Best tape alternative to R2R?

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Re: Best tape alternative to R2R?

Post by Barendse » Sun Oct 07, 2012 8:31 pm

I have R2R but my favourite tape sound comes from the Anamod package by Alex B. Perfect for busses. NAG tape and the free programs from Yuval are nice also.

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Re: Best tape alternative to R2R?

Post by jpchartrand » Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:51 pm

Barendse wrote:I have R2R but my favourite tape sound comes from the Anamod package by Alex B. Perfect for busses. NAG tape and the free programs from Yuval are nice also.
Did you get the whole bundle or just the ANM one?

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Re: Best tape alternative to R2R?

Post by Metalblast » Fri Oct 12, 2012 12:00 pm

one of the two tape presets from "Retro Analog Studio Suite" sounded cool !!!
also have the nebula tape library great presets: 5042, Sonnie Weather, color tape, Aka EricS (a videotape :P ).

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Re: Best tape alternative to R2R?

Post by Barendse » Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:37 am

jpchartrand wrote:
Barendse wrote:I have R2R but my favourite tape sound comes from the Anamod package by Alex B. Perfect for busses. NAG tape and the free programs from Yuval are nice also.
Did you get the whole bundle or just the ANM one?
I have FTS and ANM, I prefer ANM.

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Re: Best tape alternative to R2R?

Post by cactuseskimo » Sat Oct 13, 2012 6:39 pm

I've been fooling around with "tape" and Nebula for a while now and while there are definitely some nice colors, I don't find it "punches" as much as Tone Booster TapeBus - which seems to make it to my master bus the most now.

I like the NAG tape from Eric (bigger sound), V-tape prest from Yuval and Strudel preset from Acustica (nice colors). Even though I really want to like CDS libraries, I just can't like it enough to justify the price tag.

I say just stick with the free stuff (Yuval, Nebula) and then maybe pick up another library you like (HenryO, AlexB, Eric) and then highly consider Toneboosters TapeBus.

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Re: Best tape alternative to R2R?

Post by mathias » Sat Oct 13, 2012 8:30 pm

just to clarify:
do you mean Reelbus from ToneBoosters?


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Re: Best tape alternative to R2R?

Post by cactuseskimo » Sat Oct 13, 2012 9:30 pm

mathias wrote:just to clarify:
do you mean Reelbus from ToneBoosters?


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Re: Best tape alternative to R2R?

Post by lipa » Sun Oct 14, 2012 12:26 am

If You need serious punch I'd suggest AlexB Anamod (especially the 15ips sat2 preset).. most punchy tape lib I've come across, then maybe Nag 15ips, also to add punch I'd recommend buying CdSoundmaster TapeBooster.. it's adding a lot of that grit and punch.. especially when using more then one instance (after or without regular tape preset - your choice).. ;)

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