Listen to this beautiful drone folk dirge from Lankum

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Richard Dawson occupies a similar space:

there are a bunch of folk-electronic bands that could be described as ‘drone’, e.g. Burd Ellen:

and Sacred Harp singing is the probably the nearest you’ll get to acapella folk drone:

I’ve tried to see this band and they’ve cancelled twice–once for covid in 2020 and last September. So bummed! Have been transfixed by this band for years. Even on older songs, Lankum’s style makes it music for right now

They did a Tiny Desk Concert a few years ago…

Thanks Natalie! Fantastic stuff!

Oh, another concert!

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