How To: Play phase shift effects on an electric guitar

Play phase shift effects on an electric guitar

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Getting to grips with guitar effects can be a complicated business and there are so many different types that it can be difficult to know where to start. This Guitar FX video tutorial is a brief introduction to the most common effect.

This video lesson focuses on the phaser. A phaser works by mixing a copy of the guitar signal with the original after delaying the copy signal for a few fractions of a second, causing a 'phase shift' between the two signals. The length of this pause is gradually varied over time, resulting in a 'sweeping effect. Watch the video to hear how this sounds. See how to play phase shift effects on an electric guitar with a Boss PH-3 Phase Shifter Pedal.

Play phase shift effects on an electric guitar

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