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 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 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 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 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 086: Brian Fallon and Ian Perkins of The Gaslight Anthem

Blake

Very, very, very excited about this episode!!! On this one, my wife and I got to sit down with some folks that we are big, big fans of and just shoot the breeze about music. As mentioned on the episode, I’ve been a big fan of Brian’s work for years now, so this was a real treat for me. I …

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 …