July 1, 2002 11:53 AM Subscribe
. From a mailing list, here's a concise description
of what is really more an idea
than a genre, per se. The Hip Surgery Music Guide
has some info on the essential artrists of the phenomenon
. If you wanted to stretch the definitions of the form you could include, some better-known artists
Unspoiled genius in the rough or merely crude freakshow appeal? The answer I believe is somewhere is somewhere in between. But in an age where most music is either a copy of what is currently popular or a revival of what used to be popular, Outsider Music is a place to go for a "Wow! What was that?" musical experience.
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