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Date: 07/12/06 02:00 AM

59 Responses to Bobby McTheremin – Don`t Worry, Be Happy

  1. Profile photo of triple-o-six
    triple-o-six Male 18-29
    3 posts
    July 11, 2006 at 11:44 pm
    Link: Bobby McTheremin - Don`t Worry, Be Happy - It`s a song you know well played on an instrument you might not know so well.
  2. Profile photo of bionicRod
    bionicRod Male 30-39
    1014 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 12:18 am
    OK, I`m lost. Seemed to me like he was just dubbing his voice and playing it back on a click track to get all the parts. What was that black doohickey in front of him? Never seen one of those before. Anyway, it was pretty cool, but not cool enough for me to sit through the whole thing. When he`s off key during the high harmony it makes my toenails curl lol.
  3. Profile photo of eagles5
    eagles5 Male 13-17
    272 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 2:07 am
    he`s using a machine that has something to do with frequency. i think
  4. Profile photo of cannibal151
    cannibal151 Male 18-29
    1550 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 2:12 am
    that guy is annoying to look at
  5. Profile photo of DMDekoth
    DMDekoth Male 70 & Over
    888 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 2:24 am
    I really want one of those controllers. Im pretty sure its controlled with foot pedals.
  6. Profile photo of BobSmith1486
    BobSmith1486 Male 18-29
    30 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 2:33 am
    This song was played on a Theremin. It is an instrument controlled by hand movements around oscilating frequency modilators. For muuch more information check out this site. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theremin
  7. Profile photo of Mantistador
    Mantistador Male 18-29
    2200 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 2:36 am
    wow thats amazing just look at the technological age we live in... imagine a whole orchestra of people just moving their hands and making music... wow and what if the impliment this stuff into vehicles, control your car just by swooping your hand, no steering wheel needed.... wow (but this might cause more accidents when people accidently make a hand movement...)
  8. Profile photo of imcoolyeah
    imcoolyeah Male 13-17
    747 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 2:36 am
    i love that song
  9. Profile photo of Osprey39
    Osprey39 Male 18-29
    1408 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 2:46 am
    It`s like Jonny Greenwood`s Ondes-Martenot.
  10. Profile photo of sugarhigh83
    sugarhigh83 Female 18-29
    1034 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 3:57 am
    what?
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    sugarhigh83 Female 18-29
    1034 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 3:58 am
    thats very good information bobsmith
  12. Profile photo of FallenSoul
    FallenSoul Male 18-29
    923 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 4:00 am
    Yes, now that I know a bit more about the instrument I am quite impressed, I imagine that would take a lot of practice.
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    smilehappy Male 13-17
    14 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 4:27 am
    hey homer from the simpsons had one of these. rember whne artie was in his attic and they were looking for the noise or what ever and then the creepy music came on and he said something about he playing his theremin.
  14. Profile photo of slaine
    slaine Male 13-17
    391 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 4:28 am
    his name is bobby mcferrin. not mctheremin
  15. Profile photo of triple-o-six
    triple-o-six Male 18-29
    3 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 4:32 am
    McTheremin is a twist on names. Dig a little bit deeper.
  16. Profile photo of gregjazz
    gregjazz Male 18-29
    11 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 4:50 am
    Ooh, two-handed Theremin playing--that`s pretty difficult. As you can see, his left hand controls the volume and his right controls the pitch. There are some great Theremin players out there and great bands which incorporate this instrument, be sure to look it up!
  17. Profile photo of monert
    monert Female 18-29
    799 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 5:35 am
    They look complicated, I dont think I will be getting one.
  18. Profile photo of Mo0k
    Mo0k Male 18-29
    664 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 5:53 am
    Absolutely brilliant. What a genius.
  19. Profile photo of aj101
    aj101 Male 13-17
    567 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 5:56 am
    thats enough of that...
  20. Profile photo of aj101
    aj101 Male 13-17
    567 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 5:57 am
    by the way thats the instrument they use in the brian wilson/beach boys song Good Vibrations
  21. Profile photo of aj101
    aj101 Male 13-17
    567 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 6:00 am
    you know when it goes

