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Chasing Tone - Guitar Podcast About Gear, Effects, Amps and Tone

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Welcome to the Chasing Tone Podcast. Join Brian Wampler, Blake Wyland, Travis Feaster, Max Jeffreys and other guests as they talk about guitars, guitar pedals, amps, and other guitar gear, answer questions, and discuss all things guitar related as well as how to get the most out of your gear to get the best guitar tone. While this podcast is paid for by Wampler, we talk about many other brands much more than we do Wampler products. If you suffer from G.A.S. or just simply like to listen to gear podcasts, you'll love Chasing Tone.

Welcome to the Chasing Tone Podcast. Join Brian Wampler, Blake Wyland, Travis Feaster, Max Jeffreys and other guests as they talk about guitars, guitar pedals, amps, and other guitar gear, answer questions, and discuss all things guitar related as well as how to get the most out of your gear to get the best guitar tone. While this podcast is paid for by Wampler, we talk about many other brands much more than we do Wampler products. If you suffer from G.A.S. or just simply like to listen to gear podcasts, you'll love Chasing Tone.

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Welcome to the Chasing Tone Podcast. Join Brian Wampler, Blake Wyland, Travis Feaster, Max Jeffreys and other guests as they talk about guitars, guitar pedals, amps, and other guitar gear, answer questions, and discuss all things guitar related as well as how to get the most out of your gear to get the best guitar tone. While this podcast is paid for by Wampler, we talk about many other brands much more than we do Wampler products. If you suffer from G.A.S. or just simply like to listen to gear podcasts, you'll love Chasing Tone.

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English


Episodes

355 - The Pedal Movie

5/4/2021
Brian, Blake and Richard are back with another episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast. Reverb.com’s “The Pedal Movie” was released this past week. The guys welcome Michael Lux and Daniel Orkin, the creative minds behind the documentary. Hear about the origin of the project, the heart behind it and some of the behind the scenes moments and some of the cool stuff that they could not fit into the final cut. It’s all in this week’s Chasing Tone Podcast. See The Pedal Movie Here: Google...

Duration:00:53:42

354 - Release the Kracken!

4/27/2021
Brian, Blake and Richard are back with another episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast. Blake is back from his visit with Josh and JHS. He talks about his appearance on their show and his trip. Richard has finally found an Epiphone 335 and had a little prompting to buy it. He talks about what got him there. Playing through digital gear can produce latency and it can have an affect on ones playing. The guys talk about their experience with the issue. TikTok has come out and admitted that they...

Duration:00:51:43

353 - Travis Feaster guest hosts, and has fashion tips!

4/21/2021
Brian and Richard visit with our old friend and Chasing Tone Alumni Travis Feaster. Catch up on Travis’ latest ventures and what he has been up to. He talks about gigging during a pandemic and his new gig in the gear world. Logic is a pretty popular DAW and Richard recently did a deep dive into a project that stretched his skill levels on the software. This started a conversation about recording platforms and their evolution. Brian is starting to warm up to strats and now he is eyeing...

Duration:01:16:10

352 - New amp day!

4/14/2021
Brian and Blake are back and once again joined by Wampler’s own Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. Brian finally pulled the trigger on a new Marshall Amp he has had his eye on. He takes a look at some of the features and it opens a conversation about some of the guy’s dream gear. Is three amps really two amps too many as Richard says? Blake has been using a three amp setup and shares how he makes the magic happen. There is a new app out for guitar players. It is a great tool to...

Duration:01:06:54

351 - Just relax and enjoy guitar

4/9/2021
351 - Just relax and enjoy guitar Brian and Blake are back and once again joined by Wampler’s own Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. Dan from That Pedal Show released a video about not needing to be the worlds greatest guitar player. It opens a great conversation about not taking yourself so seriously. Changing strings can be tough, but on a Floyd Rose rig it can melt your brain. The guys talk about it and you will enjoy Richard’s methodology. Seafood, the funk bunker, Blake made a...

Duration:00:39:58

350 - Do something different!!

4/2/2021
Brian and Blake are back and once again joined by Wampler’s own Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. There has been a meme floating around about the age old question of where the tone comes from. It opens the door for a great conversation. A new piece of gear came out that was a bit “clonish” and it kind of struck a nerve with Brian. Find out why it got under his skin. Richard asks which British band is better? Led Zepplin or Black Sabbath? it brings some interesting responses. Chicken...

Duration:00:58:35

349 - Bone Music and Tone Automation

3/26/2021
Brian and Blake are back and once again joined by Wampler’s own Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. Richard asks the question, who is the best living Strat player? It brings an interesting answer and a even better conversation. There was a time when the Soviets banned music from the west. So the people found a way to get their hands on tunes and it is a fascinating technique to rock on. Local radio stations can be lacking, and satellite radio has some compression issues, so streaming...

Duration:01:18:26

348 - Pedal Musicals and a surprise guest

3/18/2021
Brian and Blake are back and once again joined by Wampler’s own Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. Our friends over at JHS have produced a musical about guitar pedals. The guys talk about the production and their take on what the sequel should look like. Fender has released their version of the Acoustasonic Jazz Master. Blake has his opinion but the conversation swerved into a look at the spectrum of brands, models and types. There are some strong opinions as you could guess. Richard...

Duration:01:09:18

347 - Crypto for Artists?

