1. The Yaybahar
A Turkish instrument that combines a stringed instrument with percussion to create otherworldly sounds.
2. The Theremin
One of the earliest electronic instruments, the theremin is played by waving your hands over two antennas to create eerie, otherworldly sounds.
3. The Hang
A Swiss instrument that looks like a UFO and sounds like a cross between a steel drum and a harp.
4. The Ondes Martenot
A French electronic instrument that uses a keyboard and a ribbon to create haunting, ethereal sounds.
5. The Sho
A Japanese mouth organ that produces a sound similar to a harmonica, but with a more nasal quality.
6. The Waterphone
An American instrument made of metal rods and bowls that is played with a bow and creates eerie, haunting sounds.
7. The Nyckelharpa
A Swedish instrument that looks like a cross between a violin and a hurdy-gurdy and produces a sound somewhere between the two.
8. The Didgeridoo
An Australian instrument made from a hollowed out log that produces a low, droning sound.
9. The Dan Bau
A Vietnamese instrument that looks like a long, thin bamboo stick and produces a sound similar to a slide guitar.
10. The Glass Armonica
An instrument invented by Benjamin Franklin that uses spinning glass bowls to create a sound similar to a bell or a crystal glass.