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

Electro-Faustus – EF111 GUITARDÄMMERUNG

The name ‘noisepedals’ might give it away, but we love anything that makes unusual sounds. The weirder the better. For that reason, we’re particularly fond of Electro-Faustus. Based in New York, they are responsible for some of the most unique pedals and noise boxes around. The EF111 GUITARDÄMMERUNG Arguably one of the most interesting effects from… Continue reading Electro-Faustus – EF111 GUITARDÄMMERUNG

Amdek – DMK-100 Delay Machine

Today we’re taking a look at the Amdek DMK-100 ‘Delay Machine’, a vintage echo effect pedal from the 1980s. The model we’ve got has seen better days, but that only serves to add to its mystique. Like many hardware of its vintage, it soldiers on unrepentant and undeterred by cosmetic wear. It’s seen things, and… Continue reading Amdek – DMK-100 Delay Machine