Episodes

June 17, 2024

Cooking Meth & Chasing Chickens w/ Jack Brunson of Jack's Guitaracheology

On today's episode I'm talking to Jack Brunson, the founder and owner of one the country's raddest guitar stores in the country, Jack's Guitarcheology. We dive right into his story and Jack shares his journey from growing up…
June 10, 2024

Sweaty Ole Stevie w/ Phillip Carter of The 40 Watt Podcast

This week I have a long overdue episode out for you with my dude Phillip Carter from The 40 Watt Podcast. Phillip and I have recorded on numerous occasions on both his show, and as guests on The Guitar Nerds. So I actually k…
June 3, 2024

"My parents don't know that part..." w/ Mike Cole

I know that you love guitar, but have you ever loved guitar so much that caused you to get a .9 GPA? Or were you ever voted "3rd most whipped" by your friends? (But not to a significant other, but to GUITAR?) Mike Cole sudde…
May 27, 2024

What Bass Amp To Buy? w/ Joe Branton of Guitar Nerds

The Mighty Joe Branton has returned to The Tone Mob Podcast! It is a happy occasion indeed! On this episode, Joe and Blake talk about the evolution of their podcasts and the importance of newer creators finding a niche. (Joe…
May 20, 2024

Musical Meditation w/ Mike Love

Mike Love shares his journey as a musician and how he got into live looping. He talks about the importance of being present and connected with the audience during performances. He also discusses the role of meditation in his…
May 14, 2024

PHILLIP MCKNIGHT Part 2 (sort of)

Once in a while the Patrons of this podcast tell me that one of the bonus episodes NEEDS to be released publicly, and when Phil McKnight came on late last year that happened again! I received a bunch of messages telling me t…
May 6, 2024

Are Bass Players More Important? w/ Mr. Glyn of Mr. Glyn's Pickups

Are bass players actually more important than guitarists? Do we need to thin out our guitar sound? Do thru-hole pedals sound better than SMT based guitar effect technology? Can you play music using a saw blade? On this episo…
April 29, 2024

Marcos Curiel of P.OD. (Yes, that P.O.D.)

I imagine that you have probably heard a song called Youth Of A Nation? Well Marcos definitely gets into the story around that song! We start off with a HEAVY dose of nostalgia with Blake telling the story of "P.O.D. on the …
April 22, 2024

"Scared Myself Into Doing Music" w/ Jon Deiley of Northlane

In this conversation, Blake interviews Jon Deiley from Northlane about his journey in music. They discuss topics such as starting a band, the challenges of pursuing a career in music, and the evolution of their gear and reco…
April 15, 2024

Is The Internet All Bad? w/ Matt of Mule Resophonic Guitars

In this conversation, Blake and Matt Eich discuss the growth of Mule Resonator Guitars and the development of the Mavis guitar. (The first wooden Mule guitar build!) We explore the importance of unique sounds and the balance…
April 8, 2024

HE FINALLY DID IT! w/ David Greeves of Great Eastern FX

In this episode of the Tone Mob Podcast, host Blake Wyland interviews David Greeves from Great Eastern FX. David shares his background as a music journalist and how he fell into writing about equipment from the gear world. H…
April 2, 2024

Rick Rubin Mindset w/ Markus Reeves of Reeves Electro

Markus Reeves from Reeves Electro returns to the podcast! On this episode we discuss how business has changed since he first started, and how his daughter is now building pedals full time as well! We also dig into some rathe…
March 25, 2024

Teaching MILLIONS of People w/ Marty Schwartz

In this episode, Blake interviews Marty Schwartz, a renowned guitar teacher and one of the first music instructors on YouTube. Marty shares his journey of becoming a successful guitar teacher and the early adoption of YouTub…
March 18, 2024

Not An Alvarez! w/ Driftwood Guitars

In this conversation, Blake interviews Chris and Matt from Driftwood Guitars. This is an EXTREMELY YouTube driven episode. (Thanks Rhett Shull!) As the Driftwood Guitars channel has grown, so has the guitar building business…
March 11, 2024

SHOCK THE FOX!!!

Tye Tyler (Shock The Fox)shares his journey from the corporate world slinging cell phones to becoming a full time guitar builder. He discusses his background in woodworking and how he got into building guitars. We also go ov…
March 4, 2024

Scott Strange Returns! (Templo Audio Devices)

In this episode, Blake interviews Scott Strange from Templo Audio Devices. They discuss Scott's traveling lifestyle and the challenges of running a business while constantly on the move. Scott shares his approach to finding …
Feb. 26, 2024

"I Didn't Fall In Love With Guitar To Teach" w/ Dr. Molly Miller

In this conversation, Molly Miller discusses her early start in a family band and her formal education in guitar. She shares her approach to teaching and the importance of balance in her career, which includes performing, te…
Feb. 19, 2024

Is Clickbait OK? w/ Landon Bailey

Summary In this conversation, Blake and Landon discuss their experiences in making that sweet, sweet content. We also talk about our time at Gear Fest and the importance of networking and building relationships in the indust…
Feb. 12, 2024

Dreaming Up Songs. Literally. w/ Justyna Kelley & Eddie Gore

Summary Justyna Kelley is a "Nashville-by-way of France" recording artist, producer, songwriter, actress, and a whole bunch of other stuff! In this conversation, Justyna and Blake discuss her background in music, her work as…
Feb. 5, 2024

John Baizley Talks Baroness and Visual Art

Summary In this episode, host Blake Wyland interviews John Dyer Baizley from the band Baroness. They discuss the band's touring rig and guitar setup, the importance of band chemistry, and the role of the song and audience in…
Jan. 30, 2024

Nick Loux of The JHS Show

Nick Loux is a musician out of Kansas City who is best known for being a HUGE part of the widely popular JHS Show on YouTube. You've seen him, you've heard him play, but do you know his story? I certainly didn't! So I figure…
Jan. 22, 2024

Visiting Every Guitar Store In The USA w/ Charlton Moore of Franklin Strap

Have you ever heard of ANYONE hitting the road and visiting basically every single guitar store in the United States? Few have done it, and even fewer have done it for a guitar accessories brand. But Charlton Moore of Frankl…
Jan. 15, 2024

Is Writing Cool Again? w/ Jason Mays of Working Class Music

Are we currently at a place where we can talk about "the old days" of The Internet? Are blogs cool again? Is Generation Y going to flock to the written word? Which Batman is the scariest Batman? My good buddy, published writ…
Jan. 8, 2024

Germanium INSANITY w/ Richard of Wampler Pedals

Klon. There are few words in the guitar world that will get guitarists clamoring, foaming at the mouth, or shouting hysterically like the word Klon. (I'll let you decide if that is a negative or a positive in your own mind.)…