Books

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CLOSE TO TWO HUNDRED CONTRIBUTIONS BY MUSICIANS LIKE

Steve Albini, Julien Baker, Jehnny Beth, Don Bryant, Common Holly, Dan Deacon, Dirty Beaches, Dwid Hellion, Hanni El Khatib, Keaton Henson, Molly Burch, Feist, Harley Flanagan, Anton Fig, Steve Gunn, Tim Heidecker, Page Hamilton, Jaye Jayle, Joan As Police Woman, Simon Joyner, Lambchop, Shannon Lay, Larkin Poe, Don Letts, Ian MacKaye, Mark Mothersbaugh, Margo Price, Mauro Pawlowski, Frankie Rose, Sun Kil Moon, Tamino, Mike Watt, “Weird Al” Yankovic, but also from members of bands like Amenra, Antibalas, A Place to Bury Strangers, And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, Autolux, Bad Company, Bauhaus, Brutus, The Bundles, Efterklang, Death Cab for Cutie, Fleet Foxes, Godspeed! You Black Emperor, Goose, Grandaddy, Grizzly Bear, Guided by Voices, The Hold Steady, Jawbox, Karate, Khruangbin, La Muerte, Liar, Liars, Low, Part Chimp, Portland, Metz, Mission of Burma, The Murder Capital, Orchestral Manoevres in The Dark, Parquet Courts, Pavement, Royal Trux, Squid, Shht, Stake, Throwing Muses, Unsane, Violent Femmes, Xiu Xiu, and many more.

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