neofolk

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

neo- +‎ folk

Noun[edit]

neofolk (uncountable)

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  1. (music) A form of experimental folk music influenced by industrial music.
    • 2007 March 15, Ben Sisario, “Folk-Rock Memories, Psychedelic but Clear”, New York Times:
      He produced Pink Floyd’s first single, “Arnold Layne,” and helped shape British folk-rock with albums by Fairport Convention, the Incredible String Band, Nick Drake and Vashti Bunyan that have directly influenced the current generation of neofolk avant-gardists like Devendra Banhart, Espers, Joanna Newsom and P. G. Six.