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Genre: dark folk

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Parent Genre: Folk/Acoustic

Dark folk music is a genre that blends traditional folk elements with darker, more atmospheric tones. It often incorporates haunting vocals, acoustic instruments, and ambient soundscapes to create a moody and introspective atmosphere. The lyrics often explore themes of nature, mythology, and spirituality, and can be deeply emotional and introspective. The genre is characterized by its use of unconventional instrumentation and experimental production techniques.


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List of dark folk artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 52 649295
2 21 26462
3 35 87278
4 26 32870
5 19 1820
6 22 11916
7 20 8074
8 11 8438
9 17 6503
10 10 2574
11 13 2058
12 10 5013
13 13 1458
14 13 3819
15 9 4719
16 5 3244
17 8 1208
18 8 2982
19 7 426
20 1 372
21 1 504
22 4 2016
23 3 2092
24 4 1192
25 2 310
26 3 2334
27 3 1065
28 3 445
29 3 361
30 1 593
31 1 597
32 1 265
33 1 443
34 1 524
35 1 717
36 1 578
37 1 624
38 1 100
39 1 383
40 1 203
41 1 968
42 1 152

dark folk playlist created by Chosic

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