Best phaser pedals 2024: our guide to this versatile modulation guitar effect

A phaser pedal - part of the modulation family - is one of the more distinctive effects you can employ in your guitar rig. It's most commonly used to add a flurry of movement to your tone but can also be utilized to add extra body to individual notes or even to approximate the sound of a rotary speaker. Of course, you'll have heard a phaser on everything from Isley Brothers' Who's That Lady to Van Halen's Eruption - but whatever your preference, it's essential to know the best phaser pedal for your needs.

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Chris Corfield

Chris Corfield is a journalist with over 12 years of experience writing for some of the music world's biggest brands including Orange Amplification, MusicRadar, Guitar World, Total Guitar and Dawsons Music. Chris loves getting nerdy about everything from guitar gear and synths, to microphones and music production hardware.

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