What is a spring reverb tank? A spring reverb tank uses springs to reflect sound and create reverb. These are very common in guitar amplifiers. They’re cheap and they have a very good sound. And, as it turns out, you can mount one inside a violin. Here’s more form TwistedSifter:
A composer named David Hilowitz built a violin that has a broken spring reverb tank from a Fender amp and when he played his new creation it gave off quite a unique sound.
Hilowitz said, “The thing about this particular reverb tank is it’s broken. It came out of an old Fender amp and for whatever reason, its input had stopped working. …I got to thinking, what if we use the vibrations of an acoustic instrument? In this case a violin.”
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