TIL that this instrument, which has a perfectly respectable name in Germanic, Romanic and Slavic languages, is called the "hurdy-gurdy" in English, and this fucking languages just breaks my suspense of disbelief left and right 😂
(don't get me wrong, I love it, but I had to stare at the wikipedia page in stunned disbelief for a while first, and wanted to share)
If you're not familiar with it: it's a super cool instrument. Here's a traditional use of it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwyznoWJDHI
… and here's System of a Down https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3DF6cHN02s
@rixx I can recommend this song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyIXR3s8OtY
@uint8_t @rixx Patty is great. Can recommend.
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