Category: Music

60 Cycle Hum is a guitar podcast that covers the used market of Craigslist, Ebay and Reverb.com, Each week hosts Ryan and Steve tackle ads sent in by listeners and discuss topics relevant to the guitar gear industry. If you listen to Guitar Nerds, Chasing tone, or any other popular guitar podcast 60 Cycle Hum should be familiar to you.

May 20, 2018

223 - Titles are Hard

This episode was brought to you by Gunstreet Wiring Shop. Go check out their off the shelf options for LP, V, SG, Strat or Telecaster or email their team to get some info on some custom options! This episode was also sponsored by Walrus Audio. Their new Parallel Boost, the Emissary, is a really cool take on a boost pedal. Go check it out on their website and check out Ryan's demo on our YouTube channel. This episode was also sponsored by Sinasoid. If you can't find options in Sinasoid Store or their Build-a-Cable section, trying sending an email to their Custom Shop to get some options that aren't so off the shelf. 

Ryan is out of town for #TGU18, but the show must go on. Steve pulls a favor from The Tone Jerks to get a couple co-hosts and put out some sweet content. Brian and Kyle talk about their upcoming 80s tribute show. Steve talks about signing up for a half-marathon. But enough about that...

You like pictures?

1. James Tyler Variax Prototype

2. The guys talk about their favorite guitar and bass tones from whole albums

3. Wish bass

4. The guys talk about how to break out of a songwriting rut?

5. The one that Brian sent in

This week's song is from Brian and Kyle's band, Plane without a Pilot and is called "My Darling"

 

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May 13, 2018

222 - The Triple Deuce

This week's episode is sponsored by Gunstreet Wiring Shop. Whether you're looking for something modern for your Strat or something classic for your Les Paul, Gunstreet has the team to provide you with expert advice on getting the right wiring kit for you. This week's episode is also sponsored by Sinasoid. You like Techflex? You should, and since you should, you should also like Sinasoid. Lastly this episode is brought to you by Chase Bliss Audio. CBA just released the Condor. A simple EQ tool on the surface, the Condor allows for sweeping filter effects that turn it into a versatile modulation box. Go check it out!

In this episode Steve says a bad word, hence the explicit label. Coe from One Day Roadshow/Flippin Flippers Podcast hangs out. Ryan talks about his new pedal board from Squatch Design Co. There's a handful of demos up already on our YouTube channel that feature the board. Go check it out!

Pictures of stuff

1. Harley Davidson Guitars

2. #TGU18 (Bye Ryan)

3. Headless Gibson SG

4. The guys pick their "Heyday albums"

5. This guitar is haunted

This week's music was sent by Ben Spraker from the band The Arcs and is called "Nothing You Do"

 

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May 6, 2018

221 - Bearded Moon

This week's episode was sponsored by Sinasoid. We promote instrument and patch cables a ton, but did you know Sinasoid makes the Sasquatch series of super rugged speaker cables and power cables? Go see what they've got today! This episode was also sponsored by SolidGoldFX. SGFX has a whole range of high quality guitar effects. Ryan just put out a demo for the 76 Octave Fuzz. Lastly this episode is brought to you by Chase Bliss Audio. CBA just released the Condor. A simple EQ tool on the surface, the Condor allows for sweeping filter effects that turn it into a versatile modulation box. Go check it out!

This time around Ryan and Steve sit down with Coe Schneider from the Flippin' Flippers Podcast and One Day Roadshow. They start off talking about the Matthews Effects Ch3mist and everything new in the world of Coe.

Pictures of stuff

1. Guitar Carving

2. The guys play with a whole bunch of pedals on air. 

3. Do we need a folding ukulele?

4. Are amps that are bad pedal platforms also bad amps?

5. 36 foot long guitar

This week's song is called "Radio Flyer" by Kate Jacobs.

