When the first guitar effects pedals came to prominence in the early '60s, there was no telling what would become of them over the next 50 years. Today, musicians can have a seemingly endless array of possibilities right at their feet. Among the most popular of these stompboxes are chorus, flanger and phaser effects pedals, and in this selection you'll find a wide range to choose from. In fact, companies like Electro-Harmonix, Boss, Ibanez and Behringer have earned themselves amazing reputations for their chorus, flanger and phaser pedals and they can all be found in this catalog.
For those who are newcomers to chorus, flanger and phaser effects pedals, there's a very good chance that you've heard them on many of your favorite recordings. In the late '60s and early '70s, numerous rock acts incorporated space-evoking flanger and phaser effects into their music, including The Beatles, Status Quo, Hawkwind and Jimi Hendrix. As for chorus, think of hits like "Come As You Are" by Nirvana, "The Spirit of Radio" by Rush and "More Than A Feeling" by Boston. Speaking of chorus, check out the top-selling Boss CH-1 SUPER Chorus Pedal. Delivering a clear, classic sound with singing highs and a top-notch stereo effect, the CH-1 can create swirling chorus sounds that work amazingly well in a variety of genres.
Now if it's a flanger that you're after, try the MXR M152 Micro Flanger Guitar Effects Pedal. Based on the popular M117 Flanger, the MXR Micro has a more compact size yet stays true to the 100% analog buck brigade technology found in its big brother. No doubt, with this killer pedal at your disposal you can go from jet-like sweeps to deep-space effects effortlessly. As for phaser pedals, turn your attention to the TC Electronic Helix Phaser True Bypass Guitar Effects Pedal. From vintage Dave Gilmour-like swirls to Van Halen-style sweeps, the Helix Phaser is a versatile powerhouse that's packed with similar sounds that can be heard on countless legendary records in the world of rock and metal.
And make no mistake, the chorus, flanger and phaser effects pedals above were only mentioned to serve as a taste of what awaits you in this section. From Eddie Van Halen to Joe Satriani, these effects are used by many famous guitarists, and any choice you make here will be sure to impress you and your audience.