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Hot on the heels of our recent post about why you need a looper pedal, Phillip McKnight has created this very informative video in which the looper plays a starring role.

Phillip’s video is all about making your private guitar time more productive and enjoyable. He’s using an electric-acoustic guitar for this demonstration, but if your choice of practice ax is an electric, that’s perfectly fine too.

The two pedals he’s advocating here are a looper—take your pick of the many models available—and the Dunlop Echoplex Preamp pedal. 

“What is interesting about [the Echoplex Preamp] is that it will raise the volume of the guitar, but it won’t push the signal like a booster pedal,” Phil says. There are other options, including Rocktron’s Texas Recoiler, which Phillip says he used to use. “Basically,” he says, “what you’re looking for is a pedal that will raise the volume shelf but doesn’t necessarily push an amplifier to change the tone.”

Take a look at the video, where you can see Phil build a couple of loops and hear how the Echoplex Preamp works into the equation.

As always, we encourage you to visit Phillip’s YouTube channel for more of his informative videos.

Two Pedals Every Bedroom Guitarist Should Have
Source: Guitar World