Geneered organisms whose entire raison d'etre is to make music.

Not just music that baselines or near-baselines can appreciate but a sort of broadband magic that sounds equally pleasant to all clades, sounding different to each type. For example a baseline won't hear much beyond the bassline and fractal percussion (the most important part of a biophonic dub symphony). But a vec or a neodolphin etc, all hear something else.

Of course it is possible for a sophont to mod themselves specifically to cycle through a million different 'frequency response' templates. But they can never understand the complexities of each harmonic like a Biophone can.

The NoCoZo possesses huge numbers of biophones in their enormous mallbitals.
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Development Notes
Text by Ernst Stavro Blofeld
Initially published on 08 October 2001.