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What Are These Called?

Apparently Radiohead are in a quiz mood… A photo of Jonny is posted with the question: ‘What Are These Called?’Your answers in the comments, please…

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  • Testicles?

  • Ball-kabob.

  • Coconuts?

  • Shakey-thingies

  • Homemade reggae drums

  • calabash(es ?)

    What’s the winning prize ?!? :)

  • Elephant eyes.

  • container to boil marijuana… LMAO!

  • Don King’s Eyeballs

  • it looks like a cock

  • puddings wit sticks

  • Googly Eyes

  • another instrument ed can play

  • My guess would be some kind of percussion instrument.

  • ball-busters

  • ball-busters

  • ball-busters

  • i asked my ethnomusicology instructor, who knows every asian, african, latin american drum there is. and he has no idea what it is, or where it may come from…. he thinks it might be something homemade

  • Nice to see Radiohead fans rising to the occasion with responses we’d expect like balls, ball-busters, cocks and testicles. And Ball-kabobs. Right. Sorry.

    They are very clearly dehydrated monkey breasts, c’mon.

  • notnotnotnot
    just 2 cookies

  • Tibetan human skull drums

  • Stormtrooper helmets

  • looks like something that will not sound appealing – so please put them down and don’t record with them.

    on the other hand, jonny is wearing a set of headphones.

  • upside-down shower caps, man.

  • Is Jonny playing ‘Donkey Kong Jungle Beat’?

  • It’s a KEYBOARD !!!
    In the background.

  • i believe he’s holding some sort of kebab.
    or perhaps giant jam-drops with a skewer through them…

    ?

  • They’re removed hooves. Some poor horse is staggering round on bloody stumps at the moment…

  • better question. what does jonnys shirt say?

  • ball-busters

  • prehistoric bikini

  • maybe…

    liam gallagher balls?!
    :-)

    M.

  • Pterodactyl nipples.

  • Two hedgehogs on a scure ready for the barbie! Feed me Seemore, feed me all night long!!!

  • Two hedgehogs on a scure ready for the barbie! Feed me Seemore, feed me all night long!!!

  • Terradactyl Nipples.

  • mummified tee-tas with monster pepperoni nips

  • large volla vonts?

  • They are called Red Herrings

  • I think the question was rhetorical..

  • its the new Korg Kaoss Kongas

  • Actually…they are sections of a tree, with microphones taped to the top so that the sound of drumming on the wood is picked up by the sound board. Really.

  • Marracas?

  • Percussive jonny cakes?

  • drumsticks

  • you see a post by that girl who told about her ethnomusicology instructor? well, i am that instructor and i can see that it is (as she did mention) homemade. i know this because i have travelled african countries for my entire life and i became hostile with a primitive tribe that lived by making drums like these. they became so furious at me that they threw all their drums at my plane. now, i don’t recall getting this kind of drum thrown at me. i made drawings. stashed in my secret vault.

  • that guy is NOT real. he’s fake. NOT real!

    maybe they’re Guatamolean Elephant-Shackles?

  • rehearsal with ‘his toys’?

  • Lollipops.

  • headphones

  • you’ve got two coconuts and you’re bangin em together!

  • you put the lime in the coconut, you drink it all up.

  • WRONG! ALL OF YOU!

  • it’s called koudum

    http://sazparis.fr/IMG/jpg/kudum.jpg

  • no ? well at least it could be ;)

  • it’s not an instrument. he’s making two cups of steaming hot tea…

  • agogo

  • dried brains on a stick?

  • ta che jou tao kien

    siao che jou ya ling

  • Two terrys chocalate oranges and a flake

  • bang-a-lang-a-ding-dongs i believe.

  • due mani e un grosso ciuffo di capelli

  • Fastlagsbulle

  • Last jar of marmalade with special wand! :-)

  • They’re the wooden lids to a traditional, English Glass Sigh. Jonny’s presumably taking them to be destroyed, having used the sigh earlier.

  • that is johnny

  • Tis the face of a very large Gnat.

  • agogo

  • butt nuts

  • I have no idea what the instrument is called, but I bet that is used on song Down is the New Up.

  • ball-busters

    COMMENT:
    its a fish

    i swear

  • no its a wheelbarrow

  • caracat

  • percusive donuts?

  • Frubblytumps?

    Mowglyputs?

  • The Final Solution

    sieg heil Greenwood!

  • Terradactyl Nipples.

  • It’s either the unfortunate remains of a shy Okapi from the South American jungle, a rejected part from an M&M making machine and or a magnificent new instrument manufactured from jaffa cake and kendal mint cake paste fired inside an Ondes Martenot.

    either way, give jonny greenwood a vacuum cleaner, a tennis racket and a dead cat, and he can make music that will blow you away… : D

  • communist warfare

  • HAHAHA, you’re all so FUCKING STUPID!!!

    testicles!! God, are you NUTS??!

    They’re nothing at all! just something Thom made up!!! just some weird animal SKIN wrapped around BUNS!!

    tinkley tinkley doo

    /jonny

  • oh my f*****gosh…

    HES RITE!!!

  • Wolfman Nards.

  • I’m ashamed that so many of my fellow Radiohead fans would guess at such ludicrous devices. Would the band you revere so much really ever play on dried elephant testicles with coconut rims? oh, and of course evans heads. Sorry to thom and jonny

  • I think they may be a double sided gourd rattle from Africa, but I might be wrong.

  • At first sight, they look like a swedish bread, called “semla”…

  • ok, i really mean it this time thom. give me back my fucking instruments or i’m of to join oasis, got it!!?

  • jonny’s new instrument to wake thom up with because thom hides all the instruments in the house, but jonny prevails with his mongolian-thai connect who interbreeds grizzlie bears with polar bears to make a savage beast that lurks in the woods of new england and maine. But has time to slip jonny some new toys through his window at night and give him a bed time story.

  • jonny’s new instrument to wake thom up with because thom hides all the instruments in the house, but jonny prevails with his mongolian-thai connect who interbreeds grizzlie bears with polar bears to make a savage beast that lurks in the woods of new england and maine. But has time to slip jonny some new toys through his window at night and give him a bed time story.

  • hi

  • french onion dip for two. chopsticks.

  • They look like cinnamon buns with a post sticking out of them.

  • patrol lryics chasing cars snow patrol date cars snow chasing

  • thom’s hardened droppings… 1,2

  • more cowbells!!

  • screaming coconuts

  • That is a great tip especially to those fresh to the blogosphere.

    Brief but very accurate info… Thank you for sharing this one.
    A must read post!

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