Tools for the Task: Looper Pedals
Ten options for your pedalboard that will have you repeating yourself in no time.
Whether it's big, small, feature packed, or a simple affair, adding a looper to your rig will provide a tireless accompaniment partner and effective tool for inspiration. Here are 10 that will help you get your loop on.
This simple little looper houses just one knob and essential looping features, but still offers five minutes of looping time while maintaining integrity of the analog dry signal path.
Offering 360 seconds of loop recording time and 11 storable loops, this pedal boasts a user-friendly layout that makes recording and overdubbing easy.
Loop Station RC-1
This straightforward stomp offers up to 12 minutes of stereo recording time and features an LED loop indicator for quick status reference of record, play, and overdub modes.
Boomerang III Phrase Sampler
This looper is feature-rich, with its four play styles, multiple loops, recording time of up to 35 minutes, and numerous functions and effects for inviting sonic creations.
This looping command center features latency-free looping via two stereo loops with sync, an innovative loop multiplier, USB connectivity, and 50 available presets.
Not only is this pedal a looper that allows an unlimited number of overdubs, it also generates drum and bass parts with 12 genres to choose from to match your song.
Packed full of Line 6 effects and amp models, and a library of tracks recorded by top session players, this looper offers 24 minutes of recording time for creation inspiration.
Loop Core Deluxe
This pedal allows loop-phrase recording of up to eight hours with unlimited layers in 24-bit audio into 99 saved memories, and comes loaded with 40 different drum rhythms.
Two independent loops, 12 onboard effects, and recording time of up to 90 seconds help make this light and compact looper an expressive tool for guitarists.