Category: Music

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

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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November 6, 2016

144 - Dirty Mattress Week

This episode is brought to you by Stringjoy. If you're looking for a custom set of handmade strings, Stringjoy is the place for you. This episode was also brought to you by Matthews Effects, makers of the Harbinger Distortion and the updated Cosmonaut Reverb.

This episode has a theme. Have you figured it out? Here are some clues
Gibson SG
Epiphone Strat
Ibanez RG
PRS Tremonti

This week Ryan and Steve talk about a recent meme about pedal usage and the legacy of Jimi Hendrix.

This week's song was sent by p.zorito and is a shoegaze cover of Sugar Ray's "Answer the Phone"

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October 30, 2016

143 - Return to the MOOOOOOOOOON

Ryan and Steve get back to their moon roots this week.
Ads
Kurt Sweaters
Kawaii Moon Guitar
I love lamp

This week's topic is instrument theft. It sucks. Don't steal stuff out of people's cars.

This week's song is Flower Animals - "Lookout" sent by David Choate.

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October 23, 2016

142 - Look at this photograph

Episode 142 gets back to the basics. Ryan talks about his time at the Fretboard Summit before the guys get into the ads.
Block Explorer
Flaying V, 2, 3
Unique Acoustic, 2

This week's topic discusses the new Strymon Riverside (in brief) and the new TC Electronics lineup as well as the TC Electronics Mimiq.

This week's song was sent by Tyler Aldridge. The song is called "Herpes Goes to Delaware".

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October 20, 2016

Interview with Union Tube and Transistor’s Chris Young

Ryan sits down with Chris Young from Union Tube and Transistor. We talk about how their signature pedal for Jack White (The Bumble Buzz) came into existence as well as some of their other pedals. 

This interview took place at the Fretboard Summit put on by Fretboard Journal.



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October 16, 2016

141 - Audio Envy Cables

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.

Ryan and Steve sit down with the Audio Envy NV-10 cable. We take it through a few different pieces of equipment to see how this cable performs under different conditions. The instruments and amps used were a Titan by Kauer into a Fender Princeton Reverb RI, a Mitchell MD-100 with a GFS pre-amp system into a Polytone 101, and an Eastwood Classic IV Bass into the same Polytone 101. 

Here are the high quality versions of the audio demo from the show on the Audio Demos portion of the Audio Envy site.

This week's song was sent by Neil Nation and was called "Tasty Licks".
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October 13, 2016

AD WEEK - Friday - Flip City

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.

Gotta keep the flip alive!

This week concludes with a song by P.Zorito. It's a cover of Sugar Ray's "Every Morning".

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October 12, 2016

AD WEEK - Thursday - Guitar Vests

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.

The Duke of James sent us this ad. It's like a shirt, but for guitar?

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