The Practical Guitarist
Third Time’s a Charm

Third Time’s a Charm

August 28, 2019

Jim buys an amp again, and David talks about what happened with the AZ, Helix, and Iron Maiden. 

Ain’t Nothin’ But An SG

Ain’t Nothin’ But An SG

August 21, 2019

David and Jim discuss new guitars, and David talks about digital modeling users groups. 

The First State

The First State

August 14, 2019

David and Jim talk about David's open mic experience, Jim's first time with the Kemper, shipping guitars and Delaware.

Mastering And Countering The Firebird X

Mastering And Countering The Firebird X

August 7, 2019

Jim and David discuss Gibson's destruction of guitars. They also discuss The Fender Tonemaster series of amplifiers and the Cyber Deluxe.

Valued Gear: Ibanez SM7

40 Thousand Dollar Stratocaster (corrected episode)

40 Thousand Dollar Stratocaster (corrected episode)

July 30, 2019

If you had problems with the episode, this is the corrected version. Inside you will find a restored bumper, better quality audio and the restored 2 hour-plus run-time. The original show notes are below:

David and Jim talk about Jim's recent discoveries, and David talks about Presonus. The Practical Guitarists discuss common jam songs for open mic/jam nights.

Depreciation of Values

Depreciation of Values

July 22, 2019

David and Jim talk about value depreciation and what's been going on with guitar communities & social media.

Just Shut Up About Gibson and Dean Already

Just Shut Up About Gibson and Dean Already

July 15, 2019

David and Jim talk about Gibson again. It's getting old right?

The Return Of Jim - Kemperpalooza

The Return Of Jim - Kemperpalooza

July 8, 2019

David and Jim reunite--and it feels so good. David rubs the Kemper in Jim's face and they talk about Gibson some more. 

Fire Up The Chainsaw - Living With A Musician

Fire Up The Chainsaw - Living With A Musician

July 2, 2019

Jim's out of town so David hosts a family gathering where he sits down with one of his children, Kaileanne and his wife, Mandi, and discusses what it means for them that he is an amateur musician. 

Is Gibson So Sweet - Sweetwater Gearfest Recap

Is Gibson So Sweet - Sweetwater Gearfest Recap

June 25, 2019

David talks about how fun Sweetwater Gearfest was. Jim and David discuss Gibson.