Episodes

September 13, 2021

Morgothbeatz (Micheal Montoya)

Michael Montoya has had a very interesting career in music. He first cut his teeth as a guitarist in the metal scene with his band Winds Of Plague. Along the way he started creating music as a producer and has made music with...

September 06, 2021

Punk In The Streets w/ Jake Haydn of Glitchers

On this week's podcast I am speaking with Jake Haydn, the guitarist and frontman for the two-piece punk group Glitchers. Like many people, I first became aware of them through the interwebz. Viral videos of their wild street ...

August 30, 2021

Kemper vs Axe-Fx w/ Misha Mansoor of Periphery

Misha Mansoor is here! He is well known as a driving force behind the band Periphery, Horizon Devices, Get Good Drums, Bulb and a whole lot more! I was super stoked to talk with him and I think you are really going to enjoy t...

August 23, 2021

Why Do You Play Guitar In The First Place? (w/ Dylan McKerchie)

Dylan McKerchie has been producing guitar content for a quite some time. Even longer than myself! He has a YouTube channel where he talks about making pickups along with many other things related to the guitar world. He is al...

August 16, 2021

August Axcelson of Kaonashi

Here is another hot one! August is a bassist/guitarist who is currently playing bass in emo-mathcore rippers Kaonashi. He is a great dude, and we had a fantastic chat about his journey in the music industry, his current bass ...

August 09, 2021

Richard Oliver of Wampler Pedals

My buddy Richard Oliver of Wampler Pedals and Amplify Creative is on the show today! Richard has been a co-host on Chasing Tone with Brian Wampler and myself for about six months. I figured it was high time that he and I had ...

August 02, 2021

INTERVALS (Aaron Marshall)

Aaron Marshall is the main dude behind the project known as INTERVALS. He is a ridiculously good guitarist, composer, and just a smart dude. I have been wanting to talk to him for a long time now, and we finally made it happe...

July 26, 2021

From Hollywood to Pickups w/ Michael Pack

This week, I'm talking with Michael Pack of Sonic Pickups. He's a super rad dude with an extremely interesting history in special makeup effects, and of course guitar pickups. He was also a former Army medic, a triathlete, ma...

July 19, 2021

Kyle Gass of Tenacious D

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, t...

July 12, 2021

COCAINE MAN w/ Philippe Herndon of Caroline Guitar Co.

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 ...

July 09, 2021

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

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...

July 08, 2021

Diving Deeper w/ Charles from Silktone Amps

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...

July 05, 2021

Going Digital w/ Dan Sugarman of Ice Nine Kills

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...

June 28, 2021

The Wildest Ride w/ Brian Nutter

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 d...

June 21, 2021

Red Beardium w/ Mikey Demus

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 e...

June 14, 2021

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

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 wa...

June 07, 2021

Shelby Pollard of Black Bobbin

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 i...

May 31, 2021

Chris Turpin of Ida Mae

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...