Guitar Nerds

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Guitar Nerds is a weekly show all about guitars. Each episode includes the latest guitar news and releases, reviews from the Guitar Nerds Mail Bag, and discussion from the Guitar Nerds Facebook forum. Hosted by 4 veterans of the guitar retail and manufacture industries, and supplemented by additional weekly episodes on Patreon.


Episode Date
Bar Chords: Gin & The Les Paul
00:32:01

Welcome to Bar Chords, a new podcast by Guitars Nerds. Hosted solely by Joe Branton, Bar Chords is a meandering journey through vintage gear and rare Guitar Nerds factoids.

Jun 14, 2019
Manson Guitars & Second Hand Fenders
00:59:57

This week on The Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe, Matt and Mark talk about Matt's time a Thomann Gearhead University, Joe's continued struggle with old Musicmasters and Mark's new love for early 2000's Fenders. As well as velcro-less pedalboards and Manson Guitarworks new owner.

Jun 12, 2019
Melody Makers & Music Masters
00:59:40

This week on The Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe, Mark and Matt discuss Joe's new obsession with short scale budget Fenders, Matt's newly built pedalboard, and Mark has sold everything except for one old cable, his Katana and a Baja Tele.

Jun 05, 2019
Shell Pink Coppersound Flashlights
01:03:35

This week on The Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe, Mark, Jay and Matt talk all about a delivery of custom made relic shell pink pedalboard flashlights they received from Coppersound Pedals, as well as some cool new offerings from Friedman and Shergold.

May 29, 2019
42nd Street Guitars & Newtone Strings
01:04:31

This week on The Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe, Mark and Jay discuss some cool British guitar brands like 42nd Street guitars, Mark's new Katana, Jay's visit to Ireland to check out some guitar shops, and a new type of strings from Newtone.

May 22, 2019
FUZZ Guitar Show 2019
00:56:45

This week on The Guitars Nerds Podcast, Joe, Mark, Matt and Jay talk all about Matt's trip to Gothenburg in Sweden for this year's FUZZ Guitar Show and all the amazing brands he saw there. Featuring Vuorensaku Guitars, Ollsen Amps and a load of other Scandinavian goodies!

May 15, 2019
Gibson Original & Modern Collections
01:04:55

This week on The Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe, Mark, Matt and Jay check out the Walrus Audio Lillian Phaser and the brand new Gibson Modern and Gibson Original series. Plus Mark bought a new Telecaster and Joe fell in love with a 70's Bassman 135.

May 08, 2019
Old Guitar Catalogues with Mark & Jay
01:02:01

This week on The Guitar Nerds Podcast Mark and Jay fly solo in this rather special episode all about old Fender guitar catalogues. Left without the show's regular host the boys must fend for themselves, can they do it? Listen now to find out!

May 01, 2019
$35,000 Game Of Thrones Fenders
01:03:50

This week on The Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe, Mark and Matt take a look as some absolutely bonkers $35,000 Game Of Thrones inspired guitars from Fender. Matt tells us all about the Boss Amp Expander, and Joe laments over breaking his 1969 P-Bass.

Apr 24, 2019
Discovering Alpher Guitars
01:00:39

This week on The Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe, Mark and Jay discover Alpher guitars, take a look at a cool new luthier series from Temple Guitars, and check out new releases from MXR, Mr. Black and Seymour Duncan.

Apr 17, 2019
Free The Tone
01:02:31

This week on The Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe, Mark and Jay take a look at the new Free The Tone Future Factory Delay, a cool midi solution from MeloAudio and the coolest looking Tape Echo head unit you'll ever see, from Echo Fix.

Apr 10, 2019
Teaser: The Guitar Nerds Patreon Special
00:09:24

Here's a little sneak peak at The Guitar Nerds Patreon Special Episode for this week... This week, Joe, Mark and Jay discuss their favourite Disney films, Alan Rickman's impressive acting career, Brian Adams' stonewash denim, and the weirdest guitars of the 00's.

Apr 03, 2019
Awesome Eastman Alternatives
01:09:12

This week on episode 210 of The Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe, Mark and Jay take a look at their new Gold Top P90 loaded Eastman SB56, a new multi modulation pedal from Mad Professor and some cool new offerings from Joyo, Mattoverse, and Fender.

Apr 03, 2019
You Should Buy A Millimetric Guitar
01:06:09

This week on episode 209 of The Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe, Jay and Mark take a look at new Tokai's, Millimetric Guitars landing at James' Home Of Tone, and a whole load of new Fender pedals from Jay Cross.

Mar 27, 2019
Hi, Fidelity Guitars
01:02:47

This week on episode 208 of The Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe, Jay and special guest Dan Grace take a look in the Nerds Mail Bag at a load of very lovely Fidelity Guitars, the completely bonkers Fuzzrocious Knob Jawn and a load of cool new news from Duesenberg and Danelectro.

Mar 20, 2019
Pink Telecasters
01:05:20

This week on The Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe, Mark, Matt and Jay talk about a mail bag full of Valeton and Hotone, new affordable Balaguer's, how to make cool sounds with a Helix, and of course, pink Telecasters.

Mar 13, 2019
Lots Of Effects Pedals
01:03:34

This week in episode 206 of The Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe, Mark, Jay and Matt take a look at a mail bag full of new pedals for them to try out, including the Old Blood Noise Rever, Hotone Ampero, Animals Pedal Vintage Van Driving Is Very Fun and the Keeley Synth-1.


The team also discuss Ariel Posen's incredible Mule guitar, and Matt's new modular Korg Multi-Effects pedal.

Mar 06, 2019
The Guitar Show 2019 Rundown
01:07:41

This week on The Guitar Nerds Podcast we're talking about all our favourite things from this year's Birmingham Guitar Show. Featuring Fidelity Guitars, Zander Circuitry, the brand new guitar from Shergold, some lovely relics from Maybach, RnR Display Cabinets, Rob Williams guitars, James' Home of Tone, Prisma, Jennings, Titan, Crimson, the new Peterson Strobe tuner, and a whole load more gear!

Feb 27, 2019
Charvel, DiPinto and Klons
01:01:30

This week on The Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe, Mark, Matt and Jay talk about Matt's new pink Charvel, Jay's trip to DiPinto guitars in Philadelphia, Rombo Picks, One Control effects, and the new Klons on the market.

Feb 20, 2019
The Mark & Joe Show
01:00:06

This week on The Guitar Nerds Podcast it's the Mark & Joe Show! With Matt and Jay both absent the two hosts take a big bite out of this week's exciting Gibson news, take a look at a load of new pedals and guitars they've been sent, and lament on the negative experiences of trying to sell a really good guitar.

