Definition of folktronica in English:


Line breaks: folk|tron¦ica
Pronunciation: /fəʊkˈtrɒnɪkə


[mass noun]
  • A style of popular music incorporating elements of folk and electronic music: this is as perfect an example of melodic folktronica as one might hope to find [as modifier]: a folktronica band
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    • He is quickly becoming an influential part of London's popular folktronica scene.
    • In the meantime, we're going to experience a wave of typical "folktronica" albums, some better than others.
    • Occasionally dubbed "folktronica", SRW are doing their best to give soothing, trance-like instrumental music a good name.


early 21st century: blend of folk ( sense 2 of the noun) and electronica.

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