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Retro Fi

True analog lofi magic
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The Ultimate Lofi FX Chain

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Travel back in time, then bring the sound and vibe back with you. Or, discover past treasures, with the degraded sound from decades of neglect. Retro-Fi remembers when hiss, surface noise, hum, color, wobble, and noise were part of audio—and by embracing the past, animates the present.

Spark real life in your track: Whether you want to add vintage charms to modern music, or push lo-fi sounds to the furthest edge of experimental hardcore—meet Retro Fi.

  • Original effects—not just the usual distortion or bitcrushing
  • Original effects—not just the usual distortion or bitcrushing
  • Massive library of lofi noises and textures, controls by dynamics
  • Diverse retro cassette and vinyl sounds
  • Add funky reverbs and delays from the early days of digital
  • Create lofi percussive effects with ducking and gating
  • Squash control for upwards and downwards colorful compression
  • Two independent Wow & Wobble engines
  • Carefully matched FX chain for organically “glued” analog character
  • Smart noise generator for ever-changing textures that never sound like a pre-recorded loop
Watch It in Action

True Analog Lofi Magic for Your Tracks

  • Vintage Cassette Tones. Deep Vinyl Grooves.

    From turntable rumble to wow and wobble, turntables and cassettes were bedeviled by mechanical sounds. Retro Fi brings them back to life, for textures that will help you breathe life into the dullest synth line, drum break, or vocal adlib.

    Features: Glue Mixes without “Squashing”
  • Choose Varied Textures and Noises

    The library of 67 different noises includes vinyl, cassette, electrical, synthetic, mechanical, digital, and FX noise sources. Duck or gate so noises flow with the music, or lay them in as a background to provide texture.

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  • Choose Era-Specific Vibes

    Choose from four decades, and four different interpretations of those decades. Squash with compression, push peaks with expansion, then tweak big with the tone—or if you want, go insane with ring modulation.

    Features: Fast and Efficient Operation
  • Bathe Your Tracks in Nostalgic Spaces

    Create a sonic space with reverb, from sproingy spring to vintage digital plate. Sync delay to tempo for percussive echo bursts, pan with ping pong mode, do parallel processing, and add feedback—from zero to infinity.

    Features: From Vocals to “The Ringo Drum Sound”
  • 350 Artist Presets by Kendrick Lamar, Post Malone Producers

    Over 350 presets launch you intro retro world, thanks to a dizzying array of artist presets—created by top producers and beat makers in hip hop, electronic genres, rock and beyond—including the producers for Kendrick Lamar, Mac Miller, Dr. Dre, Dua Lipa, Post Malone, and more.

    Features: Multiple Modes Fit Different Material