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One Man's Trash is Another Man's Treasure | Salt Lake Alternative Percussion | TEDxSaltLakeCity
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Added Oct 18, 2016
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Junk Drumming : Pots, pans, heater vents, casserole dish lids, and trash cans have never sounded so good.

Performing in a genre they've dubbed "junk drumming," Salt Lake Alternative Percussion (SLAP) is known for unleashing a slew of rhythm and beats on buckets, pots and trash cans. They strive to present garage storage items in a new and interesting light. But really, it's a blast to see them make such a cacophony of sound. Wachira Waigwa-Stone, Jeremy Prows, Josh Sohn, and Andrew Nelson bring you beats from the streets, yo.

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