The Zachteman Is A Mini Mellotron Made From A Walkman
YouTuber HAINBACH introduces us to the Zachteman, a miniature Mellotron made by Gijs Gieskes that is built from those old lovely companions we use to know as Walkmans.
From the video’s description, he explains:
In which I review the ZachteMan, a tiny monophonic tape loop player by Gijs Gieskes (probably butchered your name my friend). When I saw this monophonic walkman Mellotron on his instagram I had to buy it, as I love his instruments. Sadly, only 20 of this machine were made, but I mention an alternative at the end (suspense!). Here are some links:
While there are currently no more Zachteman’s available in stock, you can visit Gijs Gieskes’ website to learn more about the instrument and to stay tuned when more become available for purchase.