Sound runs up the tube to your mouth. Your mouth then becomes kind of like a speaker, with the shapes you make (like when you talk) affecting the sound coming out. You typically need to have a seperate amp or PA or something, 'cause the sound has to then go out your mouth and into a mic.
"Is a hippopotamus a hippopotamus, or just a really cool opotamus?"
You run your guitar and amp into the talk box (Dunlop) box contains a driver speaker enclosed in the box only direction air and sound have to go is up the tube! Then you use your tong and cheek to mouth the words into a mic.
Cool little item like a crybaby pedal but man the frequencies will kill your inner ear and shake your teeth to the point of ruin if you use it to much!
This guy talks a lot before the actual demo but the demo is great.
-You have a small metal box with a speaker in it.
-Your guitar is cranking through the speaker.
-The metal box has 10' of plastic tubing coimng out of it.
-You usually tape the end of the tube to your mic so that you can sing into the mic with the tube inside the side of your mouth.
-Your guitar sound is now blaring out of your mouth.
-You move your mouth in crazy ways into the mic or sing along with the guitar - it sounds like guitar and human voice combined.
"The rock and roll business is pretty absurd, but the world of serious music is much worse." - Frank Zappa
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