Watch this violinist play Michael Jackson using a FIDGET SPINNER
28 June 2017, 15:54 | Updated: 30 June 2017, 09:09
If Beethoven was asked 200 years ago how he thought classical music would adapt to the 21st century, he probably wouldn’t have guessed this...
This violinist has done the unimaginable: he has replaced his violin bow with 2017’s must-have device: the fidget spinner.
Rob Landes has created a hugely innovative rendition of Michael Jackson’s hit Billie Jean, in which he uses a spinner to play his instrument.
He begins by plucking out the original catchy bass riff, recording it on a loop pedal. He then spins the fidget (or indeed, fidgets the spinner) to pluck out the middle layer of the song. He finally reaches the main vocal tune on his E-string.
If you’re a fan of the fidget-spinning fiddle (try saying that five times fast), you can find more of Rob Landes' videos on Facebook and YouTube. You can also book him just here!