Today I learned a new word: Theremin. It’s not only one of coolest musical instruments that probably ever existed, it’s also the first fully electronic device. It was invented in 1919 by the Russian Leon Theremin. The instrument is not only responsible for the creepy ‘singing’ sounds in sci-fi and horror movies in the 60’s and 70’s, but was also used for the track ‘Mysterons’ by Portishead. Supposedly, it’s making a real come-back recently.
When someone plays it, it just doesn’t look real. Like magic, or insanity.