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Liking neofolk does not make you fascist-adjacent

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One of the common misconceptions about neofolk, held by its detractors and the fascist subset of its fans alike, is that it represents some kind of 'neo-völkisch' music—a new form of ethnic music specific to Europeans that celebrates 'European culture' and glorifies white identity. While some acts in the neofolk scene undoubtedly do produce music that does exactly that, it's not inherent to the ge...

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A new poetic form: the newddenglyn dwyodl union

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I have just invented it, deriving it from a traditional Welsh poetic form called the englyn unodl union (the straight one-rhymed englyn).Mine is called the newddenglyn dwyodl union, or straight two-rhymed neo-englyn.The form consists of five lines of ten, six, eight, eight, and six syllables.The last syllable of the first line introduces the first rhyme and this is repeated on the third line, whil...

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