Anyone remember Jean Michel Jarre’s laser performances, where he supposedly played synth leads by breaking laser beams? Some said it was fake, but nonetheless it is possible, as Stephen Hobley has proved with his Laser Harp.
To say it’s a custom build is an understatement. There are plenty of technical details on his web page, but if you just want to see it in action, take a look at the video below:
It’s not the most practical instrument in the world, but it certainly looks fun. Could even get you some physical exercise into the bargain.
Now, when’s someone going to hook it up to a games console and release “Laser Harp Hero”?
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