Tape Machines and Cassette For Music Production - A Beginner's Guide
In this video from Youtuber HAINBACH, we take a deep dive into the world of using cassettes and tape machines for producing music. Whether it’s an emulation or the real thing, tape does impart a warm coloration and compression to an audio signal, and this video will help you get started with doing so.
In which I answer some of the most common questions about tape for music production, be it cassette or reel-to-reel. Includes: “Which tape machine should I buy?”, “Can it lofi?”, “Can I warm up my mix with this?” and “Why do you RIP second hand prices?!?!?!”
Although there are many extraordinary tape emulation plugins out there that can recreate its sonic behavior, there’s still something very satisfying about using the real thing – be its tangibility or even the idea that it still might sound better.
This isn’t the first video from HAINBACH in which we explores unconventional methods of music production, and you can visit his Youtube channel for more helpful videos.