The air is warming up, and the nice weather is starting to show itself! All of this signals the arrival of summer with its barbecues, swimming, and numerous festivals! And the didgeridoo also has its own concerts and festivals. So, let me share with you the various didgeridoo festivals happening around the world in 2023. […]
By the way, I’m using this article to convey part of the way I see the didgeridoo and music. Being self-taught and not having had any formal musical training, I can provide my perspective without being restrained by current academic thought. Admittedly, I run the risk of sounding a bit eccentric on some points. That […]
On July 23, 24 and 25, 2016, the Aboriginal Dream Festival will take place like every year at Airvault in Deux-Sèvres. So I said to myself that this was the opportunity to share with you some of my most vivid memories.
Arriving in Europe in the 1980s, didgeridoo really took off in the following decade. In almost 30 years, this great piece of wood has seen the birth of many styles through players from all over Europe. Let’s go on a short tour of the old continent… Each player and/or country has developed its own specialties, […]
When you start to blow into a didgeridoo, there are often two questions that come up. The first asks about which didgeridoo to choose to learn to play and the second asks about the note of the instrument. So which grade to choose and how do you know if it’s right for you? To clarify this unfortunate question, we must take a step back …
Some Australian contemporary didgeridoo players have developed their own styles. Here are some names for your general knowledge!
We cannot say that the eucalyptus trees dug by termites run through the forests in our latitudes! And it is precisely for this reason that for a few years now many didgeridoo players have decided to make their own instruments. The principle is simple: split a branch into two parts, hollow out the latter and […]
That’s a question that is far from being obvious! How many musicians take the time to listen to their instrument? We are all with our ideas, our will, our desire to say things. But have we ever thought of listening to what the didgeridoo has to say? In this article…
We are starting this series of interviews with David Desfois, a didgeridoo crafter who lives in central Brittany (Fr). In 2005, David created his company kan ar c’hoad, officially starting his activity as a didgeridoo crafter. Over the years, he has become a crafter recognized for the quality of his work and his capacity for innovation. So without further ado, let’s go to the questions!
A didgeridoo is like a human being, it has its own character! It can be head up or downright heavy. All players will tell you, a didgeridoo is unique. So what defines the character of a didgeridoo?