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.
Nord has released the Mellotron Master Tapes sample library for Nord Electro 4, Nord Stage 2, Nord Piano 2, Nord Electro 3 and Nord Wave. The Master Tapes collection offers high-fidelity versions of the classic Mellotron sounds. It also features previously unreleased Mellotron sounds and rare custom sounds, made for Yes, Roxy Music, ‘BSabbath’, Tangerine Dream and others.… Read More Nord Releases Mellotron Master Tapes Sample Library