Kyle Gass of Tenacious D

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Kyle Gass of Tenacious D

 
 
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It was a great pleasure to chat with KG on this episode of the podcast! Kyle has played with Jack Black in Tenacious D, his own project The Kyle Gass Band, and a whole lot more! We talked about some his favorite guitarists, the history of the band, show business, potentially going electric and a whole lot more! This one …

COCAINE MAN w/ Philippe Herndon of Caroline Guitar Co.

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COCAINE MAN w/ Philippe Herndon of Caroline Guitar Co.

 
 
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Philippe is back and on this episode we discuss his recurring bit Cocaine Man, whether Telecaster’s with Bigsbys are like bowling shirts, Larry The Cable Guy, Andrew Dice Clay, KISS, and a whole lot more. This is seriously a riot of an episode. You are in for a real treat! Check out his pedals HERE. TEXT ME (503) 751-8577 Support …

Digging Deeper w/ Charles from Silktone Amps (pt 2)

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Digging Deeper w/ Charles from Silktone Amps (pt 2)

 
 
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Welcome to part two of my conversation with Mr. Charles Henry! On the first one, we waded into some pretty heavy territory, but hopefully it was helpful to some folks. On this section it is quite a bit lighter, and we go into a general music geek Nerdfest. It was a blast to have him on again, and I cannot …

Diving Deeper w/ Charles from Silktone Amps (pt 1)

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Diving Deeper w/ Charles from Silktone Amps (pt 1)

 
 
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My dude Charles is back for two bonus episodes!! After we hung up our last call, he informed me that there was more to his story than he initially shared. I invited him to come back on and share it with everyone since stories like his have helped others in the past. It was a long chat, and I’m breaking …

Going Digital w/ Dan Sugarman of Ice Nine Kills

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Going Digital w/ Dan Sugarman of Ice Nine Kills

 
 
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Bloody guitars, drop tuning, no pedalboard and a Kemper??? Dan Sugarman is a successful guitar player who doesn’t do ANYTHING that I (Blake) do as far as gear goes. Is he on to something? Well, he is in a professional touring band with a super dedicated fanbase, and I am alone in the Shred Shed making bleep/bloop noises. So there …

The Wildest Ride w/ Brian Nutter

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The Wildest Ride w/ Brian Nutter

 
 
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Brian Nutter has a HISTORY in the music industry to say the very least. From playing with Keith Urban, Taylor Swift and just about anyone who had a major label deal in Nashville to making extremely cool custom guitars, this dude has done the thing. He has so many stories, insights, and is just a genuinely rad dude. This is …

Red Beardium w/ Mikey Demus

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Red Beardium w/ Mikey Demus

 
 
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Mikey Demus has returned to the show! Mikey plays guitar in the band Skindred, and has a great pedal company called Red Beard Effects. We got all caught up on this one and it was WAY overdue. We talk about difficult podcast episodes, how buff Adrian Thorpe is, some of the difficulties that he went through last year, not buying …

Paid vs Unpaid Pedal Demos w/ Ryan of Demos In The Dark

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Paid vs Unpaid Pedal Demos w/ Ryan of Demos In The Dark

 
 
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My buddy Ryan Plewatki from Demos In The Dark came on the show at long last! On this one, we take a long look at “paid vs unpaid” gear demos, talk about Shaquille O’Neal, gush about Seuf Guitars, and a whole lot more. This was a good look into the thought process that goes into presenting gear in the context …

Shelby Pollard of Black Bobbin

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Shelby Pollard of Black Bobbin

 
 
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My dude Shelby has returned!! He came on the show quite a while ago back when he worked at a little place called Chicago Music Exchange. He has since struck it out on his own, and created a company called Black Bobbin which is doing some really awesome stuff. We talk about what he has been up to, how the …

Chris Turpin of Ida Mae

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Chris Turpin of Ida Mae

 
 
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This might be the Tone Mob episode that is the most overdue! I explain in more detail on the episode, but Chris and I have been in touch for YEARS. He is an amazing guitarist and a fantastic dude. We got into some heavy music industry stuff, his love of old guitar amplifiers, songwriting, navigating as an artist and a …