This Crazy New Instrument Makes Music with 2,000 Marbles
This Crazy New Instrument Makes Music with 2,000 Marbles Guest Contributor March 12, 2016 Technology No Comments
The Wintergartan Marble Machine, built by Swedish musician Martin Molin and filmed by Hannes Knutsson, is a hand-made music box. As the devices cycles it activates a vibraphone, bass, kick drum, cymbal and other instruments that play a score programmed into a 32 bar loop comprised of LEGO technic parts. The marbles are moved internally through the machine using funnels, pulleys, and tubes.
Words can’t really do justice to the beautiful music created by this unique instrument so you’re just going to have to watch the video. I’m sure you’ll agree that Molin’s hard work has certainly paid off. That’s what we call using your marbles!
More info: Wintergatan
First, watch the video. Words just can’t describe it!
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