A cappella choir imitates iPhone sound effects with terrifying virtuosity
9 February 2021, 08:55 | Updated: 9 February 2021, 14:45
Nope, that isn’t your phone ringing. It’s just this incredible a cappella choir...
You’ve probably heard your phone buzz, beep and ding so often, that the notification noises sound second nature.
Well, we hadn’t either. Until we heard the vocal virtuosos of the MayTree a cappella choir sing them.
Using just their voices – and a hefty dose of diaphragm support – they’ve replicated some of Apple’s most distinct system sounds.
The five-person Korean music group has been performing in shows since they formed in 2000.
But on their YouTube channel, which has amassed an impressive 77,000 subscribers, obscure and quirky vocal renditions are their speciality.
As much as we favour these vocalised versions to the original iPhone sound effects, nothing can make that alarm tone any less jarring...