An electronic device that alters a sound signal by introducing a cyclically varying phase shift into one of two identical copies of the signal and recombining them, used especially in popular music to alter the sound of an instrument.
More example sentences
- I can never walk past one without stopping to gaze through the window at the rows of guitars and brightly coloured effects pedals - those enticing electronic rainbows of flangers, overdrives and delays.
- So my simple synth line is now crammed with compressors, flangers and distortion modules, all without it sounding the way I want it to.
- All sounds good to us (we've always been suckers for phasers, flangers and clones…).
Definition of flanger in:
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