Earthquaker Devices

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  1. TeleBrew

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    I just picked up two used Earthquaker Devices pedals in the last week or so, and like them so much that I've got a third one on the way.

    I got an Arrows boost and a Speaker Cranker, and they're both going to be used a lot both for recording and in a live setting.

    I think the Arrows is the boost I've been looking for. It's not entirely transparent, because it's designed to give your tone a midrange bump to cut through a band mix. It does exactly that!

    The Speaker Cranker is great on its own as a semi-clean boost, but when turned up it really drives a clean tube amp into overdrive nicely. And it gooses other dirt pedals really well, too.

    The pedal on the way is an Erupter Fuzz (one knob!), so I can't wait to see how that works out.
     
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    I have the Data Corrupter. It is weird and wonderful
     
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    I’ve been interested in a lot of their pedals for a while especially their reverb/delay combo pedals.
     
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    I'm really impressed so far. The Arrows and Speaker Cranker have made me finally "get" the whole idea of stacking dirt boxes, too, which is a cool bonus.
     
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    I have a Ghost Echo. Not wowed by it, but it's okay.
     
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    I haven't tried anything else than the two I have, but I'm interested. If something were to come up used at a good price I might take a chance on something else.
     
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    Got the reverberation machine and love it. I recently picked up a speaker cranker clone and way too high gain. I would need to mod it or something since if it's around 1 it's just fizzy and crackley.
     
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    I have the Erupter, a 70's power fuzz bomb
     
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    The Arrows is one of my favorite boosts, and I've tried a lot. Especially in front of my Orange Micro Terror, it just makes that amp sing. I also have the Speaker Cranker, cool overdrive. It was my introduction into the "Electra" overdrive circuit, and it's a great introduction. I've been fooling around with breadboarding variants of the Electra since I found out the SC was in that family.
     
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    I have a very special one for sale in the classifieds.
     
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    Not a pedal guy these days but once was. I got their Hoof Fuzz very early on and I believe my Speaker Cranker is #06x, somewhere in the 60s. Great pedals!
     
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    I work part time at a place that specializes in guitar pedals and I've had a few of theirs. I had the Palisades, Dunes, Tone Reaper, and the hummingbird. Some of their stuff is really great. They also make some very weird over the top stuff too. I tested out the Rainbow Machine the other day and there's no way I could use it in a band situation yet I see them on other people's boards occasionally.
     
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    the depths is a damn fine uni-vibe and considering the amount of knobs never really strays so far off course that you're like "this is garbage"
    the ghost echo ... with the long decay belton brick it does a nice modulated reverb with a nice slapback of delay in there for interest and either you like that or you don't ... I like it
    the sea machine ... I'm on the fence about this one ... does it do chorus? sure. but it does a lot more in the "this is garbage" range than I would like. I feel the slapback delay aspect is just unnecessary.
     
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    I've got a Palisades and very much like it. I heard/read some reviewer call it, "The tube screamer for people who don't like tube screamers". Hence why I gave it a shot...and so glad I did.
     
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    I got a Tone Job on the way, but was seriously considering some of their weirder pedals for some ambience in a wet/dry setup - Avalanche Run, Disaster Transport Sr, Interstellar Orbiter... One of the more innovative companies around with designer having a great ear.
     
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    Was going to get the Avalanche Run v2 but ended up getting the Strymon El Capistan instead.....I am a sucker for tape delay, and the Cap seemed a better fit. Turns out I was right.
    The one EQD pedal I am very interested in is the Warden. That thing looks and sounds fantastic.
     
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    I have the Hoof Fuzz. It’s a great pedal.
     
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    Tone Job. Simple eq\boost that runs on 18V. I use it for a boost --push the mids a bit and cut treble and bass. I have used it as an always-on EQ as well because it's so easy to tweak your tone on the fly -- very simple and musical EQ for guitar.
     
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    Is it useable? It seems a bit too wild for anything musical. Can you use it for anything besides a "special effect"?
    (I am basing my comments on demos I have seen around the web and not first hand experience.)
     
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