Japanese Musicians Create Drum Beats With Vintage Tape Recorders

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What makes an instrument – an instrument? Who and when decided what we can use to produce music and what’s not for that? The video below will make you forget everything you know about musical instruments.

Ei Wada, Haruka Yoshida, and Masaru Yoshida are Japanese musicians who are creating amazing drum beats on the vintage tape recorders from the ’70s and ’80s. Their group is named Open Reel Ensemble and they are collaborating with various creatives, such as Japanese designer ISSEY MIYAKE.

Click play below to hear the magic they are creating.