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Sanfilippo Theatre Pipe Organ
With 8,000 pipes this giant instrument is the most versatile theatre pipe organ ever built.
Added by Josh
A World of Accordions Museum
A collection of 1,300 accordions of all shapes and sizes displayed in chronological order.
Added by lewblank
A whimsical sensor instrument for Minneapolitans to play on their walks to work.
Added by ebretzel
National Cathedral Bell Tower
There’s a special club house at the top for the bell ringers.
Added by Elliot Carter
Watch a Strange Miniature Automaton of Marie Antoinette Play a Dulcimer Music Box
Beautiful and creepy.
January 31, 2017
Listen to the Low Earthly Hum of a Candle Pipe Organ
As the wax melts, the pitch changes.
January 17, 2017
Watch 167 Theremin Nesting Dolls Play Beethoven's 9th Symphony
The "Matryomin" is the instrument of the future.
November 21, 2016
There's Only One Government Agency With Its Own Special Anthem
The 1980s-era ditty is strangely catchy.
November 15, 2016
Geigenbauer-Denkmal (Violin Maker Monument)
A monument to the small town of master violin makers and its countless luthiers.
Added by Christine Williamson
The Fight to Save America From Satan's Subliminal Rock Messages
In the 1980s, many politicians were convinced there were devious, secret messages hidden inside popular records.
October 20, 2016
Watch This Bird Man Whistle 'Georgia On My Mind'
The only thing more impressive might be his mullet.
October 19, 2016
Eden, New York
Original American Kazoo Company
This two-room factory has been cranking out the musical signifier of zaniness for a century.
Added by BlueRon
Watch an Impromptu Medieval Icelandic Hymn Sung in a Modern Train Station
The acoustics of the German transit hub perfectly suit the centuries-old song.
September 28, 2016
Watch a Player Piano Rock Out
This piano tickles its own ivories.
September 23, 2016
Watch Early Rotoscoping Turn Cab Calloway into the Ghost of a Walrus
Simultaneously eerie, cute, jazzy, and artistic.
September 21, 2016
The Liverpool street made famous by the Beatles is real.
Added by AaronNetsky
Listen to the Mystical Music Box Version of Haddaway's 'What Is Love'
This paper-tape music box puts a new spin on the classic dance number.
September 02, 2016
New York, New York
The Fillmore East
A Yiddish theater turned movie house turned rock and roll landmark turned gay disco turned bank.
Added by GVSHP
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