Six String Bliss: The Guitar Podcast

Pipes re-enlists in the Metal Method bootcamp.  http://www.metalmethod.com/

PT’s gear lust knows no bounds, but now it does have an actual list.  Plus, his beloved King’s X has a new album!  http://www.kingsxrocks.com/

Guitar News:

Sambora offers Beckham guitar lessons:  http://www.breakingnews.ie/entertainment/mhgbmhgbsnkf/

Vintage guitars good investment?  http://www.citynews.ca/news/news_23111.aspx

Les Paul honored in Milwaukee: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-wi-lespaulexhibit,0,2571027.story

Guitar-guy shakes a lot of hands: http://www2.journalnow.com/content/2008/may/27/pickin-and-grinnin-ambassador-claims-to-have-met-1/?news-regional

Guitar Idol: http://www.guitar-idol.co.uk/

Pipes sits down with Jody Dankberg, Director of Marketing and Artist Relations at US Music Corp.  Jody shares the latest happenings at Randall, Washburn, Eden and Parker.  Washburn has some exciting new models and designs.  Hear about them all here from Jody himself.  http://www.usmusiccorp.com/

Center Song:

Prong – The Banishment http://www.prongmusic.com/

Pipes and PT debrief from the interview.

Pipes begins his quest to find his long lost first guitar.

And we round out the episode with a the next installment of the Guitars Defined series: Class A Amplifiers. 

Direct download: Six-String_Bliss_106.mp3
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Pipes and PT talk about their recent trip to the Chicago Guitar Show:

http://www.texasguitarshows.com/ShowInfo.htm

And put out a call to action.  Visit guitarsforvets.org for your chance to when the Screaming Eagle guitar!

Six-String Bliss News:

Six-Neck Bliss:

http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/local-west-yorkshire-news/2008/05/19/guitar-with-six-appeal-86081-20930919/

Guitar Club:

http://www.thenorthwestern.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080519/OSH1019/805150758/1987/OSHnews

Guitar Thief pays the price:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-guitar_thief_bothmay17,0,702895.story

Wired Magazine is obsessed with the Bliss:

http://blog.wired.com/music/2008/05/guitar-tutorial.html

John 5 stops by to discuss his career, the new album and teaching the kids to play guitar. 

www.john-5.com

and Pipes and PT review John 5’s new album, Requiem. 

Alfie from Australia checks in with a voicemail.  Check out his youtube page:

http://www.youtube.com/user/alfalfasprout69

Pipes and PT continue the ‘Guitars Defined’ series with a look at the Fifth interval. 

And Six-String Bliss has a new voicemail line: 206-203-3738.  Give us a call today!

Direct download: Six-String_Bliss_105.mp3
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Episode 104: Tone Defined!

Pipes has a perplexing encounter with the local hip hop station http://www.b96.com/
And PT notices an odd smell.  www.frebreeze.com

Guitarist of Week:
Alexi Laiho http://www.cobhc.com/
Check out his absurdly cool ESP signature guitar: http://www.espguitars.com/guitars_alexi.html

Six-String Bliss News:
Man lands 1907 Washburn at auction
Mylie Cyrus’ best friend is her guitar
‘Loud’ documentary chronicles guitar history:
http://www.variety.com/index.asp?layout=cannes2007&jump=story&articleid=VR1117985122&cs=1
Polish guitar players band together:
http://www.pr-inside.com/entertainment-blog/2008/05/06/polish-guitarists-break-hendrix-rock/

Center Song:
Are You Dead Yet by Children of Bodom

Guitar Experiences:
Fender University: http://www.fender.com/university/
The Breedlove Experience: http://www.breedloveguitars.com/experience/index.php
Egnater Amp Seminar: http://www.egnater.com/ampseminars.html
Rock n Roll Fantasy Camp: http://rockcamp.ws/dates_locations.htm
Speciman School of Guitar Making: http://www.specimenproducts.com/guitar_school/chicagoschoolofguitarmaking.html

Pipes and PT start a new series ‘Guitar Defined’ with a look at the question ‘What is tone?’

Direct download: Six-String_Bliss_104.mp3
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Episode 104: Epiphone Valve Jr. - Even PT can mod this!

Sponsored by G7th Capo
www.g7th.com
Check out these great capos and let ‘em know you appreciate them supporting the Bliss!

Pipes reads from a Schecter Guitar catalogue.  Really!  www.schecterguitars.com

PT tries to pronounce Henman-Bevilacqua Guitars  www.henbev.com

Guitarist of the Week:
M. Ward
www.mwardmusic.com

Six-String Bliss News:
Roger Waters loses Pig
http://www.reuters.com/article/musicNews/idUSN2934219420080429

Wired Magazine loves Six-String Bliss?!?!
http://www.wired.com/entertainment/music/news/2008/04/guitar_gateway

John 5’s new album
http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/BlabberMouth.Net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=95691

Richie Kotzen releases live album
http://www.sleazeroxx.com/news08/0426kot.shtml

Middle Song:
Chinese Translation by M. Ward

PT has finally picked up an Epiphone Valve Jr. and he is warming up his soldering iron and is ready to start modding.  But how much is too much to spend on an amp that streets for under $100?  
http://www.epiphone.com/default.asp?ProductID=254&CollectionID=13

Pipes and PT share a couple of listener emails and a long-standing 6SB question is finally answered.
www.wittman-spins.com

Direct download: Six-String_Bliss_103.mp3
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