Sonic Artifacts is a weekly podcast bringing you the best deals in vintage musical equipment across America. Reporting from New York City, hosts Brian Chillemi and Max Braun bring you the steals Tuesdays along with in-depth interviews with the most innovative builders and musicians around the world on Fridays. Follow along @sonic_artifacts!
This week on our interview series we sit down with Sean Kochel of Kochel Guitars. Building out of Montana, Sean uses reclaimed wood from old structures to combine history and tradition. Incorporating bullets and bones - he is offering a piece of Americana history in his hand-built instruments. Not to mention Elk bone nuts!
This week on our Interview Series we sit down with Elad M. of Gear Ant. Building out of Brooklyn New York, his unique pedal designs along with wild custom artwork on pre-existing pedals makes what he does truly special. We talk about how to make the most of the limited space NYC offers along with some of new designs!
This week on our Interview Series we sit down with Mike Bowes of M.B. Guitars. Building out of South East Kent, England, his Pre-CBS Fender inspired instruments have quickly gained attention due to their incredible build quality, tone and natural looking relicing. We dig into his building history, his passion for vintage instruments and get the scoop on exciting new things to come from M.B. Guitars!Sup...
This week on our Interview Series we sit down with musician, composer and podcaster Emil Amos. We get deep into the history of library music, sampling and his colorful musical past playing with Grails, OM and so many more. His latest soundtrack project - Zone Black - is out now on Drag City Records!
This week on our Interview Series we sit down with James Kaye. Building out of Detroit, Michigan – James is an artist who creates the coolest one-of-a-kind custom harmonica microphones out there! This is our first dip into the world of harmonica related gear and microphones for that matter. We talk about his fine art background, his many businesses and even his stint on reality television!
This week on our Interview Series we sit down with Michael Sankey of Sankey Guitars. Building out of Ottawa Canada, Michael has created some the most unique and artistically designed custom guitars out there. We go deep into his Live Edge Series as well hear the secrets behind his one-of-a-kind Bibelot, which brings the acoustic guitar and a grand piano together in a way that we have never ever seen - or heard!
This week on our Interview Series we sit down with the prolific Cory Hanson to talk about his new album Western Cum out now on Drag City Records. Built around his desert island amp, this heady ride of a record delivers some serious tonal riffage and beautiful songs. Tune in to hear about Cory’s choice gear, the recording process and how it all got started for him.Su...
This week of our Interview Series we sit down with Farhad Soheili of FSC Instruments and J.P. Henry of Henry Amplification. These two East Coast builders have come together to offer a very cool spin on the classic Fender Bassman but with so much more… We dig deep into the new FSC Custom 50 amplifier. We had a great time catching up with Farhad along with getting to know J.P. Henry and his amps!
This week on our Interview Series we sit down with Jonathan Spangler - CEO and Founder of Ciari Guitars. With the goal from the start to make a premium travel guitar, Ciari has succeeded in a truly unique design that is gig-ready, stylish and made for convenient transport.Support the show
S3 Ep12: Single of The Week Cory Hanson's "Ghost Ship" off his upcoming new album Western Cum on @dragcityrecords - out today! Drenched with guitars, this sonic bliss of a song is wrapped in vulnerability and rings true like 1970's rock at its best.
Western Cum out June 23rd @dragcityrecords
Pre-Order Cory Hanson’s Western Cum
This week on our Interview Series we sit down with Eric Cocco of Labella Strings and James Carbonetti of Carbonetti Guitars to talk about their upcoming event The Brooklyn Guitar Show! If you’re in the NYC area head over to @babysalright Sunday, May 28th from 11am – 6:30pm. Check out the links below for updates on all the new builders being added!
*Tickets are $10 at the door and the bar is open!
SKORTS guitar player Char guests on this week’s episode and shoots the deals!
Single of The Week – SKORTS Cyclops Girlfriend
Check out the debut release from NYC based, SKORTS. Produced, mixed and mastered by Teddy O'Mara of Sir Chloe, the track features driving psyche guitars and haunted powerhouse vocals. The drums and bass were recorded live at RCR (Red Convertible Recording) in Williamsburg. Guitars and vocals wer...
This week on our Interview Series we sit down with David Ross of David Ross Musical Instruments. Working out of Binghamton, NY David has been repairing instruments since 2008 and now has an exciting new line of guitar pedals! Check out his kickstarter now for his new pedal Spellbook - links below!
Kickstarter for new Spellbook pedal!
This week on our Interview Series we sit down with Colleen Fazio of Fazio Electric. Originally from the Midwest, Colleen offers tube amplifier services to the Los Angeles area as well making very rad and informative repair videos! We talk amps, amps, amps and even her custom build “The Woody 15”.
This week on our Interview Series we sit down with Erick Coleman and Gene Imbody from StewMac whose love of all things guitars is undeniable and infectious! Located in Athens, Ohio, StewMac has been providing every luthier tool you need since 1968. We talk about the philosophy of the company, exciting new aftermarket products and their next step into European distribution.
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This week on our Interview Series we sit down with Dan Adamson, founder of BLAMMO! Electronics. Pedals are a serious business but with wild graphics and cool tweaks on classics BLAMMO! is bringing the fun back! Building out of Portland since 2018, this self-described solder jokey is always tinkering so go check out his wide range of pedals now!
Breakdown of Cuban Engineering video!
WE ANNOUNCE THE WINNER OF OUR RAFFLE FOR THE ARTIFACT PEDAL - MOUNTAIN FACE!
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