I had no idea what I was in for when I went to go watch these guys.
Its main instigators are a Swiss duo of Andreas Schaerer (vocals) and Bänz Oester (double bass).
Andreas made rhythms and melodies that made me wonder why people bother with instruments – until of course I remembered that the rest of the less vocally talented world also should be allowed to make music.
Bänz flirts with traditional playing of double bass – then leaves it for the far more exciting mad methods (at one point his chin was involved in the playing).
The performance is fun and a little bit crazy and all round astonishing.
Trust me its worth it.
photo copyright: Andreas – Michael Hofner http://www.flickr.com/photos/91624034@N00/2867000429/
Mark – Gregory Franz http://www.flickr.com/photos/capetownnatural/4234223641/