Biscuit Tin Feedback Instrument

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5 December 2004

A home-made electronic instrument…

A suspended biscuit tin is attached to a microphone. The signal from the microphone is amplified and then transmitted back onto the tin using a single loudspeaker which an operator can move freely. This causes the tin to resonate. Rich sounds of differing timbres can be produced by carefully adjusting the level and position of the loudspeaker in relation to the tin.

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