music The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists

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Folktronica artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good folktronica bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top folktronica bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Folktronica groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all folktronica bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest folktronica bands of all time, since the most famous folktronica artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best folktronica music.

You can click on the folktronica band names to see more information about that particular notable folktronica group. If they're near the top of the best folktronica artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top folktronica bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the folktronica band names themselves.

Artists include everything from Portishead to MGMT. You decide which of these artists are the best ones by casting your votes. What will come out on top in the end? Claudio Sanchez? The Beta Band?

All important, significant and iconic names in folktronica music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new folktronica bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of folktronica, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into folktronica music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good folktronica bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent folktronica bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best folktronica bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest folktronica musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular folktronica bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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J. Xaverre is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
J. Xaverre Folktronica

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Sorten Muld is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Sorten Muld Folktronica

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Matt Harding is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Matt Harding Folktronica

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Adem is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Adem Folktronica, Post-rock, Indie folk

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Summer Camp is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Summer Camp Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

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FOUND is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
FOUND Experimental rock, Electronic dance music, Noise music

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Tunng is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Tunng Folktronica

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Laki Mera is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Laki Mera Trip hop, Folktronica, Electronica

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Jape is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Jape Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music

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William Harper is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
William Harper Electronic music, Classical music, Folktronica

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The Beta Band is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
The Beta Band Downtempo, Trip hop, Rock music

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Múm is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Múm Indie, Trip hop, Electronic music

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Goldfrapp is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Goldfrapp Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop

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Dave Tyack is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Dave Tyack Psychedelic folk, Folk music, Folktronica

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Portishead is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Portishead Krautrock, Breakbeat, Folktronica

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Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Gilbert Electronic music, Classical music, Dream pop

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Efterklang is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Efterklang Rock music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

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Emily Wells is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Emily Wells Folk music, Folk rock, Acoustic music

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Jeremy Walmsley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Jeremy Walmsley Indie, Folktronica, Indie rock

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Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly Pop music, Emo, Folktronica

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Meursault is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Meursault Folktronica, Alternative rock, Indie folk

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Anomie Belle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Anomie Belle Downtempo, Trip hop, Neo soul

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Heimataerde is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Heimataerde Medieval metal, Electro-industrial, Electronic music

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Claudio Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Claudio Sanchez Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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Bongshang is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Bongshang Celtic fusion, Folktronica

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Take It Easy Hospital is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Take It Easy Hospital Synthpop, Pop music, Electronic music

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Inch chua is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Inch chua Folk music, Acoustic music, Folktronica

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Talkdemonic is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Talkdemonic Folktronica, Indie rock

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Patrick Wolf is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Patrick Wolf Indietronica, Electronic dance music, Folktronica

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Kieran Hebden is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Kieran Hebden Dubstep, Electronic music, Folktronica

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Ochre is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Ochre Electronic music, Folktronica, Intelligent dance music

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Juana Molina is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Juana Molina Indie pop, Folk music, Folktronica

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The Books is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
The Books Sound collage, Folk music, Electronic music

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Capitol K is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Capitol K Indie pop, Experimental music, Folktronica

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The Real Tuesday Weld is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
The Real Tuesday Weld Indie pop, Music hall, Lounge music

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Ashkan Kooshanejad is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Ashkan Kooshanejad Soundtrack, Indie pop, Electronic music

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Diana Vickers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Diana Vickers Indie pop, Synthpop, Indie

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Gold Panda is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Gold Panda Minimal techno, Electronic music, Indietronica

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The Microphones is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
The Microphones Folktronica, Noise pop, Indie folk

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Department of Eagles is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Department of Eagles Psychedelic folk, Experimental rock, Folk rock

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Richard Youngs is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Richard Youngs Experimental music, Folktronica, Progressive rock

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Jason Torbert is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Jason Torbert Electronic music, Folktronica, Skate punk

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It's Jo and Danny is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
It's Jo and Danny Dream pop, Folktronica

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The High Llamas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
The High Llamas Indie pop, Electronic music, Folktronica

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Clue to Kalo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Folktronica Bands/Artists
Clue to Kalo Folktronica, Ambient music