Pedal PushersSep 13, 2023
Finding "Your" Sound
This week's Big Push on the Pedal Pushers Podcast: Zach and Matthew talk about what it takes to create your own signature sound. Does gear matter at all for that? Is gear everything? Buckle up and hang out with us.
Where has all the Bad Gear gone?
This week's Big Push on the Pedal Pushers Podcast: Zach and Matthew talk about this "Golden Age" of gear. Where have all the bad guitars gone? Or are they still here and we don't talk about it?
Why Do Guitarists Hate Innovation and More. Q&A Episode!
This week's Big Push on the Pedal Pushers Podcast: Zach and Matthew do another Q&A Episode and touch on some fun subjects like why guitarist are so opposed to innovation.
Our Top Five Favorite Guitarists
Well this one is pretty self-explanatory. Should be pretty easy to guess a few of these before you even listen!
PRS Made a Tele?!
The first video episode of Pedal Pushers is here. This week's Big Push: PRS Finally released their Tele-shaped guitar! The internet is divided and we're going to talk about it.
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Price Has Nothing To Do With Sound Quality
This week's big topic: How much does sound quality matter when considering the price of gear? We discuss click bait YouTube price comparison videos, how we price our products, and whether or not we can actually convince anyone we're right.
How Long Will Tube Amps Survive?
This week Zach and Matthew dive into the murky waters of digital modeling, computer plug-ins, and how long our beloved tube amps will be around. Hopefully forever if us old guys have our way!
It's The Inevitable Q&A Episode!
This week we answer burning questions from Pedal Pusher listeners! Sample questions:
- Best first guitar pedal to get?
- Who are the "guitar heroes" that you don't connect with or enjoy listening too?
- 5 albums you consider perfect?
- I would like to know if you would like to know if pedals even?!?
- Gimmie that sweet Chorus info!
(What If) We Bought Gibson
The man Cesar is now fully in charge over at our Nashville neighbors, and we give him unsolicited advice and talk about what we'd do if we had the keys to Gibson Guitars. Check it out!
Bursting The Instagram Bubble
Are we all trapped in an Instagram gear bubble? Are we a slave to the algorithm, stuck in an endless feedback loop, never exposing ourselves to anything different and challenging? We discuss that and what we're doing to try and break out. Basically we're shred guitar players now. Check it out!
That Dad Life
This week's Big Push: finding the time to play guitar while running a business and having a young family. Spoiler alert, we don't play nearly enough guitar as we wish we could.
The Bad Monkey Situation
We probably shouldn't, but this week we dive into the wild Bad Monkey Discourse and try to make sense of why it stirs so much passion in people. Plus we take our first listener voicemail question and chat about all the new gear on our wishlists.
Top 5 Favorite Guitar Pedals
This week, Matthew and Zach discuss their top 5 favorite guitar pedals. We know this list could be ever changing but we really honed in what pedals truly are special to us and our approach to getting tones.
A look inside. Let's discuss prototyping a pedal.
This week, Matthew grills Zach on all things prototyping a Mythos pedal. Sample questions: What inspires him on the ideas to get started? How does he balance between completely original circuits or extrapolating on existing classics? And how many gotdang prototypes does he have floating around?
Component Indifference - SMT vs Through Hole.
This week the Pedal Pushers tackle a topic near and dear to Matthew's heart: component indifference. How much do we need to know about the inner working of pedals to make the right choices? Or is ignorance bliss? We dive into those questions and more - plus Zach weighs in on his 5 Biggest Pedal Component Myths.
Strat Yourself In!
A brand new podcast from Mythos Pedals - it's Pedal Pushers! For our debut episode, Zach and Matthew dive into the world of Strats and talk all about the best-selling guitar of all-time. We go over our favorite strat sounds and players, and oh yeah our BRAND NEW MYTHOS EXP SINGLE COIL SET AVAILABLE AT MYTHOSPEDALS.COM! Thanks for listening!