Tape Stop Plugin

At about the same time as dinosaurs roamed the earth, magnetic tape was the hottest way to store recorded audio.
  • Naturally, cave men discovered that starting and stopping the tape while playing back would lead to interesting effects.
  • kHs Tape Stop simulates this arcane technology in a simple way, allowing you to get great spindown/speedup sounds quickly with the push of a button.

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Harnessing the power of fire? Kilohearts plugins work great together, and all the snapins can work double duty as modular components inside our snapin hosts. There are several different hosts that allow you to apply any number of snapins in various contexts, like to each individual band in the band-splitter Multipass, or add your full effects chain right inside the preset of the synth Phase Plant.

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It is personalized for you, so no need to copy-paste any licenses. Payments are securely handled by 2Checkout. All Kilohearts plugins are available through the installer as 64-bit VST, AU and AAX plugins for Windows and Mac. Most of them are also available for Reason Studios Reason, but if you are a Reason user you have to get your plugin through the Reason Studios Shop. The snapins work best together and the Kilohearts Toolbox offers heavy bundle discounts.

It is divided into tiers so you can start out with what suits you the best! Sound comparison. RE version for Reason. Snapins - PDF manualSnapins - Online manual. We have created for you a rating of the Best 3 Tape-Stop VST Plugins as the most downloaded and according to the excellent reviews of musicians. VST list navigation:. MULTIBAND STUTTER – HALF-TIME – REVERSE – SCRATCH – TAPE-STOP. Just like a DJ working vinyl, TimeShaper 2 lets you freely manipulate the flow of time, slowing down or accelerating your music.

2. Tape Stop

Best Tape Stop VST Plugins

Simply draw the exact LFO shapes you need – our unique curve-editing tools make it fast and easy. Warp pitch and time to create everything from essential everyday FX to extreme multiband transformations.

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH IT? Rearrange the beat. Scratch like a DJ. Drop in a tape-stop.

Scratch on time. Add retro vinyl ‘wow’. Get that half-time effect. Reverse in real time. Get crazy with combos. Custom chorus/flange FX. Running inside Cableguys’ ShaperBox 2 effects plugin, use TimeShaper 2 on its own or with other Shapers — they all work in exactly the same way, stacking up to create elaborate, multilayered effects that’ll make your productions stand out.

Interface resizable from 75% to 200%. Redesigned interface with larger editing areas. Retina/HiDPI support for crisper, clearer graphics.

Built-in help — hover over any control for description. Expandable LFO for detailed editing. Set LFO loop length in beats and bars, or Hertz. LFO loop length from 1/128 to 32 bars, with sample-accurate sync.

Audio-rate modulation up to 5.24kHz for extreme sound design. Even better Smooth Step Mode, to avoid clicks in stepped patterns. Trigger LFO in any rhythm via MIDI. Trigger Smoothing to reduce clicks when MIDI Triggering. Fine Mode with 2.5/10/20ms options, for subtle pitch ‘wow’ effects. Dry/wet mix for each band. Blend dry and Fine Mode for flanger and chorus effects.

Solo bands for easy setup. 1-click Quick Presets for Stutter, Scratch and Half-time.

Tape Stop is a snapin

Dedicated selection tool for multinode editing. 2x/3x button — double or triple patterns with a click. Flip/resize/move/randomize wave or selection. Copy/paste waves between any Shapers. Unlimited undo/redo for LFO wave edits.

72 Wave Presets covering all common uses. 9 slots to store User Waves, saved with the patch. Switch User Waves via MIDI. Increased band-split range, now from 20Hz-20kHz. Improved multiband crossover filters. Smoother, more accurate spectrum view. Large, precise oscilloscope view with Freeze option. Magnitude oscilloscope graph. Clearer oscilloscope waveforms and smoother LFO editing. This product is part of a greater collection of products. Check out ShaperBox 2 here. At about the same time as dinosaurs roamed the earth, magnetic tape was the hottest way to store recorded audio.

Tapestop

Naturally, cave men discovered that starting and stopping the tape while playing back would lead to interesting effects. kHs Tape Stop simulates this arcane technology in a simple way, allowing you to get great spindown/speedup sounds quickly with the push of a button. Harnessing the power of fire? The current state of the tape motor. Time until the tape motor reaches full stop when stopping. Start Time knob. Time until the tape motor reaches full speed when starting. The speed curve of the tape motor starting/stopping.

Whenever you have your mouse cursor over a snapin theree is a small arrow at the top right corner (not visible in screenshot). It opens a settings panel where you handle presets. It also has a “randomize” button that can be useful. Enabled checkbox. The small checkbox to the left of the plugin name is a checkbox that bypasses the effect when disabled.Resize handleThe bottom right corner of all Kilohearts plugins is a resize handle for scaling the UI to any size. This allows you to get a good view of the controls whatever the screen resolution, and also comes in handy if you need big controls, e.g.

Download and installation

when using Tape Stop as a real-time effect on a touchscreen monitor during a live set. (This is not available when the snapin is used inside a snapin host.). Reels is a tape emulation plugin with built-in echo section and tape-stop effect. Based on an old Japanese portable tape recorder with a very distinct Lo-Fi analog sound, Reels emulates all the imperfections of consumer reel-to-reel recorders. We have modeled three different 1/4” tape frequency responses and saturations, along with all the analog imperfections of tape recording / playback.

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