I don’t know how we got to this place in music, but somehow, banjos, fiddles and accordions have become an important part of modern rock radio. The Arcade Fire had a #1 record earlier this year. There are commercials on ESPN featuring Mumford and Sons. I would say I’m in the Twilight Zone, but the Twilight Zone never made me feel like the music I’m listening to put me in California during the Goldrush.
Check them out. They are a classy little four piece from Reykjavik, Iceland. You’ll dig.