In this video, Rich Bernett discusses how to make a DIY Mellotron type sample-playback instrument, using a cassette player.
The video covers building a Cassettone, a custom instrument of Bernett’s design that lets you control playback of pre-recorded audio tape at different pitches.
00:36 What is The Cassettone?
2:59 Cut the Pieces
5:06 Assemble the Case
9:05 Modify the Cassette Player
16:04 Wire up Your Project