On this episode, Clif and Josh talk with Brian Gower (Plane Without A Pilot, The Tone Jerks Podcast) about songwriting approaches, creativity, and approaching 30 yrs old. We recap last weekend's events at One Day Guitar Show in Tracy, CA and share stories of our experiences there. Finally, we give our music picks for the week; Lord Huron's "When We Met", Diiv "Doused", & Sithu Aye "Pulse".
On this episode, we discuss bands we like that have made music we don't like. We kick around the dying album concept and the new normal for artists. We each give our picks and Nick closes out with a Mojo Minute.
On this episode, we start out with a birthday shoutout to Andy Kim (Sinasoid)! We talk about Josh's new Alto powered PA. Then we dive off into talking about microphones. We discuss the pros and cons of the industry standard Shure sm58, condenser mics, and ribbon mics. We then talk about how important it is to work a microphone and also finding a sweet spot with monitors whether it be wedges or in ears. Nick updates us on finding the "sweet spot" with his Recording King and using ebony bridge pins. Clifton then updates us about the recent Night of Worship with Chris Sligh he was involved in, the new website, and the upcoming One Day in Tracy, CA on May 18th.
In this episode, we discuss showmanship and just how much of it is required of a performing musician. We discuss Bob Dylan, Hank Williams, Kiss, Alice Cooper, and other music acts who took on personas outside of their real life. We talk about The Greatest Showman, Almost Famous, and Crazy Heart; movies that all have stories about the inconsistencies between a performer and their real life. We then talk about the character Willie Nelson developed and how it has evolved over time. We then give our picks, then for Mojo Minute we discuss guitars that play a role with an artist's image.
For this episode, we work our way listening thru the Allman Brother's 1972 album "Eat A Peach". We share our thoughts on each track as we hear them. Nick brings us a special Mojo Minute where he discusses Duane Allman's legendary guitars.
On this week's episode, we check in with Wynand van Reenan to make sure he's still alive...AND HE IS!! Wynand tells us stories of going surfing and showing up to play guitar at church in his swimming trunks, and other hidden gems.
We talk about a serious issue that plagues all musicians, MUSICAL BURNOUT. We even talk about Nick's bowhunting hobby. Finally, we each give our picks.
We start off talking about flipping fiascos, new pickups, and acoustic guitar setups. We then talk about our new discovery of Sierreno music and the unique use of 12 strings and a discussion of other cultural music genres. We give our music picks then we talk about a famous 000-45 Martin in Mojo Minute.