Feb 13, 2019
Lego Guitars
01:01:38

This week on the Guitar Nerds Podcast Joe, Mark, Matt and Jay take a look at the new offering from Mesa Boogie, an ES-8 rival from Electro Harmonix and the re-popularisation of the Squier Bass VI.

Feb 06, 2019
Post-NAMM 2019 Rundown
01:11:25

In this episode of The Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe & Mark welcome Jay back from his time at NAMM with Fender, and get the lowdown on the new Sheeran guitars from Lowden, meeting Mike Matthews, Marshall's new Studio series of amplifiers, Reverend's exciting new line of tele-esque guitars, the new pancake acoustic from Fender and a whole load more!

Jan 30, 2019
The Best Of Guitar Nerds
01:28:08

This week we're celebrating the 200th episode of The Guitar Nerds Podcast by casting our ears back on the best bits from the podcast over the last four years.

This episode includes clips from the never-before-heard drunken podcast, plus segments from Matt In Japan, Branton's Rant On, and interviews with Mikey Demus, Tom Searle and Mary Spender. 

Thanks for supporting us all the way to episode 200!

Jan 23, 2019
The Strymon Steering Wheel
01:10:31

This week on The Guitar Nerds Podcast Joe, Mark, Matt and Jay are all together again for the first time in 2019. Matt has built new boards, Jay has been on The Tone Mob Podcast, and Mark has rekindled a love for Marshall DSL50's. 


There is a load of news this week with NAMM just around the proverbial corner, and the boys discuss some of the biggest news we've had so far this year with new offerings from Strymon, Earthquaker Devices, Orange, Revv, Thorpy and a new acquisition for Fender!

Jan 16, 2019
Ibanez & ESP 2019!
01:02:46

This week on The Guitar Nerds Podcast Joe, Mark and Jay kick off 2019 with a whole bunch of exciting new news, as well as drooling over the awesome new shiny pink Ibanez Artcore guitar range!

Jan 09, 2019
Gear Of The Year 2018: The Finale
00:47:07

This is the final episode of the 2018 Gear Of The Year series. In this episode, hosted by original podcast host Mark Packham, Mark, Jay, Matt and Joe decide what one piece of equipment trumped all others in 2018! It's the greatest showdown of all time!

Dec 21, 2018
Gear Of The Year 2018: Episode 4
00:51:21

This is the forth episode of five in the 2018 Gear Of The Year series. In this episode, hosted by original podcast host Mark Packham, Mark, Jay, Matt and Joe tackle the important topic of deciding the best Bass Thing, 2018's Best Thing of 2017, and Listeners Choice. Who will win?

Dec 20, 2018
Gear Of The Year 2018: Episode 3
01:42:59

This is the third episode of five in the 2018 Gear Of The Year series. In this episode, hosted by original podcast host Mark Packham, Mark, Jay, Matt and Joe tackle the important topic of deciding the best Amp and best Other Thing released in 2018. Who will win?

Dec 19, 2018
Gear Of The Year 2018: Episode 2
02:00:08

This is the second episode of five in the 2018 Gear Of The Year series. In this episode, hosted by original podcast host Mark Packham, Mark, Jay, Matt and Joe tackle the important topic of deciding the best Stomp Box and best Multi Effects Unit released in 2018. Who will win?

Dec 18, 2018
Gear Of The Year 2018: Episode 1
01:37:07

This is the first episode of five in the 2018 Gear Of The Year series. In this episode, hosted by original podcast host Mark Packham, Mark, Jay, Matt and Joe tackle the important topic of deciding the best guitar released in 2018. Who will win?

Dec 17, 2018
Weird Epiphones, Zeppelin Design Labs, and more Bonamassa
01:06:26

This week on the Guitar Nerds Joe, Matt, Mark and Jay take a look at Kurt Hendrick's Epiphone prototypes that never were, salivate over the many cool kit pedals and amps by Zeppelin Design Labs, and review yet another JoBo signature Epiphone.

Dec 11, 2018
Fender Have Done It Again!
01:01:16

This week on the Guitar Nerds Podcast Joe, Jay and Mark run down the all new Fender American Performer series as well as discussing Russian Pop music, The Architects, and rehoused active PA speakers that look more like guitar cabs!

Dec 04, 2018
Fender, Fender, Fender, Fender, Fender, Fender, Fender!
01:06:19

This week on the Guitar Nerds Podcast Mark Packham has a malfunctioning internet connection that leaves Jay and Joe no choice but to go at it alone and embark on a brazen and unrelenting power smash review of all the awesome new Fender gear slipping smoothly from the Fender hive mind ahead of next year's WNAMM!

Nov 27, 2018
Next One, Nex Tone, Neck Stone, Next Own!
01:14:36

This week on the Guitar Nerds Podcast Joe, Matt and Jay discuss ASIWYFA's very traditional set up, and take a look at a whole lotta news, including the almost unbelievably exciting news that Boss have released another market defining amp!?!

Nov 20, 2018
What's that hurtling towards Earth? It's the Meteora!
01:06:54

This week on the Guitar Nerds Podcast Joe, Jay and Mark Packham discuss how on earth they're going to tackle Gear Of The Year, how lovely Jay's new and very exciting Fender Meteora is, and Joe gets very impressed with his new smelly pedal!

Nov 13, 2018
Who is buying all these guitars?
01:02:32

This week on the Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe, Matt and Jay ask the elusive question; who the heck is buying all these guitars? We discuss Gibson's new leadership, Schecter's 2019 line up and guess around what exactly the Jimmy Page Telecaster is going to look like.

Nov 06, 2018
The London International Guitar Show Special
01:05:48

This week on the Guitar Nerds Podcast Joe, Matt and Jay talk about their favourite booths at 2018's London International Guitar Show. We discuss Tate FX, Alder & Ash Pedalboards, Titan Guitars, weird 1957 Les Paul's with 4 way switches and 6 control knobs, and the incredible art piece guitars built by Joe Doe.

Oct 30, 2018
Jay Cross, JHS, Plus Pedals & Paisley
01:10:05

This week on the Guitar Nerds Podcast Joe & Jay go at it as a twosome diving head first into some fun Facebook queries about power supplies, dream rigs, and eating competitions. The gang also take a closer look at the Gamechanger Plus pedal, paisley Blackstar Fly 3, and a handful of new JHS pedals that just turned up.

