Teppei Teranishi of Thrice

Blake

THIS IS A MASSIVE ONE! For me at least. Teppei is one of my favorite guitar players from my favorite band, Thrice. Jeston Porter and I were able to sit down in the basement of the Roseland Theater in Portland and nerd out a few weeks ago. It was a wonderful experience and Teppei was fantastic to talk to. We …

Tom Cram of Spiral FX (Ex Digitech/DOD)

Blake

I have been wanting to do this episode for quite a while! Tom Cram was the man behind some of the best releases that Digitech/DOD ever made, and is now doing his own thing at Spiral FX. We get into a bunch of stuff, including his departure and the genisis of Spiral, our thoughts on pedals, SGs and a whole …

Matt Armstrong of The Future Violents/Murder By Death

Blake

Another fun one coming atcha! This episode came about in a very odd way, but I’m very glad it did! Matt is an excellent bassist who has played in some of my favorite bands. He is also a super cool dude, who has had some wild, wild experiences. Here is the link for the Aussie Bushfire Giveaway: https://www.gofundme.com/f/aussie-bushfire-gear-giveaway

Joey Bradford of The Used

Blake

This is a hot one! Joey plays guitar for one of my favorite bands, The Used. He is a legit gear nerd, a fantastic guitar player and he has a really rad story. Also, a super rad dude! This is one of the raddest episodes ever. What a way to kick off 2020! Make sure and check out his band …

Porter Pickups Visits The Shred Shed

Blake

Brain Porter and Marco Gonzalez dropped by the Shed for some nerdery and jamming a while back. It was good times and great conversation. Brian is the head dude over at Porter Pickups & Porter Guitars. They are making amazing stuff over there in Idaho. Marco is one of his head guys so it was nice to have him here …

A Conversation w/ Devon Whitaker

Blake

Devon Whitaker is creating some of the craziest pedal demos on the internet. It was a real treat to have him on the show to tell his story. He has a vast amount of musical experience, and is just a swell guy. You are going to dig this episode. Check out his Youtube channel HERE.

A Conversation w/ Daniel Donato

Blake

Mr. Donato was kind enough to sit down with me and chew the fat. He talks a lot about his philosophy on guitar playing, telecasters, learning, and a whole lot more. He also gave me a fresh response to the final question of the podcast. It was a new one to me! Check his stuff out at his website https://www.danieldonato.com/