Tag: guitars

  • Episode 47: The Mother of Guitar?

    We’re back with a little YouTube Update. Rick is so good that YouTube has flagged us for Copyright. The Trio discuss the topic of who is the Mother of Guitar […]

  • Episode 46: Do Broken Guitars Excite You?

    This episode is all about the simple question: Is Smashing Your Guitar Even Cool Anymore? Inspired by a recent article that Tim read, Amanda and Rick help to dig a […]

  • Episode 45: Get Your Guitar A Tissue

    Sometimes the best line in the episode is what becomes the title. Rick, Tim, and Amanda have a lot of new things. The three talk about their favorite guitar riffs […]

  • Episode 44: The Best Episode Yet

    New listeners from all over the world typically start listening at episode #1 and may quickly loose interest because in the beginning every low budget podcast is just trying to […]

  • Episode 43: Great Female Guitarists Part 2

    For the month of March we continue our tribute to Great Female Guitarists (and Musicians). We also have some fun with AI made music and have a quick discussion about […]

  • Episode 42: Great Female Guitarists Part 1

    This month is all about Female Guitarists. Tim, Rick, and Amanda mention artists like Carolyn Wonderland, Shannon Turfman, Memphis Minnie, Laurel, Jennifer Batten, and a few others. These artists wish […]

  • Episode 41: BB King

    Last episode the wheel landed on BB King. This episode your favorite family pandemic guitar podcast looks back on a brief history of the late legend. There’s the usual banter […]

  • Episode 40: Pandemic NAMM Web Based Coverage

    Tim, Rick, and Amanda talk about their favorite things they found over the internet that makes them excited. They weren’t there so… There might have been some even cooler stuff, […]

  • Episode 39: Underwater Guitar Skills

    This episode covers a wide range of topics that you may or may not agree with, but Rick, Tim, and Amanda had a lot of fun talking about them. This […]

  • Episode 38: A New Year, Another Show

    Your favorite amateur Pandemic Guitarists are back for the first episode of 2024! The stage is set for the year. The trio make sure you know nothing is new, cover […]

  • Episode 37: Pandemic Guitar Challenged Christmas Banter

    We’re having fun with our 2nd Christmas themed show. The banter, laughs, and Griswold trivia is high as Tim, Rick, and Amanda come back to the microphones for another fun […]

  • Episode 36: We’re At the Crossroads in 1986

    Tim, Rick and Amanda are back to talk about the 1986 movie, “Crossroads”.  A movie about a young Bluesman who won a karate championship two years prior has learned to […]

  • Episode 35: A Bunch of Pandemic Turkeys

    Thank you for tuning in to the Pandemic Guitar Podcasts Thanksgiving Episode. Tim, Rick, and Amanda create a top 10 Thanksgiving Song Playlist, talk about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade […]

  • Episode 34: The Wheel of Musicians Lands on Tommy Emmanuel

    Tim and Amanda sit back and listen while Rick tells us about his pick and first win, the Australian Guitarist, Tommy Emmanuel. Of course, like always there’s lots of ramblings […]

  • Episode 33: A Pandemic Spooky Episode

    Amanda is back to safe the podcast in this spooky episode of The Pandemic Guitar Podcast! Tim, Rick and Amanda talk about some holiday tech and how it can be […]

  • Episode 32: Just As Busy As A 12 String

    Rick and Tim take some time to talk about all the new things that have been happening lately. Maybe too much time. It’s all good. Rick continues his journey of […]

  • Episode 31: Baritone Guitars and Some Ramblings

    Rick and Tim are back. Amanda is out treating her sugar daddy on his birthday. Rick decides to bring Baritone Guitars into the spotlight. It’s a great insight to a […]

  • Episode 30: The Wheel – Dave Grohl

    Pandemic Guitar Podcast is back with the latest episode of “The Wheel of Musicians”! Rick listens while Tim talks about his pick and the lucky landing on the wheel, Dave […]

  • Episode 29: Our Guitar Wish Lists

    Tim, Rick, and Amanda are back to share the guitars that they would love to have in their personal collections. The odds are that Tim and Rick would play those […]

  • Episode 28: A Year Has Past

    Can you believe it! We have officially started our 2nd year here at the Pandemic Guitar Podcast. Tim, Rick and Amanda discuss all sorts of housekeeping. They start off talking […]

  • Episode 27: Stuck in a Rut

    Tim is stuck in a learning rut and asks the local pro how to get over that hump. The trio talk about the pandemic jingle, tempo & key, how to […]

  • Episode 26: A “Wheel Al” Yankovic Podcast

    Amanda’s final pick on the rigged “Wheel of Musicians” mini series is finally here. It’s an episode about “Weird Al” Yankovic and the laughs that he has provided us over […]

  • Episode 25: Guitarpody

    This special episode of Pandemic Guitar Podcast is an attempt at a guitar themed version of the classic television game show: Jeopardy. We welcome a special guest to the episode. […]

