Microtron captures the saturated orchestral sounds of the Mellotron – the tape-replay instrument made famous by the Beatles, Genesis and other bands. … Read More Puremagnetik Intros ‘Microtron’ Mellotron Sound Pack
While inspired by instruments like the Mellotron and Ondes Martenot, the OM-1 uses a standard cassette tape as its audio source, so its sound is completely up to you:… Read More The Onde Magnétique Is Like A Cassette Tape Mellotron
At Musikmesse 2016, Markus Resch of Mellotron.com was showing a complete line of modern Mellotron keyboards.
Electro-Harmonix has introduced the Mel9 Tape Replay Machine – a new effect designed to turn your guitar (or keyboard) into a Mellotron. The Mel9 ‘pays homage to nine of the coolest Mellotron sounds’, according to EXH: Orchestra Cello Strings Flut Clarinet Saxophon Brass Low Choir and High Choir Here’s the official demo video, featuring Bill… Read More Electro-Harmonix Mel9 Turns Your Guitar Or Keyboard Into A Mellotron
GForce Software has released The Streetly Tapes – Vol 3, the final part of its Streetly Tapes trilogy of expansion packs for M-Tron Pro. The Streetly Tapes – Vol 3 contains 26 tape banks curated from the original EMI tape-based ‘Tron M400 archive.
This video, via British Pathé, features a vintage (1965) introduction to the iconic Mellotron tape sample playback keyboard.
Crudlabs has introduced the Crudman – a monophonic Mellotron-like instrument, designed around a single cassette Walkman. The Crudman, above, is based around a Walkman which has been elaborately hacked so that a tape of a looped or droning sound (or any other sound) can be precisely sped up or slowed down, via MIDI or 1v/octave CV,… Read More Crudlabs Intros Crudman – A ‘Walkman Mellotron’
This video, keyboardmag1, takes a look at the new M4000D Mini Digital Mellotron keyboard.