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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, Richard Oliver, 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. There will be a healthy dose of off-topic nonsense as well as a look at all things happening in the world of guitar, music, our work at Wampler Pedals, and the music industry in general. 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, Richard Oliver, 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. There will be a healthy dose of off-topic nonsense as well as a look at all things happening in the world of guitar, music, our work at Wampler Pedals, and the music industry in general. 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, Richard Oliver, 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. There will be a healthy dose of off-topic nonsense as well as a look at all things happening in the world of guitar, music, our work at Wampler Pedals, and the music industry in general. If you suffer from G.A.S. or just simply like to listen to gear podcasts, you'll love Chasing Tone.

Language:

English


Episodes

409 - The Garth Brooks education experience and "that" thread

5/18/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard are back for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! Brian's been to a Country (and Western) gig and it has inspired bizarre vocal transformations and we apologize in advance as this goes immediately off the rails. There is some schooling, there is some fooling, but mainly there is some fooling. Brian the reveals a little bit of insight into his connection with one of Garth Brooks' amazing guitarists, Chris Leuzinger, and Richard is taught a little bit more...

Duration:00:49:39

408 - Metal Lords and the correct strategy for dealing with bobcats

5/11/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard are back for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! Brian digs a hole immediately because the whole team is lacking in sleep and this derails into animal based nonsense early doors. Richard recommended the movie "Metal Lords" to Brian and he kinda liked it. Blake is not convinced so the guys discuss why he needs to re-evaluate his life choices. Brian's been rehearsing with his band and he is loving it but there is definitely an odorous side factor he...

Duration:00:46:15

407 - Pedal-makers hate him for this one trick and is Brian the next Doctor Who?

5/4/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard are back for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! Blake tears the roof of the sucker as we slide into another week's episode of rambling non-sequiturs and amusing musings whilst Brian dreams about wooden construction and Richard falls off a ladder. What sort of guitar picks do you swear by? Blake has ordered some fancy laser-cut picks from our good friend Rick over at Honey Picks and tells us why we all need one now but disclaims that he is never 100%...

Duration:00:52:54

406 - Weird Bri Wamplervic and don't click random youtube links

4/27/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard are back for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! Welcome to the world's premier dot matrix and laser printer related podcast, this week we tackle important subjects like how to shake a toner safely, how to spool 300 feet of paper into an Epson Dot matrix, and Thermal Printers - here to stay or just a fad ? Sorry, my bad, normal service will resume. Richard's been learning some 80s power balladry and the guys chat about it and discover a disturbing...

Duration:00:52:32

405 - Settle down, circuit nerd...and the one thing that great guitarists have in common

4/20/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard are back for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! Richard is giddy with excitement like only an Englishman can't be at the new Pink Floyd release, Brian does his best to ignore everything he says about it, and Blake analyses the Machine Gun Kelly memes. Phews - its all go. Richard also demonstrates an embarrassing lack of knowledge about American sports people and Blake schools him before disappearing mysteriously into the ether. Some of the greatest...

Duration:00:57:21

404 - Beard not found - with Ryan Burke from 60 Cycle Hum

4/13/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard welcome Ryan Burke from the 60 Cycle Hum podcast for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! The newly shorn Ryan joins us as we consider the important issues of the day, like Austin Powers and black pudding, whilst Brian cast forth a multitude of scurrilous rumours. Richard and Blake have fallen in love with the new Marshall special edition Mini and this leads to a number of revelations about why Brian walks funny. Is a tractor a truck? What about a lawn...

Duration:00:58:18

403 - Activating the Brian switch and what really happened at the Oscars

4/6/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard are back for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! Mondays are a little rough sometimes...and there was controversy at the Oscars that the guys feel compelled to discuss, including the impact on society and the impact on social media follower numbers such incidents have. Brian then dreams about cantaloupes and the guys talk about rebuilding from scratch in the light of some incredibly sad news in the music world. Richard introduces the guys to a new word...

Duration:00:58:32

402 - The return of the DL4 and breakdance in a day the Mel Bay way...

3/30/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard are back for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! Brian rewrites Tolkien with an all new character and it is established early on that Brian has some weirdness within him as the guys talk about his new hobby of turning songs into country versions. Blake has been talking to the fine folk over at Chibson and tells us a little bit about the mighty meme wizardry that they produce. Richard is impressed with Mark Tremonti and discusses why the world needs more...

Duration:00:51:40

401 - Is there a tube shortage and should you panic?

3/23/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard are back for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! Blake's had an odd week and is fatigued but the guys have zero sympathy as they are more worried about the news regarding vacuum tube availability. EHX came out with a statement and the guys chat about their perspective on this before Brian reveals an amazing solid state replacement for tubes as Richard brings up the subject of high end solid state amps. This in turn sends Brian off onto a schematic...

