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Folktronica is a genre of music comprising various elements of folk music and electronica, often featuring uses of acoustic instruments - especially stringed instruments - and incorporating hip hop, electronic or dance rhythms, although it varies based on influences and choice of sounds.[verification needed]The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Musicology describes folktronica as "a catch-all [term] for all manner of artists who have combined mechanical dance beats with elements of acoustic rock or folk."
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