Sampling In The Fifties – A Look At The Chamberlin 200

In this outtake Mellodrama, the Mellotron documentary, Brian Kehew, author of Recording the Beatles talks about the very first Chamberlin keyboard, created by Harry Chamberlin.

The Chamberlin, invented in the late 40’s, was a very early sampler, playing back audio tape when keys were depressed.

via MellotronMovie

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