Duration:00:56:26

400 - How to market your music - Katie Zaccardi joins us for our 400th episode bonanza

3/16/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard are joined by special guest Katie Zaccardi for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! We wanted to give all our listeners a little gift for our 400th show so we asked the hugely knowledgeable and inspirational Katie Zaccardi to join us and tell us a little bit about herself, about her career, and give us some insight into marketing a music act in the age of Web 3.0 (ugh), social media, and viral videos. Once again, Brian will indulge in some TikTalkery....

Duration:00:54:15

399 - Wayne Sabbath, the new JHS pedal, and the Mantheon Deluxe

3/9/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard are back for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! Blake is having issues with his computer peripherals so has jumped onto the TikTok train temporarily and so the guys open up the conversation with more algorithm analysis and other random TikTalkery, This then develops into a conversation about Blake's new camera and cameras in general before the guys figure out this is a guitar podcast. Well, kinda. Our buddy Josh at JHS has launched a new pedal and he...

Duration:00:49:39

398 - This is one of the most expensive pedals on the internet

3/2/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard are back for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! BOSS have released a new version of the Space Echo in a compact pedal form and the guys get a bit excited, Brian makes some wild boasts, and Blake gets very excited until...well until Richard pops his balloon by talking about the nefarious gouging of the Slice of Pie pedal. It all gets silly and Richard suggests a ritual to cleanse the situation. How do you power your pedals? The guys talk about a...

Duration:00:58:25

397 - You all forgot this one thing about the half time show...

2/23/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard are back for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! Brian's been hanging out with Cory Wong and tells us a bit about it, the hip and happening part of Indianapolis that he got to visit, and why he loves sound checks more than actual concerts. Meanwhile in merry olde England, Richard tried to watch the Superbowl and is less informed about the rules of football than he was before, but he did enjoy the half time show. Of course we discuss the Silver Silver...

Duration:00:53:50

396 - Mysterious high end sheen and massive failures

2/16/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard are back for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! Firstly, an apology. We tried something on this episode and it didn't work. Consequently the people who are responsible for this atrocity have been fired. And the people responsible for hiring and subsequently firing them have also been fired as a precaution. We apologise most profusely and it wont happen again. Richard has a few minor but controversial rants after not feeling the love on various...

Duration:00:57:13

395 - Blake's Pizza Pedal and the all new 41 Watt Podcast with Phillip Carter

2/9/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard are joined this week by Phillip Carter, the host of the 40 Watt Podcast, for an all-new episode of Chasing Tone! If you haven't yet heard the 40 Watt Podcast you really should - Phillip is an awesome musician and a great interviewer and his shows are well worth checking out. He joins us this week and almost certainly regrets it immediately. Richard attempts really hard to stop his fellow hosts talking about NAMM because he feels left out and, well, he fails. So we...

Duration:00:48:58

394 - What does KTR stand for? and are Gibson about to release NFTs???

2/2/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard are back for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! This week we have big (ish) news for our Patreon members with an all new level for those who want more than just our undying love. You will get the undying love too, but also some extra special stuff! The legal eagles at Gibson have allegedly been filing trademarks over historical body shapes and the guys speculate about what it's about. Richard is characteristically sceptical but becomes pacified when...

Duration:00:58:59

393 - Big pedal news and Brian flies to outer space

1/26/2022
Brian, Blake, and Richard are back for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! Welcome to the Number 1 rated guitar podcast in Martinsville, Indiana! Blake comes in hard with some Dad related subject matter, which takes Richard by surprise, before letting us know about his new musical project as Richard laments his mouldy case related woes. Meanwhile Brian commented on a technical thread over on Facebook before his morning coffee but thankfully nobody was hurt by his crazy...

Duration:01:00:33

392 - You may have a valuable pedal that you didn't know about

1/19/2022
Brian, Blake and Richard are back for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! Blake joins us over dial-up as we dive headlong and foot-short into another episode of vaguely guitar based musings and mutterings. Richard hurts Brian's feelings - both of them - before Blake gives us some insight into some workings in the gear market right now - you may have a valuable pedal that you didn't realise was in demand as Blake has. Speaking of pedals, young master Blake teases us with a brand...

Duration:00:56:32

391 - Døvydas from the Internet is here...attitude follows action

1/12/2022
Brian, Blake and Richard are joined by live looping maestro Døvydas for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! Our guest has come from relatively humble roots in Lithuania to international fame, via "Lithuania's got talent" and the Eurovision song contest, and his journey both geographically and musically is discussed at length. It's been a funny and interesting journey so far - if you have never seen one of his YouTube videos you should definitely go check one out now - and the...

Duration:01:05:44

390 - Happy New Year, Happy New Gear!

1/5/2022
Brian, Blake and Richard are back with an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast! Happy new year to all of our listeners! The guys have been indulging in merriment and chocolate and are feeling the strain - well their waistbands are - and they discuss their gear hauls over the festive period. Brian is still having humidity related issues so Richard suggests a change of location but Brian is not keen. Brian bought himself a new toy for Christmas and tells us all about it and all about...

Duration:00:57:20