3/11/2021
Brian and Blake are back and once again joined by Wampler’s own Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. Kings of Leon are the first rock band to release their album under the NFT crypto currency. What is a non-fungible token and why could it be a benefit to musicians? The guys look at it. Line 6 is releasing a wireless Helix midi controller. The guys have strong opinions on the whole wireless idea. You get a new stomp box and plug it in, do you set the tone at “noon” to start out? Is “noon”...

Duration:01:09:13

346 - Mini pedals, The Ratsbane, and is NAMM done?

3/2/2021
Brian and Blake are back and once again joined by Wampler’s own Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. MXR has released what may be the first artists signature mini pedal. The Eric Gales Rawdawg overdrive started an interesting conversation about the surge of mini pedals and peoples strong opinions about them. Covid 19 is finally showing promising signs of slowing down and things are opening back up. This includes NAMM as the 2021 Summer event is returning as well as next year’s Winter...

Duration:01:15:38

345 - Brian has a total breakdown and new pedal coming out

2/25/2021
Brian and Blake are back and once again joined by Wampler’s own Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. Wampler Pedals is about to launch their brand new take on the classic Rat pedal. The Ratsbane is Brian’s interpretation of the popular dirt circuit with some cool Wampler twists. The guys talk about it. Blake just finished an interview with JHS’ own Josh Scott that led to a conversation about digital marketing and how content creation is better used to reach the market. Brian is making...

Duration:00:53:14

344 - Snowed in

2/18/2021
Brian and Blake are back and once again joined by Wampler’s own Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. You may have noticed a delay in this weeks podcast. Well you see the United States has been slapped with a deep freeze. Brian and Blake discuss how they have been affected. Blake got his paws on a Silktone 12 watt amplifier. It has an interesting power tube set up. The guys talk about it. Universal Audio has released an interesting line of pedals. The company is known for their plug-ins...

Duration:00:45:31

343 - Smashing Guitars

2/11/2021
Brian and Blake are back and once again joined by Wampler’s own Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. Did you catch Phoebe Bridger on SNL? Did you see her attempt to destroy her guitar? The guys have seen it and share their amusing reactions. Then there is the guy who has made a guitar out of his deceased uncle’s skeleton. That’s right. You can imagine the reaction our trio has on this one. England has their own version of Phil Spector? Richard recently discovered that notorious history...

Duration:00:58:45

342 - Temperature controlled fuzz pedal & remodeling woes

2/3/2021
Brian and Blake are back and once again joined by Wampler’s own Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. Ed Sheeran recently achieved an incredible feat in the streaming world. This started a conversation about the intricacies of the world of streaming content. The guys talk about some new gear they picked up lately. Blake grabbed a new germanium fuzz pedal with some interesting tech, and Richard caught a new Two Notes Captor X. This starts a chat about the convenience of impulse...

Duration:00:45:12

341 - New to guitar gear? Start Here

1/26/2021
Brian and Blake are back and once again joined by Wampler’s own Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. Brian is doing a little project for an outside entity and it involves distortion. Intriguing isn’t it? And did you know pink noise is different from Pink Floyd? The guys talk about where they would direct a new player in starting out with gear, and some of the mistakes they made in there early pursuit of tone. How many times have you picked up a new piece of gear to find it falls short of...

Duration:00:47:26

340 - NAMM releases, Ghost stories and UFO’s

1/20/2021
Brian and Blake are back and once again joined by Wampler’s own Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. Blake has a ghost story about a local theme park he and the family frequent. It even made an episode of Ghost Hunters. You will be surprised at the software the hunters were using. Strings. Six, seven or eight? The guys talk about their experiences with more strings and what the differences are like and how they dealt with them. NAMM has gone virtual and there are a lot of new releases...

Duration:00:52:00

339 - New Fender releases and new gear day

1/13/2021
Brian and Blake are back and once again joined by Wampler’s own Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. Fender introduced their new line of guitars, amps and power supplies for 2021. The guys take a look at the offerings and share their thoughts. Brian picked up a new Epiphone 335 last week and really likes it. Now he wonders what Epiphone model to pursue next. Blake and Richard chime in with their recommendations. Ever wonder what it takes to go viral on TikTok or Youtube? It may be easier...

Duration:00:35:39

338 - Gibson buys Mesa and Alien Discussions

1/7/2021
Brian and Blake are back and once again joined by Wampler’s own Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. There was some news in the gear world this week as Gibson bought Mesa Boogie. The guys talk about the implications of the acquisition. Brian picked up a new Epiphone 335 this week and is really digging it. This leads to a conversation about the brand and how far it has come. The conspiracy theorists are kicking around a familiar image that is said to be a reverse engineered chip from the...

Duration:00:50:56

337 - Wampler Christmas Special

12/21/2020
Brian and Blake are back and once again joined by Wampler’s own Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. The guys take on some questions from our Wampler Tone Group. Everything from pedal settings to favorite movies and some of the interesting podcasts that they listen too. It is quite a ride. it’s all in this week’s Chasing Tone Podcast. DIY mods: https://modyourownpedal.com/collections/books Find us...

Duration:01:12:55

336 - Lawsuits and Semi Hollow Guitars

12/14/2020
Brian and Blake are back and joined by Richard Oliver in this weeks episode. There is an artist that has built some great success and has gotten the attention of a former manager. The ensuing lawsuit triggers an interesting conversation about how budding artist need to protect themselves and even relationships. Both Richard and Brian have grabbed new axes. The guys talk about the acquisitions and Brian shares how the Wampler Tone group helped in his choice. You grab the latest signature...

Duration:00:44:07