This is the Otamatone. For those who missed my previous post on this wonderfully weird Japanese musical instrument, you can check out a video of it in action here. For less than $30, this would be a great gift. Useful too, I guess. I want one. Get me one please.
Here’s a young woman playing the Super Mario Bros. music on an ancient Chinese instrument called a Sheng.
I’ve posted a video of this amazing electronic instrument and I really cannot get enough of how fun it looks to play. For $40, it seems like a good way to spend some money.