Sunday, August 21, 2011


I saw this interesting musical instrument in the video by Michael Hearst that i posted yesterday. I thought that it was worth some additional investigation.

The Otamatone is an electronic instrument, designed by Maywa Denki. Some would call it a toy, but it's shaped like a musical note. I think that there are some real musical possibilities
This video gives you a pretty good idea of the possibilities:

Here's another video (in Japanese) which shows all of the possibilities:

And this one is my all time favorite video:

Sells for about $35 US

Think Geek
Otamatone on Amazon

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