Dmitry Vasilyev is self-taught journalist based in Moscow. For many years he is active in the local and international underground music scene, running the label Monochrome Vision since 2004 (and released over 50 CDs with experimental music from all over the world). Recently, he is also one of the jury members for the Prix Russolo international music contest.
His career began with the IEM magazine founded in 1995, which progressed from very small run fanzine to the professional edition within just four issues. Currently he transformed the idea of reviewing music into podcast format, published over 230 radioshows covering many genres and names in the experimental music field. IEM podcast is the series of weekly radioshows, each one is devoted to the particular artist or label, and spreading the information through the web.
Also he is known as the concert promoter who organized a number of concerts and festivals for experimental music in Russia and Ukraine, for those he is inviting some outstanding artists from many european countries since the year 2002 up to this moment, mainly as self-supporting outlet. Monochrome Vision was expanded to one of the most active music distribution networks in Russia and working directly with dedicated and innovative labels from all over the world.
VIVA ITALIA book became another offshot of the IEM magazine, it took more than 10 years in preparation and finally available for all those who interested.