Overtones

Vocalsssssss This is a big part of the didgeridoo’s magical sound Small movements of the sound vibrations created by the lips Go between playing with tight and full cheeks to naturally create this effectThis a very basic and important technique, it is really nice and relaxing, when your ciruclar breathing is smooth you can really…

Kha

Kha!!! This is a way to make a very accurate high vocal By pushing the diaphragm the voice comes out much stronger Find what kind of power works best for you Remember to to play to hard to make sure you don’t lose your flow or harm your throatThis sound is good to create a…

Taka Taka

Taka Taka This technique adds rhythmical options style The professional term is “Staccato” (detached in Italian) There are small spaces of silence between the sounds Try it slow and fast according to your capability Try it with an articulation of “duka” “tiki” “tuko” and others This technique is really good for playing in a percussive…

Toot – Trumpet sound

Tooooooot! Every didg has different tuts, depending on the internal shape This sound resembles to the sound the trumpet The lips are tighter than when playing the drone On most didgeridoos you can play 3 or more tuts by adding or reducing pressure Try it while playing and enjoy the sound of the tut In…

Wax on Wax off

Every once in awhile I hear people asking about beeswax mouthpiece, sometimes it’s asking if I have some wax for them and some ask what is better to buy, a didgeridoo with or without a wax mouthpiece, I hope this little post can shed some light on the topic.