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When an inflated car tyre's inner-tube is
struck with a stick, it makes a particular,
unique ringing type of sound, which
be called a sort of "toingk".
If a collection of tubes are partially filled
with water to varying degrees, then
inflated to a variety of pressures, and
up from a frame, they form the
instrument, known as The Inner-Tubular
Now all you need do is remake that
famous album, with the invited voice of
Mike Oldfield himself, describing each
inner-tube sequence in turn, as it is
in the same order as the original album.
The instrument [xenzag, Oct 04 2006]
The album [xenzag, Oct 04 2006]
(noise of converted automatic weaponry being 'tinged' by Mike)
(sound of small citrus fruit being squished, melodically)
"One slightly distorted bassoon"
(appropriate noise joins the fray)
"Inner. Tubular. Bells!"
<toingk! t-toingk toingk toingk toingk toingk - toi-ioingk t-toingk toingk toi-i-ioink t-toingk toingk toingk etc>
||You must have quite an old car if it actually has inner-tubes!
||Modern tires are tubeless.
||Here's one to confuse the classifiers of musical instruments. To set up a whole orchestra you'd have to go from say, motor scooter tires to those mega big truck tires. It would be one of the few musical instruments that could easily double as a recreational flotation device. Fun!
Im thinking hallucinogenic tubing