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Tuesday, 20 September 2016
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Ultrasphinx at the Stone Tavern in Kent, Ohio. Photo: Jason Prufer Hoarding effects pedals is fun, but what’s the point if you don’t play them? I’m crawling out of the Bass Hole this month to offer up some common-sense advice for when you decide to climb out of the basement, load up the VanBot and ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/20/2016 10:05 AM by Aaron Rogers
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Wednesday, 14 September 2016
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Welcome fellow Quakelings to yet another entry to the Tube Town Blog. Last month we overindulged ourselves on overtones and harmonics. We are also featuring Mike Tolan, our assistant production manager, in this month's “Rigs of EarthQuaker Devices.” My aim this month is to share what I know about Power ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/14/2016 8:31 AM by Joe Golden
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Thursday, 08 September 2016
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Photo: Larry Sheffey Larry Sheffey and Vic Wainstein are Garcia Bros., who recently produced the hit "Dapper" with Domo Genesis ft. Anderson .Paak. We caught up with Larry and Vic via email, and here's what they had to say: Do you use EQD pedals during tracking, mixing, or both? If both, roughly ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/08/2016 1:00 PM by EarthQuaker Devices
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Thursday, 01 September 2016
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Ahoy! Welcome to The Depths Optical Vibe Machine! The Depths is our take on the classic optical vibe circuit. Now you can swab the decks with the same lush, pulsating, three-dimensional swirling sound you know and love, with some modern accouterments for all you land-lubbers out there. The Depths ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/01/2016 7:57 AM by EarthQuaker Devices
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Thursday, 25 August 2016
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BEGIN COMMUNIQUE . . . Attn: guitarists of the planet Earth . . . if you need to dirty your signal’s transmission, aim your satellites in the direction of the Dirt Transmitter fuzz driver from EarthQuaker Devices. . . . >>> . . . The Dirt Transmitter uses rare-Earth precious Silicon metal transistors ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/25/2016 12:00 AM by EarthQuaker Devices
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Thursday, 25 August 2016
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Welcome back to the EarthQuaker Devices Studio Series! In this entry, Jon San Paolo, staff engineer, building manager, and "weekend guy" at Steve Albini's Electrical Audio shines some light on the "Electrical Method" and how he uses EarthQuaker Devices to save himself and his clients the heartache of ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/25/2016 12:00 AM by EarthQuaker Devices
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Friday, 19 August 2016
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“When the Levee Breaks.” “In the Air Tonight.” Californication. One of these things is not like the other. Compression can make or break a song, or an entire album, and yet remains a mystery to most listeners, puzzling even the savviest of musicians. Dynamic range reduction, or compression, is present ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/19/2016 8:30 AM by Aaron Rogers
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Friday, 19 August 2016
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What to say about the Hoof that hasn’t already been said? Our flagship fuzz pedal can be found on thousands on pedaboards around the world and has rocked countless stages from stinky suburban basements to Madison Square Garden. Twice. The Hoof is loosely based on the classic green Russian muff-style ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/19/2016 12:00 AM by EarthQuaker Devices
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Tuesday, 16 August 2016
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Greetings fellow Quakelings! In last month’s Tube Town we tackled preamp tubes and their compatible peers. Hope you all found it informative and carved some new wrinkles in your brains. This month’s topic is Harmonic Overtones. We’re going to chop it up about their sweet musicality, for better or worse. ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/16/2016 12:00 AM by Joe Golden
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Friday, 12 August 2016
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The Dispatch Master is one of our favorite devices at EQD, and remains our top-seller to this day. Pick one up, and you’ll know why. Crystalline digital delays up to 1.5 seconds without nasty self-oscillation. Luscious reverbs that seem to last forever, like a collect call from beyond the fourth ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/12/2016 12:00 AM by EarthQuaker Devices
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Tuesday, 09 August 2016
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Welcome to the EarthQuaker Devices Studio Series! Since so many of our favorite musical moments happen on recordings, we're peeling back the curtain and shining the spotlight on the men and women who use EarthQuaker Devices to help create new sounds and capture our favorite music on tape, hard drive, ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/09/2016 12:00 AM by EarthQuaker Devices
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Friday, 05 August 2016
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Photo: Sean Djuricic Click here to listen to Aaron's Picks! 1. Hot Snakes - "If Credit's What Matters I'll Take Credit" - Automatic Midnight - This is maybe my favorite opening of any album ever. Rick Froberg goes all out on this one, just tearing his voice to shreds, and the subharmonic organ-pedal ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/05/2016 12:00 AM by Aaron Rogers
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Thursday, 04 August 2016
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Yo! Hello from the depths of my studio, 5 Starr Sound Labs, where I practice, video, explore and record everything I do for my career. I built this studio back in 2011 and have kept developing it till this day. I think every musician should have a space where they are surrounded by their tools and can ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/04/2016 12:00 AM by Juan Alderete
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Friday, 29 July 2016
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Howdy Space Cowboys & Cowgirls! Get ready to saddle up on the Spatial Delivery Envelope/Sample & Hold Filter! Stick this bad boy in your signal chain and you'll be taking the tone train to the fourth dimension of Funk. The Spatial Delivery features three distinct filter modes (Up / Sample & Hold ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/29/2016 12:00 AM by EarthQuaker Devices
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Thursday, 28 July 2016
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  The Rainbow Machine is the black sheep of the EarthQuaker Devices family. It’s our red-headed step child, the wizard in the cupboard under the stairs, the one Device to rule them all; the audio equivalent of a map to Luke Skywalker that’ll take your tone to the twilight zone, open your third ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/28/2016 12:00 AM by Aaron Rogers
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Friday, 22 July 2016
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What's up, couch potatoes? Put away those cheeze-balls and tune into a Gray Channel! This two channel Dynamic Dirt Doubler is like hi-def picture-in-picture for your tone. The Green channel is a low-to-mid gain, uncompressed, transparent overdrive with a loose, ragged feel, courtesy of its Germanium ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/22/2016 12:00 AM by EarthQuaker Devices
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Wednesday, 20 July 2016
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Click here to listen to Ryan's picks! 1. Open Mike Eagle - “Ziggy Starfish (Anxiety Raps)” - A Special Episode EP - I discovered this one from one of Spotify’s personalized Discover Playlists and it is still my favorite find from there.  Open Mike Eagle does a great job of combining vulnerability ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/20/2016 12:00 AM by Ryan Gilchrist
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Friday, 15 July 2016
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Greetings, dungeon masters! Stoke the fires in the seventh circle of tone with the Bellows! This little two-knobber is a nod to the non-master volume amps of yesteryear and the fiery tones that come only from diming these vintage behemoths and letting 'er rip until the tubes catch fire. For your safety, ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/15/2016 12:00 AM by EarthQuaker Devices
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Wednesday, 13 July 2016
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Hello pedal enthusiasts. Nick Reinhart here, doing some guest blogging for EarthQuaker Devices. Some of you may know me from my music, namely Tera Melos, or my work with Zach Hill, or possibly a new band I have with Nels Cline, Mike Watt, and Greg Saunier called Big Walnuts Yonder. Others might recognize ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/13/2016 12:00 AM by Nick Reinhart
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Friday, 08 July 2016
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Ho! Ho! Ho! Wrap up your tone tighter than Christmas in July with the Bows Germanium Preamp Booster! The Bows is a transistor-based boost/overdrive that's anything but clean, and naughtier than, well, a really naughty thing. It features selectable "Treble" and "Full" modes and an extra 15dB of gain ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/08/2016 12:00 AM by EarthQuaker Devices
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