Daryl O'Buka replied to Christopher Sahar's discussion Memories of Dangriga for two Djembe
"Hi Bob,
Good to hear you had so much fun with the instrument, and your tuition. On your suggestion of twin mics, bottom and top, I've been there, and whilst it's not an entirely fruitless search, one can occasionally get close, it's problematic on…"
Dec 29, 2013
Daryl O'Buka replied to Christopher Sahar's discussion Memories of Dangriga for two Djembe
"Hi Chris,
An Interesting expanation, and maybe you've achieved a first in writing this way for the instrument? Look forward to hearing the next one, and how you manage the dance element. Sounds fascinating.
I'm based in the UK in Nottingham.
Cheers,"
Dec 27, 2013
Daryl O'Buka replied to Christopher Sahar's discussion Memories of Dangriga for two Djembe
"Hi Chris,
Really nice to hear someone pick up on this instrument and place it in a context that brings the best from it. Traditionally (over here anyhow) the djembe is the drum of choice for the drum circle, where it presents an easily accessible…"
Dec 27, 2013
Daryl O'Buka replied to Jenny Leigh Hodgins's discussion Mac Pro vs iMac?
"Hi Jenny,

You raise many points in your post. For what it's worth I'm a Mac Pro user, I bought it second hand around three years ago for £1250. New they were then, over £2.2k. At the time it was a ' last years spec' quad core as opposed to an up to…"
Dec 22, 2013
Daryl O'Buka replied to Moses's discussion Notably good film scores, anyone?
"Thomas Newman's score to the Road to Perdition is particularly atmospheric, Ghosts, Cathedral, and Just the Fella are just sumptuous. Probably not to everyones taste, but there you are. The simplicity of his melody, his  harmony, his instrumental…"
Mar 2, 2013
Daryl O'Buka replied to Gavin Brown's discussion Post Your Fav TV Show Theme and Say Why It's Great
"The theme to the persuaders by John Barry, Classic, I  love the low Moog

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UypR9O4IT8U

The theme to Lost in Space by John Williams, I love its quirkiness. It was always screened at Sunday lunchtime when I was a boy. I…"
Mar 1, 2013