The Practical Guitarist
When Are We Going To Stop With Clickbait About Kempers And P-Dubs

When Are We Going To Stop With Clickbait About Kempers And P-Dubs

June 10, 2019

David and Jim go full old-man talking about stereotypes, the Kemper. David can't figure out when to stop recording.

Cars, Microphones and P-Dubs, Oh My

Cars, Microphones and P-Dubs, Oh My

June 3, 2019

David and Jim talk about buying cars, microphone selection and types and what it means to play in a p-dubs outfit. Jim discusses the finer points and merits of Marshall's midi implementation.

Theater of Dreams (The Allergy Attack)

Theater of Dreams (The Allergy Attack)

May 28, 2019

Jim and David muddle through an episode containing gear nonsense and an insightful look at what Jim and David are listening too. Jim and David sniffle a lot too.

Addendum: Getting Along With A DeArmond

Addendum: Getting Along With A DeArmond

May 21, 2019

David takes a moment to discuss a personal issue from Getting Along With A DeArmond.

First World Problems

First World Problems

May 20, 2019

Jim and David try to be wise; hilarity ensues.

Clegane Bowl

Clegane Bowl

May 13, 2019

Sit on the (uncomfortable) Iron Throne with David and Jim as they discuss Gibson's attempt to rule the western continent and David complains about Steinberg Cubase.

Go Hound. (No spoilers)

Getting Along with a DeArmond

Getting Along with a DeArmond

May 9, 2019

Jim and David talk fantasies, ugly disconnects with fellow musicians, and DeArmonds.

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Let’s Get Philosophical

Let’s Get Philosophical

May 1, 2019

David and Jim talk about a lot of changes and ultimately discuss the purely philosophical attitude of preservation as it could apply to guitars. Basically they ramble--it's good. Trust us.

Open Chords On A 3000 Dollar Guitar

Open Chords On A 3000 Dollar Guitar

April 23, 2019

Jim and David rant and rave about beginners spending $3k+ on a guitar. David discusses making the switch to the windows audio world (again) and Jim laughs as he uses his inhaler. Jim and David discuss another alternate universe Fender model and wind up talking about Chinese Democracy and The Police again.

Kravit’s Beep

Kravit’s Beep

April 18, 2019

This week we talk about trade relations and their effect on gear costs, acoustic guitars, experiencing the moment, snapping to grid, and what live video did for Lenny Kravitz and his fans.