Tape Mate

Crap Cassette Emulator

(43 Votes)
1.00 (Updated 2 years ago)
8.5MB
June 02, 2016
Reaktor 6
Effect Other

DESCRIPTION

My simple attempt to emulate the warm and warn out tones of crappy old cassettes and VHS tapes.

Also inspired by my love of a certain Scottish electronica duo ;)

No presets, but the controls are pretty self explanatory (plus the default settings are set where I like them).

A lot of tape emulations I have found are aimed at simulating high quality tape recorders that are well setup and maintained. This is designed to do the exact opposite!

COMMENTS  (30)

mohbub hossain
2 months ago
thanks
Tao Ndanga
5 months ago
Fantastic work all around, my favourite Reaktor lofi cassette machine.
5 months ago
Compared it with Klevgrand Tape DAW and it kills! Thanks for such awesome lofier!
jace cavacini
10 months ago
Nice and elegant GUI with nice graphics (could stand to be larger though, since i'm on a 27" screen here), straight-forward, good trashing of sound... Thanks for sharing this.
Stephen Reid
10 months ago
Thanks for the kind comments! Please note there is no VST version, and I believe you need the full version of Reaktor to run User Library Ensembles (not sure though you will have to check). Cheers!
Alex Flynn
11 months ago
What is free about this?
Carl Garthwaite
11 months ago
Is there a VST version of this?
cecilia brown
11 months ago
Thanks, Stephen!
Bruno Veloso
12 months ago
Works in Reaktor Player? (2)
Vitaly Gavrilov
12 months ago
Works in Reaktor Player?
Robert Wagner
12 months ago
love it. love it. love it.
Simon Götz
1 year ago
My MOST favourite Reaktor effect and only rivaled by XLN's RC-20 when it comes to low-fi effects that I use frequently (which is not at all free). Thanks so much Stephen!
ian ainslie
1 year ago
Fantastic for those lo-fi moments :)
jimmy deer
2 years ago
sounds great
James Peck
2 years ago
really good.
Michael Barker
2 years ago
I love BOC and I love this. Love it. Lovvvvee it. Thanks for sharing, I'll be using this alot. Probably overusing it. Definitely overusing it.
Marker Marker
2 years ago
awesome work
Marco Scherer
2 years ago
Awesome!!
Klas Linder
2 years ago
My latest two beat tapes got this effect all over it... lol. https://qlasbeats.bandcamp.com
Mikko Renko
2 years ago
Fantastic! :D
Stephen Reid
2 years ago
Hi Matt thanks for the comments. It's a simple mod (make the cb attenuation higher on the knob). I'll update the ensemble.
Stephen Reid
2 years ago
Hi Matt thanks for the comments. It's a simple mod (make the cb attenuation higher on the knob). I'll update the ensemble.
Matt Hodson
2 years ago
Superb - been after this kind of thing for a while. Anyone able to mod this so that the noise disappears completely when the 'noise' dial is turned all the way down? Thanks!
Anatol Locker
2 years ago
That’s exactly what I was looking for. Thanks, mate!
Phil Durrant
2 years ago
Great, I love Boards Of Canada!
andrew aronson
2 years ago
wow!!!! towards the end when you crank it, it sounds very convincing to me
GG.G SakabeaT
2 years ago
love it...thx 4 that buddy....
Stephen Reid
2 years ago
thanks for the feedback guys. I've added a very quick demo. Tape Mate is enabled after the first 8 bars :)
Bryce Upright
2 years ago
Great job Stephen....very nice for a lo fi vibe
Jonathan Tremblay
2 years ago
Very cool, would be nice to upload some Sound Examples on the edit page for those who want to be sold on hearing it before downloading.
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