A history of violins

By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  October 23, 2008

Although his artistic successes have earned Dungen global acclaim, and Ejstes continues to tour the world as much as possible (the band will play Great Scott next Thursday), he still considers his project more of a hobby than a path to fame and fortune. “Since our last tour, I got a day job and a totally different kind of life, and I pretty much got used to that, so when I made these songs, I really, really didn’t have any intentions or expectations. I’m not rich, but I’m happier than ever because I have made a new record and it sounds good and it feels good, and I want to tour with it and play for people. I live cheap and that’s rich for me — to have all the time in the world to play and create new music.”

DUNGEN + HEADDRESS + BIG BEAR | Great Scott, 1222 Comm Ave, Allston | October 30 at 9 pm | $14 | 617.566.9014 or www.greatscottboston.com

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