Episodes

Shelby Pollard of Chicago Music Exchange

July 2, 2019

On this episode of the podcast, I sat down with Shelby to discuss, well…… Jazzmasters. And Chicago style pizza. And Gibson’s latest set of whoas…… It was a great chat and I definitely enjoyed it. Make sure you check out Shel…

Jon Schold of Sinasoid

June 24, 2019

Please Read! I'm honestly having a bit of a difficult time knowing what to write for this episode's show notes. Jon is a wonderful, optimistic person who has had a mountain of challenges thrown at him in his life. Every tim…

Andy Webber of Whalehazard Guitars

June 18, 2019

Episode 131: I had a fantastic chat with Andy about guitar inlay work, the problems that come with perfectionism, luxury goods, and a whole lot more. Check out his work at http://www.whalehazard.com/ If you just need more To…

Emily Wolfe

June 10, 2019

Episode 131: – Aliens, Fulltone OCDs, Klon KTRs, music, addiction and more. I really went all over the map with Emily and I think this conversation turned out absolutely phenomenal. Please make sure you check out her music o…

Clint McDuffie and Taylor Adams of Deep Space Devices

June 3, 2019

We get off in the weeds in this one! There was water sprayed, people ridiculed, advice given and who the heck knows what else. Make sure you check out Clint and Taylor's guitar pedals at Deepspacedevices.com If you just need…

Drew Swindle of Swindler Effects

May 27, 2019

Episode 129- This was a really fun podcast episode with Drew. We talked about his pedals, and how the company basically vanished for a year and then returned like a phoenix from the ashes. Probably not the best analogy, but …

Mike Mitchell of The Kingsmen

May 20, 2019

It is not every day you get the opportunity to sit down with a rock'n'roll legend! On this episode I sit down with Mike to talk about what life was like for him. We talked about his boost pedal, their involvement with Sunn A…

Robert Keeley Episode 18 Reissue

May 20, 2019

Now time for something a little different! Many people have cited this early episode as one of their favorite TM episodes. I went back and listened to it recently, and while I'm a little wooden as a host, Rob is extremely ca…

Analog Mike Piera of Analogman

May 13, 2019

Episode 125- I'm so excited about this episode of the podcast!!! AnalogMike hopped on to answer everyone's burning question. Why doesn't he make more of the King of Tone?? We also talk about him falling asleep on the autorac…

Philippe Herndon of Caroline Guitar Co. Part Deux

May 7, 2019

On this episode, Philippe and I discuss cocaine, playing records backwards, amp modeling, rock'n'roll and a whole lot more. Scope his stuff out at Carolineguitar.com. If you just need more Tone Mob in your life, there are ma…

Alex Millar of Zander Circuitry

April 29, 2019

On this episode, I sat down with Alex to talk about birds, guitar pedals, Green Day, the future of guitar effects. It was a really great chat and I think you'll really enjoy it. Check out his pedals right HERE. If you just n…

Colt Westbrook of Walrus Audio

April 23, 2019

It has certainly been a while! I had a great time sitting down with Colt to discuss our mutual love of 90's country, projector amps, his history with Walrus, and what life is all about. Check out their stuff at Walrusaudio.c…

Kurt Ballou of Converge

April 15, 2019

The fanboyism is strong on this episode! This time I sat down with Kurt and discussed his tonal evolution, his approach to recording/producing, his use of the Line6 Helix, and a man who eats nothing but pizza for a month str…

Adrian Thorpe of Thorpy FX

April 8, 2019

Episode 120- I had a really epic chat with Adrian on this episode! We discuss how bomb disposal relates to pedal design, how he loves hard rock, contrasts between the US and the UK and a whole lot more. Fun stuff for sure! I…

Matt and Carl from Electrofoods Pedals pt 2

April 1, 2019

Now time for something a little different! Many people have cited this early episode as one of their favorite TM episodes. We talk robots, the meaning of it all, breaking musical standards and a whole bunch of stuff. Make s…

Frank Iero of The Future Violents and My Chemical Romance

March 25, 2019

This is an epic episode!!! Frank and I talk about white Les Pauls, Epiphone guitars, writing The Black Parade, Tom Waits, guitar pedals, and music in general. So So So much fun. Check out what he is up to at his Website. Don…

Paul Litewka of PLX FX

March 18, 2019

On this episode I sat down with Paul to talk about how he got into heavy music, building pedals, our differences in guitar collecting, and just general positivity. It is a rteally fun episode and I think you'll really enjoy …

Jack Deville of Mr. Black Pedals

March 11, 2019

Episode 116- This one finally happened! one of my favorite dudes in the pedal game stopped by to tell us alllll kinds of stuff. From Ghost Peppers, and the Supermoon, to flangers, and we even cover some of the darker times. …

Tim Marcus of Milkman Sound

March 4, 2019

Episode 115- This episode has been a long time coming! Longer than I even realized at first.I explain that story at the end. Regardless, I had a great chat with Tim and he gave me an excellent crash course on getting started…

Special Announcement and Free Stuff

Feb. 28, 2019

This is a new fun thing I decided to do on a whim, and I tell you all about it. Free pedals and stuff!! Oh yeah. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mikey Demus of Skindred

Feb. 25, 2019

Oh man. We go on a full gear journey with Mikey! You get to hear all about his favorite guitar, sad stories of gear theft, his story as a guitar player and much more. This is a great one. Check out his band at their website …

Trey Bourgeois of Retroactive Pedals

Feb. 18, 2019

Episode 113- We've got a hot one coming your way! Today I talk with Trey about drummers who build pedals, trash on the streets, the creative process and a whole lot more. I think you are gonna dig it. Check out Trey's work a…

John Sanchez of Warehouse Guitar Speakers and AllPedal

Feb. 12, 2019

Episode 112- Here is a fun one for you! John Sanchez stopped by the Shred Shed to sit down and educate me/us on speakers, how they are assembled and what that means for tha toaaanz. It was a great chat, and we get into music…

NAMM Recap (Sort of) with Jay Leonard J

Feb. 9, 2019

Episode 111- On this bonus episode Jay and I sit down to pretend like we are going to discuss NAMM, but we really just ended up talking about guitars, touring pedalboards, our thoughts on multi-effects, Jay's extremely aggre…