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The Top 10 Geekiest Instruments Ever

9. The Vocoder

The Vocoder has its roots in the telecommunications revolution of the mid-20th Century, and was used to code speech over radio. but today, it's basically known as "that Daft Punk machine-thing." The instrument's ability to twist the human voice into all kinds of funky permutations has made it a staple of electronic music.

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