Instant audio adrenaline.
Inject a shot of high-octane fuel into your music with the Boss SL-20 Slicer Guitar Pedal. Instantly transform a guitar, bass, keyboard, or vocal into a pulsating groov... read more
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Instant audio adrenaline.
Inject a shot of high-octane fuel into your music with the Boss SL-20 Slicer Guitar Pedal. Instantly transform a guitar, bass, keyboard, or vocal into a pulsating groove instrument. Choose from 50 onboard Slice patterns or experiment with the SL-20's innovative Harmonic Slicer feature, which generates percussive melodies, Loop Record, and unique 3D Panning.
Groove and Melody Maker
The SL-20 effect pedal transforms your music into percussive "chopped" grooves. Fifty rhythmic patterns are onboard, with adjustable note attack and duration, plus amazing Harmonic Slice effects. Create high-energy patterns onstage in real-time, or use the SL-20 as a songwriting and recording tool. Play the sliced sounds in realtime while capturing them with Loop Record.
An internal tap-tempo feature is included, as well as the ability to sync to external MIDI clock. Sound characteristics of the SL-20 such as attack, duration, effect level, and direct level can be controlled by the onboard knobs or from an external Expression pedal.
The SL-20 is an addictive effect that inspires creativity. It's great for guitarists, but it's equally useful for other instrumentalists as well. Plug in a bass, keyboard, iPod, or any other instrument or music-playback device. DJs and dance-music artists will also love the SL-20 as a rhythmic-performance tool.
- Instant groove and percussive-melody generator
- 50 Slice patterns onboard, with adjustable attack and duration, including Harmonic Slice
- Tap Tempo via onboard pedal switch; internal and MIDI sync
- Sound characteristics such as attack, duration, effect level, and direct level are controllable via external Expression pedal (sold separately)
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I got this for electrnic music but tis fun on guitar too
this thing is insane when screwing with it on synths and samplers. its just whack. I enver thought I would like it on guitar but it has its moments as a guitar effect too. I haven't explored all tis options in any way but I really like the SL-20. Sound quality is really solid for a boss effect. Buffer's not too offensive to my ear. Sounds good and it does a million varieties of whacked out shit to your music. like a lot of EQD stuff its uses are pretty esoteric and for all but the most experimental noise-band people it will be a bad investment unless they're doing a lot of studio work or home recording where crazy, rhythmic gimmick effects are needed.
This should be your introduction to "different" pedals.
The Boss Slicer is awesome. If you're into things like Muse or 30 Seconds to Mars, when you start messing with this, you will INSTANTLY be hearing where they got some of their tricks... it's all thanks to this thing. In a way, it almost turns your guitar into a sequencer. Using this with a synth-inspired pedal, like the DigiTech Synth Wah, will take you to some very spacey places.
Not for everyone...
...but definitely for me!!! It's a weird beast, and you can't use it on everything...I do want to though! I find it to be more of an instrument or a tool than an effect...if that means anything...anywhere...this pedal doesn't do William Burroughs but it kind of sounds like it does...if that means anything...anywhere...footfalls on a wet sidewalk, but the exclamation is all wrong. Pete zipped up.
I this pedal. It not for everyone.
This pedal makes the guitar sound synthetic. The effect can "chop" notes and chords with different attack and modulate the notes. This isn't just a tremolo effect with an auto wah. It can make a guitar sound like an arpeggiated keyboard.
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