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April 29, 2018

220 - Stage Friendly Food

This week's episode is brought to you by Gunstreet Wiring Shop. Gunstreet is made of a small team of folks that focus on quality and community. Ryan got a wiring setup for his SG from them and it looks fantastic. Maybe someday he will install it. This episode was also brought to you by Walrus Audio. We recently did a demo of their revamp of the Luminary Quad Octave Generator. It's a rad pedal with some great adjustments on this update. Lastly this episode is brought to you by the folks at Sinasoid. Every Tuesday Sinasoid rolls out a Tech Flex special. This deal on a pre-made cable is perfect for folks thatget overwhelmed with too many Tech Flex options. Go check it out today!

This episode Ryan talks about the new camera equipment we're using the put the podcast on Youtube and use for other "on the go" production needs.

Pictures and things

1. 64 Jazzmaster

2. Ryan and Steve discuss a what point of historic value should a guitar not be dismantled and sold for parts.

3. A collection of Squier 51s

4. Food on stage. What are the best and worst foods to eat while performing

5. Thanks!

This week's music was sent by Matt Chittum and is called "Starry Night (By the Sea)"

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April 22, 2018

219 - Cool Fun Shape

This week's episode is brought to you by Gunstreet Wiring Shop. Gunstreet is made of a small team of folks that focus on quality and community. Ryan got a wiring setup for his SG from them and it looks fantastic. Maybe someday he will install it. This episode was also brought to you by Walrus Audio. We recently did a demo of their revamp of the Luminary Quad Octave Generator. It's a rad pedal with some great adjustments on this update. Lastly this episode is brought to you by the folks at Sinasoid. Head on over to their website to check out the Slate, their flagship cable model that features an ultra-rugged outer wrap while retaining all of the flexibility you want out of a high-end cable.

On this week's episode Ryan and Steve throw some shade around. They also talk about the Palmer Pocket Amp Mk2 and the TC Electronics Aeon

Pictures, right?

1. Fendson and Gibder

2. HP42 has left Guitcon. What would we do if we hosted something similar.

3. Partcaster that Ryan wishes he bought

4. Is the big amp/cab era over?

5. Bummer way to find out some bad news.

This week's songw as sent by Ariel Levine and is called "At the Bottom of the Sunset Strip".

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April 20, 2018

218e- Epoxy Phantom

This episode was also brought to you by Flower Pedals. Their Indiegogo campaign is live now which means you can pre-order pedals at discounted prices. If you're looking for tremolo, overdrive, boost or octave, check out that pre-order!

Pictures

1. Resin Teisco

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April 18, 2018

218d - istomp the yard

This episode is brought to you by Sinasoid. The Slate is Sinasoid's signature cable. It's got a slightly tacky feel that grips the stage in a way that a lot of professional players love. It's super rugged and well...just go check it out already!

Pictures

1. iStomp

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April 17, 2018

218c - Serviceman Jaguar (adweek wednesday)

This episode was also brought to you by Flower Pedals. Their Indiegogo campaign is live now which means you can pre-order pedals at discounted prices. If you're looking for tremolo, overdrive, boost or octave, check out that pre-order!

Pictures

1.Serviceman Jaguar

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April 16, 2018

218b - Vintage Cheerios (Ad week Tuesday!)

This episode was sponsored by Sinasoid. We promote instrument and patch cables a ton, but did you know that each Tuesday they roll out a Tech Flex special? Go check them out now!

Pictures

1. Cheerios!

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April 15, 2018

218a - Two Bridges (Adweek: Monday)

This episode was brought to you by Flower Pedals. Their Indiegogo campaign is live now which means you can pre-order pedals at discounted prices. If you're looking for tremolo, overdrive, boost or octave, check out that pre-order! This week's episode was also brought to you by Sinasoid. The Sliver from Sinasoid is the smallest soldered plug we've ever seen. If you want something tiny for your pedalboard, go check 'em out!

Ryan and Steve talk about some brand new Sinasoid cables they received, and Ryan gives a brief rundown on Steve's scalloped 70s RI Stratocaster

Pictures

1. Epiphone 12 string

2. The Flippening?

 

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