  • Episode 24: Pickups – Active or Passive

    Tim and Rick talk about the difference between active and passive pickups on a guitar while Amanda is on special assignment. During the discussion, Tim and Rick may have identified […]

  • Episode 23: Pedal Power

    Rick talks about guitar pedals and Tim suggests he has any luck at all. Let’s just pretend you have $500 USD to start your pedal power collection. What can you […]

  • Episode 22: The Wheel Returns With Ryan E. Parrish of Hopesfall

    Amanda’s winning wheel pick is back again in the second edition of The Wheel of Musicians! As the title suggests, this episode brings to you a little back story on […]

  • Episode 21: Unhinged In A Pandemic

    If Korn and Slipknot ever play together, they’ll need some gig bags and cases to travel with. What if Eric Clapton wore a bucket on his head?  Ghost is just […]

  • Episode 20: Artist and Signature Guitars, Oh My!

    This episode of Pandemic Guitar Podcast is all about Artist and Signature Guitars. Are they worth it? It’s really up to the one looking. A new artist is chosen from […]

  • Episode 19: The Wheel – JB Brubaker

    The Wheel of Musicians has spoken. Amanda tells us a bit of background on the lead guitarist for August Burns Red, a Christian Metal Core Band, JB Brubaker. Slip on […]

  • Episode 18: Let’s Make A Jingle and the Wheel of Musicians

    Tim, Rick, and Amanda talk about what it would take to make a song or a jingle. Can it be as difficult as it sounds? Probably. They also introduce the […]

  • Episode 17: Exploring the Health Benefits of Playing Guitar

    The Doctors are in! Listen along as your favorite guitar related podcast hosts talk about just a few of the benefits to picking up and sticking with the guitar. This […]

  • Episode 16: The Aftermath of President’s Day Sales

    Tim, Rick, and Amanda are back with conversations about Presidents Day Sales, Store Goof-ups, and Guitar Pickups. Amanda and Tim both got new guitars and crack jokes about Rick’s relationship […]

  • Episode 15: Tools To Learn Guitar

    In part one of a multi episode series, your hosts Rick, Tim, and Amanda discuss different tools necessary to become the ultimate guitarist. If you’re new to intermediate you’ll need […]

  • Episode 14: Guitars & Groundhogs

    Groundhog facts, Music News & History, and the nominees for the 2023 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Join Rick, Tim, and Amanda as they celebrate their first Groundhog Day […]

  • Episode 13: A Podcast Dozen

    Lucky episode number 13 is hear for your ear! It’s all about technical difficulties whether it’s you equipment or the loss of your favorite musicians. Rick and Tim talk about […]

  • Episode 12: Little Sis Caught The Bug

    Eleven episodes of Pandemic Guitar Podcast, a Christmas full of guitar related goodies and a long car ride back west is all it took for little sis to catch the […]

  • Episode 11: Ah Ba Humbuckers

    It’s the final episode of 2022 and we couldn’t be happier! Rick and Tim talk about all the wonderful coal they found in their stockings. It’s the Pandemic Guitar Christmas […]

  • Episode 10: A Pandemic Christmas Special

    Rick, Tim, and Amanda are back in Episode 10 talking about the perfect gifts to get the guitarists in your life like a trio of squirrels trying find food. Hopefully […]

  • Episode 09: A Project Guitar Recap

    We’ve spent a few episodes quickly going over Pandemic Guitar’s Project Guitar #1. It just made sense to make an episode that spends a little bit more time on each […]

  • Episode 08: Joe Bonamassa Live From Des Moines

    Rick and Tim attended the Joe Bonamassa concert at the Civic Center in Des Moines, IA on November 13th, 2022. It was a concert that both had been impatiently waiting […]

  • Episode 07: G is for Guitar

    Sometimes an episode flows well enough that it just names itself as you will find out. Who’s on your Mt. Rushmore of guitar greats? Tim, Rick and Amanda discuss this […]

  • Episode 06: Unsolved Questions Vol. 1

    Every once in a while Pandemic Guitar Podcast will release an episode that tries to answer a legendary question and ultimately leave it unanswered thus producing a new volume of […]

  • Episode 05: The Second Favorite Child

    Payback is in the title! Pandemic Guitar Podcast reaches milestone number one with the release of episode number 5. Rick and Tim set easy milestones to achieve as the first […]

  • Episode 04: A Concert Experience and Project Guitar

    Tim recounts his experience at a recent local concert that he attended with the Mrs. Loverboy, Styx, and Reo Speedwagon was on the ticket. Find out who was good, who […]

  • Episode 03: Cheap vs. Expensive Guitars

    While surfing the internet Tim is always watching videos about guitars. Along the way he notices that there are a lot of guitarists comparing the difference between cheap and expensive […]

  • Episode 02: Exploring Portable Recording

    While Tim was editing episode 1, Rick mentioned something about portable recording that peaked his interest. This inspires an entire episode on what it takes to sit in your Lazy […]

  • Episode 01: Can We Get a Mic Check, Please?

    Can we get a mic check, please? just seems like a great title for our first episode in which we discover has actually taken a year to get up and […]

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