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Brian and Blake join forces for another episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast.

DeVon Blue is a musician and YouTuber that Blake is working with on a whole new marketing idea. The new twist on this media outlet use makes for an interesting discussion.

The age old question about starting up a gear demo YouTube channel came up recently. How do you get the gear companies send you stuff to demo? Brian and Blake share some insight.

it’s all in this week’s Chasing Tone Podcast.

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Know Your Gear Podcast
Know Your Gear Podcast
Phillip Mcknight
Is Musicians Friend Selling Used Gear As New?
The moderators rock and my poor wife. lol    I never talk to my Sweetwater rep and I feel bad  Glarry's cost less than shipping  Guests on the show. You are the guests   Mesa Goobie amps? Pre and Post Gibson era Mesa Boogie amp  The lesson my wife and I learned about why you need the right teacher (Cran?)  Guitar Center Buys Paul Reed Smith?????  Is teaching is your business then students are your product.   Caption Lee Anderson and being on the show  Musicians Friend selling demo and used gear as new?? WTF https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ps7mcu8nZnw  Long vs short legs on pickups  Why don't low end guitar companies just put better electronics in the guitar?  Which Friedman amp has the best clean tone? 0 What is the future of gear post Covid?   Buying Behringer pedals to AB vs my personal pedal rig https://imp.i114863.net/kLeov  What I figured out about my wife and all I needed to know  It started with five of us. It is a great community  Casino guitars https://www.youtube.com/c/CasinoGuitars/videos  You have to practice. Playing is more important than gear.   Marshall DSL vs Origin?  Are you lame for playing basic gear?  Why I suck at tubes You can support this channel and get a discount on KYG Merch Use Promo Code 2020SUCKS2 https://know-your-gear-shop-2.myteespring.co Here are some other products from a dealer I trust and buy from online https://imp.i114863.net/c/2224555/791999/11319 You can become a Patreon and support more videos like this  https://www.patreon.com/home Send photos of you in your shirt here or ask questions askknowyourgear@gmail.com PODCAST https://knowyourgear.buzzsprout.com Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Knowyourgear/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/phillip_mcknight/ Know Your Gear T shirts  https://teespring.com/stores/know-your-gear-shop-2 Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/phillipmcknightKYG)
51 min
The Truth About Vintage Amps with Skip Simmons
The Truth About Vintage Amps with Skip Simmons
The Fretboard Journal
Ep. 60: "10 and Up"
Once again, guitar amp tech Skip Simmons is fielding your questions on all things tube amp. This week's sponsors: Amplified Parts and Grez Guitars. Want to support the show? Be a part of our Patreon page. Some of the topics discussed on this week's episode: 2:35 Skip gets a new knife (Carter Cutlery) 6:21 Restoring a 1961 Mercury Comet 9:13 Mathew Fitzwilliam’s book on Australia’s Goldentone amps (link) 21:24 What to do with a Masco MA-35 PA head, 7-series loctal tubes 29:40 The Bogen RP-1 Mic Pre-Amp 35:39 Keith Cary’s mic pre-amp / headphone hack 38:44 Early Fender Princeton GZ34 rectifier tube alternatives 45:11 Shielded wire vs. unshielded wire in the circuitry of old PA heads 50:23 Converting a Webcor reel-to-reel into a guitar amp 59:19 Keeping a vintage reverb tank alive (Gibson Maestro M216-RVT amp, MOD tank upgrade, shortening a vintage reverb spring) 1:08:51 Skip builds a Piper Cub model airplane 1:21:28 Speaker recone kits (link) 1:27:59 Proper tremolo speed / depth on a Fender 6G3 1:32:08 Klon pedals and outboard tube-driven overdrives 1:36:52 Is my Gibson GA-9 parallel single-ended? 