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.
- 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…).
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