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EarthQuaker Devices and Sunn O))) Team Up for the Life Pedal

August 22, 2019
Analog octave blending, Hand-picked components, and three clipping options are some of the features of this saturation monster.
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First Look: EarthQuaker Devices Plumes

August 3, 2019
Jamie Stillman and his cast of weirdos take the TS beyond simple screaming.
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Rig Rundown: Sleep

July 24, 2019
The sultan of sludge illustrates that his first band is a shuttle for sonic exploration launching into orbit on the backs of triple-humbucker guitars, a sierra of Oranges, and two boards the size of Cape Canaveral.
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Rig Rundown: Cherry Glazerr

July 17, 2019
Grunge songstress Clementine Creevy hits us with the barrage of drives she uses for her band's lo-fi garage sound.
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EarthQuaker Devices Releases the Plumes Small Signal Shredder

July 2, 2019
An updated interpretation of a classic lime green pedal.
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SUNN O))) and EarthQuaker Devices Release Exclusive Distortion Pedal

June 18, 2019
A limited, hand numbered, tube-amp crushing octave fuzz and distortion with boost.
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Rig Rundown: The Tallest Man on Earth

May 29, 2019
Take a look at how Kristian Matsson, one of Sweden’s most enigmatic songwriters, crafts layers of sonic magic with a handful of open tunings and a pile of pedals.
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Quick Hit: EarthQuaker Devices Swiss Things Review

April 25, 2019
Simplifying switching for switcher haters.
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Kurt Vile and Steve Gunn: Into the Mystic

February 21, 2019
Two exploratory rockers discuss their Philadelphia roots and the magic of collaboration, alternate tunings, old and loved guitars, and the search for transportive vocal and 6-string sounds.
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Rig Rundown: Emma Ruth Rundle

January 16, 2019
The moody goth-folk songstress and her 6-string compatriot Evan Patterson detail the off-kilter double-cuts, dual-amp configurations, and reverb-dripping boards that give life to their jangly, ambient washes and doomy, crashing crescendos.
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EarthQuaker Devices Releases the Swiss Things Pedalboard Reconciler

January 9, 2019
An all-in-one pedalboard reconciliation solution designed to really tie your rig together.
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Rig Rundown: Tera Melos’ Nick Reinhart

January 2, 2019
The Willy Wonka of guitar uses a forgotten Squier, a long-lusted-after Jazzmaster, and a heap of misfit and boutique stomps to warp the instrument into the 21st century.
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Rig Rundown: Saves the Day

December 19, 2018
Watch how bassist Rodrigo Palma uses a simplistic, time-tested combination of Fender plus Ampeg, while guitarist Arun Bali employs a collection of classic guitars and stacks a hearty amount of fuzz pedals to color their brand of post-pop punk.
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Question and Obsession: Upside-Down Frown

December 13, 2018
Julien Baker of boygenius joins us in discussing songs that lift our spirits.
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Rig Rundown: Marilyn Manson

November 21, 2018
Sure, collectible gear can be important to rock stars, but for this mayhem-filled gig, Paul Wiley and Juan Alderete opt for loudness and durability.
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The Year in Gear 2018

November 20, 2018
Step inside Premier Guitar’s magical, miraculous time machine and revisit the gear that stood head and shoulders above the rest as Premier Gear Award winners in 2018.
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Matt Pike: Chug, Punch, and Sustain

November 8, 2018
The patient riffer of darkness reveals the sonics secrets—and head space—that drive his bands Sleep and High on Fire.
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EarthQuaker Devices Releases the Black Ash

November 8, 2018
Limited to only 1,500 units worldwide, Jamie Stillman's newest tone crippler is a fuzz/overdrive that takes cues from the legendary, three-knob Tone Bender.
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Rig Rundown: Shakey Graves

October 17, 2018
The Austin singer-songwriter generates a retro-hip vibe with ’60s-style guitars, small-but-mighty amps, and a pair of pedalboards.
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Rig Rundown: FIDLAR

October 10, 2018
These DIY punkers prove you don’t need custom axes and pyrotechnics to spark a mosh pit and a good time.
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