This Bizarre Looking Instrument That Sounds Out of this World

The Yaybahar is the latest acoustic instrument created by Istanbul-based musician Görkem Şen. The instrument is electric-free relying only on vibrations, made of strings, wood, coiled springs and membranes produces a lush auditory landscape, unlike anything else. It can be played various ways using mallets or bows.

Amazingly, the sounds captured in this performance are recorded in real time without any effects, amplification or post processing.

So, sit back and let these hypnotic sounds transport you to another dimension.