It’s a Literal Rock Band

Digital and mechanical technologies artist Neil Mendoza has amazingly turned inanimate rocks into a literal rock band. Watch the video of this remarkable musical xylophone playing “Here Comes the Sun” by The Beatles.

Electro-mechanical devices pop rocks against pieces of marble and aluminum to play specific notes as strips of fake leather hit larger stones to create a drumbeat. If you want to find out more about how this remarkable musical xylophone was built watch the tutorial here.