Alex Vollmer joins Ben & Dan to discuss the Kemper Profiler amplifier.
Guitars. Gear. Tone.
Ben & Dan catch up on current gear, focus, and frustrations. Ben plays a few samples from the Fuchs Train II and Dirty Shirley amp plugins for the UA Apollo. Ben also chats about his new wireless guitar system.
Ben & Dan are joined by Airplane Mode frontman, Dave Wiskus. They discuss 90's rock, influences, learning guitar, recording in a studio, recording music videos, and more. Ben talks about his mini-gig. Dave commissions a painting.
Ben & Dan welcome Joe Cieplinski on the show to talk about his role in the band Airplane Mode, recording, how his live show setup works, custom guitars and prog rock.
Ben talks about getting a new tone for Shine on You Crazy Diamond and using the Apollo in various configurations. Dan demos Plush and talks about tone pragmatism.
Ben takes lessons and starts to see how theory helps connect the fretboard puzzle pieces together, Daniel talks about his experience playing live in a new setting. Ben & Dan also talk about how to mic an acoustic guitar.
Ben & Daniel chat about Universal Audio Apollo plugins, the latest podcasting setup. Ben talks about his 2nd Blues Jam experience, and Daniel shows off his new Wiretap pedal. Ben actually tries to make guitar noises with his mouth, and fails miserably.
Ben talks about his new Apollo 8 interface and shows off a few guitar tones. Daniel and Ben discuss the certain solos that have been practiced so much they are nearly unplayable now.
In this episode Ben & Dan catch up on what's been happening lately, including Ben's new amp, Daniels experiences joining and subsequently leaving a band. Dan switches up his gear and shows off his new Wiretap pedal, from TC Electronics.
Ben shows off his progress on Whole Lotta Love, and Daniel displays his unadulterated, palpable giddiness for his new Les Paul.
Ben and Daniel discuss music that makes you step on the gas pedal without realizing it, 25 watt amps, recording techniques, mixing.