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Modular synth made from IKEA shelf by British kid: Watch

Hopefully she remembered the meatballs, too...

Modular synths have been en vogue again for a while, with the likes of rave don Mumdance releasing their own kit for tech boffins to play with, and techno heavyweight Surgeon offering tutorials in the field. But a young girl named Caitlin has managed to build her own from an IKEA shelf, despite not having hit high school, according to a story on Electronic Beats

So while most of us use Sweden's easiest answer to interior design to pick up storage solutions, new chopping boards, cheap cutlery, and a quick feed in the form of the chain's (in)famous meatballs, this kid has well and truly flipped the script, throwing in a ton of enviable knobs and buttons to create something that's the definition of DIY music making business. Take a look at a couple of clips here, with more available on The Mad Music Machine YouTube channel.