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Plastic-teeth synthesizer

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In one sense, the voc-25 is just a keyboard controller triggering a synthesizer, with some visual yuks thrown in.

But when I heard it played, I realized there’s a loud clack every time a note is sounded. I think it’s produced by the solenoid that’s opening the teeth — but since it sounds like the CLACK of creepy horror teeth, it adds a nicely (and fittingly) crepuscular element to the project.

Better yet, the clack is timed not with the closing of the mouth but with its opening, which is somehow yet more freaky.

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