Roger Federer's Racket Becomes a Musical Instrument in Wilson's Quirky Audio Experiment

The result is even available on limited-edition vinyl

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Tennis icon Roger Federer holds countless records. His latest one is vinyl.

To help tout the Swiss star’s Pro Staff RF 97 Autograph racket, Wilson teamed up with production house Farm League and music producer Money Mark (who’s worked with the Beastie Boys), to create an original audio track.

Roger doesn’t sing. But he does swing. The man spent a day hitting balls shot at him from a machine on a mini-court in the Mojave Desert. The location provided great acoustics and looks pretty sharp in the clip below.

As Fed clubbed away, Mark captured the sound of every bounce and whoosh — along with other aural tidbits, like the crack-pop opening of a tennis ball can and the unziiiiiiping of a sports bag.



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