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Pokémon and Super Mario video game music played on unusual instruments

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Musician Joe Porter can play a number of cool and unusual instruments. In the video above, he performs different generations of Pokémon video game music.

Featured percussion instruments include hand pans, a snare drum, a hi-hat, a base drum, a Pearl malletSTATION, a glass chromatic aquarion, a marimba, and a few stylophones. He announces and labels each instrument as he moves from set to set.

malletstation
In the video below, Porter plays Super Mario Music on a marimba, glockenspiel, vibraphone, boomwhackers, the glass aquarion, steel pans, hand pans, a hammered dulcimer, a slapaphone, stylophones, and desk bells. One note from a set of chimes completes the composition.

mario on slapaphone
Find Joe Porter on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, and at JoePorterOnline.com.

Watch more instrument videos:
• Super Mario Bros. on a marimba with four mallets
• Boomwhacker Bach: Prélude n°1 aux tubes musicaux
• A homemade Popcorn-playing ‘pop instrument’
• Monster Tubulum
• Handpan on Water, a river performance by Ethereal In E
• Melodious stone instruments called lithophones

via Kottke.

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