Audiority has released Polaris, an echo/reverb plugin inspired by early hardware digital reverbs of the late 1970s and able to provide echo, ambiance, and reverb out of a single multitap delay line.
It uses a technique used by cheaper digital reverbs in the late 1970s to “emulate” expensive reverb. And that with only a single multitap delay line.
Some of the delays are “clean” through the effect chain, the other part contains modulated taps. Blended together, it gives our brain a kind of reverb, but a more favorable, yet effective, reverb.
But Audiority goes a step further and gives the plug-in additional parameters, for example, to loop the delays through the chain again. Each tap can be edited separately.
Thus, besides the low- and hi-cut filter, there are many possibilities to edit the sound.
The price is quite low, but still, you should check the demo before if you can use such a reverb in your collection, as it is really very special. Of course, as always, some presets are included to show you what to get out of the plug-in.
Audiority Polaris is available on the manufacturer’s website for € 35 in the introductory phase. Thereafter, the price will be raised to 45 euros.
Polaris runs on Mac OS 10.7 or higher and Windows Vista SP2 or higher as VST, AU, and AAX in 32 or 64 bit. A demo version is also available on the website, which mutes the signal for three seconds every minute.
Buy Link: Polaris