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Music in Objects: Bicycles, paper, & oats make new songs

By recording the sounds from everyday objects—a light switch, a microwave, jellybeans falling into a bowl, ice in a glass, oats, a bicycle—and then tweaking those sounds with digital effects, sound designer Matthew Simonson has created a video series called Music in Objects.

In the video above, he explores bicycles. Below, he makes music from paper:

…as well as oats and their package. He writes, “Big shout out to the lid.”

What everyday objects would you choose to make music?

Follow these with Music From a Dry Cleaner, Sounds of the Hardware Store, The Secret World of Foley, A Chorus of Keys, and Why does a frozen lake sound like a Star Wars blaster?

via Laughing Squid.

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