Category: Music

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

April 17, 2017

167 - Half Horsin’ Around!

This episode was brought to you by Mammoth Electronics. They just rolled out a bunch of classic Keeley Mods for your listening pleasure. This episode was also sponsored by Sinasoid. The Sliver series patch cable is back. Get it while you can!

 

Ryan is finally almost over his poison oak. It's really gross looking. Like...Tom Hanks in "Castaway" levels of skin cracking. Oh yeah...we also introduce the Pelican Noiseworks Half Horse. Ryan made a sweet demo for everyone to check out. Go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vwtm3Qcoe0 oh yeah. You can win it. Listen to this episode for details, then check out the Gear Slum and the Flippin' Flippers so you can get all the info you need to email halfhorsecontest@gmail.com when you're ready to submit your answer.

Here's a list of what we do for the rest of the episode

Bodies for Sale

Ryan and Steve talk about their flip regrets

Fender Cyclone II

Ryan and Steve discuss things to make pedalboard troubleshooting go easier

Fender Corncaster

Symbiotic Drums

This week's song was sent in by Brian Gower of the band Plane Without a Pilot. The song is called "Falling For You"

 

 

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April 13, 2017

Pelican NoiseWorks Half Horse Contest Info

Hey everyone, we're teaming up with Pelican NoiseWorks, and two podcasts, the Gear Slum and the Flippin' Flippers to bring you a sweet contest for the new Pelican NoiseWorks pedal, the Half Horse. Check out our Youtube Channel on Friday, April 14th for a demo of this sweet new pedal. 

Half Horse Demo!

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April 9, 2017

166 - Fanny Pack Guitar Strap

This episode was brought to you by Mammoth Electronics. They just rolled out a bunch of classic Keeley Mods for your listening pleasure. This episode was also sponsored by Sinasoid. The Sliver series patch cable is back. Get it while you can!

If you're reading this, it's because you want to know what we talked about this episode and see some links to pictures. You're in the right place:

Teuffel Tesla

Guitar Center on Facebook

Hitching a ride

Is the Floyd Rose era over?

Fanny Pack Strap

This weeks' song was sent in by listener Alan Chapple. I didn't write down the name of the song in my show notes because I'm a chump. The band is called Forging Fifty One

 

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April 2, 2017

165 - Free Termites

This episode was brought to you by Mammoth Electronics. They just rolled out a bunch of classic Keeley Mods for your listening pleasure. This episode was also sponsored by Sinasoid. The Sliver series patch cable is back. Get it while you can!

In this episode Ryan talks about the BOSS Katana 50 for a bit. Then Ryan and Steve lament the slow demise of the Wheel of Pedals. Here's some other things we discuss

Fender Startocaster

In The Blues - No More Demos

Free Termites!

Basic recording setup

Comic Books

This week's music was sent in my Kyler Reason for the band Mouthless Mutters. The song is called "I am afraid"

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March 31, 2017

April fools 2017 SPECTACULAR!

This is going to be one for the history books, I don't want to spoil the surprise but you are't going to want to miss this one. 

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March 26, 2017

164 - Steve tells Ryan to SHUT UP!

This episode is brought to you by Mr Black Pedals, builder of the JDS-50 Overdrive and a slew of modulation and time effects. This week's episode was also brought to you by Barefoot Buttons. There's no better way to make reaching a small pedal tucked away on your pedal board than using a Barefoot Button. Get one today! Finally this episode was sponsored by Sinasoid. The Sliver series patch cable is back. Get it while you can!

There wasn't much to update this week so we got right into it:

Badge Plate

All genres, except country and rap

Blows!

Guitar Triller

Wet Pedals

This week's music was sent by Evan Walker. The songs are called "Have a Weird Time" and "Pancake Cords vs. Waffle Cords"

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March 19, 2017

163 - HAMBURGERS

This episode is brought to you by Mr Black Pedals, builder of the JDS-50 Overdrive and a slew of modulation and time effects. This episode was also brought to you by Mammoth Electronics. They just rolled out a bunch of classic Keeley Mods for your listening pleasure. Finally this episode was sponsored by Sinasoid. The Sliver series patch cable is back. Get it while you can!

Here's what you need to know about this episode. Ryan bought an Ibanez shredder of some sort. Here's our list of topics

Roadkill AC15

Hamburgers

Stargate Guitar, I guess

Are single channel digital amps something the market wants?

Extension Cabs

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March 12, 2017

162 - Cool Pancake Jokes

This week's episode was brought to you by Barefoot Buttons. There's no better way to make reaching a small pedal tucked away on your pedal board than using a Barefoot Button. Get one today! This week's episode was also brought to you by Sinasoid. Are you looking for an instrument, patch or speaker cable? Check out Sinasoid. Their quality is top notch and their warranty will last longer than you do.

 

This week Ryan talks about getting a BOSS Katana. Then we get into the good stuff.

Dummy Cabs

The Strymon Effect

Fussy for money

Henry Kaiser

A...P-40? Bass

 

This week's song was from Cody lake for his band "Salt". The song is called "My Lover"

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March 5, 2017

161 - The FUTURE of music

This episode was brought to you by Sinasoid. If you're looking for the best guitar cable on the market, start and finish your search with Sinasoid

In this episode Ryan and Steve get right to it. There's some goofy ads plus we respond to one of your questions and address an observation.

 

3 stand microphone

Ryan and Steve talk about the FUTURE (of music)

Left Handed stuff

Ryan and Steve talk about Pedals and gear: Youtube vs. Real Life

Quilted bass

This week's music was sent in by Matthew Holl of Wren and Cuff. This track features the Wren and Cuff Gold Comp and the White Elk Small Foot running direct using a Presonus Firestudio

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February 26, 2017

160 - The Rules of Acquisition

This episode is sponsored by Barefoot Buttons. Whether you're looking to boost the height of a low-lying pedal or just give yourself a bigger target, Barefoot Buttons is the switch topper for you. This episode is also sponsored by Sinasoid. When you're in need of a custom cable or just want something guaranteed robust off the shelf, check out Sinasoid.

Ryan talks about his amp journey

How to chorus

Guitar setup for dummies

String Butler

Ryan and Steve read all 285 Ferengi Rules of Acquisition including the 47 comentaries, 900 major and minor judgements  and all 10,000 considered opinions. Then they discuss how they apply to Craigslisting and flipping guitars. 

Massive Strat route

This week's song was sent by Josh Marmon of Jake and Josh. The song is called "Song for Hurricane Irene"

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