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Watch six species of monkeys play six different synthesizers

If a million monkeys typing on a million typewriters will eventually produce the works of Shakespeare, what will half a dozen monkeys on a half a dozen synthesizers produce? This ad for Sweden's Volt Festival answers that not-so-age-old question by putting electronic instruments in the hands of long-tailed primates.

And this making-of video reveals the secrets to getting monkeys to play the synth: rubbing bananas over the keyboards.

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[via Nerdcore]

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collinxvii
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This was fun - I especially liked the marmosets. But I can't help myself, and must nitpick a little: there were only three monkeys, with a non-monkey primate and two non-primates.