Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by editor, Oct 10, 2019 at 12:50 PM.
Here's a later film
Not heard of that before - interesting.
I always assumed they were loops !
You'd have thought they might have used 4 track heads rather than mechanically moving them all ...
Giving the innards of the machine, wouldn't the tapes wear out fairly quickly? Exposed to air and mechanical stress - can't be good for them.
They could still stop and start them ...
I'm guessing Laurie Anderson may have been inspired by the mellotron ...
Interesting piece here
The Mellotron – A Brief History from Analog Beginnings to the Digital
All about the Mellotron - there's a digital version now
Mellotron, Mark VI, Mark VII, M4000D, Original, App, Rack
Mellotron - Wikipedia
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