June Issue

EarthQuaker Devices

ARTICLES

First Look: EarthQuaker Devices Pyramids

May 9, 2018
John Bohlinger grabs his triple-humbucker PRS and b-bender baritone to unravel the various flange sounds lurking inside that range from classic to crazy.
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EarthQuaker Devices Releases the Pyramids Stereo Flanging Device

May 2, 2018
The pedal uses five user-definable presets, eight flanger modes, tap tempo, tap subdivision via the rate and tap mini-toggle, and a multi-function modify control.
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Rig Rundown: The Dear Hunter

April 18, 2018
Explore the three keys that propel the band’s prog-rock orbit: custom axes, pedal-platform tube amps, and stompboxes strengthened with modeling tech from Line 6.
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Tools for the Task: Clean Boosts

March 16, 2018
Simple, yes, but a clean-boost pedal like the 10 here can do a lot more than a simple bump in dBs.
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Rig Rundown: Screaming Females

March 14, 2018
Guitarist/singer Marissa Paternoster and bassist “King” Mike Abbate worry little about instrument investments and instead focus on producing raw, energy-fueled, loud-as-hell jams.
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Rig Rundown: Pallbearer

March 7, 2018
Learn how these Arkansas rockers move beyond a wall of dark and heavy doom with various modulations, delays, and deep ’verbs to weave their own complex sonic architecture.
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Eclectic Effecting 101: How to Use Stock Pedals to Unlock New Sounds

February 10, 2018
A hands-on guide to using chains of pedals to create enigmatic, spooky, and downright crazy sounds.
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NAMM '18 - EarthQuaker Devices Westwood Drive, Data Corrupter & Rainbow Machine V2 Demos

February 8, 2018
A cool drive and more, plus an update on a sonic pedalboard dissident.
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NAMM 2018 Gear-Guru Livestream: Stompbox Heavyweights

January 28, 2018
Electro-Harmonix's Mike Matthews and EarthQuaker Devices' Jamie Stillman talk about what's currently inspiring them in their evolving take on effects, and the "basic rules" for surviving in the cutthroat world of pedal building.
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Premier Guitar Gear-Guru Livestreams coming to NAMM 2018!

January 22, 2018
Premier Guitar Announces Daily Winter NAMM 2018 Livestreams with Electro-Harmonix's Mike Matthews, Paul Reed Smith, EarthQuaker Devices' Jamie Stillman, and More!
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Rig Rundown: Bully

January 10, 2018
Offset guitars, classic American amps, and gnarly fuzzes fuel these Nashvillians' indie jams.
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First Look: EarthQuaker Devices Westwood

January 10, 2018
PG's John Bohlinger uses five guitars to see what the Ohio outfit's new overdrive has to offer."
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EarthQuaker Devices Announces the Westwood Translucent Drive Manipulator

January 10, 2018
The active EQ section has up to 20dB of cut and/or boost at 80Hz and 2kHz.
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EarthQuaker Devices Data Corrupter Review

December 29, 2017
Monophonic guitar synth? Pitch-tracking octaver? Noise box from Hell?
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Rig Rundown: Mutoid Man's Stephen Brodsky

December 6, 2017
Find out how the shred cat avoids using a sketchy whammy bar by ingeniously implementing two handy stomps.
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State of the Stomp: The Future—Younger, More Female, or Else!

December 3, 2017
Are guitars going the way of the saxophone?
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Gear of the Year 2017

November 7, 2017
Another year, another dazzling parade of pedals, guitars, amps, modelers, and accessories that made our noggins spin.
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Rig Rundown: Chon

October 4, 2017
The chill, mostly instrumental rockers breeze through a tonal equation that includes Ibanez guitars, Matchless combos, and a bunch of pedals.
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EarthQuaker Devices Erupter Review

August 31, 2017
A stupidly simple fuzz delivers artfully complex, chaotic, and controlled distortion sounds.
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EarthQuaker Devices Launches the Data Corrupter

August 23, 2017
A three-voice modulated monophonic PLL harmonizer that creates an analog synth tone.
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