Man Plays Synth On His Head: The Best Synth Performance You'll Ever See?

This might be the most insane and satisfyingly happy synth performance video you'll see today. A musician is playing a synth on top of his head... while dancing. It doesn't get better than this.  

Here at AskAudio we tend to focus on the educational side of synthesis, occasionally delving into the performance side when something really noteworthy presents itself.

Well, this video of a man at a party playing a Ketron Vega 61-key workstaion keyboard on his head takes the crown for fun synth performance in our book.

This video was originally posted by שכונה back in Apri 2016 and has had over a million views... and we can see why. It's strangely addictive. 

We challenge you not to watch this complete 2:40 synth on a man's head video:

Note: DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME (unless your synth is insured)

If you like this video then you really are a synth head... get it? (sigh)

It took us a while to identify the keyboard the musician is playing. It turns out to be a Ketron VEGA 61-key Arranger Workstation Keyboard with Oriental Scaling. Unfortunately, it appears to no longer be available to buy from mainstream retail stores in UK or US. However, if you search eBay you'll find a few in existence.

Granted it's not a Korg, ARP, Moog, Roland, Yamaha or modular system... but it looks fun.

Here's the Ketron VEGA keyboard workstation we believe is being played.

Here's the Ketron VEGA keyboard workstation we believe is being played.

We've been told bookies are no longer taking bets on whether Behringer will clone it. (Sorry! Only joking... I couldn't resist).

Rounik is the Executive Editor for Ask.Audio & macProVideo. He's built a crack team of professional musicians and writers to create one of the most visited online resources for news, review, tutorials and interviews for modern musician and producer. As an Apple Certified Trainer for Logic Pro Rounik has taught teachers, professional... Read More


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