Disarm: Weapons Turned Into Musical Instruments

The world would be a better place with more music and less weapons. Luckily, there’s people out there trying to make exactly that happen.


Meet Pedro Reyes, a man working on turning decommissioned guns and weapons into musical instruments. Ones that sound good, at that.


The guns were apparently used by drug cartels in Mexico, originally, but then recovered, disarmed, and put together once more as programmable musical instruments that can be played by computers.



The project also had the collaboration of Cocolab, a Mexican studio, and various musicians.


And just in case you have any doubts left about how good they sound, here’s a little something for you:

Source: Technabob

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