[6.14.08] Technique in action: The glockenspiel has a new heyday in indie-rock, following a lineage from Phil Spector through the E Street Band through U2’s first album to the Arcade Fire. But I haven’t seen one played the way the Fiery Furnaces did: not with mallets, but with thimbles on fingertips. That can make for more simultaneous notes, more busy metallic pling.
[source] : http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/06/14/bonnaroo-bad-bluegrass-jokes/
pling. pling. pling.