Great, that you found your way to my website and you are interested in the flairdrum.
You’re probably wondering how a conventional plastic bottle can produce such a clear and metallic sound. The principle is very simple. In the bottle cap, a car valve is screwed airtight. With a bicycle pump, the bottle can now be inflated with the desired pressure. The ingenious thing about it: The bottle is a sound generator and sound box in one. The higher the pressure, the higher the surface tension of the bottle and thus the higher the tone.
The flairdrum is unique and completely self-made. Since 2015, we, Julian and Daniel, are working on further developing the instrument.
I first impression on the functionality of the instrument you will see here on a show of the TV-station NDR:
I am very happy that my project was honored with the Award of Merit of the Maker Music Festival in 2021.
The Maker Music Festival celebrates the makers of innovative, experimental and just plain unusual musical instruments and is situated in California, USA.
You want to experience the flairdrum? Just contact me:
• You would like to invite me to play at your event (–> on stage)
• You are in the mood for a joint construction and music project, whether in a pedagogical context, at festivals or for teambuilding (–> workshops)
• You want to lay this unique instrument yourself (–> shop)