The Practical Guitarist
The Brand Dillusion

The Brand Dillusion

November 20, 2019

David and Jim talk about:

  • Tales from Guitar Center
  • Source Audio Kingmaker
  • Product Ecosystems
  • Brand Dilution
  • Robert Jackson Vs Zvex

TM300

Tell zvex to send Robert Jackson a Box of Rock! zack@zvex.com

Goodtime Dungeon (Jeff Biesiadecki and Robert Jackson)

Goodtime Dungeon (Jeff Biesiadecki and Robert Jackson)

November 14, 2019

David and Jim sit down with Jeff Biesiadecki of Goodtime Music and Robert Jackson Formerly of Guitar Center, now Musicians Friend and the Guitar Dungeon!

Ultra Episode

Ultra Episode

November 9, 2019

Please note, there were various production episodes for this episode. It is being released late, and there are still areas of Jim's audio missing, but it's the best we can do.

David and Jim talk about the new Ultra Stratocaster.

Iridium Dreams

Iridium Dreams

October 31, 2019

David and Jim discuss Strymon's Iridium pedal as well as the Amp 1 Iridium edition. Jim talks about being at guitar center.

Signature Deals

Signature Deals

October 23, 2019

David and Jim talk about signature deals, working at Guitar Center, and Old Stumpy.

Career Moves

Career Moves

October 17, 2019

Jim makes a career move and David free-associates.

Tonal Dom Perignon

Tonal Dom Perignon

October 9, 2019

David talks about a panic attack and Jim talks about his new job and David gets fired up for the first time in awhile.

Jim Goes Solo

Jim Goes Solo

October 2, 2019

David talks over a fan about why he can't (but somehow managed too) appear in an episode he isn't supposed to be in. Jim talks about Gibson (probably) and Great Lakes Guitar Pickups (hopefully).

David might return in a future episode (like next week even).

Being vague; listen to find out why (Clickbait).

Enjoying parenthesis with periods following them (yup).

Circle of Filth

Circle of Filth

September 25, 2019

Jim and David talk about the circle of fifths and a probably make a ton of mistakes in terminology. 

Funeral Beer

Funeral Beer

September 18, 2019

Jim and David spend most of an episode talking about Music personalities who have passed. David brings up Gibson's headstock tweet and talks about his first (worst) acoustic set in 10 years. David offends his own culture...