Book VästanVind Jojk

VästanVind Jojk is a duo that performs old jojk tradition in a new unique expression!

Ronald Vikström and Jonas Strandgård of ’VästanVind Jojk’ have recently initiated a project based on recordings of the Sami people, recordings originally done by Swedish Radio in 1953-54. The intention was to save and collect Sami jojk tradition to future generations. VästanVind-Jojk perform jojks instrumental from the archive in a new unique expression. The purpose is to carry on the tradition to new ears.

New album, Nasafjäll Requiem

It is possible to order. CD 150 plus shipping, within Sweden 15kr. Do you live in Sweden you can Swish 0703026720. Send an email on with your address.

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Ronald Vikström, moog liberation
Jonas Strandgård, guitar

The album Nasafjäll Requiem (Nasa Mountain Requiem) contains yoiks from the Swedish Radio archive as well as an original yoik that expressing the north part of Sweden largest historic event that few know. An event that shaped north Sweden and the Sami culture. An era that can be compared to what happened in the Wild West and Indian culture capitulation after the US Civil War. An historical event that still going on in the very north part of Sweden.

© Ronald Vikström 2010