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: Feathers

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Monday 8 September 2014
Jad Fair
Schubas Tavern
Chicago IL, United States
41.939626 -87.663582

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Friday 12 September 2014
Stop Light ObservationsConcert Music Farm
Columbia, SC, United States
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Saturday 13 September 2014
Panda Bear
Blues ControlConcert
Houston TX, United States
29.781637 -95.387966

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Sunday 14 September 2014
Panda Bear
Blues ControlConcert
Austin TX, United States
30.270043 -97.736043

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Tuesday 16 September 2014
Panda Bear
Blues ControlConcert
The Jefferson Theater
Charlottesville, United States
38.030731 -78.481445

8 going

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Wednesday 17 September 2014
Panda Bear
Blues ControlConcert
Mr. Smalls Theatre
Millvale, Pittsburgh, United States
40.480709 -79.972407

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  • Emamusik

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  • 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 Lo-fi//chillwave loops and broken tapes

    August 2013
  • Ivansxm

    Freak Folk? oh lol why?

    August 2013

    July 2013
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