The first few seconds is acoustic then volume up and fiddling with the tone controls.
Build #27, Cèilidh (pronounced kay-lee), a mandocello/bouzouki sort of thing. 8 strings (4 unison courses), 25.5" scale, 22 frets, maple neck and rosewood fingerboard is made from an MGB 6-string blank, body is a book box from Hobby Lobby. The pickup is MGB's new Hot Tuna humbucker and the controls are volume, coil split, treble cut, bass cut, mid cut. Currently tuned modal D (ADAD).