Streetly Electronics Mellotron Tape Library

Electric Guitar

The sound of a miked-up and plucked guitar, which sounds a bit like an old Fender Telecaster. The timbre builds from a muted low end to a piercing top end which, with suitable practice, could do a reasonable facsimile of the Crossroads theme music.

Although one of the lesser-known sounds, and one which is unlikely to turn you into Jimi Hendrix overnight (even if you can play a Mellotron on your shoulders behind your head, with your teeth, or whilst it's alight, etc), it nevertheless unexpectedly creeps into songs by the likes of GraciousKing Crimson and Roxy Music. The ideal sound for Sad Mellotron Trainspotters everywhere.

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