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: Fursaxa

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Monday 15 June 2015
Boot & Saddle
Philadelphia, United States
39.936944 -75.166535

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Thursday 18 June 2015
The Cave SingersConcert MOTR Pub
Cincinnati, United States
39.111199 -84.512171

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Sunday 12 July 2015
Death Cab for Cutie
Hollywood Bowl
Los Angeles CA, United States
34.113088 -118.339373

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Wednesday 15 July 2015
Death Cab for Cutie
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Morrison, Denver CO, United States
39.67893 -105.191884

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Thursday 16 July 2015
Death Cab for Cutie
Farmer's Market @ Pioneer Park
Salt Lake City UT, United States
40.762906 -111.899792

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Saturday 8 August 2015
Shabazz PalacesConcert
Prospect Park
Brooklyn, New York, United States
40.664802 -73.976874

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  • CompSimpCarl

    all anco's stuff until 'strawberry jam' was def freak folk. not that it matters.

    last month
  • 29700761

    Pelos, porros, protesta y acrónimos (LSD, PCP, MDMA…) . Hippies de ayer, de hoy y de siempre. ¡Qué muchachos más sanos y divertidos!.

    December 2014
  • tb_lvlup old release, almost all of the tracks, a complete shit, but, maybe you hear something interesting in this recordings, i hope so and of course a free download!

    November 2014
  • Ashbad

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

    October 2014
  • JamesGregoire

    Animal Collective GOAT of freak folk

    September 2014
  • Emamusik

    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
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