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/

Scott Harper of KNOBS Demos

Blake

This episode has been a long time coming! Scott and I first met at NAMM 2 years ago, and I’ve been trying to talk him into doing the podcast ever since. I’m glad it worked out that way though. The man has been through some tremendous chapters in his life and it is rad to get to sit down and …