Definition of folktronica in English:

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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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  • 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.
  • The nascent folktronica has had its share of electronic composers come to the fore, enlisting the use of acoustic instruments for their source material.


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

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