This duo make music using virtual reality and it’s pretty cool once you get your head round it
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To create music you generally need an instrument – that goes without saying, right? You can either beat a drum or pluck a guitar to create a melody to your liking. But what about creating sounds by making shapes in the air with special high-tech gloves? It’s hard not to be sceptical at first, but electronic music duo Ray Li and Michael Ndubuisi have set out to show the world an alternative way to create music. The friends, who call themselves virtual reality DJs, claim they have found a way to play notes just by striking virtual chords and touching their fingers together. In the YouTube video above, Ray can be seen using his gloves to create a rendition of P!nk’s What About Us. The 25-year-old musicians quit their jobs earlier this year to create content for their YouTube channel – Spectrum – on a full-time basis. One half of the musical duo, Michael, said: “We had this idea of wanting to hold and shape sound, as if it were a physical object.”
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