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From Modified Atari Consoles to Carrot Clarinets

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Who says music can only be made with traditional instruments like guitars, pianos, flutes, and trumpets? The musicians in this slideshow below sure wouldn't. They've managed to produce sounds from ball bearings, ping pong balls, modified video game consoles, vegetables, fish, footwear, and typewriters.

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