Episodes

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,…

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…

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,…

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 yea…

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 …

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 …

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 som…

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 …

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 …

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…

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 Yo…

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 …

Cory Wong!!!!

March 1, 2021

At long last, a much requested guest, Mr. Cory Wong! This was honestky a blast. We dig into the music business, producing different ways to release things, why some people need labels, his creative process and a whole lot mo…

Silky Tone w/ Charles Henry

Feb. 22, 2021

This episode was a blast! Charles is a really cool guy, making really cool amplifiers. We talk about his journey his from the hifi world to guitar amps, their similarities, their differences, and a whole lot more. I think yo…

Rhett Shull!!!!

Feb. 15, 2021

An epic re-recording! I'm publishing this kinda late, so apologies, but I am without power and internet at the Shred Shed at the moment.... Anyhow.... I had an epic chat with Rhett, we talk a little guitar, YouTube, and work…

Hired Guns & Algorithms w/ RJ Ronquillo

Feb. 8, 2021

Another long, long overdue episode! RJ is a successful touring musician, session dude, and YouTuber. He absolutely SHREDS, loves gear and is a great dude. I had a great time on this episode, and I think you are going to love…

Diving Deep w/ Jessica Dobson

Feb. 1, 2021

This episode is long overdue! Jessica and I spend the first few minutes gushing about Chris Benson and Benson Amps. Then we get into how she got started playing, her approach to gear, her musical influences, and a whole lot …

Sleep Paralysis & Aliens w/ Yvette Young

Jan. 25, 2021

Dark figures, aliens, bright lights, TAKING CARE OF YOUR BUSINESS, and a whole more. Seriously, this episode is amazing. If you want to hear about aliens, old Italian men offering people shrooms, sleep paralysis, and who kno…

A "Journey" w/ Steve Rose

Jan. 18, 2021

Calling all creatives!! This episode is for you. Steve is a guitar gear fanatic, really cool dude, and a professional photographer for Journey. Yes. The band. We talk about how the love of guitar and music led him down a cra…

Sweet, Sweet Honey w/ Rick Calhoun

Jan. 12, 2021

We've got another hot one for you! Rick has been a listener of the show for years, and we've chatted on the internet for almost as long. So this was a real treat to get him on the podcast and talk about pick making, Yamaha g…

Optimism & Horror Films w/ Yvette Young

Jan. 4, 2021

Do you like scary music movies? How about discussions about human nature? An Ibanez Talman Tele???????? Song writing? Music? This one was a a TRIP. Yvette and just let this conversation flow from one place to the next. I rea…

Branton Returns!!

Dec. 28, 2020

Joe Branton from the band Polymath and the most excellent Guitar Nerds Podcast returns to the show to talk about this wild year and get very down a detailed with his particular tastes and interests in music. This, as always,…

Breaking Bodies w/ Scot of SNK Pedals

Dec. 21, 2020

Another long overdue episode this week! Today I'm talking to Scott DeBockler of SNK Pedals. We have been in touch for several years, and it was rad to finally make this happen! Scott is a good dude who makes rad stuff. We ha…

Going AWOL!!!!

Dec. 14, 2020

This has been a long time coming! I'm so stoked to get my dude Awol (Aaron) on the show. This was a great chat about how he got started in music, his experience building pedals, Nashville food, and of course we top the whole…