April 2020

Loop Switcher

ARTICLES

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State of the Stomp: Do I Need a Loop Switcher on My Pedalboard?

November 18, 2019
Tone suck or lifesaver? Here’s how to decide if you can bear the cost—both economic and sonic—of this fancy technology.
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Russian Circles' Mike Sullivan: How I Create Live Loops

May 12, 2019
The instrumental-metal shaman demonstrates how he builds the bulldozing tones for "Mladek" onstage.
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Quick Hit: EarthQuaker Devices Swiss Things Review

April 25, 2019
Simplifying switching for switcher haters.
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EHX

Electro-Harmonix Delivers the Switchblade Pro

April 22, 2019
The pedal features two independent loops that can be set up in either series or parallel to switch between effects loops, command a multi-instrument set-up, or feed up to three amplifiers.
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RJM

RJM Music Unveils the PBC/6X

April 22, 2019
An all-in-one loop switching system and MIDI controller.
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NAMM '19 - Electro-Harmonix Mono Synth, Attack Decay & Super Switcher Demos

January 26, 2019
Mike Matthews‘ latest stomps feature old-school synth sounds, a new take on an ‘80s EHX classic, and a powerful, easy-to-program loop switcher.
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Tools for the Task: Pedal Looping Systems

September 24, 2018
An organized and streamlined pedalboard equals a focused and happy player.
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DC Pedals

DC Pedals Releases a Bluetooth True Bypass Looper & Mobile App

May 9, 2018
A true-bypass switching system with five loops, 100 direct accessible presets, 100 MIDI accessible presets, MIDI input and MIDI output, and a patented Bluetooth wireless programming and control.
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Tonal Tinker Toys: Reader Pedalboards 2018

February 23, 2018
When it comes to pedal puzzles and putting together your dream sound rig, there’s no right way—just your way. Check out these boards from your fellow readers, and be inspired!
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Quick Hit: RJM Mastermind LT Review

December 7, 2017
An affordable, high-quality, and easy-to-use MIDI controller that isn’t the size of Saskatchewan.
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Boss

Boss MS-3 Review

September 17, 2017
A handy solution that combines pro-level switching with analog flexibility.
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Chroma

SNAMM '17 - Chroma Koda Poly Expressive Demo

August 9, 2017
Watch a run-through of an adventurous new MIDI controller that’s fully programmable and customizable.
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First Look: Boss MS-3

June 26, 2017
John Bohlinger unboxes and tries out the pedal giant's new-concept pedalboard that combines their proprietary multi-effects engine and multi-pedal switcher in one small, dedicated unit.
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BOSS

Boss Releases the MS-3 Multi-Effects Switcher

June 1, 2017
A new-concept pedalboard solution that maximizes creative options for guitarists and bassists.
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EMG

Providence Releases the Bass FX Console BFX-1

May 23, 2017
Providence has introduced a new bass switcher with on-board preamp, Vitalizer B and D.I. Out, the Bass FX Console BFX-1.
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Providence

Providence Releases the PEC-4V

December 7, 2016
A programmable effects controller that includes a power supply and a built-in Vitalizer.
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Radial

Radial Engineering Introduces the BigShot EFX

July 29, 2016
Set up two separate effects loops and insert them into your pedal chain.
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The New Switcheroo: Three Loop Switchers Reviewed

January 8, 2016
PG tests a trio of powerful new designs—from Carl Martin's plug-and-play Octa-Switch Mk3 to RJM's tricked-out Mastermind PBC and Boss' deep-but-accessibly priced ES-8.
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EC

EC Superswitcher II Review

September 23, 2015
EC’s compact pedal switcher is stacked with routing possibilities at a fair price.
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GigRig’s G2 Advanced Switching System Review

September 1, 2015
A powerful switcher/looper that’s amazingly easy to use.
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