Earthquaker Devices – Rainbow Machine

In this installment, we take a look at a pedal that gets a fair bit of attention from the experimental music crowd: the Rainbow Machine from Ohio’s Earthquaker Devices. I was always intrigued by the Rainbow Machine, as despite reading many different descriptions, I was never quite sure what it actually did – partly because the… Continue reading Earthquaker Devices – Rainbow Machine

Red Panda Lab – Raster Delay

Red Panda are one of the fierce but cuddly stars of the boutique guitar pedal world. Based in the artistic mecca of Detroit, Michigan, they made some of the coolest effects pedals around – ‘for the experimentally minded’. If you follow us on Instagram, or have checked out the previous demo vids, you’ll have seen… Continue reading Red Panda Lab – Raster Delay

Dr. Scientist – BitQuest

I’ve never been a big fan of multi-FX pedals. I’m not sure whether it’s the usually crappy, plastic design, the boring generic sounds, the over-complicated menus, or a combination of all three, but they rarely ever inspired me as a guitarist, and they certainly don’t get the creative juices flowing when it comes to other… Continue reading Dr. Scientist – BitQuest

EarthQuaker Devices – Arpanoid

EarthQuaker Devices are one of the most well known brands in the world of unusual effects pedals, and for good reason. Harking from Akron, Ohio, not only do they have an awesome name, they also build a large selection of different boxes that do all kinds of interesting things to your instrument’s signal. One of the most curious… Continue reading EarthQuaker Devices – Arpanoid