Published on February 23rd, 2014 | by Alan Cross


Ancient Chinese Instrument Sounds EXACTLY Like Super Mario

We know that the ancient Chinese were very clever.  They invented gunpowder, paper–and, apparently, the music for Super Mario with an instrument called a sheng.  See?

(Via Gizmodo)

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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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