NAMM is full of all kinds of wacky crap, and most of the weirdness is confined to the basement level where the cheapest booths are. So I was surprised to find something as goofy and fun as Slaperoo’s The Noodle on the main floor, in the open, where everyone could see.
According to the website, “Held like a guitar, the Noodle can make anyone with rhythm sound like a slap-bass player. It can also be flexed to sound like an electric talking drum.” It seemed to me like a fun instrument for anyone to play, regardless of musical talent or ambition, so I stopped and let them give me their pitch.
Here’s the video:
No, wait, sorry, here it is: