Summer NAMM 2019: EarthQuaker Devices Unveils New Plumes Overdrive

(Image credit: courtesy of EarthQuaker Devices)

SUMMER NAMM 2019: EarthQuaker Devices has announced the Plumes overdrive pedal, an all-analog tube-like overdrive circuit.

EarthQuaker’s take on classic TS drive tones, the new pedal boasts level, gain and a “reimagined tone control finely tuned to sculpt low end, clear top end and focus midrange with blooming sustain.”

There’s also a switch that offers three different clipping voices— symmetrical LED (crunch and compression), no clipping (clean boost) and asymmetrical silicon diode clipping opamp drive (more transparency).

Additionally, the Plumes is equipped with Flexi-Switch technology, offering both momentary and latching-style footswitching, as well as soft-touch true bypass switching.

The Plumes is available beginning August 3 for the low price of $99

For more information, head to EarthQuaker Devices.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.