All Those Creepy Sounds In Horror Movies Is Made By The Same Instrument

The waterphone (also called the ocean harp) is a strange percussive tool invented by American singer Richard Waters. Really, it”s a stainless metal bowl full of liquid who has a series of metal rods attached to the rim of different length. When struck, those rods resonate unusual and ethereal noises. So, it could add up that instrument is mainly regularly score horror movies.

Watch while the video here illustrate some of the noises the waterphone creates that you might recognize from your own nightmares.

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Today when you watch your preferred frightening flicks, you may recognize the waterphones chime making dark rooms darker and hallways inhabited with phantoms. Even if you”ll know what it is, trust me, it won”t make things any less creepy.