    OOO WEEE OOOO OHHHH OOOOO

  22. Profile photo of sparkington
    sparkington Male 18-29
    148 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 6:17 am
    wow
  23. Profile photo of ryan14
    ryan14 Male 13-17
    2057 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 7:16 am
    ive seen it before, it works off a weak magnetic field that comes from people, so it changes depending on where you put your hands above it.
  24. Profile photo of walrusgod
    walrusgod Male 13-17
    47 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 7:35 am
    the founder of the church of satan could play the theremin
  25. Profile photo of MissyRee
    MissyRee Female 18-29
    873 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 8:15 am
    i only watched 15secs.. it was an annoying noise..
  26. Profile photo of flourchild29
    flourchild29 Female 30-39
    269 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 8:22 am
    he really good
    but i like this better
    kt tunstall
    let`s see if that works
  27. Profile photo of jennwisner
    jennwisner Female 18-29
    165 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 10:15 am
    Ok, much more impressive when you know what the heck is going on. Check out the Wiki link that BobSmith posted.
  28. Profile photo of TopperHey
    TopperHey Male 18-29
    1930 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 10:29 am
    Balls to your 5 minute drum solos and mario music on the guitar. That KT Tunstall: SHE is a musician!

    Blimey. U`ve got tunstall, murray. One of these days scotland might b treated as equally as england!

  29. Profile photo of Joesus
    Joesus Male 18-29
    197 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 11:25 am
    by the way thats the instrument they use in the brian wilson/beach boys song Good Vibrations
    no he didnt- thats an electro theremin on the recording, and an oscillator live
    and that kt tunstal link is cool, you like looping you should check out steve lawson, much more suble use of it
  30. Profile photo of videogamer
    videogamer Male 18-29
    3016 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 11:33 am
    I watched the KT Tunstall clip. That was much more impressive... and it didn`t give me a fricking headache.
  31. Profile photo of xMo0kie
    xMo0kie Female 13-17
    145 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 11:54 am
    AGGHH >.O
  32. Profile photo of Clayboy
    Clayboy Male 18-29
    651 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 11:59 am
    That guy is horrible. Learn to play before making a video showing the world what a theremin can do.
  33. Profile photo of holt811
    holt811 Female 18-29
    45 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 12:01 pm
    LOVE KT Tunstall - she`d be amazing to see live!
  34. Profile photo of VONLINE
    VONLINE Male 18-29
    578 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 12:56 pm
    This would`ve been a lot cooler if the video was only about a minute long, maybe two.
  35. Profile photo of myrandommind
    myrandommind Female 13-17
    178 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 1:07 pm
    That vid was purdy impressive, two had theremin playing is hard. And I gotta say, KT Tunstall is the shiznitz. She rocks.
  36. Profile photo of Enohead
    Enohead Male 40-49
    1587 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 2:23 pm
    Theremins = cool as hell.
  37. Profile photo of bionicRod
    bionicRod Male 30-39
    1014 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 2:24 pm
    BobSmith: Thanks for the info, the link is much more impressive now!
  38. Profile photo of bionicRod
    bionicRod Male 30-39
    1014 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 2:33 pm
    Wow and Kt Tunstall was AMAZING! Thanks flourchild29!
  39. Profile photo of kornstalk51
    kornstalk51 Male 70 & Over
    81 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 2:44 pm
    thats pretty cool...i had never seen one of those b4
  40. Profile photo of Pyreamagic
    Pyreamagic Female 13-17
    185 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 5:01 pm
    Bill Bailey does it better.
  41. Profile photo of Pyreamagic
    Pyreamagic Female 13-17
    185 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 5:04 pm
    And that KT Tunstall link rocks.
  42. Profile photo of GypsyCassie
    GypsyCassie Female 18-29
    880 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 5:44 pm
    Ummmm, I like the original non-alienesque version-thanks.
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    deaf_woman Male 30-39
    2720 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 5:59 pm
    Theremin = cool.
    "Don`t Worry, Be Happy" = grotesque.
    Dude doing both = mentalcase.
    Me watching the whole clip = vomit in my keyboard.
  44. Profile photo of Twist13
    Twist13 Male 70 & Over
    607 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 6:29 pm
    Hummm, music controled by hand jestures... Gives a whole new meaning to the ole circle jerk..
  45. Profile photo of xlothwenx
    xlothwenx Female 13-17
    43 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 8:35 pm
    when he got all high pitched i stopped >.<
  46. Profile photo of mooman64
    mooman64 Male 18-29
    5 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 9:29 pm
    "Ondes-Martenot."
    Yep- been watching for one of those..

