Lose Weight By Listening to Music?

We all know that listening to music can (sometimes drastically) affect our moods and feelings. Classical music has been scientifically proven to help reduce stress and increase concentration. But the affects of music don’t end at our moods–they have the power to affect our health, cognitive function, athletic performance, and yes, …

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Do You Didgeridoo?

Besides having a reputation for being “full of things that can kill you,” Australia is also known for a unique instrument–the wooden didgeridoo, sometimes also referred to as a “drone pipe.” This wind instrument, developed by Indigenous Australians of northern Australia around 1,500 years ago, is still widely today both in Australia and around the world. …

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Man Turns a Carrot into a Clarinet

Linsey Pollak turns a carrot into a clarinet using an electric drill, a carrot, and a saxophone mouthpiece.  He builds and plays it in a meer 5 minutes.

Linsey Pollak is an Australian musician, instrument maker, composer, musical director, and community music facilitator.