Oct 23, 2018
Amplifier Beer
01:03:17

This week on the Guitar Nerds Podcast Joe, Matt and Jay discuss the incredible new EHX Grand Canyon, and decide whether it could be Gear Of The Year! We aggressively muse over the great question of Boss or Line 6, and Joe discovers he knows very little about the Baja Telecaster.

Oct 16, 2018
Guitar Nerds On Spotify
01:07:35

This week Joe, Matt and Jay blitz their way through a load of exciting new guitar news, such as the incredible new Boss Wasacraft series Metal Zone and Dimension Chorus, and the rather spiffing new addition to the Line 6 Helix family. The gang also get very excited about Balaguer Guitars, despite not being able to pronounce the brand name!

Oct 10, 2018
Another Professional Podcast
01:10:31

This week on the Guitar Nerds Podcast, Joe, Matt and Jay walk you through their adventures at the first ever UK Guitar Show, and get very excited about the new Headrush Gigboard, Japanese Fenders, and another expensive Slash guitar!

Oct 02, 2018
One Week
01:00:01

This week podcast host, Joe Branton is off on holiday, so predecessor Mark Packham is filling in! Mark, Matt and Jay discuss the all new and very exciting Electro Harmonix Pedal, Matt's new Chapman, and answer questions from the Facebook group. It's all very exciting!

Sep 25, 2018
Tokyo Guitar Shops
01:06:09

This week Joe, Matt and Jay catch up following Matt's hectic fortnight of opening brand new BOSS UK Artist Centres and buying loads of new gear in Japan. Jay learns all about Earthquaker Devices at a GAK shop event, and Joe wants to buy a Gibson ES-330!

Sep 19, 2018
Too Much Rectum For A Guitar Podcast
01:03:30

This week Joe, Jay and Mark take a look at the new line of pedals from Fender, the amazing new Hughes & Kettner Black Spirit 200, and a new and totally awesome line of super shred guitars from Ormsby. Meanwhile Matt Knight eats rectum in Japan!

Sep 11, 2018
The Return of Mark Packham
01:07:07

This week Joe and Jay are joined by none other than former Podcast host, Mark Packham, and if that wasn't enough Gibson have officially announced their 2019 line up, and it is absolutely banging!

Sep 04, 2018
Nothing to do with Blink 182
01:04:42

This week Joe, Matt and Jay discuss DS Engineering, Chirality Audio, brand new Japanese market Fenders (that might just blow your socks off) and Matt blows up his ungiggable rig!

Aug 28, 2018
We Love The Yamaha Magic Stomp
01:02:49

This week Joe, Matt and Jay talk about Zander Circuitry and their new super cool fuzz and drive, Stewart Guitars ultimate travel solution, and the world's greatest ever effects pedal, the Yamaha Magic Stomp.

Aug 21, 2018
Joe Agrees With John Mayer
01:06:44

This week Joe, Matt and Jay try to answer as many questions from the Guitar Nerds Facebook Group as possible! What's the ultimate 40w combo? Are PRS' really as uncool as we all think they are? How many new effects has Matt bought this week, and in absolutely shocking news Joe agrees with something that John Mayer says...sort of.

Aug 14, 2018
Candwich
01:11:54

This week on the Guitar Nerds Podcast Joe, Jay and Matt go in depth on pedalboards, new relic guitars from Xotic, and a new form of electricity created entirely by magic....or was that magnets...?

Aug 07, 2018
Guitars Shaped Like Cars
01:08:57

This week Matt, Jay and Joe answer questions about kit guitars, Les Paul Junior copies, and delve into the mystery surrounding the amount of guitar gear named after and inspired by cars.

Jul 31, 2018
Return Of The Matt
01:03:40

This week Matt Knight makes a triumphant return to the Guitar Nerds Podcast. Joe, Jay and Matt pick apart the new Gibson Billie-Joe Armstrong LPJ, and discuss some of the weirdest gear ever to grace the Guitar Nerds NEEEWWWS, such as the new Eastwood Microtonally fretted guitar and a Shepherd tone effects pedal!

Jul 25, 2018
Jingles, Jingles, Jingles
01:08:15

This week Dan Grace rejoins Joe and Jay for a rather Fender orientated episode. We talk about some cool new amp kits, modular effects pedals, and tackle the task of organising guitar brands by their best body shape. Joe also plays A LOT of jingles...

Jul 17, 2018
All Of This Has Happened Before...
00:59:34

This week marks the first Markless podcast. A new team embark on their journey to uncover all there is to be known about guitars. We talk about the future of effects pedals, touring rigs, and waterproof gear.

Jul 10, 2018
Summer NAMM 2018
01:05:19

This week, we talk about Summer NAMM 2018, new Fender guitars and a rather big surprise!

Jul 03, 2018
Absolute Players
01:00:50

This week, we talk about the new Fender Player series, the Supro Black Magick Reverb and loads of pedals!

Jun 26, 2018
Unsexy
00:59:52

This week, we talk the new Boss WL Wireless systems, the Walrus Audio Emissary Parallel Boost and the Old Blood Noise Endeavors Alpha Haunt Fuzz.

Jun 19, 2018
Lexus Paul
00:59:46

This week, we talk the Gibson Lexus Les Paul, the Danelectro Cash Cow and new Beetronics pedals!

Jun 12, 2018
Sandy Mass
01:00:53

This week, we talk about the Electro-Harmonix Ocean's Eleven and Lunastone Boost 18

Jun 05, 2018
Nerdhead University
00:59:04

This week, we talk about the Squier Bullet Telecaster, the Benson Amps Preamp Pedal and the Dr No Moon Canyon.

May 29, 2018
Grape Escape
01:04:21

This week, we talk about the Great Escape 2018, the Gibson Tak Matsumoto 2018 Les Paul, the Cort Sunset TC and the ZVEX Vibrophase.

May 22, 2018
Big Tings
01:07:02

This week, we're joined by Mikey Demus of Skindred, and we ask him your questions about gigging, Kempers and his Manson signature model

May 15, 2018
Headtracking
01:05:23

This week, we're joined by Mary Spender to talk the Epiphone Jason Hook M-4 Explorer, the EarthQuaker Devices Pyramids Stereo Flanger pedal and the Mesa/Boogie Head-Track and Switch-Track.

May 08, 2018
Grab Your Harness
01:04:02

This week, we talk the new Fender Joe Bonamassa ’55 Telecasters, the Orange Amplification OMEC Teleport and the Boss GT-1000.

May 01, 2018
The Bus Story Episode
01:02:20

This week, Joe tells us a lovely story about being on the bus, we talk about Peaness and get to grips with WristGrips.

