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 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 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 087: Matthew Hoopes of 1981 Inventions and Relient K

Blake

This is a fun one! I talked with Matt about his musical roots and how Relient K started. We also discussed the rather sudden way they got signed to Capitol Records, the development of the DRV, his theory on selling guitars and more! Good stuff here. Make sure and check out his stuff at 1981inventions.com Also, make sure you check …

TM Podcast 085: David Rainger of Rainger FX

Blake

I’ve been waiting a long time for this!! Finally got to sit down and chat with David Rainger about a whole giant list of things. He is a very cool dude, with a voice that I could listen to for hours. I don’t know what it is, but it is awesome. Check out his work at Raingerfx.com. If you’re guitar …

TM Podcast 084: Sean Arbow of Gunstreet Wiring Shop

Blake

Sean made the trek up from Bend, OR to sit down in the Shred Shed. We discuss a whole range of things from how he thinks about his products, his views on the guitar community, Les Pauls, and a whole lot more. It is a good one. You can check out his work at GunstreetWiringShop.com. They also sponsored the episode, …

TM Podcast 083: Alex Lehneis of Glass Lungs

Blake

Today I sit down with Alex from Glass Lungs to discuss their recording process, and how they are a “gear based band’. We also discuss Chinese food and how we don’t have the good stuff on the west coast. Good good times. Also, don’t forget to visit our sponsors Sinasoid for all of your cable desires. 100 year warranty and …

TM Podcast 081: Ryan Ratajski of Fuzzrocious Pedals Part Deux

Blake

Its been a longggg time. One of my favorite people Mr. Ryan Ratajski from Fuzzrocious returns and we talk politics, trolls, guitar pedals, mussels. And a new project. Yup!!! Check it out! Make sure and check out our sponsors Gun Street Wiring Shop and Sinasoid! They make great stuff and keep the lights on around here! If you are interested …

TM Podcast 080: Joe Branton of Guitar Nerds and Polymath

Blake

This is a real treat. Joe and I talk about the hazards of a gear nerd working in guitar retail, the history of the podcast, math rock, vibrato, phaser and much more! Make sure you check out the Guitar Nerds and his band Polymath. Make sure you check out this week’s sponsors Sinasoid and Gunstreet Wiring Shop. They have those …