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  • Earthquaker Devices Unveils the Black Ash Endangered Fuzz Pedal

    Earthquaker Devices Unveils the Black Ash Endangered Fuzz Pedal

    Earthquaker Devices has unveiled a new pedal called the Black Ash Endangered Fuzz. Limited to 1,500 units worldwide, the fuzz is a take on the “three-knob” Tone Bender that is built with rare components. “It uses a highly curated selection of premium components including paper-in-oil capacitors and half-watt carbon composition resistors from EarthQuaker Devices president... »

  • EarthQuaker Devices Introduces the Aqueduct Vibrato Pedal

    EarthQuaker Devices Introduces the Aqueduct Vibrato Pedal

    EarthQuaker Devices has introduced a new vibrato pedal called the Aqueduct that utilizes a short delay line with eight modulation modes for a wide palette of tones. The eight modes include sine, triangle, ramp, square, random, envelope-controlled depth, envelope-controlled rate, and envelope-controlled pitch. “Envelope-Controlled Pitch mode (Env P) is equipped with a wet/dry blend expanding... »

  • Earthquaker Devices Introduces the Pyramids Stereo Flanger Pedal

    Earthquaker Devices Introduces the Pyramids Stereo Flanger Pedal

    Earthquaker Devices has launched a new pedal called Pyramids. Built around the same DSP architecture as their Avalanche Run, the new stompbox is a stereo flanger with tons of features packed in. “Pyramids [features] five user-definable presets (a first for any EarthQuaker Devices pedal!), eight flanger modes, tap tempo, tap subdivision via the Rate &... »

  • Earthquaker Devices Introduces Westwood Translucent Drive Manipulator

    Earthquaker Devices Introduces Westwood Translucent Drive Manipulator

    Earthquaker Devices has introduced the Westwood, a pedal they describe as “a mild mannered light-to medium-gain translucent overdrive manipulator.” Its EQ section includes Treble and Bass controls with up to 20 dB of cut/boost while its drive section offers a host of tones. “The Westwood’s Drive control sets the level of gain for a near-clean... »

  • Earthquaker Devices Now Shipping the Data Corrupter

    Earthquaker Devices Now Shipping the Data Corrupter

    Earthquaker Devices has released the Data Corrupter Modulated Monophonic PLL Harmonizer. The pedal features three voices starting with a square wave fuzz that is multiplied, divided, and modulated with a master oscillator. “The Master Oscillator is the central nervous system at the heart of the Data Corrupter’s cyberpunk hive mind,” Earthquaker writes. “The three-position switch... »

  • Earthquaker Devices Launches the Erupter Fuzz Pedal

    Earthquaker Devices Launches the Erupter Fuzz Pedal

    Earthquaker Devices has announced the Erupter, a classic fuzz with big sounds distilled into a single knob. Designed by Jamie Stillman, the stompbox is described as having “a big low end, but not too mushy, and a biting top end without being too harsh.” “In developing the Erupter, Stillman ‘[used] every trick [he] ever learned’... »

  • Earthquaker Devices Announces the Space Spiral Delay

    Earthquaker Devices Announces the Space Spiral Delay

    Earthquaker Devices has launched the Space Spiral Modulated Delay, which they describe as an analog-voiced digital delay. The stompbox offers 30ms to 600ms of delay time with a variable waveshape LFO that affects the repeated signal. “[The Space Spiral] is a dark and dreamy modulated delay designed to take you across the highways of fantasy.... »

  • Earthquaker Devices Introduces V2 Updates of Dispatch Master, Speaker Cranker, Acapulco Gold, and Afterneath Pedals

    Earthquaker Devices Introduces V2 Updates of Dispatch Master, Speaker Cranker, Acapulco Gold, and Afterneath Pedals

    Experimental pedal maker Earthquaker Devices has released updated versions of four of their pedals including the Dispatch Master, the Speaker Cranker, Acapulco Gold, and the Afterneath. The pedals, which range in use from delay/reverb to distortion and overdrive, all now feature silent soft-touch relay based switching. This allows for “truly silent and effortless operation with... »

  • EarthQuaker Devices Releases Avalanche Run Pedal

    EarthQuaker Devices Releases Avalanche Run Pedal

    EarthQuaker Devices has introduced the Avalanche Run, a stereo delay and reverb pedal built on their new high-powered DSP platform. The model is based on requests for the company to make a stereo and tap tempo version of their Dispatch Master. “While it is a delay and reverb just like the Dispatch Master, the style... »

  • Earthquaker Devices Introduces The Bellows

    Earthquaker Devices Introduces The Bellows

    The eccentric effects creators at EarthQuaker Devices have released the Bellows Fuzzdriver, which they describe as a “back-to-basics, transistor-based dirt device.” The pedal is pared down to just Level and Drive controls for a straight-forward vintage vibe. “Similar to the volume control of a “non master” amp, the Drive determines how hard the signal hits... »