Category: Music

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

January 15, 2017

154 - Gear Goals 2017

This episode was sponsored by the fine folks at Sinasoid. If you're looking for a cable that's built to keep sounding great for years, go check out Sinasoid. This episode is also sponsored by Barefoot Buttons, makers of a stompbox switch accessory that converts your little switch into a big target.

This week Ryan and Steve talk about their goals for 2017 in the gear market. Both of them have plans, and if you listen to the whole episode, you will hear them all.

Ads:

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Tonemaster

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This week's music was sent by Christopher Brewer from the band GinLab. The song is called "Party Girl"

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January 8, 2017

153 - Steve hits Ryan. Twice.

This episode was sponsored by Fuzzrocious. If you're looking for something you've never quite heard before, go check out the Anomalies and the M.O.T.H. from Fuzzrocious. This episode was also sponsored by the fine folks at Sinasoid. If you're looking for a cable that's built to keep sounding great for years, go check out Sinasoid.

In this episode, Ryan and Steve continue their chat with Kevin Equitz of Equitz Guitars and Coe Schneider of Coesch. Steve talks about buying the Tachyon Delay from Chuck Pedals

Gross Offset (booboo RIP)

Grill Board

We talk Equitz Guitars for awhile. Kevin brought three examples of his product line (Ashford, Daverra and Rayburn) and they were a lot of fun to feel around on and talk about for the rest of the show.

This week's song was sent by John Maddox for his band Rewind, Retry. The song is called "Decompose".

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January 1, 2017

152 - Coe’s Journey

This episode was sponsored by the fine folks at Sinasoid. If you're looking for a cable that's built to keep sounding great for years, go check out Sinasoid. This episode is also sponsored by Barefoot Buttons, makers of a stompbox switch accessory that converts your little switch into a big target. Lastly this episode was sponsored by Fuzzrocious. If you're looking for something you've never quite heard before, go check out the Anomalies and the M.O.T.H. from Fuzzrocious.

In episode 152, Ryan and Steve welcome in 2017 along with friend of the show Coe and Kevin of Equitz Guitars. Steve wraps up the results from Fantasy Football and Ryan talks about getting real hacked on eBay.

4 knob Strat

Partsbinez

Coe took off with a really cool idea to create a traveling boutique gear road show and shares a little bit of the inside scoop on what that's going to look like

Bluetooth guitar

This week's song was sent by Leon Wright of Pelican Noiseworks. The song is from his old band, Hogan, and is called "Water Over the Bridge".

 

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December 25, 2016

151 - The year in review

This episode was sponsored by Sinasoid, where you can have cables built to your personal specs on their Build a Cable site.

Lots of big stuff happened this year. Ryan and Steve cozy up by the fireplace with some strong drinks to reminisce. Actually we are in a cold dirty garage drinking coors, but whatever. 

 

This week's music is "Jingle Bells" by Kenny Greg

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December 18, 2016

150 - Looking good VS. Sounding good

We tripled up on sponsors this week. This episode is brought to you by Coast Sonic, our favorite place to look for boutique pedals. It's also brought to you by Barefoot Buttons, the best footswitch covers we've seen, and by Sinasoid, a great place to get a high quality cable custom made to order.

 

 Here's the rundown this week

1) Ibanez Blazer

2) Sound/tone vs. vanity

3) Nice girlfriend?

4) Fender with a bad CEO

5) Fender Mini StratTele

 

This week's song is a Christmas tune from Rob Nordvik of the band The Foam Riders. The song is called "South to the North Pole"

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December 11, 2016

149 - Magic guitar peddles bag

This episode was sponsored by Spruce Effects, makers of the Rainier Fuzz and other effects boxes. This episode is also sponsored by Coast Sonic. When you're looking for boutique effects, Coast Sonic is the first store you should check out.

 

This week Ryan updates you on his ongoing Flying V project, and Steve talks about a Star Trek podcast he's been listening to. Then we look at what a great friend will build you. Steve talks a little Fantasy Football before we look at some magic guitar peddles. We both get excited about the Premier Guitar mystery stocking, then we wrap up the show with a rare amplifier built by Ovation.

 

This week's song was sent by Coe Schneider and is called "Wind".

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December 4, 2016

148 - Double Stuffed

This week is brought to you by Spruce Effects, home of a Rainier Fuzz as well as other great guitar effects. This episode was also sponsored by Barefoot Buttons. They build great little caps that make your stompbox switches easier to stomp on.

This week we change the format up a little. Let us know what you think: 60cyclehumcast@gmail.com

First: TC Electronic Pedals and the Strymon Riverside

2: Fat tele...er...double fat?

thirdly - Always on pedals: Do we and why?

cuatro: This Stratocaster is sick...so sick...the sickest

fifth - How we met

5+1 - Just a couch.

 

This week's music was sent in by Grant Andrews for the band The Red Factor with the song "Scattersoul"

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November 27, 2016

147 - Throwing shade at Thomas Kinkade

This week's episode was brought to you by Matthews Effects. Their latest update, the Architect version 2, is ready to hit stores...today! This week's episode is also brough to you by Coast Sonic, a great boutique pedal shop that has a great selection of pedals ready to ship to you.

 

In this episode Steve says something nice about UPS and Musician's Friend. It's quite lovely. After that brief segment well...it's ad time.:

Ryan and Steve really lay into the painter of light, they must hate art.

DL4

Did you video?

Then Ryan and Steve discuss the essentials for recording from the player perspective.

This week's song was sent in by Nate Butler from Nimble Wit Productions. This song is called "Like a Star"

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November 20, 2016

146 - Christmas Shopping for Guitarists

This week's episode was brought to you by Matthews Effects. Their latest update, the Architect version 2, is ready to hit stores...today! This week's episode is also brough to you by Coast Sonic, a great boutique pedal shop that has a great selection of pedals ready to ship to you.

This week Ryan talks about his recent Craigslist pedal score. Steve talks about getting to play the Titan KR-1 for awhile. This week's ads cover:

Guitar Hanger Guitar

Mammoth Picks

Steampunk garbage...no really, it's awful.

 

This week's episode topic is, What do your want your Uncle Carl to buy you for christmas?

This week's song was sent by Jordan Castro. This project is called Eratic Watcher. This song is called Seven Oh Seven.

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November 13, 2016

145 - White people like NASCAR

This episode wasbrought to you by Matthews Effects, makers of the Harbinger Distortion and the updated Cosmonaut Reverb.

In this week's episode, Ryan and Steve talk about finding surprising instruments owned by people they know as well as a letter from Wrought Iron Effects.

This week's ads include

NASCAR tribute guitar time

"Fender"

Power slide

Then Ryan and Steve talk about two newer used gear spots, the Facebook Marketplace and the 60 Cycle Hum Junkyard.

 

This week's song was sent in by Beto Rodriguez from his project The Electric Healing Sound. The song is called "Young Man Highway Blues"

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