    btw. that is a Moog theremin.. Bob Moog simply put rocks.
    http://www.moogmusic.com/detail.php?main_product_id=15&

  47. Profile photo of jhonmayer1
    jhonmayer1 Male 18-29
    1289 posts
    July 12, 2006 at 10:09 pm
    howd i know it was gonna be a theremin he played on? those things are the best....ive played on one....ITS HARD!!!! but cool.....if you have a chance to you have to try it
  48. Profile photo of guanatos
    guanatos Male 18-29
    132 posts
    July 13, 2006 at 12:34 am
    sweet but i´m really into african percussions.
  49. Profile photo of triple-o-six
    triple-o-six Male 18-29
    3 posts
    July 13, 2006 at 12:48 am
    These are some awesome comments. Some of them made me laugh very hard, especially that one about the vomit in the keyboard. Anybody that actually spend even a minute to read about the theremin knows its one of the most difficult instruments to play. KT Tunstall sounds great! Can she play the theremin too? :)
  50. Profile photo of kleinPB
    kleinPB Female 18-29
    105 posts
    July 13, 2006 at 10:25 am
    i want one of these
  51. Profile photo of thecranberry
    thecranberry Male 18-29
    731 posts
    July 13, 2006 at 5:37 pm
    holy poo LOL walrusgod.
  52. Profile photo of bamboozleduh
    bamboozleduh Female 13-17
    85 posts
    July 14, 2006 at 2:09 am
    okay, that was cool and all, but whattheheck was that?
  53. Profile photo of LyssaRoxSox
    LyssaRoxSox Female 18-29
    70 posts
    July 15, 2006 at 4:32 am
    that was cool i guess? but way too long. and i didnt knwo what the heck was going on til i read some of the comments. haha
  54. Profile photo of mariel333999
    mariel333999 Female 13-17
    131 posts
    July 19, 2006 at 1:59 am
    "ive seen it before, it works off a weak magnetic field that comes from people, so it changes depending on where you put your hands above it."

    We`re magnetic? )-|

  55. Profile photo of AJcoolchick
    AJcoolchick Female 18-29
    394 posts
    July 19, 2006 at 2:05 am
    Oh I want... but anymore musical insterments in my house and my family will go insain. hehehe
  56. Profile photo of AndelleRae
    AndelleRae Female 18-29
    837 posts
    July 20, 2006 at 9:34 am
    This was absolutely wonderful. I loved it.

    It made me smile.

  57. Profile photo of blue_mess
    blue_mess Male 13-17
    315 posts
    July 22, 2006 at 1:21 pm
    Wow, I want one :-)
  58. Profile photo of thechacken
    thechacken Male 13-17
    246 posts
    July 24, 2006 at 11:19 am
    NEXT!
  59. Profile photo of koolkatd
    koolkatd Female 13-17
    1 post
    August 6, 2006 at 1:56 pm
    wow air guitar!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-)

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