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SketchCassette II & Shapeshifter Bundle

FX Bundle by Aberrant DSP

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"SketchCassette II an intuitive, immediately effective emulation of the sound of vintage cassette decks, doing everything from mild saturation to degraded scuzz."
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"ShapeShifter provides fabulous FX from subtle analogue treatment to far-out trashy."
. Forum for professional and amateur recording, mixing/mastering engineers to share techniques and advice.
"I think SketchCassette II is one of the best plug-ins that has ever been made!"
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Colourful Tools for Creative Mixing

Aberrant DSP create exciting, affordable tools for creative mixing and audio production. Their goal is to offer you various ways of introducing colour, intrigue, and personality into your mixes, and help you achieve a refreshing and engaging sound. For a limited time only, get both of their unique plugins in one collection.

Cassette Inspired Degradation

Inspired by 4-track cassette recorders, ​SketchCassette II ​is designed to introduce a wide array of lo-fi effects into your mixes. From subtle warble to unearthed-from-the-attic destruction, ​SketchCassette II unlocks the full range of cheap tape sounds, while also offering the flexibility and control to push your sounds even further into total lo-fi weirdness.


  • 12 unique tape type & quality profiles
  • Age modelling with continuous control
  • 2 Tape Saturation models: A (gentle), B (harsh)
  • Tape hiss
  • Dropouts with newly extended Stereo Width control
  • Highly adjustable Wow & Flutter section, including:
    • Tempo Syncing to DAW
    • An “FM Mode” which allows you to modulate the Flutter Rate with the Wow controls
    • Flanging
  • Noise-reduction encoding compression with controls over Brightness & Amount
  • Mix controls for Tape Filtering and Compression
  • Custom preset system with 61 factory presets showcasing SketchCassette II’s versatility

Learn more about SketchCassette II.

Dynamics Remodeler / Character Compressor

Inspired by SketchCassette’s NR Comp algorithm, ShapeShifter is a one-of-a-kind dynamics remodeler and character compressor that will completely transform the shape of your sounds. ShapeShifter moulds a blend of multi-band upward and downward compression into a toolbox for adding colour, body, and grit to your sounds. This can take the form of anything from a subtle vibe boost to blown-open, raucous carnage.


  • Upward / Downward compression controlled with a common Ratio
  • Transients section with Ratio and Threshold controls, allowing for separate control of downward compression
  • Upward compression Floor control for taming room sound or unwanted noise
  • Flexible envelope shaping through Attack and Release time controls
  • Tone adjustment for broad shifts in colour and character
  • A wide-ranging Drive control with two models: A (gentle) and B (hard)
  • Asymmetry control for attaining harsher, grittier drive textures by way of even-order harmonics
  • Dry / Wet mixer for easy parallel processing
  • Custom preset system with 64 factory presets, showcasing ShapeShifter’s versatility

Learn more about ShapeShifter.

System Requirements


  • Windows 7 or later (64-bit only)
  • VST3 and AAX


  • macOS 10.10 Yosemite - macOS 11 Big Sur (Intel and M1 Apple Silicon supported) (64-bit only)
  • AU, VST3, and AAX

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