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Luna Lee has made a name for herself playing covers of modern rock songs the gayageum, and her rendition of Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' proves Korea had the technology for grunge centuries before the West invented the electric pickup, amp, and distortion pedal. The gayageum a Korean stringed instrument that first originated in the 6th century and took on its modern form in the 19th Century. She plays all the different parts and lays them over each other seamlessly—and as for how Nirvana sounds on the traditional instrument, it's ethereal, it's haunting, and it's undeniably badass.

Sources: h/t Digg