genre of electronic music which incorporates the sounds of acoustic instrumentation, with elements of folk music, commonly blended with sound of IDM and glitch-inspired editing and manipulation, as well as the tempo and atmosphere of downtempo

Folktronica is a genre derivative of and combing both folk music and electronica.

Name change

The name "folktronica" seems to have originated in the British press, although (as with the almost non-term post-rock) it has come to encompass performers and bands that include elements of ambient electronica, folk, jazz, classical and even hip-hop.

Examples of folktronica musicians change