This band makes and plays instruments made from discarded consumer electronics.

They’re called Electronicos Fantasticos!, and despite the Spanish-sounding name are actually from Japan. They specialize in repurposing “retired consumer electronics” into musical instruments. Here’s a use for old CRT TVs that I never imagined. See more of their ingenuity here.

They also do a mean cover of New Order’s “Blue Monday.”

(Via Boing Boing)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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