Tag: vst plugins

Running plugins through a tape deck

warm up your plugins using old tape machines

You can do a lot of things in-the-box to make your plugin synths sound vintage and interesting, but sometimes there’s just no replacement for real analog grittiness. Sometimes you just have to do a little work. So I decided to put Phonec through a real-world signal chain, essentially pulling it out the box, running it… continue reading »


Retro futuristic design from the 1970s

I discovered this beautiful collection on Flickr recently and have since become really enthusiastic about product design from the 1970s. There’s just something about those simple color schemes, the clean fonts, a sense of futuristic minimalism from a time forgotten. But whatever the case, looking at these things has been somewhat of an inspiration for… continue reading »