In the Sepik river district of New Guinea, people use live sago beetles to make music. The beetle is suspended close to the performer's mouth and its buzzing wings are used as a drone that the performer amplifies and modifies by changing the shape of his mouth and the position of his lips. This brings out specific overtones of the beetle's fundamental pitch.

I have not heard this music, but I have seen a picture of a performer in action. I imagine the effect is similar to throat singing, since the same basic acoustic principle is involved.

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