Phase Lag pedal by @AnasoundsFr, an awesome phaser – Pedal Review

Anasounds is a French boutique pedal builder based in Nice in the South of France. They have a large range of pedals with fuzz, overdrive, distortion, delay and the Phase Lag pedal, a very cool phaser with some interesting hidden features. That's the pedal I review in the video below.

Anasounds website: www.anasounds.com

Phase Lag pedal video review

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Specs

  • Analog phaser
  • Rate and Regen controls
  • Internal Dip switch to change the function of the pedal
  • True by-pass
  • 185,90 €
  • Anasounds website: www.anasounds.com

PHASELAGANGLE

Setup used for the review

Pedal order : Polytune tuner > Henretta Emerald Prince (not used in this video) > Pimento > Plextortion > Phase Lag > JHS Delay (not used in this video) > Torpedo CAB > Flint > Audio interface

The stereo output of the Flint (reviewed here) is connected to the audio interface MOTU Ultralite mk 3.

Phase Lag pedal by @AnasoundsFr, an awesome phaser - Pedal Review

Guitar used : Monster Relic Strat loaded with Hepcat pickups

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What I enjoyed the most

  • The quality of the sounds
  • The possibility to customize the pedal with the internal Dip switch
  • The quality of the construction (look at the pic of the board below!)
  • The design of the pedal

AnasoundsPhaseLagDip

What I enjoyed the least

  • The position of the buttons are not super visible when you stand up

Conclusion

If you are looking for a cool sounding phaser able to do much more than the MXR Phase 90 tricks, check-out this great pedal. The sounds you get with this pedal are great regardless of the settings, even for the more extreme ones. It sounds cool in clean and saturated tones.

You also have the added bonus of being able to change the function of the pedal with the internal Dip switch.

Plus, the nice wood plate of the top of the pedal has a great visual impact on a pedalboard.

Pedal of the Month with Woodbrass Deluxe

For September 2015, the Phase Lag is the pedal of the month for the Backstage Pass owners who will get 10% off when they order from Woodbrass Deluxe. You just need to send an e-mail to Julien Bitoun at dlx@woodbrass.com to order.

Until the next gear review, keep on playing the guitar!

Pierre.

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