Westerhus and Ratkje are usually connected with effect pedals, samplers, amplifiers and computers. In this concert, they perform their music in an acoustic room with organ, fiddle, acoustic guitar and their voices. The expression can give associations to both 19th-century Kristiania, as well as saloons with emigrated Norwegians in the Midwest.
In the few occasions the duo has presented themselves in the past the response has been overwhelming. Critics have used terms such as “One of the decidedly strongest musical moments of the year”.
A captivating sound world where you can lower or raise your shoulders to the sounds of bowed and plucked strings, bellows, old wood and squeaky pump organ pedals.