Marching to the Beat of Their Own Drum
Hired Gun Rock Documentary Trailer
Hired Gun is a documentary about the world of Rock and the musical geniuses that have gone on to create iconic rock solos and more.
The Song Played at Every American Graduation
Ever wonder why the same song is played at every American college graduation? Turns out the song, Pomp & Circumstance, has its origin's in the British war for gold.
Creating Horror with The Apprehension Engine
The Apprehension Engine is a custom built instrument designed to create horror sound effects. The various elements can be used to create all manner of sinister and creepy sounds to make the hair on the back of your neck stand on end.
Who Knew Cows Loved Jazz?
A dairy farmer in Florida named Ed Henderson has taken his love of jazz outdoors and now shares it with his bovine brethren. What was once a backyard practice session has now turned into a regular session entertaining over 6,000 cows.
Tapping Along with the Typewriter Orchestra
Who needs traditional instruments when you have a typewriter? Meet the 6 men that make up the Boston Typewriter Orchestra and play various original and cover songs using old mechanical typewriters.
The Unique Sound of Funny from the 90's
Meet Fred Newman, known for his sound effects and voice overs in the Nickelodeon's classic "Doug". Fred has also lent his wide range of silly sounds to the likes of "Gremlins" and "Who Framed Roger Rabbit".
Incredible Subway Singers Sing Opera
The subways of New York City had a cultural upgrade with the introduction of opera singers performing to crowds underground. Watch as the group called the Opera Collective take their talents subterranean.
Playing The Beatles with Rocks
We all know about rock music but this instrument uses actual rocks to play music. Watch and listen as The Beatles "Here Comes the Sun" in played with real rocks.
Beautifully Restored Violin Playing Machine
I'm sure you've all seen a piano that plays itself but what about a a machine playing a violin? This beautifully restored Hupfeld Phonoliszt-Violina is an absolute masterpiece.
Crazy Band Plays While Dangling from a Crane
Watch as this band in São Paulo, Brazil plays while suspended in the air by a crane. The band of 20, complete with instruments, all dangle while playing without missing a beat.
Magical Wind Instruments from Peru
Check out these incredible wind instruments from Peru that are designed to work by letting water pass between internal chambers. As the water and air pass they create beautiful magical sounds matching the creatures on the instrument.
3 Story Tall Lightning Memorial to David Bowie
Brixton, the birth place of David Bowie, in the south of London wants to build a permanent memorial to the music legend. The design would be a 3 story tall lightning bolt based on his 1973 album Aladdin Sane.
Turning Trash Into Musical Instruments
Meet artist Ken Butler from Brooklyn who has built over 400 musical instruments. But these aren't just any instruments, they were all made from trash he found in New York City from hockey sticks and tennis rackets to brooms and golf clubs.
The Ancient Instrument Reviving Classic Rock
Who would have thought the world of classic rock would be revived by an ancient instrument called a Gayageum. Based in Seoul, South Korea this young musician has been recreating classic rock songs for her YouTube followers and she's only just getting started.
Playing Music on Ice Instruments
Meet Tim Linhart, an ice sculptor from Colorado who has created incredible frozen instruments that are playable. Tim is also the founder of Ice Music based in Sweden.