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: Jordaan Mason & the Horse Museum

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James TillmanConcert
The Crofoot
Pontiac, MI, Detroit, United States
42.636695 -83.291922

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James TillmanConcert
Vic Theatre
Chicago IL, United States
41.939472 -87.65399

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Thursday 23 October 2014
The Devil Makes Three
The Cave SingersConcert
The Beacham
Orlando, United States
28.542984 -81.379179
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James TillmanConcert
Pabst Theater
Milwaukee WI, United States
43.041112 -87.910423

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Saturday 25 October 2014
The Devil Makes Three
The Cave SingersConcert
State Theatre
St Petersburg, Tampa FL, United States
27.771313 -82.643371

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Monday 27 October 2014
Lesser Strays + Inspired and The Sleep Live at Hawthorne Theater Lounge
Lesser StraysConcert
Hawthorne Theatre
Portland OR, United States
45.51195 -122.623126
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  • Ashbad

    Most of AnCo's stuff barely fits in this genre tag

    Sunday evening
  • JamesGregoire

    Animal Collective GOAT of freak folk

    last month
  • Emamusik

    Petrichol.bandcamp.com

    August 2014
  • sls

    It was the song of 2011! You had to be there man!

    July 2014
  • 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 ...

    March 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

    https://soundcloud.com/highlandbeasts Lo-fi//chillwave loops and broken tapes

    August 2013
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