7 creative ways to use a looper pedal

Close-up shot of Boss Loopstation RC-1 pedal
(Image credit: Boss)
Buyer’s guide

Most people first buy a looper pedal because they're the only guitarist in a band and need to double up a part, or play a lead over some chords. Once that's out of the way though, you're left with a potentially quite large chunk of your pedalboard real estate spoken for, so what else can be done with it?

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Alex Lynham

Alex Lynham is a gear obsessive who's been collecting and building modern and vintage equipment since he got his first Saturday job. Besides reviewing countless pedals for Total Guitar, he's written guides on how to build your first pedal, how to build a tube amp from a kit, and briefly went viral when he released a glitch delay pedal, the Atom Smasher.