1:44:01 Doing the Vibro Champ mod to a Stromberg Carlson Model 290, Doris Troy’s "What'cha Gonna Do About It" (link), and stuffed eggplant with crispy beef (link) 1:45:40 Mike enjoys the podcast (Mike's band: the 6L6s) 2:06:16 The Art of Basque Cooking by Clara Salaverria Perkins Recorded on the morning of January 1, 2021, which explains a couple of possibly inebriated callers. Coming soon: The Truth About Recording & Mixing with Johnny Sangster (Apple Podcasts link) Have a topic for a future episode? Email or send us a voice memo to: podcast@fretboardjournal.com or leave us a voicemail or text at 509-557-0848. Be sure to check out the ever-growing Big Index of Truth About Vintage Amp topics to see if your amp questions have already been covered.
2 hr 8 min
Recording Studio Rockstars
Recording Studio Rockstars
Lij Shaw
RSR280 - Justin Francis - More Mixing Tips For The Home Studio
My guest today is Justin Francis is a multiple Grammy Award nominee as an engineer, #1 Billboard chart mixer, and budding producer based right here in East Nashville. His work can be heard on records ranging from Ronnie Milsap to Alice Cooper including Top 40 hits for Little Big Town and Kelsea Ballerini; soundtracks with Kacey Musgraves and P!nk, and releases from diverse artists as Rodney Crowell, Tyler Childers, Margo Price, Buddy Guy, Deep Purple, Anti-Flag, Rozwell Kid and Diarrhea Planet reaching millions of streams every month. Justin has been a guest on the podcast previously one episode RSR220 when we got to talk about his background in the recording. So this episode we will continue to dig into mixing and production and ways that we can ramp up the quality of our work in our own pro or home studios. Thanks to our sponsors! Soundporter Mastering: Get your free mastering demo at https://www.soundporter.com JZ Microphones: Use coupon ROCKSTARS to get 50% off The BB29 mic at JZmic.com Spectra1964: https://www.spectra1964.com OWC: Other World Computing: https://www.OWC.com iZotope: iZotope.com/Rockstars code ROCK10 10% off ADAM Audio: https://www.adam-audio.com RSR Academy: http://RSRockstars.com/Academy Want to learn more about mixing? Get Free mix training with Lij at: http://MixMasterBundle.com Hear more on Spotify If you love the podcast, then please Leave a review on iTunes here CLICK HERE FOR SHOW NOTES AT: http://RSRockstars.com/280
1 hr 54 min
Turned Out A Punk
Turned Out A Punk
Turned Out A Punk
Episode 304 - Steve Diggle (Buzzcocks, Flag Of Convenience)
There's no boredom around here! On this episode, Damian is joined the LEGEND: STEVE DIGGLE from the godly Buzzcocks! Listen in as the two discuss the birth of punk in the UK, Krautrock, Gorilla Biscuits, touring with Nirvana & tons of other goodness! From "A conscientious objector to work" to punk icon: NOT TO BE MISSED!  Also, grab that ESSENTIAL Buzzcocks singles boxset out now on Domino Records! Also Touched On:  Influencing everybody Sick of Yes The Pistols and the Ramones Forming two days before the Clash The R and B influence of Pub rock The slowness of everything in 70’s music the Kraut rock influence  Thrift store punks Malcolm McLaren’s mistake completes the Buzzcocks Promises was a political song pre-Buzzcocks’ Buzzcocks demos The Buzzcocks’ practice space becomes Joy Division’s   Jamming for the first album in a rehab centre Autonomy: An English person trying to sound like a German person singing English “The riff of Manchester” “I love those weird little bits you do in those songs!” - Joey Ramone “We aren’t entertainers!” Getting paid not to play a biker bar the 100 club the Screen on the Green the kids in Slaughter and the Dogs Morrissey cribbing notes Hearing the Gorilla Biscuits’ cover for the first time Flag Of Convenience Meeting with Seymour Stein and saying you wanna sound like the Stooges  reforming the band Touring with Nirvana AND SO MUCH MORE!!!! BROUGHT TO YOU BY VANS
1 hr 37 min
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