Mellotronics M3000 Update Offers ‘Two Mellotrons For The Price Of One’


Omenie has released a new version of 50th Anniversary Edition Mellotronics M3000, now offering ‘two Mellotrons for the price of one’.

Using two MIDI keyboards from a powered USB hub, voices A/B/C continuous blend and voice D may be played independently and concurrently. A single iPad can now power 2 Mellotron players in the same band. Or you can do the Rick Wakeman thing.

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Mellotronics 3000 Updated With AudioBus, CoreMIDI, New Sounds & More

mellotronicsOmenie has released 50th Anniversary Edition Mellotronics M3000 – an update to their software Mellotron that adds AudioBus and more.

Here’s what’s new in Mellotronics 3000 v2:

  • Core MIDI
  • AudioBus
  • Retina graphics
  • 44.1kHz audio synthesis
  • 3 new voices – Piano, Rhodes, MK II Vibes
  • 3 loop modes including full unlooped voices
  • 32 voicebanks up from 16
  • ‘Oscillotron’ waveform display
  • 100% code rewrite

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Bringing The Mellotron Into The 21st Century

The latest episode of the Power Of Electronic Music (POEM) audio podcast takes a look at Bringing The Mellotron Into The 21st Century.

POEM’s Thomas Janak talks to ‘Mister Mellotron Germany’ Klaus Hoffmann-Hoock about the Mellotron and the Memotron, a ’21st century version’ of the Mellotron: Continue reading

Super Manetron – A MIDI Mellotron App For iPhone

iphone-mellotronDeveloper Insideout has released Super Manetron - a MIDI Mellotron app for iPhone and iPod touch.

The sounds for Super Manetron were sampled from a Mellotron M400S (serial number 761), manufactured in the 70′s.

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