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Guitars. Gear. Tone.

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    23. Upside Down Lefty 5 String

    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.

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    22. Obvious Flubs and Trademark Clams

    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.

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    21. Did Kurt Cobain Need Theory!?

    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.

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    20. This Thing is Awesome and I'm Broke Now

    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.

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    19. While My Solo Gently Drives Me Insane

    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.

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    18. Space Cowboys and Cover Bands

    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.

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    15. Les Paul Giddy

    Ben shows off his progress on Whole Lotta Love, and Daniel displays his unadulterated, palpable giddiness for his new Les Paul.

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    13. The Boost Came After The Muff

    In this episode Dan talks about acquiring an old ES-175, the Mesa Boogie Mark V:25.  Ben talks about the Eagles Documentary, getting Animals-style tone with the ElecLady, and demonstrates how he uses the Ditto Looper to solo over chord progressions.

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    12. There Was A Lot Of Suck

    Ben and Daniel chat with special guest Alex Vollmer about technique, competition amongst guitarists, and playing guitar with Steve Vai.

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