Music Gear News

At we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Win an EarthQuaker Devices Pyramids Flanger!

EarthQuaker Devices Pyramids Stereo Flanger
EarthQuaker Devices Pyramids Stereo Flanger

We are giving away the EarthQuaker Devices Pyramids stereo flanger that featured in our demo video! Competition closes Saturday 19th May.

Gear4music recently made a demo video of the new EarthQuaker Devices Pyramids stereo flanger - this was one of the very first devices in the UK and we thought it sounded fantastic! To celebrate the launch of the EQD Pyramids, we're giving one lucky customer the chance to win the very same pedal that featured in our video.

If you'd like to be one of the first owners of this awesome device, simply head over to the Gear4music Facebook page and comment on the competition post (in ten words or less) how you think the pedal sounds.

EarthQuaker Devices Pyramids Competition

The winner will be the person with the most creative answer, so do your best to make us ponder, make us laugh, or make us want to go out and create music with this pedal immediately due to your awe-inspiring description!

The EQD Pyramids Stereo Flanger

EarthQuaker Devices Pyramids Competition

The Pyramids stereo flanger offers eight flanger modes and five presets to store your sounds. The pedal is built on the same DSP architecture as the popular Avalanche Run pedal, and it provides (in EQD's words), "convincing jet-engine roar, authentic through-zero tape-style warble, infinite barber pole sweeps, flexible I/O routing, and the ability to re-trigger the LFO cycle via footswitch opens up a fourth dimension of rhythmic possibilities that’s sure to tickle your third ear."

As with all EQD pedals, the Pyramids features a wide range of connectivity options including a stereo output, dual-mono outputs for use with two amps and even dual inputs. An additional mode lets you use an external device to trigger the flanging effect - what EQD names "Side Chain Flanging". This technique should be familiar to synth users, whereby an external source (drum machine, sequencer etc) will control the actual effect response, while your primary instrument is playing as usual.

The Pyramids' 5 factory presets offer flange sounds for Classic, Barber Pole Up, Trigger Up, Step and Random. Each preset can be overwritten, so you can customise the pedal with your own favourite sounds. The pedal uses Flexi-Switch technology, meaning you can operate the bypass footswitch in standard latching mode or in momentary latching mode for 'stutter' effects or highlighting short passages of playing. The Pyramids has pro-quality 24-bit 96kHz A/D & D/A converters alongside an all-analog signal path for premium sound fidelity.

About EarthQuaker Devices

EarthQuaker devices was founded in Akron, California by Jamie Stillman, after tinkering with his own broken overdrive pedal and going on to create his first production-run pedal - the Hoof fuzz. With the popularity of the Hoof fuzz pedal, EarthQuaker Devices expanded into a team of 50 "proud guitar nerds, a bunch of bearded dudes, and a couple ladies". EQD's pedals have won numerous magazine-review awards and the NAMM "Best in Show" award, and every pedal is made by hand.

Find out more |

EarthQuaker Devices

EarthQuaker Devices Pyramids Flanger

Gear4music Giveaway - EarthQuaker Devices Pyramids Flanger

By Matt Wilkinson

Posted on 19 May 2018 09:00 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News


We are giving away the EarthQuaker Devices Pyramids stereo flanger that featured in our demo video! Competition closes Saturday 19th May.

19 May 2018 09:00

**Competition Closed** Winner announced Saturday, 28th April, so don't miss out! We're giving one lucky customer the chance to win a fabulous Strymon Big Sky reverb pedal, signed by the designers and engineers who made it!

23 Apr 2018 09:01

The Nord Piano 4 takes the Piano 3 to the next level realism and user-functionality, featuring expanded voice polyphony, premium Triple Sensor keybed, and Nord's acclaimed Virtual Hammer Action Technology

11 Apr 2018 10:44

The story of BOSS's legendary WAZA Craft Division - 'art and craft' distilled into premium guitar products

5 Apr 2018 17:02

The Pioneer DJ DDJ SB3 DJ Controller improves on the SB2 and offers the world's first "Pad Scratch" function, developed with DJ Jazzy Jeff

1 Mar 2018 08:38

Modal Electronics' latest device - the CRAFTrhythm Drum Sampler - expands on the CRAFTsynth Monophonic Synthesizer and lets users get 'hands-on' with the assembly

28 Feb 2018 15:14

Recent Music News


The Universal Audio UAD-2 Live Rack is a 16-channel MADI effects processor providing real-time access to UAD plug-ins for Thunderbolt-equipped Macs.

16 May 2018 20:00

M-Audio is offering 5 free V.I.P series plugins with select M-Audio Studio Essentials products. Buy a Gear4music bundle and claim twice for 10 free plugins!

15 May 2018 15:01

The Moog Grandmother is an all-analog, semi-modular synth with classic aesthetics; a "sonic playground" inspired by Moog Modular Synthesizers of the 60s/70s but with "no patching required".

15 May 2018 13:28

The Behringer Neutron brings semi-modular synthesis within the reach of budget-conscious users, yet it doesn't skimp on features and includes its own 32-in, 24-out patch bay.

15 May 2018 12:14

Buy a qualifying ROLI instrument from Gear4music before 15th July 2018 and get up to £70 of vouchers for your next live event.

14 May 2018 16:05

AKAI is giving new and existing customers the chance to get a free copy of Reason Version 10 Lite with selected products, meaning now is the perfect time to buy an AKAI MIDI controller!

10 May 2018 16:47