Watching Strings Vibrate While This Guitarist Plays Is Delightfully Calming

Watching Strings Vibrate While This Guitarist Plays Is Delightfully Calming
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Video: By mounting a small camera looking out the sound hole of his guitar, musician Alan Gogoll was able to capture the oscillating wave patterns as each string was plucked. The result is a performance that’s as captivating to watch as it is to hear.

Cramming a camera inside a musical instrument will almost certainly reduce its ability to produce rich, clear tones, but Gogoll is clearly a talented performer who doesn’t seem hindered by the modification in any way. If anything, it adds an entirely new dimension to experiencing these performances.

[YouTube via Laughing Squid]