Apr 24, 2018
Stompbox or wristlocks
01:02:10

Jackhammers, DDTs and THE WORM! This is probably our greatest quiz ever.

Apr 17, 2018
Super Group
01:03:00

This week, we talk about the new Laney Mini range, the Seymour Duncan Silver Lake reverb and the Richie Sambora Ovation Elite double neck!

Apr 10, 2018
The Last Handbender
01:02:28

This week, we talk April fools, the Göldo Music HandBender and the Backbeat bass backpack.

Apr 03, 2018
Solar Powered
01:01:24

This week, we talk the Gibson Vivian Campbell Les Paul Custom, PRS limited-run SE Satin Quilt Stealth models, Solar Guitars Patrik Jensen Signature and the Dwarfcraft Devices Ghost Fax Phase Computer.

Mar 27, 2018
Guitar Toys R Us
01:07:28

This week, we talk about Joe Bonamassa, the Tascam 335 and a load of new pedals.

Mar 20, 2018
We Know Nothing
01:23:13

It's finally time for another Guitar Nerds quiz. Who will win and who will prove they know next to nothing about guitars.

Mar 13, 2018
Reach For The Sky
01:00:35

This week, we discuss the new PRS John Mayer signature, Fender's pedal range and the world's first vertical effects pedal. 

Mar 06, 2018
A Right Old Knees Up
01:02:52

This week, we talk Chas and Dave, Albert Lee and Eric Clapton. We also talk about The Guitar Show 2018 and Maybach Guitars.

Feb 27, 2018
Definitely a quiz
01:06:28

This week, we talk Boogie Vans, Kim Wilde and Boxing Day dinner. Plus, some guitars!

Feb 20, 2018
Questions and Answers
01:04:05

This week, we answer a TONNE of questions from the Facebook group.

Feb 13, 2018
Back from NAMM
01:04:37

This week, Joe, Matt and Jay discuss all of the best things they saw at NAMM 2018.

Feb 06, 2018
NAMM Day Three
00:36:40

On the third day of NAMM 2018, we talk Ormsby, Guild, Celestion and more!

Jan 28, 2018
NAMM 2018 - Day Two
00:47:42

On the second day of NAMM 2018, we talk Chapman, Victory, Empress, Reverend, Matthews Effects and more!

Jan 27, 2018
NAMM 2018 - Day One
00:56:05

On the first day of NAMM 2018, we talk Fender, Eventide, Kauer, Stonefield, Koll Guitars, Greer Amps, Tsakalis Audio Works, Gamechanger Audio and Fuzzrocious.

Jan 26, 2018
NAMM 2018 - MusicMan Factory Visit
00:43:47

Matt, Joe and JD Short talk about their visit to the MusicMan factory before the start of NAMM 2018.

Jan 25, 2018
Road to NAMM 2018
01:08:48

This week, we talk all of the gear released in the run up to NAMM 2018

Jan 16, 2018
Gear Of The Year 2017 Day 5
00:51:38

On the final day of GOTY 2017, we count down the best gear of the year.

Jan 12, 2018
Gear Of The Year 2017 Day 4
01:28:12

On day four of GOTY 2017, we talk about 2017's best gear of 2016, the best bass thing and the best accessory. 

Jan 11, 2018
Gear Of The Year 2017 Day 3
01:45:10

On day 3 of GOTY 2017, we argue over the best pedal of the year.

Jan 10, 2018
Gear Of The Year 2017 Day 2
01:41:38

On GOTY day two, we talk about the Best Amp and Weirdest Gear categories.

Jan 09, 2018
Gear Of The Year 2017 Day 1
02:00:42

On the first day of Gear Of The Year 2017, discuss the best guitars of the year and the podcast listeners' choices.

Jan 08, 2018
Christmas Special 2017
01:35:03

It's Christmaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaas

Dec 25, 2017
Matt's Back
01:07:03

Matt returns from Japan and we discuss the new Electro-Harmonix Op Amp Big Muff.

Dec 19, 2017
All About Gordon
01:02:03

This week, we talk about the new Gordon Smith Heritage range and the Way Huge Drive.

Dec 12, 2017
Christmas is magical
01:06:02

Stuck for Christmas gift ideas, Joe has some suggestions for you...

Dec 05, 2017
Teaser: Branton's Rant On... Small Pedalboards
00:16:59

This is a free preview of the first episode of season two of Branton's Rant On, the series in which Joe Branton rants about things he hates. To hear the full series, head to http://www.patreon.com/guitarnerds

Dec 04, 2017
Professional Podcasting
01:04:42

This week, we talk about the new Ola Englund Solar guitars, the Ernie Ball Sterling James Valentine model and the Headrush amp modeller. 

Nov 28, 2017
Living On The Edge
01:02:18

This week, we talk new instruments from Fender, the appeal of Rock and Roll Relics and the brand new Thundercat signature bass from Ibanez.

Nov 21, 2017
Canyonerooo
01:02:32

This week, we talk about new guitars from Chapman, Fidelity and PRS, Dr Z amplifier and the Mooer Little Tank.

Nov 14, 2017
Mr Children
01:05:28

This week, we what to Matt Knight about crazy Japanese band names, the MIA Awards and new neon Gibson guitars.

Nov 07, 2017
LIGS
01:03:55

This week, we talk about the London International Guitar Show 2017. Hear all about brands including J. Joye, Snap Dragon, Joe Doe, Headrush, Aitkin, Crimson, Fidelity and more!

Oct 31, 2017
The Blues and Metal Hour
01:02:17

This week on the Guitar Nerds Podcast Mark, Jay and Joe go full fangirl over the awesome new range of Music Man St. Vincent guitars that Joe checked out at Annie Clark's London show. Joe talks through his favourite boutique drive pedals from the recent Guitar Nerds Show on YouTube, and Mark explains the cool new additions to the Guitar Nerds Patreon tiers. In the News Jay tackles the new EHX Slammi, and Joe examines everyone's favourite French pedal maker; Anasound's new Crankled Bitoun Fuzz. With few new arrivals the Nerds are able to dive headfirst into a big bag of Questions, and tackle such life and death topics as, Why does everyone play Blues or Metal? Are Artist Signature guitars a bad idea? and what should we all do to keep our ears safe from harm?

Oct 23, 2017
HamaMATTsu
01:04:01

This week, we're joined by good ol' Matt Knight who tells us about his time in Japan so far, talks about cheap used gear and explains what drinking parties are. We also talk about the news, including new Epiphone signature models, an amp modeller from Mooer and more!

