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EIO Explores the Sounds of Unusual Objects

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Kansas City's Experimental Instrument Orchestra is a folk band, in which the two members craft their own instruments.

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Kansas City, MO – Folk music has always relied on a do-it-yourself philosophy. But Kansas City's Experimental Instrument Orchestra takes the idea to new extremes. They not only improvise music, but also create their own instruments. KCUR's Alex Smith recently spoke with EIO band members Amy Farrand and Mark Smeltzer.

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