Earl Maneein – EXTREME Violinist – Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 23

A versatile classically trained violinist, Earl Maneein has taken the path less traveled, pursuing his passion for extreme music.

A versatile classically trained violinist, Earl Maneein has taken the path less traveled, pursuing his passion for extreme music.

Scroll down to listen to Episode 23 of the Creative Strings Podcast, covering his music, experiences, and insights related to the world of heavy music, and how his path has forged him as an artist.

– Earl’s definition of “Heavy” or “Extreme” Music

– Earl’s projects “Black Heart Sutra,” “SEVEN)SUNS,” and “Resolution 15” 

– Moving between classical and extreme music

 Navigating the business as an artist while maintaining his street cred in the heavy music scene

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You can learn more about Earl at www.earlmanneinmusic.com and you can find SEVEN)SUNS at www.sevensunsmusic.com. Earl also regularly composes for the experimental grindcore/metal duo Black Heart Sutra, and his new music/hardcore crossover string quartet SEVEN)SUNS, (sevensunsmusic.com) whose upcoming album, “For The Hearts Still Beating” will be released on Party Smasher Inc.

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Earl Maneein was born and raised in Queens, NYC and began studying classical violin at age four. He received a Bachelor of Music Degree from Queens College and a Master of Music Degree from the Mannes College of Music in New York City, where he studied with Daniel Phillips of the Orion String Quartet.




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