The Clifton Worley Show: Musical Journeys & Guitar Gear
Brian Gower v2 (The Tone Jerks)

Brian Gower v2 (The Tone Jerks)

June 6, 2019

On this episode Brian from The Tone Jerks http://thetonejerks.com catches us up on what's happening in his world. This time he gives us a little bit of his backstory from writing comic strips as a kid to later crafting songs for his punk band Plane Without A Pilot. https://planewithoutapilot.bandcamp.com

The conversation then turned to talking podcasting and the struggles and challenges of the entrepreneur's hustle. 

Finally, we talk about the Spruce Effect's Worleybird and all the crazy noisemaking we'd like to try with it. https://www.spruceeffects.com/collaborations/worleybird/

Brian from Spruce Effects “The Worleybird”

Brian from Spruce Effects “The Worleybird”

May 20, 2019

On this episode, Brian Bicknell from Spruce Effects comes on to talk about the collaboration pedal we just released. "The Worleybird" is an extremely helicopter like tremolo with a really cool overdrive onboard. 

Go check it out here! https://www.spruceeffects.com/collaborations/worleybird/

 

 

Worleybirds Discuss Gear Non Negotiables

Worleybirds Discuss Gear Non Negotiables

April 30, 2019

On this episode, Josh and Michael join me to talk about the non-negotiables of gear when it comes to playing live. We talk about how the needs of a guitarist change from practicing to playing onstage and what that means to each of us. 

We go on to talk about our experiences playing live for Easter and our thoughts on how to prepare for the big days playing in church and what's different about them. 

We talk a minute about guitar group trolling and what went on this week in the world of guitar on Facebook. 

Finally, The WorleyBird by Spruce Effects is HERE! https://www.spruceeffects.com/collaborations/worleybird/

I talk for a moment on what the pedal does and what it means to me. 

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Worley Birds “How Many Guitars, Swiss Army Rigs, & Pedal Announcement”

Worley Birds “How Many Guitars, Swiss Army Rigs, & Pedal Announcement”

April 9, 2019

In this episode, I chat with WorleyBirds Josh Fraser & Michael Newman and catch up on what has been happening on their gear journeys. 

The question is asked "How Many Guitars Do We Need" and we wrestle over this and come to our own conclusions. 

We discuss the trend of guitarists moving towards "Swiss Army Knife" all-in-one solutions. 

I close out by making an announcement! I'm doing a limited edition pedal collaboration with Spruce Effects with more news to be coming soon!

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Andrew Rinard (FoxChirho & Get Offset Podcast)

Andrew Rinard (FoxChirho & Get Offset Podcast)

March 27, 2019

Andrew Rinard of FoxChirho and co-host of Get Offset Podcast joins me on this episode. We talk about his musical journey and how it has led him to where he's at today. 

Mike Copeland (Loophole Pedals) Grey Matter

Mike Copeland (Loophole Pedals) Grey Matter

March 14, 2019

On this episode, Mike from Loophole Pedals updates us on his musical journey since we last had him on the show a year ago. He tells us about his new pedal The Grey Matter and what inspired him to create it. He walks us thru the control set and design and tells us how it differs from the DOD 250 pedal that it is based on. 

Todd & Tony from The Guitar Knobs Podcast

Todd & Tony from The Guitar Knobs Podcast

March 5, 2019

Todd Novack & Tony Dudzik from The Guitar Knobs Podcast joined me to discuss their musical journeys. From learning to play music, playing in bands, to starting a guitar podcast they tell stories about where music has both brought them. 

Boot From BA Ferguson Guitars

Boot From BA Ferguson Guitars

February 27, 2019

Boot Arreola joins me on this episode to talk about his musical journey. From growing up around El Paso he walks us thru what led him to playing guitar in church to going on tour as a drummer with the Smileyface Kids. From moving to South Carolina and opening up a guitar repair shop to launching BA Ferguson Guitars, he explains that nothing is ever as it seems and the life lessons he has learned along the way. He describes his recent move back to El Paso and living in a converted bus to pursue a less stress lifestyle and the added freedom to travel and see more of the world with his family. We talk about his love of vintage guitars and what has led him to develop the current FlyWeight guitar. 

Kurtis Lamberton (Lambertone Pickups)

Kurtis Lamberton (Lambertone Pickups)

February 13, 2019

Interview with Kurtis from Lambertone Pickups. We talk about his musical journey, the pickups he makes, and what it's like to enter the guitar gear industry. He answers some questions from our listeners and we talk about how you can get a chance to win some free Lambertones swag. 

End of NAMM ‘19 w/ Paul Pennington, Sean Arbow, & Corey Nigro

End of NAMM ‘19 w/ Paul Pennington, Sean Arbow, & Corey Nigro

February 5, 2019

Paul Pennington (The Flippin' Flippers Podcast), Sean Arbow (Gunstreet Wiring Company), & Corey Nigro join me on this episode to talk about our experiences at NAMM 2019.