Wavesfactory Cassette V1.0.1 VST, VST3, AAX
Wavesfactory Cassette v1.0.1 VST, VST3, AAX
Wavesfactory Cassette is a plugin that emulates the sound of vintage cassette tapes and decks. It has been carefully modelled after exhaustive analysis of a high number of sound signals recorded into real tapes. As a result, we get the same sound and behaviour of the original units.
Cassette imprints instant nostalgia, movement and analog feel all around in its path. It has been designed to be fun, pleasant to the ear and true to the medium. In this article, we will review some of the features and benefits of using Wavesfactory Cassette in your music production.
Cassette has four different tape types available: I, II, III and IV. Each one delivers different sonic characteristics, such as frequency response, saturation, compression, hiss and more. You can switch between them with a simple click on the interface.
Cassette also lets you control the amount of tape degradation with the Stability knob. This parameter affects the wow and flutter, the random high-frequency loss, the crosstalk between channels and the stereo unbalance. You can go from subtle tape warble to extreme tape wobble with this knob.
Randomness under control
Magnetic tape is not a sterile media. It will impart its own sound signature to signals recorded into it. Some of these non-linear effects are unpredictable, which make the signal sound more natural and alive.
Cassette simulates these random fluctuations with the Artifacts section. Here you can adjust the amount of hiss, asperity noise and dropouts that occur in the tape playback. You can also use the Input and Output knobs to drive the signal into the tape saturation and add some analog warmth and color.
There's much more under the hood than what you see at a first glance. In the settings panel you are able to fully control all the parameters that make tape sound like tape. You can tweak the bias, speed, head quality, motor quality, gap width and more. You can also enable or disable some features like oversampling, noise reduction and dithering.
Cassette also comes with a handy Mix knob that lets you blend the dry and wet signals. This way you can use Cassette as a parallel effect and achieve more subtle results. You can also use the Volume knob to adjust the output level of the plugin.
Wavesfactory Cassette is a plugin that recreates the sound of vintage cassette tapes and decks with great accuracy and detail. It offers a lot of flexibility and control over the tape emulation parameters, as well as some random artifacts that add life and character to the signal. It is a plugin that can be used for creative purposes or for adding some analog vibe to your mixes.
If you are looking for a plugin that can transport you back in time and make your music sound like it was recorded on cassette tape, Wavesfactory Cassette is a great option to consider. You can download a free demo or buy it for 59 at [Wavesfactory's website].