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Something that's living on my playlist...  

The cello guys are very good.... i'll give them that,  but these finnish hillbillys,  IMO... are better.  

Joe Satriani 2006  

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Some home grown material, acoustic Shakuhachi improvising along with electric violin and keyboards:

By the way, the Shakuhachi, I built my self from some PVC pipe I bought for $8 at Mitre 10 here in New Zealand :) . Blame @Chook, he egged me on to make the video :) . If you are interested in making one your self, I have a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet where you can dial in the pipe ID, pipe wall thickness and desired tuning -- there are some calibrations necessary, like drilling the holes undersize (latter gradually bore out to bring into tune), making the pipe a tad longer (gradually cut off pipe all tone holes closed to bring into tune), and an embouchure length correction (before tone holes drilled, then again with undersized tone holes drilled).

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