EarthQuaker Devices Plumes Small Signal Shredder

Plumes is a unique, all-analog approach to a classic tube-like overdrive circuit offering 3 different clipping voices, loads of headroom and almost three-dimensional clarity that will push your amp over the edge. The reimagined tone control is finely tuned to sculpt low end, clear top end, and focus midrange with blooming sustain.


  • 1. Level: This controls the output volume.
  • 2. Gain: This controls the amount of drive.
  • 3. Tone: More bass to the left, more middles in the middle and more treble to the right.
  • 4. Clipping Modes (3-Way Toggle): 1. Symmetrical LED clipping - More Crunch and Compression. 2. No clipping - Wide open OpAmp drive for clean boost. 3. Asymmetrical silicon diode clipping - More transparency with a loose feel. Design Notes:  Plumes is an overdrive based around that classically overdone tube-like circuit you all know, and amps crave. While this particular circuit has been done to death, we here at EarthQuaker Devices brand of special effects pedals think the Plumes offers an original take on the old, tired dead horse everyone loves to beat on. You can’t get enough of it, so we are giving you some more. Doctor’s orders and what not… For starters, we’ve done away with the sacred 4