Didges Brew · Berlin Didgeridoo Big Beat

Didges Brew · Berlin Didgeridoo Big Beat

Pioneers of the Didgeridoo in Europe! A fresh combo, not only recognized in the Didgeridoo world, contributes their exceptional skills to Jazz and Club Beats by virtuous Breakbeats mixed with entertaining Didge Funk and Yidaki Rap. Didges Brew use the Didgeridoo as a powerful effect for voice and mouth percussion. At times you’re convinced that it sounds just like an electronic Beat Box. But the whole sound comes out … of a simple tube! – ‚This must be supernatural – you aren’t able to play Didgeridoo like this, how the heck they do it ?‘ (Philipp – a fan)

Marc Miethe (Didgeridoos) and Tayfun Schulzke (Percussion) keep on confronting musicians of the Jazz, Club or World Music circuits. They are liberating the oldest wind instrument known by mankind, elevating the Didgeridoo from its image of being an „accompanying drone instrument“ into a new status. Their performance on the Didge is so powerful and contemporary, that even experienced listeners are amazed when Didges Brew play and produce sonicsoundz for the listeners of the 21st century.

With their fresh and extraordinary skills and a lot of taste and humor, it is their aim to explore the multiple possibilities of this simple wooden tube, „to expose its qualities as a ´mouth percussion´ instrument“. Didges Brew transform percussion vocals, as well as HipHop influenced Beat Box styles and Jazz Scat improvisations with the Didge. The tunable Trombone Didge enables them to produce „wicked“ sounding melodious bass lines as well as woven virtuous breakbeats to their full spectrum of driving rhythms and exotic soundscapes.

Didges Brew exist since August ’98, succeeding the band Circular Breathing, who performed at, and influenced Didgeridoo- and World-Music-Festivals through the great diversity and creativity of their playing.


These Guest Musicians may be added to our Line up.
Daniel Allen (Cuba) trumpet … cuban soul pushing the beat !
Armin Metz (Ahimsa, Talvin Singh Trio) electric bass.
Adam Chalk (NY) – keys, synths
David Kuckherman percussion
J. Alfred Mehnert – percussion

According to your capacity Didges Brew offers smaller, well functioning and rehearsed Line-Ups for events, concerts and performances. More info on demand.

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Festival Highlights
Rainbow Spirit Festival • Yoga Festival, Berlin • DidgeHeadRadio Festival UK • Crossroots-Festival, Salching • Official opening 12th IAAF World Championships, Brandenburg Gate • IBORT Festival, Spain • Austria Didgeridoo Festival • Israel Didjeridoo Festival • Böllerbauer Open Air (AT) • OBOA Open Air • Traumpfade, Kokochidan Festival • Internationales Literaturfestival, Berlin Eurofolkfestival • Didge-Village • World Music Festival Loshausen • FreakWeekNoEnd • Weltjugendfest (World Youth Fest) 2005 • Dreamtime Festivals, Berlin • Red Summer Festival, Cottbuss • Dunya Festival (NL) • Powermesse (CH) • Auerworld since 2004 • Popdeurope, Arena Berlin • Rakatak • Folk´n´Fusion Festival • „InMotion“ • Tribales, Spain • Tanz- und Folkfest Rudolstadt • Karneval der Kulturen, Berlin • Immeldorf Open Air • offic. opening `Fète de la Musique´ Berlin • Gnawa Impulse (Zeltival, Moving Cultures, Kemnade International; Respect Festival, Prag) • MyFest, Berlin • Fusion Festival • Australien 2000, Bonn • Festival für Folk, Lied und Weltmusik • New Age Music Festival (NL) • Love-Parade 1997 • Open Fairport Festival …

Choice of Events / Companies / Fares

Biosphäre Potsdam (regular) • Rudy Mostarda Show (ExtremaHair) • DLD Conference 2011 München • The Perth Mint Australia • Messe Bremen • Real IS Berlin, Frankfurt, München • Wein Wolf Pro.Wein • Universum Bremen • Sennheiser Global Conference 2008 (setting up a 12-piece Ethno-Pop-Orchestra • Bahnhofseröffnung Visp CH • Reminders Day • Sparkasse • 20 Years Joey´s Pizza • Das Schloss Steglitz • Akzo Nobel • BMW Munich (FIFA Championchips 2006) • BAT Meddewader • AdventureOZ Tour (yellow tail) • Galeries Lafayette, Berlin • WOMEX, Essen • BMW Formula one, Monte Carlo • Hannover Trade Fair (Night of Innovations, CeMAT) • Wintershall • Ecco • Holde GmbH • Thomas Cook „Premiere – Travel Summer 2004“ • Holde GmbH • Kempinski Hotel Bristol, Berlin • Didgedays 2003 • Kunstherbst Berlin (Christo exhibition) • Australisches Filmfestival, Görlitz • Asia-Pacific-Forum • CARGO-Lifter hall opening 2000 • Real IS • European Patent Office, Munich • A. Racke GmbH • Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung • SAP Trade Fair, Nizza • GfZ (German Society for payment systems) • Middle German Airportnight • Zoo Berlin …

Best Clubs

Café la Palma Madrid (regular) • Barroc, Club Underground Barcelona • Leopold Wien • Elfenbein Herford • Downtown Dresden • Volkshaus Jena • Odonien Köln • Basta Görlitz • Brotfabrik Frankfurt • Club Marchwitza Eisehüttenstadt • Mandarin Hamburg • Kultur-Bahnhof Heidelberg • Moritz-Bastei Leipzig • Pavillion Hannover • Kamp Bielefeld • Schlachthof • Das Bett Frankfurt • Schlachthof Lahr • Weisses Ross Immeldorf • Kulturwerk Stuttgart … Berlin: Kaffee Burger • Quasimodo • Junction Bar (regular) • Kesselhaus • Pfefferberg • E-Werk • UFA-Fabrik • RAWtempel (regular) • BKA Zelt • Sage-Club • Spannwerk • Haus der Kulturen der Welt • Arena Glashaus • Matrix • Passionskirche • Nataraya Goa Parties • Tempodrom Berlin • Cafe Zapata • Arcanoa • Werkstadt der Kulturen …

Regular Workshops

Deutsch-Nordamerikanische Gesellschaft, Berlin (frec.) • Deutsches Erwachsenen-Bildungswerk, Cotbus • Afro-Pfingsten Festival Winterthur (CH) • Residência de Didgeridoo, Portugal …

DIDGES BREW | Didgeridoo Big Beat

press articles

„… a real discovery … absolutely convincing interpretation of the term „World Music“ … Marc Miethe plays (the didge) with intensity and wealth of ideas which is hard to match … far and away no Folk Music in sight, and when drums (Stefan Hauser), percussion and Samples join in, you know that the association with „Bitches Brew“ by Miles Davis was absolutely right: this is Ethno-Jazz for the 21st century … „Didges Brew“ creates a truly organic fusion of different music styles, and the simple wooden tube is always leading.“ Beate Baum, Dresdner Neueste Nachrichten, Oct. 3rd 2003

„…brilliant…“ Berliner Morgenpost, 2005

… about Marc Miethe’s solo project

„… storm of enthusiasm … unbelieable variety …“ S. Leonhardt, Bad. Zeitung, Dec. 23rd 2002

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