If a million monkeys typing on a million typewriters will eventually produce the works of Shakespeare, what will half a dozen monkeys on a half a dozen synthesizers produce? This ad for Sweden's Volt Festival answers that not-so-age-old question by putting electronic instruments in the hands of long-tailed primates.

And this making-of video reveals the secrets to getting monkeys to play the synth: rubbing bananas over the keyboards.

[via Nerdcore]