New Weird America (New Weird America) - a term that refers to the style of psychedelic indie music of the early twenty-first century. Often, this term describes the rebirth of psychedelic-folk in the United States .
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The similar current freak folk does not only refer to American music.
Origin of the term
It is believed that the term was introduced by David Keenan in the August 2003 issue of The Wire magazine, in an article about the Brattleboro Free Folk Festival, organized by Matt Valintyn and Ron J. Schneiderman .    
The style described as New Weird America is mainly associated with psychedelic rock and folk bands from the 1960s and 1970s, such as Holy Modal Rounders , Pentangle , The Incredible String Band , Donovan and Comus .  He also draws inspiration from such diverse sources as free jazz , electronic music , noise , ethnic music , concrete music , tropicália and American folk music . Another important source is the so-called. “ Outsider music ”, often performed by technically naive and / or socially alien musicians, such as The Shaggs , Roky Erickson and Jandek .
New Weird America Artists
- Maddox, David . Archival sound , Nashville Scene (December 2, 2004). Released on May 27, 2008. (not available link)
- Gross, Joe . Weird as folk, Austin American-Statesman (October 27, 2005). The appeal date is May 27, 2008.
- Hart, Ron Sunburned Hand of the Man, "Fire Escape" (Unavailable (not available link) . Billboard (2007). The appeal date is May 27, 2008. Archived February 10, 2008.
- James Rutledge. Joanna Newsom and the New Weird America . BBC (November 5, 2004). The date of circulation is November 4, 2008. Archived March 4, 2012.