Folk Music The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists  

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Anti-folk artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good anti-folk 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 anti-folk bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Anti-folk 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 anti-folk bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest anti-folk bands of all time, since the most famous anti-folk artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best anti-folk music.

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

List features Beck Hansen, Florence and the Machine and more. Upvote the artists you like and downvote the artists you don't. Which is the better choice for the top of this list Björk or Tom Morello?

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

The list includes all new anti-folk 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 anti-folk, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into anti-folk 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 anti-folk bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent anti-folk bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best anti-folk bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest anti-folk 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 anti-folk bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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65 9
Kimya Dawson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Anti-folk, Folk

2
84 17
Regina Spektor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Indie pop, Anti-folk, Pop music

3
51 7
The Moldy Peaches is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Anti-folk, Garage rock, Comedy music

4
51 7
Jeffrey Lewis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Anti-folk

5
41 5
Andrew Jackson Jihad is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Americana, Anti-folk, Rock music

6
25 4
Adam Green is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Anti-folk, Folk music, Indie folk

7
23 5
Beck Hansen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Alternative hip hop, Anti-folk, Country rap

8
20 8
Feist is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Indie pop, Anti-folk, Folk music

9
13 3
Jack Lewis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Anti-folk

10
20 11
Kate Nash is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Indie pop, Synthpop, Anti-folk

11
9 1
Mischief Brew is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Anti-folk, Anarcho-punk, Alternative rock

12
8 3
Diane Cluck is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Anti-folk, Folk music, Neofolk

13
6 1
Hamell on Trial is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Anti-folk, Folk music, Acoustic music

14
7 3
Marc Broude is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Musique concrète, New Age, Anti-folk

15
6 2
Kirk Kelly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Anti-folk, Folk music

16
6 3
Paul Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Anti-folk, Outsider music, Post-punk

17
5 2
Toby Goodshank is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Anti-folk

18
4 1
Dufus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Anti-folk, Progressive rock

19
4 1
King Missile is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Dark ambient, Anti-folk, Avant-garde jazz

20
4 1
Herman Düne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Anti-folk, Pop music, Folk rock

21
5 3
Langhorne Slim is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Anti-folk, Folk music, Folk rock

22
4 2
Supercute! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Indie pop, Anti-folk, Psychedelic pop

23
4 2
David Cronenberg's Wife is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Anti-folk, Outsider music, Post-punk

24
3 1
Trachtenburg Family Slideshow ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Anti-folk, Rock music, Art rock

25
4 3
Nellie McKay is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anti-folk Bands/Artists
Disco, Anti-folk, Pop music