A different set of keys: Meet the Boston Typewriter Orchestra

They use old-school, mechanical typewriters to create music. There’s definite beat, rhythm, even tune. To offset the lack of actual notes, Boston Typerwriter Orchestra often adds comedic or satirical lyrics commenting on work culture. They’ve been playing together since 2004, perform live in the US and have even released three albums. The BTO drawn on a range of genres, from metal to hip hop, for their original compositions. Check out how they do what they do and why.