EarthQuaker Devices Space Spiral Modulated Reverb The EarthQuaker Devices Space Spiral is a dark, murky dream machine that can conjure up an array of feelings thanks to its 30-600ms of analog-voiced digital delay and variable wave shape LFO. The most instantly recognizable characteristic of the Space Spiral is that the LFO can go from a […]
EarthQuaker Devices always wows us with new pedals and their DIY, musicians-first attitude. This year, they took things up a notch by hosting the first annual EarthQuaker Day event at their world headquarters in the gilded city of Akron, OH. The event definitely embodied the EQD spirit with live music, pedal demos, a riff contest, […]
Every now and then, you pick up a guitar and it’s perfect from minute one (or at least, right after a quick setup). Other times, you’ve got to take a perfectly good guitar and completely overhaul it just to make it your own. This is the story of a perfectly good guitar that fell victim […]
A haze of fuzzy feedback emanates from stacks of amplifiers. The buzzing drone builds into a wall of slow, churning riffs that rise and swell, inspiring a feeling of ominous dread — the sound of doom metal. Like so much of modern metal music, the doom sub-genre was born out of the groundwork laid by […]
Featuring clever guitar arrangements, atmospheric vocal harmonies, and a penchant for writing incredibly catchy hooks, LA's BØRNS has quickly established itself as a rising star in the indie-pop scene thanks to the band's impressive debut EP, Candy.