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what is tape saturation?

What is Tape Saturation? Which Are The Best Saturation Plugins?

There's so much confusion around tape saturation, much of which arises from the huge leap from amateurs not knowing what it is to immediately wanting to use it in their recordings. Today we are going to answer the two critical questions: "What is Tape Saturation?" and "Which are the best (and free) saturation plugins available?" We're also going to destroy some myths surrounding this mystical phenomenon...