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Genre
neofolk
Parent Genre: Folk/Acoustic

Neofolk is a genre of music that combines elements of folk, post-industrial, and experimental music. It often features acoustic instruments such as guitar, violin, and accordion, as well as electronic elements like synthesizers and drum machines. The lyrics often explore themes of mythology, paganism, and nature, and may also touch on political and social issues. Neofolk has been associated with controversial and sometimes controversial political ideologies, but not all artists within the genre share these views.


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List of neofolk artists

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