H/T: Cousin Ed
Lindsey Stirling takes the violin in unique directions. Stirling — who also is a performance artist, composer and dancer, according to Wikipedia — is an intense and dramatic player.
Here is a bit of background from her website:
Lindsey Stirling is one of the biggest artist development breakthrough stories in recent years. A classically trained violinist from Gilbert, AZ, Lindsey has entered a futurist world of electronic big beats and animation, leaping through the music industry with over 675 million views on YouTube, Billboard chart-topping hits and sold out tours worldwide.
Above is “Roundtable Rival” and below is “Master of Tides.”