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.

September 23, 2018

241 - Pure Parts Perspective

This episode was brought to you by Sinasoid. If you're listening to this on a Monday, then tomorrow is Tech Tuesday, where you can get great deals on pre-selected cable and Techflex combinations. Go check it out right now! 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. If you need a wiring harness but you're not exactly sure what you want, shoot them an email and they will talk you through a ton of options. It's awesome!

In this episode Steve talks about the 1981 Inventions DRV. Ryan talks about getting a box full of pickups from Big Ear Pedals' Grant Wilson. 

Pictures of stuff

1. This Tele is a Duesy

2. What would you buy if you made $600 busking? (video of kid)

3. Stratocaster with a neck crack

4. Do clearances devalue the brand?

5. Vulgar logos

This week's song was sent by Sven Nyström from the band Lödånger and is called "Yxan".

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September 16, 2018

240 - Seven Minutes in Guitar Heaven

This episode was sponsored by Sinasoid. The Slate is Sinasoid's signature cable. It's super beefy and slightly tacky for a feel love by industry pros and touring musicians. Ryan uses it in his home studio all the time and it's great!

Weird...there's nothing to talk about up front here. Apparently Steve and Ryan got right to the action.

Pictures of stuff

1. King Steam Punk

2. Ryan and Steve talk about what gear they can hear the difference from.

3. Hamer Slammer

4. Steve and Ryan discuss what rigs they'd want to spend 30 minutes playing with.

5. Keybass

This week's music was sent in by Joey Jaworski from the band These Bridges. The song is called "Hallways"

 

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September 15, 2018

Bonus content - Are Gibson Guitars TOO EXPENSIVE?

Bonus content - Are Gibson Guitars TOO EXPENSIVE?

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September 9, 2018

239 - Steve pulls it out

This episode was brought to you by Walrus Audio. They just released the Defcon 4 Ryan Adams signature pedal. The Defcon 4 is an ultra-versatile tone shaping device. Check out Ryan's demo. This week's episode is also 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 episode was also sponsored by Sinasoid. The Slate is Sinasoid's signature cable. It's super beefy and slightly tacky for a feel love by industry pros and touring musicians.

In this episode Ryan talks about how he killed a Visual Sound 1Spot and features the Mosky D250 he just picked up. Steve talks about pulling out his Stratocaster for the first time in a long time and announces that he jumped on the 1981 Inventions DRV train.

Pictures of stuff

1. Truss covers

2. Snark has new picks?

3. Tenor conversion

4. Ryan and Steve pull back the curtain in regards to YouTube gear demos

5. Loaded 51 body

This week's song was sent by James Zap and is called "The Other Half".

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September 2, 2018

238 - Reggae for Aliens

This episode was brought to you by Walrus Audio. They just released the Defcon 4 Ryan Adams signature pedal. The Defcon 4 is an ultra-versatile tone shaping device. Check out Ryan's demo. This episode is also brought to you by Sinasoid. If you're looking for solderless cables in a wide variety of color options, go check out the selection at Sinasoid. It's incredible!

Steve and Ryan talk about the death of the Wheel of Pedals. Steve talks about the thing he bought from Sweetwater.

Pictures of things

1. MIC MIA Fender

2. What's the difference between a boutique builder and a manufacturer?

3. 200 guitars for sale

4. What music would you play for aliens?

5. Axe bass

This week's song was sent by Ben Bleichrodt of Two and a half Leagues. The song is called "Two Long Weeks"

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August 26, 2018

237 - Such Harley, Much Benton

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 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. 

In this week's episode Ryan talks about the Harley Benton guitars he just picked up. Steve talks about his Gunstreet kits.

Pictures of things

1. Burned Mustang

2. Topic Grab Bag

3. Franken Screamer

4. What do you need to record while on the road?

5. Red hollowbody

This week's music was sent by Positive Citizen and is called "Caution"

 

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August 19, 2018

236 - Rock Blocker

This week's episode is sponsored by SolidGoldFX. If you're in the market for an envelope filter, the Funkzilla is the answer. We don't have a demo on our channel at time of publishing, but there will be one soon. This episode was also sponsored by Yellowcake Pedals. Ryan just demoed their Furry and Fried fuzz/overdrive dual pedal. It's pretty awesome! This week's episode is also sponsored by Sinasoid. You like Techflex? You should, and since you should, you should also like Sinasoid. They have a crazy number of Techflex options available for addition to your custom cable order.

Steve has nothing new to say. Ryan talks about using the Nux Solid Studio live in concert with the Nux Wireless guitar plug.

Pictures, yo.

1. Apple Red Blues Jr

2. Is Ernie Ball/MusicMan taking over the guitar world? 

3. Midnight Flippin' Cowboy

4. What did child Ryan and child Steve thing about music?

5. Lost Bet

This week's music was sent by Jake Fields and is called "Good Vibez"

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August 12, 2018

235 - Merit Based Corporate Structure

This 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 Yellowcake Pedals. Ryan just demoed their Furry and Fried fuzz/overdrive dual pedal. Lastly 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.

This week Ryan and Steve introduce the new, cool producer Gairy. Ryan updates everyone on his trashed kitchen and Steve discusses his progress in flipping a pedal board.

Pictures of things

1. Vintage 345

2. Ryan and Steve talk the feasibility of making a virtual band

3. Vintage tuner

4. Gibson is looking for a CEO. What do the guys think they should look for?

5. NCC-1701-A Epiphone

This week's song was submitted by Chris Carter and is called "^0CH Mixdown".

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August 5, 2018

234 - Dumb Headstocks and Playing piano on guitar

This episode was brought to you by Sinasoid. If you're listening to this on a Monday, then tomorrow is Tech Tuesday! Go check it out right now! This episode was sponsored by SolidGoldFX. Ryan just recorded a demo of the Apollo II Phaser. Go check it out! Lastly this episode was brought to you by Chase Bliss Audio. Chase Bliss Audio has a whole line up of super-versatile analog pedals. By combining a digital brain with an analog heart, CBA has broken the idea that analog pedals have to be simple.

This week Steve delves into the wiring kits that Gunstreet sent for his Telecaster. Ryan talks about converting his Epiphone to play like a slide guitar.

Pictures and what not

1. Orange Pine Telecaster

2. Ryan and Steve talk about pedals they've bought only to learn they didn't really need/like.

3. Headstock mounted pickup

4. Orange OMEC Teleport interface

5. Middle finger headstock

This week's song was sent by Ian Ferguson and is called "Tendrils Entwined"

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July 29, 2018

233 - Rocking the NUX

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. This episode was also sponsored by Sinasoid. The Slate is Sinasoid's signature cable. It's super beefy and slightly tacky for a feel love by industry pros and touring musicians.

In this week's episode Steve talks about a big ol' pedal board he bought and is trying to flip as well as what he picked up in the Inner Circle Secret Santa (in July!). Ryan talk about destroying half of his house.

Pictures of things

1. Classy looking Ibanez

2. Ryan and Steve demo the Nux Atlantic and Solid Studio pedals

3. Two Squiers in one!

4. Do current musicians focus on gear too much?

5. Syd Barrett styled guitar

This week's song was sent by Are Jay Smith from Teletalks! and is called "Merry Go Round"

 

 

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