Oct 17, 2017
GuitCon 2017: Gear Gods
00:33:53
Joe chats to Trey Xavier from Gear Gods at GuitCon 2017.
Oct 14, 2017
GuitCon 2017: The Tone King and Pixxy Lixx
00:30:44
Joe chats to The Tone King and Pixxy Lixx at GuitCon 2017.
Oct 13, 2017
GuitCon 2017: That Pedal Show and Nick Reinhart
00:51:22
Joe chats to Nick Reinhart and Dan and Mick from That Pedal Show at GuitCon 2017.
Oct 12, 2017
GuitCon 2017: Mary Spender, Tom Quayle, Tyler Larson
00:41:01
Joe chats to Mary Spender, Tom Quayle and Tyler Larson of Music Is Win at GuitCon 2017.
Oct 11, 2017
Mikey Demus
01:06:27

On this week's podcast Mark and Jay were joined by the one and only Mikey Demus from Skindred. We talked about his guitars, his transition to Axe-Fx, the early days of the band, and we even got a bit of an inside scoop on something cool that's happening v soon!


Mikey's a long-time friend of the podcast so it was so great to get him on board while Joe and Matt were off. It definitely won't be the last time he's on with us!


Hope you enjoy this episode and we'll be back next week with Matt Knight live (well...?) in Japan. Cheers gang!


GN

xo

Oct 10, 2017
GuitCon 2017
01:02:15

In the news this week we covered PRS' New maple-necked SE's, the new FSR's from Fender, new pedals from TC Electronic and Dwarftcraft and new amps from Darkglass.

Oct 03, 2017
Skull And Crossbones
01:04:40

This week's podcast is a bit of a weird one, no Joe Branton and no Matt Knight, but thankfully the Internet's Mary Spender came to be the rescue to join Mark and Jay for a rare Friday evening hangout. We got the inside scoop on Mary's interview with KT Tunstell, Mark admitted that he can't actually play guitar and Jay found out how difficult it is to be vegan in France. We also previewed Mary and Joe's trip to Guitcon in Germany next week!

Sep 26, 2017
Who Wants To Be A Billionaire?
01:03:00

On this week's Podcast we wave farewell to Matt Knight as he sets off to Japan to conquer the homeland of Boss Effects. Truly the end of an era! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Sep 19, 2017
Mayer or MOR
01:03:06

This week, we give the lowdown with the new GN video and Joe and Jay play Mark's new fun game "Mayer or MOR?" where they have to guess whether the drab lyrics Mark reads out were written by guitar virtuoso and all-round romantic heartthrob John Mayer or some middle of the road 90's pop act. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Sep 12, 2017
Gibson 2018
01:04:35

This week, we run down the brand new Gibsons for 2018. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight and Joe Branton.

Sep 05, 2017
Know Your Quiz
01:21:35

This week, it's time for the fifth biannual Guitar Nerds quiz! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Aug 29, 2017
No News is No News
01:03:25

This week, we talk about the Electro-Harmonix Russian Big Muff and answer loads and loads of your questions. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Aug 22, 2017
Supremely Good
01:05:46

This week, we talk PRS and their new limited signature, Suhr's new 200 piece limited run of colour over colour guitars and Joe stuck his travel guitar boot in with a release from Fusion guitars. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Aug 15, 2017
Come And Have A Go If You Think You're RD Enough
01:01:07

This week, we talk the Epiphone Lee Malia RD, the Fortin 33 Fredrik Thordendal signature clean boost and the new Gator cases with LED lights built in! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Jay Cross, Joe Branton and Mary Spender.

Aug 08, 2017
Hipster Amps
01:11:31

This week, Mark is on holiday, Matt is leaving and Mary joins us! Produced and hosted by Joe Branton, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Aug 01, 2017
Bass T. Bass
01:04:10

This week, we discuss what BTB stands for, try and explain the new Gibson Burst Driver Les Paul and answer Will's question about compressors. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Jul 25, 2017
Teaser: Marcus Ryle of Line 6
00:07:25

Mark chats to Marcus Ryle, one of the founders of Line 6. To hear the full interview, head to http://www.patreon.com/guitarnerds

Jul 21, 2017
SNAMM
01:03:09

This week, we discuss all the new products from Summer NAMM 2017. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Jul 18, 2017
Samoa Joe Branton
01:03:02

This week, we answer a boatload of your questions. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Jul 10, 2017
Jim Broadbass
01:04:07

This week, we talk about the new Yamaha BB range, Green Day at Hyde Park and more! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Jul 04, 2017
The Reverending Story
01:04:04

This week, we talk about the new Boss GT-1B, MD-500, RV-500 and Katana Mini. We also discuss the Reverend Matt West, The TC Electronics Flashback 2 and just how important Ed Sheeran is. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Jun 27, 2017
Living The Dream
01:05:15

This week, we talk about Dream Studios guitars, the new Wampler Etheral, the Electro-Harmonix Tone Corset (ugh) and the Matthew Effects Chemist Atomic Modulator. Produce and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight and Jay Cross.

Jun 20, 2017
The Birth of Boe
01:03:07

This week, we talk about the birth of Boe Banton. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight and Jay Cross.

Jun 13, 2017
Bonus episode: Iain Lee
00:29:43

Mark and Jay got the chance to chat to radio presenter Iain Lee about his show, his eclectic music tastes and why Rickenbacker guitars are sexy.

Jun 07, 2017
Car Booty
01:05:22

This week, Matt went to a car boot and we talked in depth about the Boss MS-3. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight and Jay Cross.

Jun 06, 2017
Episode 112: A Breath Of Fresh AIR
01:11:49

This week, Matt talks about turning amps up really loud. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

May 30, 2017
The Greatest Cape
01:09:44

This week, we talk The Great Escape Festival, pedal of the week and Chris Cornell. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

May 23, 2017
Matty On Tour
01:04:46

Wow! A crazy busy week for Matt who did a whirlwind tour of Guitar Shops in The UK, we talk vintage guitars and new shops! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight and Jay Cross.

May 16, 2017
Teaser: Ryan Ratajski of Fuzzrocious Pedals
00:05:13

Matt talks to Ryan Ratajski of Fuzzrocious Pedals about his wonderful boutique noisemakers. Hear the full interview at http://www.patreon.com/guitarnerds

May 10, 2017
Be My Valentine
01:05:34

This week, we talk in depth about Matt's new Ernie Ball James Valentine signature model. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

May 09, 2017
Humbucker Oomph
01:02:37

This week, we talk the TC Electronic mini pedal line, Free the Tone go all De-Lorean and upgrade the Flight Time Delay and Floyd Rose create something... a little whacky! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

May 02, 2017
Lube Your Nuts
01:01:10

This week, we talk about the benefits of proper lubrication. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight and Jay Cross.

