Freak folk

Freak Folk is a style that uses mainly acoustic instruments; mostly guitar (often in alternate tunings) and occasionally violin or flute, accompanied by percussion instruments such as bongos. Used correctly, it tends to refer to music with long instrumental/psychedelic passages (and that may utilize drones), or “poppier” folk music with elaborately baroque, psychedelic or oppressive atmospheres. Some modern singer-songwriters are tagged as Freak Folk just for looking a bit peculiar. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: 志方あきこ

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Wednesday 23 April 2014
Arcade Fire
Pepsi Center
Denver CO, United States
39.74799 -105.007367

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Friday 25 April 2014
Boot & Saddle
Philadelphia, United States
39.936944 -75.166535

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Saturday 26 April 2014
Rock and Roll Hotel
Washington DC, United States
38.900087 -76.986573

5 going

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Monday 28 April 2014
The Mothlight
Asheville, United States
35.590208 -82.569129

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Tuesday 29 April 2014
Atlanta GA, United States
33.77103 -84.364537

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Wednesday 30 April 2014
The Pinhook
Durham, NC, United States
35.995264 -78.901513

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  • jambolini

    it's funny because all the connected artists are more pop / indie folk that seem a bit "quirky" as opposed to legit freaks that make legit freaky folk music ...

    last month
  • StevanBlack

    Hi. I'm young singer-songwriter living in Poland. I really don't want to write all the shit 'bout how I love music and that I want to be able to continue making it. I just want YOU to listen to my stuff if you have some spare time. It's just a couple of minutes for you but something more for me. Thanks!

    February 2014
  • FauveTerror

    what the fu is that

    October 2013
  • howhigh13

    hi everybody, for quiet some time i'm searching for a video. The song was like acoustic and alternative folk. Video was interesting, there were toys with active moving eyes:) I remember that there was a blonde girl playing classic guitar and sing and it was a band and the other members were male. The song was rythmic. Do you know this song? I think it was the song of 2010 or 2011.

    September 2013
  • Simon__n Lo-fi//chillwave loops and broken tapes

    August 2013
  • Ivansxm

    Freak Folk? oh lol why?

    August 2013

    July 2013
  • Simon__n

    Psychill / Loops

    April 2013
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