Episodes

Tobias & Conrad of Soft Kill

Dec. 7, 2020

Welcome to the NERDCAST! Tobias, Conrad and myself had a really good time nerding out about vintage guitars, our favorite local guitar stores, their retail location and more. This was an absolute blast, and I think you'll re…

"I Didn't Know How To Play Guitar" w/ Brian Venable of Lucero

Nov. 30, 2020

STOKED! Lucero is one of my favorite bands of all time, so it was an honor to sit down with Brian Venable. We get a behind the scenes look at the origins of the band, his take on guitar playing, gear, and life in general. We…

Scoring Films, Solo Music & Other Stuff w/ Danny Black (Good Old War)

Nov. 23, 2020

Danny Black is a guitarist, tone nerd, and a real cool dude. He plays in a band called Good Old War, and has a string of excellent solo records. The most recent of which is called Black Ryno and it is out wherever you get yo…

De'Von Blue & Blake vs The Music Industry

Nov. 18, 2020

Hello! Welcome to a bonus episode of the show!!! Today is a little different than normal. This is a discussion around working as an independent artist in this weird digital age we are in. De'Von and I are going to be embarki…

The Pedal Movie Update! w/ Dan Orkin & Michael Lux

Nov. 16, 2020

It is time for an update! I know a lot of folks have been wondering what is happening with The Pedal Movie, and the dudes thought it would be a good idea to come back on for an update. They fill in some gaps, tell some tales…

James Bowman of Against Me! & BAE

Nov. 9, 2020

This was a very fun and very on topic episode for a change! James has been in the band Against Me! for a long time, and recently started Bowman Audio Endeavors. He is a great dude, and this was a really fun chat. It turns ou…

Nick Rogers of Dirty Haggard Audio

Nov. 3, 2020

Nick and met in a Fred Meyer parking lot on a weird day in Portland, OR. We had a good chat about pedals and whatnot before we parted ways. A month or so later we recorded this podcast and we got into some interesting territ…

Rob Chapman!!!!!!!!!!

Oct. 27, 2020

This was an awesome conversation! Rob is the man behind Chapman Guitars, an extremely popular YouTube channel, Snake Oil Pedals, and a whole bunch of music! This was a really, really fun episode and a long time coming! Enjoy…

A Pedal for Jack White?? w/ Alex from Coppersound Pedals

Oct. 19, 2020

Alex has returned! He came on the podcast way back in 2016, which is like, an entire lifetime ago! Coppersound Pedals had the opportunity to develope a pedal with none other than Jack White himself. (White Stripes, Raconteur…

Aisha Loe of Loe Sounds

Oct. 13, 2020

Such a fun episode!! Aisha and I really hit it off. A lot of nerdery about gear, music and a whole bunch of other nonsense. I really enjoyed this chat and I am betting that you will too. Loe Sounds Instagram Check out Pedalr…

Nashville Pedal People Bonus Episode

Oct. 10, 2020

This one was so much fun! A while back, I was in Nashville, TN, and Grant & Karen from Big Ear Pedals organized a small get together for us to record a podcast. On this one I'm chatting up a storm with Jesse from Rude Tech, …

The PRO Act & AB5 w/ Sean Pierce Johnson

Oct. 5, 2020

Sean Pierce Johnson is a dude who I've been meaning to have on the show for a very long time. Some things just happen for a reason it seems, and now is the perfect time! Sean is a content creator, musician, and great dude. H…

Dan Pechacek of Old Blood Noise Endeavors

Sept. 28, 2020

We've got a hot one for you! Dan is the DSP dude over at Old Blood (amongst other things). He is a really good due, and he has an interesting story to tell. And this time I pulled off a successful interview with a member of …

Dewey Halpaus of The Peer Pleasure Podcast

Sept. 21, 2020

What a fun one this was! My guy Dewey and I have a rather funny story of how we met for the first time...... Back stage at a Thrice show. You know. Totally normal, every day type stuff. Dewey is a great guy, musician, and po…

Ariel Posen Returns!!!

Sept. 14, 2020

My dude Ariel is back!!! Mr. Posen is always a delight and on this episode the man is bringing some truth bombs to the table. We talked a lot about the grind, and the work that goes into attempting to carve out a career in t…

Joel Korte of Chase Bliss Audio pt:3

Sept. 7, 2020

JOEL HAS RETURNED! He has some updates for us and he talks about some very interesting company policies, tries to talk me into getting a dog, and a whole lot more stuff. We also talk about his last name and how to pronounce …

Mike Trombley of Native Audio

Aug. 31, 2020

Here is another one for you all! Mike is a great dude making great pedals. We talk about his story and how he integrates his heritage into his designs. We also talk about Indian tacos and how not enough people know about the…

A Good Chat w/ Mark Johnston

Aug. 25, 2020

I have been wanting to do this for a long time! Mark Johnston is a fellow internet guitar gear dude, musician, guitar junkie, podcaster and all around excellent dude. I'm sure you are going to dig this chat as we dive into h…

Mario Miner Jr. of Miner Glitch Electronics

Aug. 17, 2020

This was an absolute blast of an episode. Mario is such a cool dude, and he's making some incredible stuff out of Bozeman, Montana. We dug into his Lakota/Nakoda roots and how he integrates his history in his builds. Also, t…

A Fun Chat w/ JD Simo

Aug. 10, 2020

Here is a real treat for your ears!!! JD Simo is an incredible guitarist doing some really amazing stuff in Nashville, TN. You definitely are going to enjoy this episode. JD has some great insight into life, the music busine…

Tyler Larson of Music Is Win

Aug. 7, 2020

A BONUS EPISODE! That is right folks. An extra episode to cap off your week with Mr. Tyler Larson. On this one we discuss where guitar players rank in the hierarchy of musicians, his favorite guitars, and a whole lot more st…

Ian Fowles of The Aquabats

Aug. 3, 2020

Here is another hot one! On this episode I'm talking to Ian about the Aquabats writing process, what its like being in a truly multimedia band, his history, playing left-handed and how kids should start if they are left-hand…

A Good Chat w/ Celisse Henderson

July 28, 2020

Sorry for the delay on this episode folks, we had some audio issues to sort through on it. Some of that is still in there, but I think you'll agree that this episode is worth the wait. Celisse is a true rockstar and an amazi…

Jay Jillard of Jillard Guitars

July 20, 2020

By very special request, here is an episode with Jay Jillard! Jay makes insanely cool guitars and started right into the biz out of high school. He offers some great insight into the guitar business and offers some tips as t…