Cardboard noise synth is resourceful


Konservendose built this sweet little square wave synth using a cardboard enclosure and chewing gum wrapper touch contacts –

The LEDs are synched with the beat. the harder you press on the touchpads, the less resistance your fingers have. this way you can control the beat (left side) or make queer noises (right side).

[via Califaudio]

6 thoughts on “Cardboard noise synth is resourceful

  1. Rob says:

    Wow, and here I was thinking we were going to go 24 hours without a “music” entry. I was mistaken and the trend continues.

    1. Jake says:

      A good number of readers are musicians (or fancy themselves such, anyway), and music projects are a fun & practical means of exploring our inner maker. Why so bothered by it?

      If your comment wasn’t mean to be a slag, then my apologies…

  2. Tony says:

    You know they can’t go more than a week without a noise making device or a guitar made from cigar boxes. EVERYONE LOVES that stuff, ESPECIALLY musicians!!

    Seiously though the more people making stuff the better, as long as the advance the art in some way…

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