Apr 25, 2017
Teaser: James Murphy from Bright Onion Effects
00:04:55

Matt chats to James Murphy from Bright Onion Pedals about custom switchers and all things nerdy! Here the full interview at http://www.patreon.com/guitarnerds

Apr 18, 2017
Allan Holdsworth
01:03:44

This week, we talk the Walrus Audio Monument Harmonic Tremolo, the Friedman Pink Taco Mini and Dirty Shirley Mini, and Allan Holdsworth. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight and Jay Cross.

Apr 18, 2017
Teaser: Mary Spender
00:05:31

Mark chatted to Mary Spender, a brilliant singer-songwriter and gear-lover, about NAMM, being a Youtuber and the Electro-Harmonix Turnip Greens.

 

Hear the full interview at http://www.patreon.com/guitarnerds

Apr 11, 2017
Musikmessy
01:06:22

This week, we talk new Chapman Guitars, the Line 6 Helix TT and the Orange Micro Terror. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Apr 11, 2017
Teaser: Tim Green of Mojo Stompboxes
00:05:55

Matt chats to Tim Green of Mojo Stompboxes about vintage pedals and extremely weird merchandise! Hear the full interview at http://www.patreon.com/guitarnerds

Apr 05, 2017
Church On Sunday
00:56:28

This week, we talk about Keeley pedals, the EvenMidi H9 controller and new Mooer products. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Apr 04, 2017
Bonus podcast: Confetti Guitar Heroes 2017
01:23:35

In this bonus podcast, Mark chats to Mikey Demus, Aziz Ibrahim and Andy James at the Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies' Guitar Heroes 2017.

For more information on Confetti, check out their website at http://confetti.ac.uk/

Mar 28, 2017
Sklar Wars
01:06:25

This week we found out where Matt has been moonlighting, we offer anneal peak of some of our upcoming Pedal of the Week and get ultra nostalgic with some old Total Guitars. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Mar 28, 2017
Chuck Berry
01:10:31

This week, we celebrate the life of Chuck Berry and talk about loads of guitar news! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Mar 21, 2017
Licenced to Ill
01:05:19

This week, we talk the Strymon Sunset overdrive and the PRS Reclaimed Wood series. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Mar 14, 2017
This is Episode 100!
01:16:55

This week, it's episode 100, which means it's time for a quiz! Produced and host by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Mar 07, 2017
The Guitar Show 2017
01:10:08

This week we talk Ormsby, Flaxwood, Crimson, Stone Wolf and more! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Feb 28, 2017
Goodbye Youtube!
01:06:20

This week, we bid farewell to Youtube and chat about loads of pedals. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Feb 21, 2017
Sonic Maximizer
01:07:34

This week we talk about the Electro-Harmonix Canyon and the BBE Sonic Maximizer. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Feb 14, 2017
Modular Madness
01:08:41

This week, we talk about guitars that are basically Lego. Produced and hosted by Joe Branton, with Matt Knight and Jay Cross.

Feb 07, 2017
The Dark Knight Returns
01:13:18

This week's podcast we are Packham-less but we (just about) managed to muddle through without him. We talked about Matt's trip to NAMM and some of the hidden gems that he uncovered. Produced and hosted by Joe Branton, with Matt Knight and Jay Cross.

Jan 31, 2017
Those NAMM Kids
01:07:13

This week we talk all things Winter NAMM 2017. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Jan 24, 2017
Guitar Nerds meets... Cynthia Schemmer
00:05:46

This is just a small clip of an interview we did with Cynthia Schemmer, the managing editor of She Shreds magazine. To hear the full interview, head to http://www.patreon.com/guitarnerds

Jan 19, 2017
Cool Vibes
01:12:20

This week, we talk about how excited we are in the run up to NAMM. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Jan 17, 2017
New year, new gear!
01:11:23

This week, we talk about new Squier, new Ibanez and new ESP. All new, all awesome! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton

Jan 10, 2017
Branton's Rant On... Season 1 Teaser
00:07:13

This is a short teaser for the first season of Branton's Rant On... For more, head over to http://www.patreon.com/guitarnerds

Jan 08, 2017
Gear Of The Year 2016 - The Final
00:56:53

On day 5 of Gear Of The Year 2016 we crown a winner. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Dec 23, 2016
Gear Of The Year 2016 - Day 4
00:41:02

On day 4 of Gear Of The Year 2016 we discuss the Best Bass Product and Listener's Choice categories. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Dec 22, 2016
Gear Of The Year 2016 - Day 3
01:04:51

On day 3 of Gear Of The Year 2016 we discuss the Best Pedal and Weirdest Gear categories. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Dec 21, 2016
Gear Of The Year 2016 - Day 2
01:08:43

On day two of Gear Of The Year 2016, we discuss the Best Guitar Amplifier and 2016's Best Product Of 2015 categories. Produced hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Dec 20, 2016
Episode 87: Gear Of The Year 2016 - Day 1
02:06:29

On day one of Gear Of The Year 2016, we discuss the Best Guitar and Best Accessory categories. Produced hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Dec 19, 2016
The Schecter Inspector
01:06:36

This week, we talk about 28 new Schecter models. Yes, 28 new Schecter models. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Dec 13, 2016
New Fender! New Musicman!
01:04:58

This week, we discuss the new Fender American Professional Series and the billion new MusicMan guitars for 2017. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Dec 06, 2016
Bronzed
01:08:10

This week, we talk about the new Fender Custom Shop Robbie Robertson Stratocaster and the Mooer Micro Drummer. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Nov 29, 2016
The F Bomb
01:05:46

This week, we talk about math rock, discuss Mark Knopfler and drop some f bombs. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Nov 22, 2016
Just Joe Branton
01:05:59

This week, there's just the two of us, and we discuss Epiphone Korina models and Steve Vai's new signature. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Joe Branton.

