What do you get when you combine a kazoo with a toy piano and a ukulele? This:
Apparently, the guy in the video made this instrument out of a baby piano and a broken ukulele.
He says, “I found the Baby Piano in Inverness [United Kingdom]. The ukulele was a broken one I had laying around. I just put two and two together, seemed sensible to me.”
It’s amazing how far a little creativity and ingenuity can take you. Anyone else ever made their own instrument or thought a little outside of the box for a performance?
Well I never created my own instruments, but I do covers with unexpected ones, like System of a Down’s Chop Suey on ukulele and Glockenspiel for an example.
krapo, that sounds awesome. Do you have a recording or a video of you covering these songs? I’d love to hear them.
My website is http://krapo.wordpress.com
There are 3 cover songs areas: videogames, TV&Movies, and songs.
Fake OST and Soundtrack of my Life are my original music.
Let me know what you think!
krapo, you’ve posted so many songs! I’ve been enjoying browsing through and listening to them. I like the thinking outside the box you’re doing. I see in some videos your using a device called a “Tenori-On”? I’ve never seen this before. Can you explain to me what it does? Does it produce sound?
Hey I’m glad you liked what I did 🙂
The Tenori-On is a fun instrument! Basically it’s a kind of synthetizer and sequencer, but the input method is very different, there are 16×16 LEDs which are also buttons. There are different modes which set the LEDs to control notes, tempo, instrument, etc and everything is visualized on the 16×16 matrix. And when you play it, you and the audience can *see* each note that is played.
And when I tried to think ‘out of the box’ with this instrument, i did the True Blood video. An d after even more ‘out of the box’ thinking, I did the Legend of Zelda video which I’m very proud of.
You can see videos explaining how it works here: http://tenori-on.yamaha-europe.com/