This YouTuber has built a guitar that runs on gas (and it’s a health and safety nightmare)

Mattias Krantz's gas-powered electric guitar
(Image credit: Mattias Krantz / YouTube)

YouTuber Mattias Krantz has constructed what he claims is the world’s first gas-powered electric guitar

In his clip, posted last month, Krantz documents the progress and (seemingly endless) setbacks encountered in engineering his bizarre creation and in his eventual performance with the instrument. 

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.