Folktonica (Music subgenre)
Folktonica is a genre of popular music that mixes elements of folk and electronic music. It was very popular in the Nougthies.
Folktonica in Features
Music Interview | posted 02.07.2011
Gold Panda
Just to make it better
Last year’s Lucky Shiner was one of the records, where the Beat-enthusiasts, the Caribou-listener and the electronic nerd come together sharing the headphones. Since then Gold Panda is on the move, releasing an EP here and there, collecting old material for the fans and working on new stuff, and moving to Hamburg. Valentin Menedetter met him for an interview and explains the basics.
Music Interview | posted 04.04.2011
Bibio
Abstracted Reality
Those who claimed electronic music to be heart- and soulless nearly felt silent. Still Stephen Wilkinson’s approach to electronic music remains inimitably deep. On Mind Bokeh the bright and warm vibe of Ambivalence Avenue was replaced by a nightly, shimmery mood. Philipp Kunze met the introverted English to talk about his music and its backgrounds.
Folktonica in Reviews
Music Review | posted 06.05.2013
Bibio
Silver Wilkinson
After having captured urban impressions with his last record, he is now wandering back to mother nature. What comes out is a naive picture of an idyllic flower-world.
Music Review | posted 11.11.2011
Dillon
This Silence Kills
It’s the most surprising BPitch Control release of the year. Instead of electronica, Dillon is presenting best pop-music á la Feist on a very convincing debut.
Music Review | posted 22.04.2011
Bibio
Mind Bokeh
Slowly but surely, Bibio is saying good bye to his existence as an author of coy folk-songs. Mind Bokeh is giving proof of how the memories of these days are slowly fading away.
Recent Articles
Music Portrait | posted 18.11.2021
Dengue Dengue Dengue
Guest Mix
The Peruvian Dengue Dengue twirl hula-hoop ryhtms into the club. For us, they’ve exclusively put together this 60-minute mix, with music that will have you sharpening your arrow tips, licking green frogs, and taking the first prize at drumming class.
Music Portrait | posted 02.11.2021
Faust
Why Don't You Eat Carrots?
Adventures kindly supported by the major label: the band Faust from Hamburg was one of those rare cases in the early seventies when a record company, if unknowingly, would support artists whose music sounded very different from the rock concepts hitherto known.
Music Review | posted 31.10.2021
Bremer/McCoy
Natten
Jazz is more hip than it has been for a long time. The output is large, the return mediocre. But with »Natten« Kopenhagen’s Bremer/McCoy deliver a fantastic work.
Music News | posted 27.09.2021
Windows彡96
Exclusive Edition: »Magic Peaks«
With homesick flicker: The Sao Paulo-born musician Windows彡96 releases his new album »Magic Peaks« on 100% Electronica on November 12, 2021. A limited colour edition is available from HHV Records.
Music News | posted 17.09.2021
Ross From Friends
Green Vinyl Edition: »Tread«
On November 5, 2021, the new album »Tread« by Ross From Friends will be released on Brainfeeder. Exclusively on HHV Records, there will be a limited green vinyl edition.