Afterneath Winner Update
Jun21

Afterneath Winner Update

I’ll have to admit, I was pretty jealous when we sent the EarthQuaker Devices Afterneath off to Derek D. of Santa Rosa, CA. There might be a wide selection of reverbs out there on the market, but the Afterneath is really something special. As with all our contests, we ask the winner to send us a picture of them with their new treasure. Derek complied and sent us this: The sticker on his shirt was just one piece in a bag of shwag...

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Black Cat Pedals N-Fuzz
Jun19

Black Cat Pedals N-Fuzz

A few days ago I received an announcement that Black Cat Pedals is pushing out a new pedal – the N-Fuzz. Turns out this isn’t really a new pedal, but rather a legacy product from the original created by Fred Bonte. This version is based on the very popular and much reviewed OD-Fuzz, but it’s been modified to use Japanese components. This is a good thing in that you now have a wide array of fuzz tones and bias...

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Tinker with Bleep Labs
Jun16

Tinker with Bleep Labs

I have to admit, sometimes I feel like I’m way out of the loop despite my best efforts. Over the last few months, I’ve been reading and preparing for my first foray into building a fuzz pedal. I’ve run across lots of sites explaining the various components and selling them like, General Guitar Gadgets, Build Your Own Clone and Mammoth Electronics. Looking at forums is a great place to learn a ton of information and...

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New Builder: Animal Factory
Jun15

New Builder: Animal Factory

New builders are coming into the catalog everyday. It’ll take us a while to get them all rolled out and looking good, but we’ll stick with it to make sure we everyone covered. Recently we ran across Animal Factory Amplification. According to their FB page, “Animal Factory Amplification builds terrifying, irreverent and beautiful guitar pedals and amps, among other things, in Bombay, India.” The fearless leader...

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EQD Afterneath Giveaway | And the winner is…
Jun12

EQD Afterneath Giveaway | And the winner is…

This has been a really fun giveway, getting to know the folks at EarthQuaker Devices and having the opportunity to find out more about their history and the pedals they build.  We really want to thank Jamie and his crew for partnering with us and offering up such a hot effects pedal. If you didn’t see our post on, “10 things you might not know about EQD” you should go take a look. You’ll quickly realize that...

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