“Its simplicity makes it a compelling, easy-to-use pedal – one that can inspire you to create new music in an organic way”: Sheeran Loopers Looper + review

Is Ed Sheeran’s signature pedal a dream for the one-man jam band?

Sheeran Loopers Looper +
(Image: © Future / Phil Barker)

Guitar World Verdict

Its simplicity makes the Looper + a compelling, easy-to-use pedal. One that can inspire you to create new music in an organic way – by jamming over your own ideas. And even if you never write or perform a song, it’s just great fun. Definitely worth the wait!


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    Flexible range of features.

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    Performance-friendly design.

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    Easy to use.


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    Quite pricy for casual looper users.

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There’s no bigger champion of looping right now than Ed Sheeran, with much of his live show built around an acoustic guitar and Ed’s voice – all sent, of course, through his custom-built Chewie II looper ’board. 

Ed’s well established in the signature guitar game, with his Sheeran By Lowden brand delivering high-quality instruments for over five years now. It’s a surprise, then, that we’ve had to wait as long as we have for a looper pedal bearing his name. The question is, was it worth the wait?

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Chris Bird

Chris has been the Editor of Total Guitar magazine since 2020. Prior to that, he was at the helm of Total Guitar's world-class tab and tuition section for 12 years. He's a former guitar teacher with 35 years playing experience and he holds a degree in Philosophy & Popular Music. Chris has interviewed Brian May three times, Jimmy Page once, and Mark Knopfler zero times – something he desperately hopes to rectify as soon as possible.