Category: Music

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

February 19, 2017

159 - Ryan’s First and Last First Act

This episode was sponsored by Cusack Music. Check out Cusack's newest pedal, the Orthrus. Like the two-headed beast of legend, the Orthrus pack some intense, high-gain growl with a boost/kill switch to add an extra dimension to your playing. This episode was also sponsored by Sinasoid. If you're looking for a premium guitar or patch cable, look no further than Sinasoid.

Ryan and Steve get straight into it. Here's the deets

Dick guitar

Ryan bought a First Act guitar for $25, this is his story. 

Dad Rock

Baritone Telecaster

This week's song was sent by Rob Nordvik and is a cover of "Back in the USSR" by his band The Help Project.

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February 13, 2017

158 - Amp Roulette

This episode was brought to you by the Gabriel Tenorio String Company. I don't know what to say about these strings except they are hands down the most consistently recommended high end string I've ever seen. When you want the finest strings made by hand, look no further than theGTSco. This episode was also sponsored by Barefoot Buttons. Whether you need to figure out how to make that tap tempo on your board's back row easier to reach or you just want to add some color to your board, look no further than Barefoot Buttons to make it happen. Lastly this episode was sponsored by Cusack Music. Check out Cusack's newest pedal, the Orthrus. Like the two-headed beast of legend, the Orthrus pack some intense, high-gain growl with a boost/kill switch to add an extra dimension to your playing.

Ryan and Steve made a thing. Here's what they talked about

Annoying Instrument

The Pros and Cons of dual channel dirt boxes

Sunn T-50c

Ryan is on a journey...an amp journey

Smoky Strat

This week's music was a "Sweet Jam" sent by Michael Freer.

 

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February 5, 2017

157 - As Long as my Leg

This week's episode was brought to you by Sinasoid. If you're looking for a premium guitar or patch cable, look no further than Sinasoid.

This week Ryan and Steve sit down in the garage and talk about guitar cabs...unfinished...from eBay. Ryan wants them and he's going to tell you why.

Ancient Guitar

Music Group (parent of Behringer, TC and others) says 2017 was their last NAMM

Antique Martin

We review the Gibson M2

A good flip (Steve loves these Strats)

This week's song was sent by William Strickland for his band, Kosovo. This song is called Countless Days.

 

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January 29, 2017

156 - Strange Booze and Guitar World

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.

Ryan and Steve slurp on some science vodka from Bellion Spirits before diving into the week's festivities

Pedal Lot

Reading through Guitar World magazine

Mickey Mouse Guitars

Boss OD-1, engagement edition

This week's music was sent in by Andrew Roozeboom and is called "San Francisco"

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January 26, 2017

NAMM 2017 #9 - ESCAPE FROM NAMM

Ryan, Steve, and Aaron from the Gear Slum podcast talk about their dramatic exit from NAMM 2017.

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January 26, 2017

NAMM 2017 #8 - Matt Knight of Guitar Nerds Podcast

Matt Knight of the Guitar Nerds Podcast walks the NAMM floor with us and talk about his very first NAMM experience. Along the way we run into Dylan from Dylan Pickups.

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January 26, 2017

NAMM 2017 #7 - Cole and Ryan wait for Bendy

Ryan and Cole Duke are waiting for Bendy in the Zemaitis room. 

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January 26, 2017

NAMM 2017 #6 - Tim Marcus of Milkman amps

We hang out with Tim Marcus from Milkman Amps. Word on the street is that he's a terrible person or something.

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January 25, 2017

NAMM 2017 #5 - HUMMIN & SLUMMIN

Ryan and Steve sit down with the guys from the Gear Slum podcast and are joined by Daniel Shields of DS Guitar Engineering.

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January 24, 2017

NAMM 2017 #4 - The Basement

Ryan and Steve discuss Hall E (THE BASEMENT)

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