Music On the Fringes

I’m not much into the popular music these days.  Although, my favorite is Dave Matthews, I wouldn’t consider him “popular” because he’s hardly played on the radio and I usually like his stuff that isn’t played on the radio.

Nonetheless, here’s some music that I do like that are on the fringes.  Maybe you’ve heard of them, maybe you haven’t:

Yanni.  He’s the guy on the keyboards with the mustache.  I really like his rendition of Vivaldi:

Seven Nations.  It’s very eclectic.  Can you think of any other band that has bagpipes, a violinist, and it’s very rock-ish?

Finally, my sister introduced me Black Violin.  I can’t believe someone found a way to combine classical music with hip-hop/rap.

You can go to their website here.  Wait for it to finish downloading and you can hear it stream.  It’s freakin’ amazing.

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About shaunmiller

I am a Ph. D student at Marquette University. The primary purpose of this blog is to get my ideas out there, and then have other people scrutinize, critique, build upon, and systematize beliefs. This blog will sometimes pertain to what I'm learning in my classes, but it will occasionally deal with non-classroom issues that I'm thinking about as well.
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2 Responses to Music On the Fringes

  1. Nancy says:

    you should check out Charming Hostess- “Punch” and the Detroit Cobras, “Baby”. also Balkan Beatbox and Coralie Clement.

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