Shining a Light on the Otherwise Obscure.

Welcome to the Fringes. We're bloggers dedicated to covering independent ambient, downtempo, IDM, neoclassical, and other music that isn't mainstream. New reviews are posted every week and we love hearing from artists, labels, and readers.


DLZMKSBTS- Stuff on my mind

Here’s a question for you, do you ever find yourself in a situation where you have an itch? Where a part of your body is kinda itchy?...

Rhombus Index – Planar EP

Halifax, UK based artist Rhombus Index has released many music works since 2017. Drawing from field recordings, synthesizers, and...

The Ember, The Ash - Fixation

It's not often that I find a new piece of music that blows my mind inside out. The Ember, The Ash has done exactly that.

Synesthete – Fractions

Synesthete is an Electronic House music project formed by Vernon Center, NY based musician Dan Dellecese. He incorporates a chill,...