December 2016

EarthQuaker Devices

Rig Rundown: Chris Robinson Brotherhood

November 30, 2016
Psychedelia reigns with the band’s stash of boutique guitars, workhorse amps, and tone-shaping stomps.
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The Year in Gear 2016

November 28, 2016
Come with us, time travelers, as we revisit a year’s worth of axes, amps, stomps, basses, baritones, and other tools of our music-making trade—all deemed worthy of the Premier Gear Award.
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EarthQuaker Devices Unveils V2 Updates of Dispatch Master, Speaker Cranker, Acapulco Gold, and Afterneath

November 7, 2016
All four of the new V2 pedals feature soft-touch, relay-based switching.
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EarthQuaker Devices Avalanche Run Review

September 26, 2016
Digital expansiveness and inviting, expressive functions add up to a potent, outer-limits echo instrument.
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EarthQuaker Devices Releases the Transmisser Resonant Reverb

September 20, 2016
A modulated reverb with extra-long decay fed to a highly resonant filter.
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EarthQuaker Devices Spatial Delivery Review

August 17, 2016
Thanks to its clever multi-mode switch, this auto-filter will have you creating exciting new sounds way faster than more complex filters.
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Rig Rundown: Modest Mouse's Jim Fairchild

August 3, 2016
The alt-rocker details and demos his wide-ranging guitar collection, expansive pedalboard, and dual-amp setup.
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EarthQuaker Devices Releases the Avalanche Run

April 28, 2016
While it is a delay and reverb just like the Dispatch Master, the style of delay and reverb is quite different.
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Ouija Lord: Neal Casal of Circles Around the Sun

February 18, 2016
The psych-roots guru conjures the spirit of the Grateful Dead with his new album, talks about playing with Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, and explains the magic in Jerry Garcia’s legendary Wolf guitar.
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NAMM '16 - EarthQuaker Devices Spatial Delivery, Acapulco Gold, Avalanche Run, & Gray Channel Demos

February 1, 2016
The crew out of Akron, Ohio, highlight eight new stompboxes and an all-tube amp.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2016 Day 4

January 24, 2016
A few highlights from day 4 of NAMM.
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EarthQuaker Devices Unveils 8 New Pedals for 2016

January 15, 2016
EarthQuaker Devices releases a variety of new pedals such as the Night Wire, Spires, and Bows.
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Paranormal Pedals

December 17, 2015
Six bizarre stomps that warped the minds of top builders.
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The Year in Gear 2015

November 24, 2015
Our favorite guitars, basses, amps, effects, and accessories from the last 12 months.
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Rig Rundown: Desaparecidos

November 11, 2015
The indie-rock outfit jams with classic Gibson axes, baritone beasts, tube amps, and enough stompboxes to fill a store.
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Quick Hit: EarthQuaker/Park Fuzz Sound

October 27, 2015
EQD's Tone Bender Mk III tweak is bassier, bossier, buzzy, and brutalizing.
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Rig Rundown: Eagles of Death Metal

October 7, 2015
The desert-rock party animals discuss the gear that gets the crowd to boogie.
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EarthQuaker Devices Levitation Reverb Review

September 9, 2015
This vintage-oriented digital reverb moves from intimate to atmospheric with ease.
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EarthQuaker Devices Fuzz Master General Review

September 4, 2015
Diode switching makes this twist on the Univox Super-Fuzz a super-mean octave-buzz machine.
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Dr. Z Announces the Z-Drive

August 26, 2015
A boost/overdrive collaboration with Jamie Stillman of EarthQuaker Devices.
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