Jul 132011

The past year has seen an unusual spike in the popularity of bluegrass and folk music. Some bands, like North Carolina natives The Avett Brothers, come by the influence naturally, but bluegrass has also trickled into unusual places like the music of London foursome Mumford & Sons and Danish songstress Fallulah. During a recent visit to BBC2 Radio, Fallulah temporarily traded the cheery pop tendencies of her original music for banjo and accordion flourishes as she covered the Yeah Yeah Yeahs track “Gold Lion.” Continue reading »