Tag Archives: Tape

How to Make a Tape Loop in 9 Steps

There’s something special about the sound of a cassette, they produce this amazing warmth and warble as they pass the electromagnetic reader heads that amplify the electric signal. Tapes can be used for much more than listening back to music in an old boombox or car stereo. In fact, the cassette has been used to … Continue reading How to Make a Tape Loop in 9 Steps

This vaporwave synth was made with a VHS tape deck – and it’s surprisingly deep

In these trying times… well, we definitely need to hear rare 80s synths with some friendly, fuzzy VHS deck warble, right? Wish granted! This saga starts with SampleScience’s Vaporwaves, which was a grab-bag rompler/multi-sampled instrument full of 80s sounds – FM mallets, glass pianos, Rhodes, onboard VHS effects. And yes, of course it also came … Continue reading This vaporwave synth was made with a VHS tape deck – and it’s surprisingly deep

Sample and Hold: Making Ambient Music With Tape Loops

Welcome to Sample and Hold, the series on the LANDR Blog where we highlight one unique crate-digging session and the digger’s gold we came back with using Selector—the world’s first AI sample recommendation tool. I’ve been really interested in ambient music lately. Being at home for the last month I’ve gravitated a lot towards calming … Continue reading Sample and Hold: Making Ambient Music With Tape Loops

Obstacle Tape Means Don’t Enter This Area!

Obstacle Tape Means Don’t Enter This Area! You would certainly have seen obstacle tapes almost everywhere, when traveling, in a TELEVISION episode, at public occasions, and also various other areas. The obstacle tape has actually virtually involved represent a criminal activity scene, as promoted by TELEVISION. An obstacle tape defines a limited accessibility location – … Continue reading Obstacle Tape Means Don’t Enter This Area!

3 Techniques: Universal Audio UAD Galaxy Tape Echo—with Producer Teo Halm

“Music is truly all I care about.” That’s not a surprising statement to come across in A SonicScoop interview, but coming from ascending producer Teo Halm it’s truly saying something. Halm is already a Latin GRAMMY-winning songwriter at the age of 20, picking up a statue for co-writing the electrifying/alluring Read more… The post 3 … Continue reading 3 Techniques: Universal Audio UAD Galaxy Tape Echo—with Producer Teo Halm

How bad can it be? Warp and crush audio with Bad Tape from Denise Audio

Berlin-based Denise Audio has added a new effects plug-in to its Essentials range, Bad Tape. “We like to describe it as a tape harming effect plug-in. Its focus is on creating extreme tape artefacts…and man does it sound bad” says Denise Audio. Bad Tape lets you detune, Wobble & Shake, saturate and harm your audio. … Continue reading How bad can it be? Warp and crush audio with Bad Tape from Denise Audio