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The Truth About Vintage Amps with Skip Simmons
The Truth About Vintage Amps with Skip Simmons
The Fretboard Journal
Ep. 63: "Chapter Four: Handles"
Once again, guitar amp tech Skip Simmons is fielding your questions on all things tube amp. This week's sponsors: iZotope (use the discount code FRET10 to save 10% off your order), 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: 1:13 Three nightmares left 7:17 Sam's Wurlitzer 920 combo amp from Ep. 62, revisited 9:14 Special guest: Ian Moore (Austin, Vibroluxes, Deluxe Reverbs, Marshall mods and salsa dona!) 44:26 What to do with an unusual 1968 Gibson Falcon chassis missing a cabinet? 48:48 Building a clone of Ampeg R-12-R Reverberocket 56:21 A vintage Jenson P-15Q with a quarter inch jack mounted on the speaker frame 58:14 Mary Halvorson 59:31 A Dukane PA with a low B+ voltage 1:03:21 How did Skip accumulate a barn full of PAs? 1:09:09 "Historic" or "historical;" a Bogen Challenger CHA33 with pitting on the chassis 1:15:00 How to properly use an ESR Meter; the Anatek Blue ESR meter (link) 1:19:00 The dwell on a reverb tank 1:21:02 Where does distortion come from; author C.J. Box 1:23:12 Testing a vintage power transformer before you install it 1:26:46 Mathew Fitzwilliam's Goldentone Amp book, revisited (link) 1:27:15 Restoring a Goldentone 1761 Soloist; 1:30:33 Chris from Deluxe Amplifications' amp chassis holder (YouTube, blueprint available on our Patreon) 1:33:39 Guitar Shorty 1:36:36 The smallest mountain range in the world 1:37:32 Installing a separate filtercap eyelet board in a BF Fender 1:41:19 Using a vintage Jensen C12S speaker in a Princeton Reverb clone; bean pasta 1:49:15 Shrunken model airplane tissue Have a topic for a future episode? Email or send us a voice memo to: 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.
1 hr 50 min
Backstage Journal Podcast with Rhett Shull
Backstage Journal Podcast with Rhett Shull
Rhett Shull
Charlie Starr | Single Pickup Guitars And The Southern Rock Sound
Charlie Starr and his band Blackberry Smoke are working to keep the Southern Rock sound alive and well. Charlie has a deep understanding of the sounds and traditions that make up the classic guitar sounds of those great bands. In this interview we talk about Charlie's upbringing in Alabama and how he started playing guitar and writing, as well as what it takes to keep a band going in these modern times, his love of single pickup Gibson guitars and how he goes about writing new material. Check out Blackberry Smoke on Spotify Charlie Starr on Instagram Check out my editor, Kevin Nolan @kg_nolan on Instagram Kevin's YouTube Channel for more episodes. -----My Podcast Recording Rig---- Shure SM7B Mic (affiliate link) Cloud Lifter In Line Gain Boost (affiliate link) Universal Audio Apollo Solo (affiliate link) ——-Subscribe to Backstage Journal on Spotify——- and on iTunes Follow me on Instagram @rhettshull
1 hr 16 min
Seincast: A Seinfeld Podcast
Seincast: A Seinfeld Podcast
Seincast 180 - The Finale, Part 2
"The second button is the key button. It literally makes or breaks the shirt..." Vinnie and Matt discuss the final episode of Seinfeld. Links from our discussion: * Sein Off: Inside the Final Days of Seinfeld * Cast & crew wall (from Hulu exhibit) * TV Land channel on 5/14/98 * Seinfeld in Oz (from SNL) * David Letterman's Final Top Ten * Guest Stars * Peter Riegert (James Kimbrough) * John Pinette (Howie) * James Rebhorn (DA Holt) * Wendle Josepher (Suzie) * Stanley Anderson (Judge Arthur Vandelay) * Deleted scenes * Season 9 bloopers * Weekly listener artwork * Maarten Bouw * Brooks Tracey If you'd like to support the podcast, please visit or click the donate tab on our Tumblr page (not mobile-friendly). And, if you have the time, swing by iTunes and leave us a rating and review. Thank you for your support! Here's how you can get in touch with us: * * Facebook * Twitter * Instagram * Tumblr * Or, leave us a voicemail at COCOA-BOSCO (262-622-6726) Seincast logo designed by Aaron FitzSimons - _Vinnie's Top 24_ * The Opposite * The Contest * The Outing * The Junior Mint * The Implant * The Opera * The Bizarro Jerry * The Cheever Letters * The Marine Biologist * The Hamptons * The Bubble Boy * The Dealership * The Label Maker * The Hot Tub * The Couch * The Movie * The Airport * The Lip Reader * The Jimmy * The Fusilli Jerry * The Rye * The Merv Griffin Show * The Yada Yada * The Doll Matt's Top 24 * The Boyfriend * The Pilot * The Hamptons * The Bizarro Jerry * The Cheever Letters * The Outing * The Library * The Pen * The Contest * The Merv Griffin Show * The Label Maker * The Marine Biologist * The Chicken Roaster * The Implant * The Doorman * The Muffin Tops * The Dealership * The Hot Tub * The Little Jerry * The Fusilli Jerry * The Yada Yada * The Sponge * The Alternate Side * The Doll
52 min
The Jasta Show
The Jasta Show
GaS Digital Network
Show #572 - Ola Englund (The Haunted)
Ola Englund, Riff Beast for The Haunted and prolific content creator joins me on this all new episode of The Jasta Show! We talk about how Ola keeps his work and family life separate as a work from home creator, Ola tells us about some of his favorite guitars and the things he looks for when he his a city on the road! Check it out! Support Our Sponsors promo code JASTA10 at check out  use code JJ15 use code JASTA21 use promo code JASTA for 25% off Find Ola Here : Subscribe On GaS Digital USE PROMO Code JASTA for a 2 week free trial. Follow Jamey On Patreon Follow The Show On Social Media Musician, former television host, and podcaster Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed, Kingdom of Sorrow, Jasta and the former host of MTV's Headbanger's Ball) interviews your heroes every Monday and Thursday. The newest 15 episodes are always free, but if you want access to all the archives, watch live, chat live, access to the forums, and get the show a week before it comes out everywhere else - you can subscribe now at and use the code JASTA
1 hr 26 min
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