Monday, April 26, 2021

13 Essential Tips for Mixing with Tape Plugins

Tape emulation plugins are an easy and relatively inexpensive way to apply a close simulation of the sound of tape to your mixes, either on a track-by-track basis or on the master buss or a sub-buss. Before getting into the best applications of tape emulation plugins, it’s instructive to know the key parameters and variables of tape machines. Most of these are simulated closely on tape plugins, so it’s important to know what they are, and how they affect your sound.