Meet Medhat Mamdouh. He's a 22-year-old hip hop and dubstep recorder player from Cairo, Egypt. With this video, he just revolutionized the way we think about the instrument:
Many people in the U.S. likely know the recorder as the plastic instrument that was forced on them in middle school, then promptly ignored following an atonal struggle through "Mary Had a Little Lamb."
It likely did not sound good. In fact, it probably sounded worse than this:
Mamdouh, by contrast, breathes new life into the instrument by beat-boxing over the melody.
Check out this dubstep breakdown: