Reggie Watts tried to send the studio audience at Conan on a trip through “space or time” with a huge bay of amplifiers the musical comedian claimed were wired up with a phase delay by “folks at Myer Sound, MIT and other institutions that deal with sonic dispersion technology.”
However, after a few seconds of Watts’ signature loop-pedal beat boxing, the whole thing failed miserably. Watts gets a phone call to help troubleshoot the thing, but has to move on to making beats with his iPhone. It’s pretty clear the whole thing was set up as a joke, making it another brilliant Andy Kaufman-esque set from Watts. You can check out the set below, courtesy of TeamCoco.com.