Genre: ainu folk

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Parent Genre: Folk/Acoustic

Ainu folk music is a traditional music genre of the Ainu people, an indigenous group from Japan. It is characterized by the use of traditional instruments such as the mukkuri (mouth harp) and tonkori (stringed instrument), as well as vocalizations and rhythmic patterns unique to Ainu culture. The music often tells stories of nature, hunting, and daily life experiences. In recent years, Ainu folk music has experienced a revival with contemporary artists incorporating modern elements into their music while still honoring their cultural heritage.

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ainu folk music by decade

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List of ainu folk artists

Here is a list of ainu folk artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the ainu folk genre. You can find out what ainu folk genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

1 21 5092
2 17 4123
3 12 7875
4 7 1118
5 6 1365
6 4 383
7 2 31
8 1 26

ainu folk playlist created by Chosic

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