Episode 18: Ernie-Fence

Emily and Andrew have a podcast inception and then talk about insane guitar thefts. Then they chat on the volume pedals with tuners, Dwarfcraft Devices Treeverb, the Fender Treverb, and the Strymon Flint. Episode sponsored by Tasty Cables and FoxChiRho Pedal Toppers. Want more? Join our Facebook group, where Emily builds a visual thread to go with every episode!…

Episode 17: Mt. Hood and Booth Babes

This week starts a little differently — with a big announcement from Andrew, Emily, and Brian from Spruce Effects! We talk about a new fuzz pedal that you’re definitely going to want to check out on Feb. 14 via the Get Offset Instagram page. Then Brian peaces out, and Andrew and Emily talk about booth…

Episode 16: The Long Bleep (with Leila Sidi)

This week it’s just Emily and Leila Sidi from TunaTone Instruments! We talk about our cats taking advantage of our kindness, how gear groups are for women when men aren’t expecting them to be there, slut shaming by builders, justice, privilege, gear-splaining + man-splaining, Leila’s extremely positive experiences as a guitar builder, the risk of…

Episode 15: DIY or DIE!

Emily talks about her new pedal steel and Andrew makes fun of her. Then Andrew talks Ikea pedal board hacks, Emily talks about building guitars from kits and parts, and they say they’re not going to talk for an hour, and then end up talking for an hour anyway. Whoops!

Episode 13: Gotta Catch ‘Em All

What makes something collectible? Its rarity? Its flippability? And is it all clever marketing or is there substance in collectible gear? Emily and Andrew ponder these questions and share some embarrassing secrets. Also, Emily’s cat bites her. Want more? Join our Facebook group, where Emily builds a visual thread to go with every episode! Listen on…

Episode 12: Use Me (if you can figure out how)

So, you get a weird pedal. What do you do? Put it on your board, or stack it on the shelf? Today, Andrew and Emily talk about why you should always put an “unusable” pedal on your board.  Sponsored by Jennings Guitars and SONICAKE.  Want more? Join our Facebook group, where Emily builds a visual thread…

Episode 11: Happy 1981! Wait….What Year is it?

Happy new year! Today, Emily and Andrew have Matthew Hoopes from 1981 Inventions and Relient K. They talk about his pedal building journey, favorite guitar shops in Nashville and Cincinnati (shout out to Eastside Music Supply and Mike’s Music), cheeseburgers, pizza, and more.

Episode 10: I’m Dreaming of a California Christmas with Chad Jennings

We’re super excited (I’m sorry, STOKED) for this week’s Christmas episode with Chad Jennings of Jennings Guitars. We talk about how he got started in guitar building, Surf Beach, our holiday guitar gifts of days past, and so much more. Want more? Join our Facebook group, where Emily builds a visual thread to go with every…

Episode 9: No Spoilers!

Emily and Andrew talk about leaks (namely the leak of the Chase Bliss Dark World digital reverb) and the idea of spoilers in the gear world and how it compares to the record industry. They also talk about comparisons between illegal file sharing in the record industry and the digital effects world and ponder the…

Episode 8: Dream Guitars and Pink Doghair

This week, Emily and Andrew talk about the Ainsley prototype, a guitar Emily designed with Kevin Equitz of Equitz Guitars. That gets them talking about general dream guitars, including doghair finishes. 

Episode 7: Road Trip to Matthews Effects!

This week’s episode was recorded during a road trip to Richland, WA shortly after Matthews Effects released the Astronomer V2! We talk about the ethics of building, his wildly popular Facebook group, limited runs, and more.  Listen on iTunes. Listen on Spotify. Listen on Google Play.