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.

November 19, 2017

197 - Deal with it!

This episode was brought to you by Sinasoid. We can't get enough Sinasoid in our lives. You should check them out if you're looking for an instrument cable. Seriously...what are you waiting for? This episode was also sponsored by The Nocturne Brain. We just did a demo of the Mystery Brain, a powerfully functional take on a classic delay pedal. Go check them out!

If we talked about something new this episode, Steve didn't write it down. Let's get straight to the main subjects

Here's the pictures you want to see.

1. GFS Relic 

2. Steven and Ryan talk about altertnatives to the classic Ernie Ball volume pedal

3. Tokai Les Paul

4. The guys rank spinoff podcasts

5. Spice!

6. SNEK!

This week's music was sent in by the Ouroboros Boys. Go check them out.

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November 12, 2017

196 - Conversation Starter

This episode was brought to you by Sinasoid. We can't get enough Sinasoid in our lives. You should check them out if you're looking for an instrument cable. Seriously...what are you waiting for? This episode was also sponsored by The Nocturne Brain. We just did a demo of the Mystery Brain, a powerfully functional take on a classic delay pedal. Go check them out!

Steve finishes up the Tonal Recall flip story. Ryan doesn't say much of anything

Here's some pictures you want to look at

1. Triple Wish

2. Steve and Ryan talk about Guitar Tricks. This site has thousands of lessons at a great price.

3. Short Fretless

4. The guitar community seems very oriented around Blues and Metal. Why not country?

5. Conversation piece

This week's song was sent by Bobby Scott and is called "From Ambient ot Explosive". 

 

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November 5, 2017

195 - What is MOM ROCK?

seriously though, what is it? 

This episode was sponsored by Sinasoid. The Houston Giving cable is still for sale and 100% of the price, minus materials and shipping, goes to support vetted organizations helping rebuild Houston.

In this episode Ryan and Steve talk about the FZONE Spruce ukulele that Steve just bought. Here's the rest of the episode

Pictures you want to see

1. Striped Jazzmaster

2. Steve and Ryan try to flesh out what "mom rock" would be.

3. Mary Smith guitar 

4. We compare the RKM vs. stock Tonal Recall and talk about the trimpots

5. Spiderman guitar

This week's song is from Michael Newman and is called "Inifinite Jets Glitch" after the Hologram Electronics Ininite Jets resynthesizer.

 

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October 29, 2017

194 - Halloween SCAREtacular

Don't get scared now, this is it. 

This week's episode is sponsored by Sinasoid. If you're on the market for some awesome instrument or patch cables, look no further than Sinasoid.

This week on the show Ryan talks about writing for the Pedal Culture exhibit at San Francisco State. Steve goes on and on and on about going to see Hanson at the House of Blues.

Here's some images. 

1. Necroguitar

2. Ryan and Steve react to Pro Guitar Shop shutting down

3. Jurassic bass

4. Steve and Ryan recount playing Halloween gigs.

5. Mangled Peavey T-60

This week's song was sent by Bruce Kumkwat and is called "Bad Buzz"

 

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October 22, 2017

193 - Two Chris Farleys

This week's episode is sponsored by Sinasoid. Go get a great cable already!

Ryan and Steve talk about the upcoming 200th episode recording before diving into the rest of the episode

Here's some pictures you want to see

1. Album Cover Telecaster

2. What gear do you love but never/rarely use live?

3. Gibson M2 parted out

4. How does worship music/guitar work in church?

5. Hellecaster

This week's song was sent by River Ralph and is called "Bananadu"

 

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October 16, 2017

Octave pedal shoot out - Demo Audio

The audio from ryans shootout between the Micro Pog, Sub N Up Mini and the Pitch Fork. 

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October 15, 2017

192 - Sperm Jokes

yeah, thats right

This week's episode was sponsored by Sinasoid Pro Audio Couture. The Sinasoid #FORHOUSTON cable is still for sale. Get one and support a great cause today!

Ryan and Steve kick off the episode talking about the upcoming "MicroPOG vs." series of videos, plus the braend new guitar modification contest.

There's a link here to everything else you want to know about this episode

1. Sperm Stang

2. Mastodon's Bill Kelliher leaves Gibson for ESP

3. ACDC Monopoly

4. How do signal chains work when effects loops are in play?

5. The self-strummer guitar

This week's song was sent in my Andy "Doog" Phipps and is called "Friends with No Benefits"

 

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October 8, 2017

191 - Pineapple and Pretzels

I have a pen...I have an apple...

This week's episode was sponsored by Sinasoid Pro Audio Couture. The Sinasoid #FORHOUSTON cable is still for sale. Get one and support a great cause today!

This week Ryan and Steve open up the show by talking about the Chase Bliss RKM Tonal Recall. Steve gives big props to Matthews Effects, who is sponsoring this year's 60 Cycle Hum fantasy football league. 

 There's no pictures this week as Steve and Ryan tackle a bunch of questions submitted to the Facebook group

1. Pineapples...who, what, where...?

2. Does it matter where a guitar is made any more?

3. Pretzels...cheese or mustard sauce?

4. What do you do when you don't have GAS?

5. Quality vs. Mojo. Would you rather have a guitar that is technically great or one that inspires something deeper?

This week's song was sent by Gino Ames and is called "Runnin Away"

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October 1, 2017

190 - Steve the Mixologist

Steve makes a potent cocktail and Ryan is on island time. 

This episode was sponsored by Sinasoid. The Houston Giving cable is still for sale and 100% of the price, minus materials and shipping, goes to support vetted organizations helping rebuild Houston.

This week Ryan talks about his trip to Hawaii and Steve talks about successfully getting his Tonal Recall for a Stratocaster

Here's the rest

1. P-Bass with tremolo

2. Epiphone SL

3. Loaded Telecaster Body

4. Is the effects market near saturation? 

5. Banjo Box

This week's song was sent in by Kenny Greg and is called "ConformNATION"

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September 24, 2017

189 - Skeezy

This week's episode is sponsored by Wangs Amplifiers. If you're looking for boutique quality on an import budget, look no further than Wangs. Join the Tone Fancier Army today! This episode is also sponsored by Equitz Guitars. Equitz Guitars builds three excellent models starting at just over $2000. They're beautiful and they play great. 

This week's episode is where Ryan talks about being in Hawaii. Did we mention that he's in Hawaii right now?

Here's a link to some pictures

1. ISO Irma

2. Questions from Brian Wampler

3. Leather Jacket scene

4. What Disney song would you cover?

5. Input jack cleaner

This week's song was sent by Joshua K. Fraser and is called "Chasing the Chipmunk"

 

 

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