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 …

TM Podcast 097: Joe Balaguer of Balaguer Guitars

Blake

Fun episode for you today! I sat down with Joe to discuss his beginnings as a luthier starting out in the middle of the financial crisis, the unique way his shop operates, how he hooked up with some of his artists, and of course, pizza. Check out his online guitar builder at Balaguerguitars.com Check out the Giving Cable from Sinasoid …

TM Podcast 096: Florian Schneider of Millimetric Instruments

Blake

This is a bit of a unique one! I talked to Florian briefly at the first annual Fear The Riff Expo and we recorded in a windy parking lot. This time we are chilling in comfort , I’ve acquired my baritone, and we are talking all kinds of nonsense. Good, good stuff. Check out his work at Millimetric.ca Check out …

TM Podcast 095: Chris Benson of Benson Amps Reprise!

Blake

On this episode, Chris and I sit in his wonderful, but sweaty shop. I’m always sweating when I’m recording with Chris. Anyhow, we talk about how things have changed for the both of us, the fact that he was not wearing socks, guitar amps, and I make uncomfortable OJ Simpson references. Make sure you check his stuff out at Bensonamps.com. …

TM Podcast 094: Ryan McCay of Yellowcake Pedals Episode 3

Blake

The first three time guest! Ryan from Yellowcake Pedals returns to discuss a WIDE range of topics today. He educated me on control voltage, we talked about Anthony Bourdain, and a whole lot more. Have fun! Make sure and check out our wonderful sponsors Gunstreet Wiring Shop and Sinasoid. These people are the best in the business at what they do. They support …

TM Podcast 093: Chad Jennings of Jennings Guitars

Blake

Today I sit down with Chad Jennings to discuss how we thought we were being bombed, Dustin Kensrue, Little Caesar’s, learning to build guitars on your own, and a whole lot more. Make sure and check it out! Make sure and check out our wonderful sponsors Gunstreet Wiring Shop and Sinasoid. These people are the best in the business at what they do. …

TM Podcast 092: Richard Hoover of Santa Cruz Guitars

Blake

ACOUSTIC GUITARS?????!!!! What is this podcast coming to??? In all seriousness, Richard was an absolute delight to chat with and he really provided me with a great education on how an acoustic functions, and what we are actually hearing. You’ll dig it. Check out Richard’s work at www.santacruzguitar.com Make sure and check out our wonderful sponsors Gunstreet Wiring Shop and Sinasoid. These people …

TM Podcast 091: Matt and Carl of Electrofoods Pedals

Blake

Buckle up! We go off the deep end with this episode, in al the best ways. We talk about using guitars in weird tunings, playing through bass cabs, approaching songwriting through poetry, and so much more! You’ll definitely want to check this out. These dudes are fantastic to talk to! Check their website (coming soon) Electrofoods.space  Make sure and check …

TM Podcast 090: Pete Celi and Ethan Tufts of Strymon

Blake

On this episode I sat down with Pete and Ethan to talk about a whole list of things. From Pete’s start in this business and the turn of events that saw Strymon using Analog Devices products, Damage Control, what their days look like and how Strymon approaches dirt pedals. Pretty fascinating stuff! Make sure and check out our sponsors Gunstreet …

TM Podcast 089: Cindy Hulej of Cindy Guitars

Blake

This was another fun one! Today I talk to Cindy about her rather unorthodox hiring at Carmine Street Guitars, her leather work, making guitars out of oollllllllld New York wood, and the movie they were in! All great stuff. Her website is CindyGuitars.com Make sure you check out this week’s amazing sponsors Sinasoid and Gunstreet Wiring Shop!  Listen on iTunes Listen …