The label "folktronica" seems to have originated in the British press, having come to encompass performers and bands that include elements of ambient electronica, folk, jazz, classical, and even hip-hop. In 2001, postmodern pop artist Momus released an album titled Folktronic deliberately exploring (and satirizing) the fusion . A similar genre is "Laptop folk", which refers to a slightly more minimalistic electronic folk .
Green Man Founders Try a Change of Track with Debut Instrumental Album for the Yellow Moon Band; Box Office Arts & Entertainment It's Jo and Danny Were a Cutting-Edge Folktronica Duo That Everyone Liked but Few People Bought. So the Pair Behind It Had a Rethink and Decided They Would Have More Success with an Instrumental Folk Band. Gavin Allen Talks to Jo Bartlett about the Yellow Moon Band's Debut Album
Jan 17, 2009; Byline: Gavin Allen JO BARTLETT of The Yellow Moon Band tells me with conviction that they will never have a lead singer....