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Indie Folk Bands and Artists List : Vote for your favorites.

 Indie Folk Bands and Artists  List : Vote for your favorites.

Indie folk is a music genre that arose in the 1990s among musicians from indie rock scenes influenced by folk music. Indie folk hybridizes the acoustic guitar melodies of traditional folk music with contemporary instrumentation.

The genre has its earliest origins in 1990s folk artists who displayed alternative rock influences in their music, such as Ani DiFranco and Dan Bern, and acoustic artists such as Elliott Smith and Will Oldham.

In the following decade, labels such as Saddle Creek, Barsuk, Ramseur, and Sub Pop helped to provide support to indie folk. Artists of note include the Decemberists, Aldous Harding, Fleet Foxes, the Cave Singers, Beta Radio, Loch Lomond, the Microphones, Bon Iver, Or, The Whale, Great Lake Swimmers, and Blind Pilot.

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