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Indie folk is a music genre that arose in the 1990s from musicians in the indie rock community influenced by folk and classic country music. Indie folk hybridizes the acoustic guitar melodies of traditional folk music with contemporary instrumentation. Early artists included Ani DiFranco and Dan Bern. According to About.com, later artists of note included The Decemberists, Fleet Foxes, The Cave Singers, Loch Lomond, Bon Iver, Or, The Whale, Great Lake Swimmers, and Blind Pilot.
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