Spitfire Audio has released a new plugin that’s available for free. The plugin is called Tape Piano and is based on a classic upright piano, recorded through some vintage tape machines in order to achieve that saturated, warbled sound that lo-fi piano is famous for.
The plugin features a ‘variation’ slider that lets users move from “warm and wobbly” to “gritty and unpredictable”. It also features some basic effects like tape looping and echoes and even a magnetic card reader.
LABS is Spitfire’s free series of audio plugins, and Tape Piano joins a series of instruments you can download from the Spitfire website. You’ll need the Spitfire Audio app to host the instrument, which is also a free download.
Grab the plugin here and watch the video below to hear it in action.