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: Rio En Medio

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Horse Feathers
The Cave SingersConcert
Crystal Ballroom
Portland OR, United States
45.522898 -122.684858

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Thursday 4 December 2014
Animal Collective (DJ Set)
Animal CollectiveConcert
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Denver, United States

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Wednesday 10 December 2014
Cibo MattoConcert
The Wiltern
Los Angeles CA, United States
34.061467 -118.30888

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Thursday 11 December 2014
Cibo MattoConcert
The Fox Theater
Oakland, CA, San Francisco, United States
37.807717 -122.270059

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Friday 12 December 2014
Cibo MattoConcert
Roseland Theater
Portland OR, United States
45.523333 -122.676239

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Animal Collective
Geologist and DeakinConcert
Brooklyn Bowl
Brooklyn, New York, United States
40.721894 -73.957392
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  • 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!

    12 days ago
  • Ashbad

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

    last month
  • 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
  • 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
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