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The Gear Fiends Podcast is all about music gear and the people that use it. Your hosts DJ Mackey and Beardo get into marvelous discussions about a variety of different gear topics. They talk about guitars, recording, DJ stuff, live sound, post production, vintage gear, swap meet finds, and much more with some of the industry's best artists, engineers, DJ's, producers, and techs.

The Gear Fiends Podcast is all about music gear and the people that use it. Your hosts DJ Mackey and Beardo get into marvelous discussions about a variety of different gear topics. They talk about guitars, recording, DJ stuff, live sound, post production, vintage gear, swap meet finds, and much more with some of the industry's best artists, engineers, DJ's, producers, and techs.
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The Gear Fiends Podcast is all about music gear and the people that use it. Your hosts DJ Mackey and Beardo get into marvelous discussions about a variety of different gear topics. They talk about guitars, recording, DJ stuff, live sound, post production, vintage gear, swap meet finds, and much more with some of the industry's best artists, engineers, DJ's, producers, and techs.

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Episodes

Episode #009 – Matt Melner - The Gear Fiends Podcast

11/7/2017
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On episode #009 we finally get into some talk about DJ gear with our guest Matt Melner. Matt is a backline technician and teleprompter operator for Wiz Khalifa. He has also worked with Snoop Dogg, Slightly Stoopid, NAS, Dr. Dre, Kid Kudi, The Game, Ty Dolla Sign and Far East Movement. He tells us what Read more about Episode #009 – Matt Melner[…]

Duration: 00:59:13


Episode – #008 – Hal Henkel and The Guitar Biz - The Gear Fiends Podcast

10/25/2017
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On episode #008 we are joined by guest host Hal Henkel to talk all about the history and current state of the electric guitar business. Hal gives us some insider knowledge about why Gibson shut down their Memphis factory, the reason for Guitar Center’s debt problem, why smaller companies are thriving, his relationships with ESP, Read more about Episode – #008 – Hal Henkel and The Guitar Biz[…]

Duration: 01:03:16


Episode #007 – Trades & Fixes - The Gear Fiends Podcast

9/22/2017
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On this episode the guys make a gear trade with each other involving guitar pedals and a Shure SM58. Beardo tries to fix Mackey’s Neumann microphone. The Ampex MM 1200 24 trk tape machine from the Record Plant gets explored. Plus we get a few details about The Voidz rehearsals and info about the Minus Read more about Episode #007 – Trades & Fixes[…]

Duration: 00:23:40


Episode #006 Mark Loughman (BAE) Audio - The Gear Fiends Podcast

9/1/2017
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On episode 006 we interview Mark Loughman owner of BAE Audio. Mark tells us about the history of the company, including how he went from being an intern, to eventually buying the business. He also goes into detail about what makes BAE so good as well as his creative process behind their products. All this Read more about Episode #006 Mark Loughman (BAE) Audio[…]

Duration: 00:51:16


Episode #005 – Combo Amps - The Gear Fiends Podcast

8/3/2017
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On this episode the guys catch up with each other and talk about Beardo's 1974 Fender Princeton Reverb amp. He just recently re-capped the amp along with a pair of Ampex MX 35 tube mixers. They also delve into their love for Peavey, talk about a cheap headphone amp, and drop major news on Read more about Episode #005 – Combo Amps[…]

Duration: 00:33:06


Episode #004 – Dave Aron - The Gear Fiends Podcast

7/10/2017
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On episode #004 we interview Dave Aron, who is a multi-platinum recording engineer, live and studio mixer, record producer, and musician. Some of his past clients include 2 Pac, Snoop Dogg, Sublime, Wu-Tang Clan, Prince, Nate Dogg, Perry Farrell, Bobby Brown, Dr. Dre and U2. Dave tells us how he got started, what recording with Prince was Read more about Episode #004 – Dave Aron[…]

Duration: 01:19:32


Episode #003 – In and Out of the Box - The Gear Fiends Podcast

6/15/2017
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In episode number three, the guys discuss recording in and out "of the box". Mackey asks Beardo all about how he recorded his classic song "24 Hour Party" and finds out some interesting things regarding the final mix. They answer listener questions , go through a double dose of the weekly segment "Gear Finds" and shed Read more about Episode #003 – In and Out of the Box[…]

Duration: 00:48:41


Episode #002 – Rack Mount Mania - The Gear Fiends Podcast

5/26/2017
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On episode two the guys get deep into the gear inside Beardo's rack. By talking about how they are recording their own vocals for this episode, they show you how it's done and even tweak some settings live. Also, Mackey discovers Beardo's latest swap meet finds, including an Apple Mac Pro (trash can) that he picked up for a fraction Read more about Episode #002 – Rack Mount Mania[…]

Duration: 00:42:49


Episode #001 – Jimi Hendrix pt.1 , Asher Guitars - The Gear Fiends Podcast

5/11/2017
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Our first episode is here! On episode #1 we find out what Beardo has been up to, he tells us about Asher Guitars , then we get into a discussion about the early gear of Jimi Hendrix.

Duration: 00:39:01