TM Podcast 107 Jay Cross of The Guitar Nerds

Blake

Hooooooooo boy! We really went for it on this episode! Jay and I recorded this episode over the course of a 4.5 hour conversation. We decided that we should probably record some of our yammerings, and here is the result! Well, part of it any ways. We discuss A LOT of stuff here. Pedals, amps, guitars, the state of the …

TM Podcast 106 Sadler Vaden of The 400 Unit

Blake

This was an absolute blast. I talked with Sadler about touring with vintage guitars, what it is like playing with Jason Isbell, life as a musician, Hootie and The Blowfish and of course, BBQ. Check him out at SadlerVaden.com and on tour next year with Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit. Don’t forget to show our awesome sponsors some love. Gunstreet …

TM Podcast 105: Blake Talks with Matt Mays

Blake

I was able to catch Matt Mays and his band open for The Gaslight Anthem a few times. Each time they blew me out of the water with their performance. While in Boston a few months ago, I was able to get a sneak peek at some of the gear they used. It was an epic stash, and I knew …

TM Podcast 104: Terry and Angelo of Meris

Blake

We have some fun with this one!!! Terry and Angelo sat down to talk with me about alllll kinds of stuff. Including their history with Line6 and Strymon. Yes. You thought these were some new kids on the block, didn’t you? Nope. We talk about that, their design process, and how they think about musical gear. Check out their stuff …

TM Podcast 103: Seth and Brady of Old Blood Noise Endeavors

Blake

This is it! The episode that smoked the house! Jamie Stillman blames Brady, but how do we really know for sure??? This time I sit and talk with Seth McCarrol and Brady Smith about Blockbuster video, guitar pedals, their days in film school, the process behind creating effects. Awesome stuff from awesome dudes. Check their pedals out at Oldbloodnoise.com Don’t …

TM Podcast 102: Julie Robbins of Earthquaker Devices

Blake

A DOUBLE WHAMMY!! This week Julie and I get down to business!!!! She is the business end of EQD and we talk about what her day looks like and some of the plans she has for the company. NAMM is discussed, and a whole bunch of other stuff as well. Great stuff. Don’t forget to show our awesome sponsors some …

TM Podcast 101: Jamie Stillman of Earthquaker Devices

Blake

Been wanting to do this episode for a lonnnng time. Very excited that we were finally able to make it happen. Today I talk to Jamie about the origins of Earthquaker Devices, The Black Keys, his day to day, how the Rainbow Machine came about and of course, pizza. Its really good stuff. Check his stuff out at Earthquakerdevices.com Don’t …

TM Podcast 100: Tom Majeski of CooperFx

Blake

THIS IS IT!!! Episode 100. This is an insane thing. So many hours of rambling on the internet! Tom from CooperFX came on to discuss why he doesn’t consider himself a musician, Count Chocula, how he thinks about creating effects, his dog Cooper and a lot of other stuff. Make sure and check out his work at Cooperfx.com Don’t forget …

TM Podcast 099: Scott Marquart of Stringjoy Guitar Strings, Reprise!

Blake

It has been YEARS since Scott last came on the podcast. A ton of stuff has changed for both of us and if you thought he knew a lot about strings before, well….. you’ll just have to listen. Make sure you check out his site at Stringjoy.com.  he has some killer stuff coming. Keep your eyes peeled on the Gunstreet Wiring …

TM Podcast 098: Brian Spragg of Bookworm Effects

Blake

Here we go! Today I sit down with Brian from Bookworm Effects to discuss his literary and musical influences, how he came to start building pedals, industry pals and a whole lot more! Check out his work at Bookwormeffects.com. Make sure and check out our wonderful sponsors Gunstreet Wiring Shop and Sinasoid. These people are the best in the business at what they …