Nov 15, 2016
Pink Neon Crocodile
01:10:19

This week, we talk best budget amps, Billie Joe Armstrong and humidity levels. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Nov 09, 2016
Scary Halloween Stuff
01:06:49

This week, we talk halloween, Wampler pedals and more! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Nov 01, 2016
Starch Masks
01:02:54

This week, we talk about 13 new TC Electronic pedals, the Strymon Riverside overdrive and the probability of Joe Branton being pergnat. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Oct 25, 2016
Grand Ace
01:05:31

This week, we're joined by Dan Grace, guitar expert and superb rock dude. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Oct 19, 2016
Pulp Appeal
01:10:06

This week, we talk about the JHS Pulp N Peel, the PedalPal FX JCM Emulator and more! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Oct 12, 2016
Quizzing All Over The World
01:19:21

This week, it's the third ever Guitar Nerds quiz. Who will win? Who will lose? Who will completely muff it up? Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Oct 05, 2016
The Boys Are Back In Town
01:05:09

This week, Matt and Jay return and we talk about the new Line 6 Spider V and reverb pedals. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight and Jay Cross.

Sep 28, 2016
All By Myself
01:04:17

This week, Mark is all on his own and talking about guitars, punk bands, good documentaries and more. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham.

Sep 20, 2016
Boxers or Commando?
01:05:51

This week, we talk about the new Boss Katana amps and GT-1 multi-effects, the TC Electronic Mimiq doubler and Halo Guitars. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Joe Branton.

Sep 14, 2016
Gibson 2017
01:08:19

This week, we discuss the new Gibson 2017 range, Rock and Roll Relics and compressor pedals. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight and Joe Branton.

Sep 07, 2016
Ed McNulty of Beach Slang
01:05:44

This week, we chat to Ed McNulty of Beach Slang about his gear, Reading festival and more! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Aug 31, 2016
John-Gordon-Smiths
01:04:31

This week, we talk Gordon-Smith guitars, Marshall beer and Tom Searle. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Aug 24, 2016
69 DUDES!!!
01:06:08

This week, we talk about Nova Twins, Danelectro food pedals and Billy Sheehan! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Aug 16, 2016
Car Hole
01:07:54

This week, we talk about the Pelican Noiseworks Pelitaur, the Golden Ratio and car holes. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Aug 10, 2016
Stay Positive!
01:08:21

This week, we talk about the Positive Grid BIAS Rack, new Ibanez models and Kay guitars. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Aug 03, 2016
Dynelectro
01:09:12

This week, the second N is silent. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Jul 27, 2016
Goya Goya Goya Go!
01:08:12

This week, we talk about the new J. Rockett .45 Caliber and the wonderful world of Goya guitars! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Jul 20, 2016
Piranhas and Airlines
01:06:38

This week, we talk about the Peavey Piranha 6505 micro head and shine a spotlight on Airline guitars. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight and Joe Branton.

Jul 12, 2016
Fish In The Perkolator
01:07:49

This week, we talk about the Fredric Effects Utility Perkolator and the new Orange Crush Bass Series. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Jul 05, 2016
Summer NAMM 2016
01:08:56

This week, we talk about new products from Fender, Gretsch, Wampler, Pigtronix and more! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Jun 29, 2016
Birthday Boy
01:06:26

This week, it's Mark's birthday and we talk about the Boss CE-2w and the ESP Bill Kelliher. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Jun 22, 2016
Mark has gone on holiday and Joe is in charge!
01:10:37

This week Mark is on holiday. The rest of us struggle to feed and clothe ourselves, let alone produce a Podcast. Somehow we sort of survive. Produced and hosted by Joe Branton with Gladys Weatherley and Shirley Matters.

Jun 15, 2016
That James Bay Guitar
01:10:35

This week, we discuss the new Epiphone models for Summer NAMM 2016, the Empress Reverb and the Two Notes Le Clean Preamp. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight and Jay Cross.

Jun 07, 2016
Radiohead In Stereo
01:05:42

This week, we discuss the new TC Electronic Wiretap Riff Recorder, Radiohead's live setup and stereo rigs. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight and Joe Branton.

May 31, 2016
Episode 57A - Let It Stream
00:31:01

We're trying something. Bear with us.

May 24, 2016
In A Jam, Man!
01:07:07

This week, Joe airs his gripes with the Digitech Jam Man. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

May 24, 2016
I Hope We Passed The Audition
01:00:32

This week, we go in depth on the Beatles! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

May 18, 2016
World Cup Of Pedals 2016
00:58:21

This week, we look back on the World Cup Of Pedals 2016. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight and Joe Branton.

May 09, 2016
Good Vibes
01:04:19

This week, we discuss the benefits of the Boss Vibrato. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

May 04, 2016
Start Wearing Purple
01:00:54

This week, we celebrate the life and guitar of Prince. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Apr 26, 2016
No Grubbs
01:03:59

This week, we get a burger urge and answer your questions! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight and Jay Cross.

Apr 19, 2016
Quirky? Quirky!
01:02:29

This week, things get WEIRD. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton. 

Apr 12, 2016
Return Of The Quiz
01:05:13

This week, it's quiz time again. Who will win, and who will sin? Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Apr 06, 2016
Fender Edge Signature Stratocaster
01:07:42

This week, we talk about the new Fender Edge Strat and Deluxe amplifier. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Mar 29, 2016
Tom Searle from Architects
01:03:11

This week, we chat to Tom Searle from Architects about his guitars, the recording process and how he handles drop tunings. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Mar 23, 2016
George Harrison and John Mayer
01:01:29

This week, we talk about the brand new Fender George Harrison and PRS John Mayer signature models. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight and Jay Cross.

Mar 15, 2016
The Fender Factory Tour
01:04:07

This week, Joe visited the Fender factory and is raring to tell us about it. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Mar 09, 2016
The Electronic Rectangle
01:07:17

This week, we talk about the Cast Engineering Casper Delay, the Electronic Rectangle and the new Korg Pitchblack Mini. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight and Jay Cross.

Mar 01, 2016
Magnetic Effects Satellite and Radial Shotgun
01:02:14

This week, we discuss the Magnetic Effects Satellite overdrive, the Peavey Headliner 1000 and the Radial Shotgun Amp Driver. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Feb 24, 2016
Suhr Dual Boost and new Charvel models
01:02:34

This week, we discuss the all new Suhr Dual Boost and the brand new Charvel So-Cal and San Dimas Models. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Feb 16, 2016
Any questions?
01:08:29

This week, we answer YOUR burning questions. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Feb 09, 2016
NAMM 2016 Part 3
00:59:53

This week, we talk about the new Blackstar ID Core 100 and 150 and the Line 6 Firehawk 1500. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Feb 02, 2016
NAMM 2016 Part 2
01:04:43

This week, we talk about all of the Fender and Orange releases from NAMM 2016. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Jan 26, 2016
NAMM 2016 Part 1
01:20:31

This week, we talk about all the gear that has been announced even before NAMM has begun. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Jan 20, 2016
The return of the PRS CE24
01:17:05

This week, we discuss the new PRS CE24, the Electro-Harmonix Lester and the Beat Buddy! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Jan 12, 2016
Happy New Gear!
00:59:30

This week, we talk about the new gear we're looking forward to in the new year! Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Jan 05, 2016
Gear Of The Year 2015 - The Final
00:56:57

It's the final day of GOTY 2015. Some will win, some will lose, some were born to sing the blues. Produced and hosted by Mark Packham, with Matt Knight, Jay Cross and Joe Branton.

