Any looper reccomendations

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Any looper reccomendations

Post by Theonlyway » Wed Dec 31, 2014 12:43 pm

I've never owned a loop pedal, and I've been researching a bit. Some I found seem to drop certain sound qualities when engaged. Can anyone recommend a quality loop pedal? Thanks in advance
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Re: Any looper reccomendations

Post by MusicManJP6 » Wed Dec 31, 2014 1:52 pm

Like a phrase looper or a true bypass looper to switch FX in/out?
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Re: Any looper reccomendations

Post by elvis » Wed Dec 31, 2014 3:00 pm

I use the Ditto and I love it.
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Re: Any looper reccomendations

Post by Theonlyway » Wed Dec 31, 2014 7:59 pm

MusicManJP6 wrote:Like a phrase looper or a true bypass looper to switch FX in/out?

phrase looper. Apologies.
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Re: Any looper reccomendations

Post by dbagchee » Tue Jan 13, 2015 4:24 pm

Yeah just picked up the Ditto - sounds great! It doesn't seem to affect your tone when engaged and the playback sounds very true to the original signal. I compared it to the Digitech Jamman (compact pedal) and it sounded noticeably better. Previously I was using a Line 6 DL4 for looping.
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Re: Any looper reccomendations

Post by elvis » Wed Jan 14, 2015 1:58 pm

I have two of them (can't stop at just one...). It is tiny and sits unobtrusively on my board. Whenever I get a hankerin' for a loop, there it is. I use it a TON when practicing at home, or when writing.
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Re: Any looper reccomendations

Post by Theonlyway » Wed Jan 14, 2015 5:32 pm

I appreciate the responses
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Re: Any looper reccomendations

Post by Woodsgirl » Wed Feb 18, 2015 2:40 pm

Ditto Looper by TC Electronic
Very simple and that's what I love about it.
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Re: Any looper reccomendations

Post by MusicManJP6 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 4:55 pm

Yea, the ditto rocks. I ended up with a Flashback x4 which has a great looper built-in. The ditto sounds a hair better if I recall, but the x4 comes close.
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Re: Any looper reccomendations

Post by sanfender » Fri Mar 13, 2015 7:32 pm

I highly recommend the Ditto as well because (a) ultra compact and (b) super easy to use. In the past, I've had a Boss RC-3 Loop pedal and found the interface cumbersome. The Ditto is very clean and simple in its design. Plus, it's good enough for Paul Gilbert :)

Another way to do it is if you have a recording set up that makes it convenient to loop via DAW. Sometimes I do that depending on my workflow. Regardless, can't go wrong with the Ditto IMHO.

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