Category: Music

60 Cycle Hum is a guitar podcast of two guys talking about guitar, music, and whatever else runs through their minds.

September 25, 2016

139 - This is Triller (and other gimmicks)

This episode is brought to you by the fine folks over at Stringjoy. Located in Nashville, TN, Stringjoy is committed to bringing you a high quality string with a custom, handmade experience.

In Episode 139 Ryan and Steve celebrate the weekend. Cheers to the weekend! Steve talks about his Godin Radiator and Ryan talks about the JHS Ruby Red. Then we get CRAZY GO NUTS with the ads:
SG Relic (sorry we forgot to name drop you Aaron)
Fret Exentze
Japanese wah

This week's topic is gimmicks. I don't remember how many we actually talked about, but we start off with something called the Kurv. We definitely talk about other gimmicky things, I just can't remember them all.

Thanks to Chad King and his band, Lo Beggar, for this week's song, "Metal Boy".


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September 18, 2016

138 - We are “On Air Personalities”

This episode was sponsored by Barefoot Buttons. They just received a restock of the Tallboy extra-tall button for those extra cramped pedals. Get yours before they run out again. 
This episode was also sponsored by Stringjoy. Stringjoy's strings are 100% handmade at their own facility in the good ol' USA. They build sets tailored to your individual needs so check them out today!

Here's what you need to know about episode 138. Ryan is selling is Hamer. Steve is playing fantasy football. Here are the ads 
Acoustic BC Rich Warlock and Mockingbird 
Brownsville Choirboy 
Pedal Locamotive...Junior

Then, Ryan and Steve discuss what they think are good things to know about being part of a jam session and being in good band mate.

This week's song was sent in by Evan Pack for his band Indigo Plateau. The song is called "History Cutlass"

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September 11, 2016

137 - Baseball Pizza Splatter

This episode was sponsored by Barefoot Buttons. They just received a restock of the Tallboy extra-tall button for those extra cramped pedals. Get yours before they run out again.
This episode was also sponsored by Stringjoy. Stringjoy's strings are 100% handmade at their own facility in the good ol' USA. They build sets tailored to your individual needs so check them out today!

In episode 137 of 60 Cycle Hum the boys talk about their newest purchases, a Fender reverb tank and a Godin Radiator. Then they get into the stuff you want, which is to say, Ads!
Galaxy Finish
Pizza time!
Gibson baseball guitar (and the one that seems okay)

This week's the guys talk about the new releases from Gibson, JHS and Paul Reed Smith

The ending song was sent in by Reese Hight and is called "Losing Sight".

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September 4, 2016

136 - Rattlesnakes and Mermaid Tails

This episode is sponsored by Walrus Audio. They just released a new overdrive pedal based on a classic projector audio circuit. Learn more about the Walrus Audio 385 today!

This week Ryan and Steve talk about how they can't think of anything new to talk about. Then they jump into ads:
Safe Taylor
Calton Case
Rattlesnake

This week's topic has us talking about gear we've found that breaks the stereotypes their manufacturers were associated with.

This week's song is a cover of Radiohead's "Burn the Witch" by Mark Anderson.

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August 28, 2016

135 - Pedal Soup

We get into the swing of things fast in this one. The MojoHand Sacred Cow is back from repairs, and it sounds just as good as it should. We take care of some business then go straight into the ads

Arbor Electric
Bedpan
Snake

This week we take a tour of four pedals we recently got to mess around with. Here they are
DOD Carcosa
Neunaber Seraphim Mono
Matthews Cosmonaut
Caroline Haymaker

This week's song was sent by Lewis Schembri for the band Baby Legs. The song is called "Abstract Directions".
 

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August 21, 2016

134 - Things that go BOOM!

This episode is brought to you by Barefoot Buttons. They just unveiled the Tallboy, the perfect addition to a tucked away pedal. Additional sponsorship was provided by Matthews Effects. They recently rolled out the Astronomer/Cosmonaut Dual Reverb with four total channels (two presets on each effect) for wild reverb goodness.

In this episode of 60 Cycle Hum, Ryan and Steve give an update to their use of the Ultimate Ears UE7 earpieces. They've both spent some time using them live and in the recording studio and have some more feedback.

This week's ads include
Van Halen?
Lefty Accessories
Krylon is for lovers.

If you're in the Mid-Atlantic/New England area, some of our fans are doing a NorthEast meetup on September 3rd

This week's topic is the new Reverb.com flip feature.

This is the song at the end, Singh and Friends.

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August 14, 2016

133 - The Pedal CHOO CHOO Vs. the Boutique Builders

This episode is sponsored by Barefoot Buttons. They just launched a new product called the Tall Boy, for those pedals that rest in hard to access spots. Learn more about the Tall Boy today!

In this episode, Steve wraps up a recent recording project and Ryan talks about his new delay pedal. The guys do some housekeeping then launch straight into ads. First up we find a great reason to sell all your gear. It's followed by some sweet kickflips and rounded out by technology that takes care of your ordering for you.

If you're in the North East, this meetup is for you!

We wrap up the episode talking about the recent Pedaltrain vs. Creation Music Company legal issue. It's been interesting to say the least.

This week's song is "Max the Cat" by Tyson Brinacombe.

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August 7, 2016

132 - Steve tells Ryan the truth

This episode was sponsored by ConsoliDATE. Tired of logging in and out of Tinder, Grindr, JDate, Farmer's Only and more? Let ConsoliDATE do the heavy lifting.

Here's Episode 132. Here are the things you will hear about in this episode
Ryan is looking for a church
Steve tried to use the Fenler
Randall badge?
New Vibramate for JMs
Get a job, loser

Then Ryan and Steve talk about practice. Not a game. Just practice

This week's song was sent by Jacob Sharbono for his band Oklahoma. The song is called "Yeah, Yeah, Hmm"

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August 3, 2016

Interview with Will Cobb, Music Therapist

Ryan gets listener of the show and Inner Circle Member Will Cobb on the phone to talk about his career as a music therapist. 

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July 31, 2016

131 - Grover Jackson at the Quilter Block Party

This episode is brought to you by Sinasoid. They are giving away one of their new Sliver series patch cables every Friday. All you need to do to get into the drawing is sign up for their newsletter.

In episode 131, Ryan and Steve recap the Quilter Block Party before doing some ads. We talk about the recent trend of charity flips that has surrounded the fundraiser Supermoon from Mr. Black. Then we look at someone who isn't using a guitar stand the way we'd expect before we check out a hand made pedalboard with wheels!

This week we wrap up Quilter Block Party Week with our interview with the legendary Grover Jackson of GJ2 Guitars.

This week's song was
愛する君に - The Golden Cups

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