Dec 18, 2015
Gear Of The Year 2015 - Day Four
00:41:36

On day four, we tackle Best Bass Product and Listener's Choice 2015.

Dec 17, 2015
Gear Of The Year 2015 - Day Three
00:55:00

On day three of GOTY 2015, we discuss the Best Pedal and Weirdest Gear categories.

Dec 16, 2015
Gear Of The Year 2015 - Day Two
01:07:22

On day two of GOTY 2015, we fight of Best Amp of 2015 and 2015's Best Product Of 2014.

Dec 15, 2015
Gear Of The Year 2015 - Day One
01:47:36

It's that time of year again. On day one, we tackle Best Guitar 2015 and Best Other Thing 2015.

Dec 14, 2015
Just the two of us
00:48:15

This week, Mark and Jay answer your questions and talk about the finer points of Will Smith's career.

Dec 02, 2015
Two Crayons?
01:05:54

There are two crayons...

Nov 25, 2015
Gibson High Performance and Fender Heartbreaker
01:03:59

This week, we talk Gibson's 2016 High Performance Models and Fender' s new Custom Shop Heartbreaker.

Nov 11, 2015
Blackstar Artist, EHX Cock Fight and Van Weelden Royal Overdrive
01:06:18

This week, we discuss the Blackstar Artist series, the new Electro-Hamronix Cock Fight and the expensive Van Weelden Royal Overdrive.

Nov 04, 2015
Boss Boards, Billy Gibbons and Magnetic White Atom
01:04:24

This week, we build some Boss pedalboards.

Oct 28, 2015
Gibson 2016
01:08:40

This week, we give you the lowdown on all of the new Gibson 2016 models.

Oct 20, 2015
What Is Happening?
00:57:10

This week, Matt disappears and we cobble together a podcast without any news.

Oct 13, 2015
KHDK Ghoul Screamer and TC Electronic Sentry
00:57:43

This week, we talk about the KHDK Ghoul Screamer, the TC Electronic Sentry Noise Gate and lubricated nuts.

Oct 06, 2015
TC Electronic Hypergravity and Gibson 2016
01:05:55

This week, we talk the new TC Electronic Hypergravity compressor and discuss the leaked Gibson 2016 range.

Sep 29, 2015
The Guitar Nerds Quiz
01:10:17

This week, Joe puts the rest of the team to the test. Who will be the nerdiest nerd?

Sep 22, 2015
BC Rich NJ, Hovercraft Caribou and Analogue Alien
00:57:17

This week, we talk the new BC Rich NJ series, Hovercraft amplifiers and the Analogue Alien Joe Walsh Signature.

Sep 15, 2015
Nashville, Berlin and ArcTanGent
01:05:34

This week, we all return from our travels and talk about the Gibson Custom Shop, the IFA exhibition and ArcTanGent Festival.

Sep 08, 2015
Ernie Ball Musicman St Vincent Signature
00:39:28

This week, Mark and Jay fight through illness to talk about the new St Vincent signature model.

Sep 01, 2015
Key 9, Iso-Brick and stereo setups.
00:55:40

This week, we talk the Electro Harmonix Key 9, the Dunlop Iso-Brick and using stereo pedals.

Aug 25, 2015
Questions, Questions, Questions
01:01:26

This week, we work through a huge amount of your guitar, amp and pedal related questions.

Aug 18, 2015
Gibson Sprint Run Les Pauls
00:59:12

Gibson Sprint Run Les Pauls, Danelectro baritones and much more!

Aug 11, 2015
Dave Murray and the Boss Backpack
01:00:34

This week, we discuss the Seymour Duncan Dave Murray Pickguard and the Boss backpack.

Aug 04, 2015
Earthworm Jim and Epiphone Dots
00:45:47

Is the Epiphone Dot one of the best value guitars ever?

Jul 28, 2015
Summer NAMM 2015 Part 2
01:08:31

This week, we catch up on all the new releases from Summer NAMM 2015.

Jul 21, 2015
Summer NAMM 2015 Part 1
00:58:33

This week, we rundown the top new gear from Summer NAMM 2015.

Jul 14, 2015
Strat facts, Low Blows and Lunchboxes
00:57:09

This week, we talk the Wampler Low Blow, the Source Audio Vertigo and the Korg Crow-G.

Jul 07, 2015
Miniature Wonderland, Glastonbury and the next big thing?
01:01:03

This week, we talk about miniature stuff and Glastonbury.

Jun 30, 2015
Martin Guitars, Suhr Sold and Defining Guitar Moments
00:58:33

This week, Jay visits the Martin Guitars factory, Suhr guitars gets sold for $11M and we talk about our defining guitar moments.

Jun 23, 2015
Larry Carlton, Polytune Clip and the Gonkulator
00:52:04

This week, we talk Larry Carlton, the new TC Polytune Clip and the DOD Gonkulator reissue.

Jun 16, 2015
Boss ES-8, John Lennon and PRS P245
00:35:49

This week, we talk about the Boss ES-8, John Lennon's J-160 and the new PRS P245.

Jun 09, 2015
Boing, Arena and Richlite
01:03:55

This week, we talk the J Rockett Boing, TC Arena and richlite fingerboards.

Jun 02, 2015
The Strymon DIG, Tom Delonge's tone and gigging essentials
00:33:24

This week, we discuss the Strymon DIG, Tom Delonge's tone and what essential items you need to take to a gig.

May 26, 2015
Bye bye BB King, an indie pop rundown and Prince?
01:07:18

This week: bye bye BB King, the ultimate indie pop guitar and Prince joins GnR?

May 19, 2015
Les Pauls, Budget Rigs and Bass Effects
00:50:41

This week, we talk Les Pauls, budget rigs and bass effects.

May 12, 2015
Welcome to Guitar Nerds
00:45:25

The podcast begins here! Join us for stories about Billy Sheehan, the Fender Blues Junior and more!

May 04, 2015