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Resistive Record

Design experiment from the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design creates electronic sound loops with a turntable and discs with conductive paint:

Conductive paint and resistive graphite were used to draw functioning circuits on paper discs. When the synthesizer completes the circuit its pitch is changed by the varying resistance of the graphite strips.

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