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.


A Welcome and An Introduction

Welcome to On the Fringes of Sound! This is a music blog that focuses on music that falls far outside of the mainstream with a focus on...


“Be punk in all things. DIY. If there is no scene, make it.”

David Southern


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