Rhythm: Who Could Ask for Anything More?

[SKF NOTE: All that’s missing is the hamster wheel.]

Today in Crazy Instruments: Meet Yamaha’s 360-Degree Spherical Drum Kit

raijin_spherical_drum_1[W]e…present you Raijin, Yamaha’s 360-degree spherical drum set.

[T]he kit allows musicians to take on a different approach to drumming and possibly express themselves in a different way than usual.

It has all the components of a standard drum set, with not one, but several cowbells, four bass drums with pedals and numerous cymbals and toms.

The manufacturer stated: “This design seeks to create an ideal form that will allow human beings to go beyond existing methods to express themselves. The design resembles a globe and allows performers to let their imaginations run wild on an assortment of different kinds of drums. Energy erupts centered on the performer and creates an increasingly visually dynamic world of sound.”

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