LENGTH: 187 cm
KEY (DRONE/TOOTS): Eb/Eb,B, Eb, G#, B, D
WOOD: bluegum/wenge
MOUTHPIECE: inner 30mm, outer 36mm
BELL: inner:123mm, outer 145mm
LOUDNESS@10CM: extreme
MASS: 4.1kg
FINISH: inner: PU, outer: oil and PU
INLAYING: Wenge and brass

When I close my eyes I dream of didgeridoos. When I open them… I still dream of didgeridoos. And it’s been like that for a while… One didgeridoo I dreamed of was an open type of an explosive didgeridoo. A tube that could be mellow as honey and sudden as a thunder. Something more open than The Spirit so that the voice can pass through more easily.

But I didn’t dream it would be so much work! Actually to balance out this didgeridoo was one of the hardest chiseling adventures in recent history for me. It was just really difficult to get it all together. The explosiveness, the toots, the voice… there was a really low impedance of fourth toot and all until the end I didn’t know if I will be able to smooth it out with other toots. It was a journey, but the result are 6 easily playable and well balanced toots.
Not only toots, but everything came together at the same time and in front of you is a really well balanced didgeridoo in pretty much all the imaginable aspects. But its strong sides are even more prominent than its balance. This instrument has sheer power. I mean, it can play LOUD. But at the same time, it can play really soft really easily. On top of it, it has one of the juiciest aircodes on the planet for an Eb, even more than Spirit. However, probably its strongest asset is how it is for singing. Using your voice on an Eb never felt better. What is more, when you sing and start pushing it just a little bit, you get a feeling of overtone angel choir joining you. It has an exceptional feeling of fullness then and is a perfect companion at sound meditations.
The lines, curves, of a didgeridoo are always very important aspect which gives a feeling of elegance or chubbiness, depending on how you guide them along the inner bore. With bigger bells, lines are always a bit trickier to get well. We feel that this didgeridoo really got the best out of it. It is one of those didges that makes you go “ohhhhhh… ” when you take it out of its bag. The wood is dark red with intricate shades, with some old greyish wood at parts and together with inlaying of wormholes around it, there is something to look at from all sides. The mouthpiece is made of Wenge and it is optimally rounded for precision and comfort. Mirror polish allows all the colours to pass through without a haze and it takes a while to realize how many shades of red this didgeridoo has. With a very moderate weight of 4.1kg, this is also quite a portable didgeridoo, so the rest of the world might see it.
I remember that perfect pitch theory, I think written by Dr Sacks, started to explain the difference in notes by pointing to the sharpness of F# and mellowness of Eb. So this didgeridoo is a more mellow tuning (432Hz) of Eb, the mellowest of notes, enveloped in a very explosive air creating structure that stretches its territory deeply into Yin and Yang, of your didgeridoo playing.
Named after red winged blackbird and its angelic choir, Angelaius is that “other level” of didgeridoos. It is something you have to experience to understand as this description cannot bring you the power and beauty of the feeling when you play it. It was hard work to make it, but now that it is finished, it is pure easiness to be guided into new sonic realms.