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.

December 10, 2017

200th Episode LIVE!

This very special 200th episode was brought to you by Sinasoid Pro Audio, your one stop for a huge selection of custom cable options, and by Pelican NoiseWorks, an awesome little pedal company making top notch fuzz pedals.

This is the 200th Episode. We recorded this live at Tiger! Tiger! in San Diego. All of my notes say that we talked about ads.

Here's pictures of the ads. 

1. Les Paul Special

2. 1981 Squier Bullet

3. Man toy

4. Fender Boots

5. Church Flying V

This week's music was sent by Lee Sander for the band Flood the Roots. This song is called "Waka Flocka and the Chocolate Factory".

 

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December 3, 2017

199 - Gifts For Guitarists 2017

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 Moniker Guitars. We just got our hands on one of their Rival Series guitars. Check out our Youtube channel to see our demos!

In this episode Ryan and Steve talking about Ryan's reverb unit and how it didn't work properly for such a long time.

Here's some pictures for you:

1. "Fender"

2. 2016 Gift Guide

3. Acoustic Les Paul

4. 12 String Guitars

5. Last Scoop

This song was sent by Shanon for his band, Mutiny at Midnight. The song is called "Brick Dust Blues"

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November 26, 2017

198 - Blackish Friday

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 Matthews Effects. They've got a Cyber Monday sale (20% off) plus a sweet combo deal going with Sinasoid and ESO Straps. Last, but not least, this episode was sponsored by Moniker Guitars. We just got our hands on one of their Rival Series guitars. Check out our Youtube channel to see our demos!

In this episode Ryan talks about his latest demo projects from JHS Pedals.

Here's the other stuff and the pictures

1. Strange Guitarworks

2. Steve and Ryan talk about Black Friday deals and what they bought.

3. Tele Style

4. Delay: Analog, digital, tape, etc. We talk about them all!

5. Homemade guitar

This week's song was sent by Michael Rigby from his old band, Dysphonia. They're reformed as a band called The Awkwards.

 

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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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