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Hallmarks In British Ingenuity Presents: The Mellotron

The Mellotron M400 in lucite. Gorgeous…. With the possible exception of a Gibson Les Paul or SG running riot through an overdriven Leslie speaker, there is no more glorious sound than that of a Mellotron being put through it’s paces. The invention that dates back to the late 40’s was perhaps the first “sampler” that utilized [...]
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Y'all, it's Melltoron Monday!!

Entertainment / Music : Line Out (2 years ago)

I love any and all mellotron. So, obvs, I lerve the Zombies using a mellotron as the melodic spine on this easy tripper, "Hung Up On a Dream." SHEESH! The mellotron is an organ that uses pre-recorded tape strips to make its sound. Y... Read Post

Gibson CEO Remembers Les Paul, “The Father of the Modern Guitar”

Music / Rock & Pop : Rolling Stone : Rock and Roll Daily (5 years ago)

When news broke of guitar legend Les Paul’s passing, Henry Juszkiewicz, the CEO of Gibson Guitars (which has been associated with the Les Paul model guitar since 1952), offered to reflect upon the man who was a groundbreaker in crea... Read Post

Les Paul 'Burst Tops $131,000, Factory-Sealed Beatles Butcher Cover Brings $26,000+ in $1.682+ Million at Heritage Aucti

Arts : Artdaily (3 years ago)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA.- A gorgeous 1960 Gibson Les Paul Standard Cherry Sunburst electric guitar, one of the most sought-after modern stringed instrumented ever made, proved its worth at $131,450 to lead Heritage Auctions' $1,682,831 Si... Read Post

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