Eventide’s Crystals delivers luminous H3000 pitch, delay and reverb effects in plugin form

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Eventide has unveiled Crystals, a plugin version of the H3000 Harmonizer effect that combines twin reverse pitch shifters with reverse delays and reverb.

The effect, which “creates out-of-this-world climbing and cascading pitched delays or unique sounding reverbs,” features two reverse granular delays that can be manipulated by length and pitch.

A Ribbon control allows users to sweep the effect between two different settings of any combination of controls, and a host of available presets allows easy configuration of parameters.

A Flex function, meanwhile, shifts both voices up one octave and a Mix Lock function keeps the wet-dry mix constant while auditioning presets. 

Crystals is available for Mac and PC as a VST, AAX, and AU plug-in.

The plugin is offered for $99 with an introductory price of $39 through July 5. An iOS version is priced at $14.99, with an intro price of $9.99 through June 14

For more information, head to Eventide.

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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.