Bernth is a very talented guitarist, but one instrument he’s never played before now is a sitar. He recently got his hands on one and started plucking away at it. After getting his bearings, Bernth experimented with some heavy metal riffs on the 18-stringed Indian instrument, and the result was a rousing success that will leave you wanting even more.
Awesome String Instruments
Boots Randolph’s tune Yakety Sax is best known as the music behind the various pratfalls on The Benny Hill Show, and then later as the theme for any slapstick video. While it’s usually played on the saxophone, Maria Lazareva performed this energetic arrangement on violin, accompanied by Moscow’s Eccellente Chamber Ensemble.
Got a broken washing machine and some woodworking skills? Then check out Scrap Wood City’s clip in which he shows how to convert the metal tub from a washing machine into the body for a fretless acoustic contrabass. It’s only got two strings, but it still sounds cool.