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All Rundle Mall's 'Pipe Guy' Needs To Make Music Is Thongs And PVC Pipe

If you frequent Adelaide’s Rundle Mall, then “Pipe Guy” is likely old news, but for the rest of us, it’s hard not to be amazed by a guy playing techno music with nothing by a unique instrument made of PVC pipe and a pair of thongs.

The talented musician / craftsman also goes by the name Jake Clarke and according to his channel’s about section, the drummer of 10 years was inspired to build his creation after watching a DVD of the Blue Man Group.

The pipe set you see in the video is apparently just one of a few different models — Clarke is “constantly experimenting” with ways of putting them together, including using a variety of scales.

If you like the cut of his pipes, here’s a video of another performance:

[YouTube, via Geekologie]

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