Some people mistake musical perfection for having musically perfect instruments, perfect arrangements and perfect recordings. Despite all that, it’s usually the imperfections, the grainy, the raw sound that stands out. At the end of the day it’s about the sound that is created, not how it is created.

A perfect example of imperfect instruments creating something marvellous is Diego Stocco’s Bassoforte. Take an old piano, a guitar neck, some DIY and wood and record samples from this bizarre instrument and you end up with something like this:

Diego Stocco – Bassoforte from Diego Stocco on Vimeo.

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