Episodes

Shelby Pollard of Black Bobbin

June 7, 2021

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, h…

Chris Turpin of Ida Mae

May 31, 2021

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, navigatin…

Francesco Artusato of Light The Torch

May 24, 2021

I am super stoked to bring this one to you! Fran and I really hit it off here. The dude has a great story and has put in THOSE HOURS. We talk about his story, gear and his musical life. There is some really fascinating stuff here. We got into some of his years with All Shall Perish, transitioning i…

Chris DeMakes of Less Than Jake

May 21, 2021

Chris DeMakes of Less Than Jake

Fuzzrocious Pedals Returns!!!!

May 17, 2021

On this episode, Ryan comes back on the show and breaks my heart. He doesn't love the same band that I do and now we cannot possibly be friends anymore. So there you go. Listen to this if you want to hear the end of a beautiful friendship. And then go check out his work at the Fuzzrocious Pedals we…

The Guitar Geek (Andrew Ferris)

May 10, 2021

We did it!!! I have been meaning to get The Guitar Geek himself on this show, and we finally made it happen. Andy and I discussed his history as a musician/entertainer, producing content for YouTube vs a podcast, the importance of mental health, and a whole lot more. This was a truly fun and import…

New Music Day w/ Boy Indigo

May 7, 2021

We have something a little different for you on today's episode! Today my friends Devon and Chelsea from Boy Indigo are debuting some fresh new tunes right here on this podcast! Today we listen to three exclusive new tracks, and talk about them at length on this very special edition of the podcast.…

Thomas Erak of The Fall of Troy

May 4, 2021

Another hot one for you! This time I am sitting down with Mr. Thomas Erak from The Fall of Troy, Just Like Vinyl and a bunch of other things. We had a great time discussing his upcoming post-apocalyptic, sci-fi, horror music/art project, his recent pedal obsessions, his musical life and so much mor…

Emily Wolfe Returns!!!!!

April 26, 2021

So stoked about this one!!! Emily is a fantastic musician out of Austin Texas. She has a KILLER new signature guitar from Epiphone, and some rad new music on the way! This was a great episode! We talked gear, we talked life, and we touched on a very important issue in regards to women in the music …

Scanning The Pearly Gates w/ Thomas Nilsen

April 19, 2021

Billy Gibbon's Pearly Gates Les Paul is a legendary instrument. It is arguably one of the most well known 1959 Les Paul Bursts on the planet. Thomas Nilsen is a pickup winder based in the UK who has worked with Billy for years. He recently had the opportunity to scan and make hyper detailed replica…

Brian Fallon & Chris Benson

April 14, 2021

Hey, would ya look at that? Mr. Fallon and Mr. Benson are back on the podcast for another episode of total nerdery and Dad-like speculation about the weather and housing market. This was a very special episode spurred on by Brian, and I'm so glad he had the idea. This was an absolute blast. Enjoy! …

NFT Guitar Pedals w/ Tom from Tomkat Pedals

April 12, 2021

Tom is back!!!! Mr. Kogut came back on the show after a LONG break. This dude makes excellent effects pedals, and is just an interesting guy all around. We talk about integrating guitar effects into the NFT space, how he is doing it and what some of the crazy possibilities might be in the future. A…

Steve Selvidge of The Hold Steady

April 5, 2021

We have another hot one for you! Steve came on a bit ago to nerd out about, well, guitars! We had ourselves an epic chat and I think you are really going to enjoy it. Pull up a chair, kick up your feet and enjoy yourself some epic podcasting! Check out Steve on Instagram TEXT ME (503) 751-8577 Supp…

Scott Strange of Templo Audio Devices

March 29, 2021

We are back with another fresh episode for you! Scott has a truly incredible story and it was so intriguing to hear how his life and company have evolved over time. A fascinating dude making some rad stuff! You are in for a treat with this one! Check out his work HERE TEXT ME (503) 751-8577 Support…

Cohen Hartman (SpiralCaster)

March 22, 2021

Another HAWT one for you today. This time I'm chatting with my dude Cohen, better known on the internet as SpiralCaster. The dude makes some absolutely ripping demos, and you should definitely check them out. Your ears will thank you! Enjoy the episode folks! Check out his YouTube Channel HERE TEXT…

Nedarb Nagrom of If I Die First

March 15, 2021

Been super excited about this one! If I Die First sprung up on my radar last year and their debut EP has been in my ears on a regular basis for months now. Perfect post-hardcore/screamo vibes. Nedarb and I have been chatting on the internet for a bit, and decided we should do an episode! Check out …

Tom, Do You Have Anything Sharp On You?

March 9, 2021

Here it is. The thing I've been working on for months and can't seem to shut up about. Here is my first solo record. I'm working under the name "American Cyclops" and the album title is "Tom, Do You Have Anything Sharp On You?" It is brought to you by the fantastic folks at Sweetwater . Make sure a…

Josh Scott of JHS Pedals Part Deux

March 8, 2021

Wow. WOW. It has been quite the journey for both Mr. Scott and myself since he last came on the podcast. Catching up was truly fantastic. The man is truly passionate about all this stuff, and i think that comes through in a big way during this conversation. Enjoy the episode! Check out his goods HE…