The fact that it has three heads with control over each one's
positioning is very cool.
Yes, it sounds great, too!
The Celmo tape echo is a very
good tape echo simulation. It's great for dub and pads
and for great depth for string synth sounds or choirs.
I love the Celmo tape echo,
really one of those hidden Scope gems, yet to find nothing
in native world that gets me off like it and tried them all
including the GSs201 and EchoBoy. The sound is so good
and great full control over tape heads and feedback
equalizers make it worth every penny.
SoundDesigner: My thoughts exactly!
Celmo makes some of the best
overlooked plug-ins in the business. I have not heard a
native or any other platform tape delay that has the
clarity and depth of Celmo's.
UAD's is characterful with a lot more color but is not as
good overall to my ears and unlike most plugins
Celmo's Tape Echo protects
the original source well and does not introduce a lot of
damaging and cheap sounding artifacts. The Spring
Reverb from Celmo is awesome
too, as well as some of his other plug-ins.
Celmo is a developer that
many people are asleep to and being on the Scope platform
which is niche adds to that. Might not have the fancy
GUIs, fancy looking website, reputation for making high-end
hardware, the glamour and Hollywood actors advertising his
products but some of his plug-ins are great and stand the
test of time. I really hope Celmo
continues to develop for Scope and creates something new for
XITE-1. Celmo did some
awesome things with the very little DSP power of the old
Scope PCI cards. So I'm sure an XITE-1 with a new SDK
would yield some very special things from
Celmo. One of my top
favorite developers no doubt.