Achieve U2-style shimmer with Eventide’s ShimmerVerb plugin

(Image credit: Eventide)

Eventide has announced the ShimmerVerb plugin, which combines a “lustrous reverb with parallel pitch shifters to add ethereal layers, making any signal ‘shimmer.’ ”

The plugin, which approximates the type of sound that producers Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno achieved on U2’s iconic The Unforgettable Fire album, has been extended with a unified interface that allows for adding ambiance to guitars, keys, synths, samples and vocals.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.