Traditional music played in analog equipment still appeals among  residents of the local community owing to the  socio-cultural  messages it carries  in society.

Stored  in  an inscribed spiral groove, referred to as a phonographic disc record, the music was played by  traditional mobile disc jockeys  ‘DJ’s’ at special occasions using a record player.

Children  and young persons were never allowed to attend the entertainment sessions lest it distracted them from formal education and induced  truancy behavior.

Residents interviewed reminisced the traditional music describing it as ‘’old turned gold’’  even as they drew a paralleled comparison between  the DJ’s of yonder and conventional ones.

While current DJ’s were highly professional including mixing music from other sources, their traditional counterparts could only collect limited records and play them singly in one machine.

Barnabas Omenta appeared to criticize the influence of the  analog ‘Philip’ phonogram, on his father  who owned it  as  a DJ, plunging him into polygamy.

He equally deplored  the owe with which   the DJs  were held by event organizers /music fans enabling them  to solicit for special offers including foodstuffs.

But Hurun Mokua introduced an interesting angle to the traditional  music  saying it imparted positive cultural values threatened with modernity.

According to him, though fascinating, the old-fashioned  record player can still be used owing to its low operational  costs.

 It is highly sought for by music lovers as a souvenir and some radio stations use it to entertain their listeners by playing ‘oldies tracks.