Porter Pickups Tone-Cast
Porter Tone-Cast #51: The Khrosis Guitar Model turns 3 & More about Why We do What We do

Porter Tone-Cast #51: The Khrosis Guitar Model turns 3 & More about Why We do What We do

April 1, 2020

In Episode 51, we talk through the 3 year anniversary of the Porter Khrosis model guitar! Launched three years ago THIS week, we talk through the features and journey of the guitar and the business throughout from the shop setup to the history of why we got into guitars in the first place.

We also hit more on WHY we do what we do as a business. 

Check out the Khrosis guitar here: https://porterguitars.com/khrosis/ 

Porter Tone-Cast #50: Facing The Uncertain and a Shop Update

Porter Tone-Cast #50: Facing The Uncertain and a Shop Update

March 28, 2020

In this episode we bring you up to speed on our business and the effects of the Corona Virus. We talk a little more about some ways we want to be helpful in this time with resources, learning and ways we can help you find the right pickups for your project. 

We invite you to text questions and email feedback to info@porterpickups.com 

Porter Tone-Cast #49: NAMM 2020 Recap

Porter Tone-Cast #49: NAMM 2020 Recap

March 18, 2020

In this episode we talk about the news of the day with the Corona Virus, but spend most of our time talking about the NAMM 2020 show which we attended in January. Hear from Brian, Marco and Mike as we share our show highlights and experience. 

 

Thanks for your support!

Porter Tone-Cast #48: NAMM Announcement, New Sound Clips and Shop Update

Porter Tone-Cast #48: NAMM Announcement, New Sound Clips and Shop Update

December 5, 2019

In Episode 48, we announce our booth number for the NAMM show, January 16-19 in Anaheim California. We hope to see you there. 

We also recap a recent trip to a guitar show and introduce our newest employee and talk about his role with Porter. 

We also share a few sound samples of our PorterTron pickups and Ricochet P90's 

 

Porter Tone-Cast #47: Dynamics of Owning a Business with Brian Porter

Porter Tone-Cast #47: Dynamics of Owning a Business with Brian Porter

October 23, 2019

In episode 47, Brian Porter shares some of the dynamics of running the business from an owners perspective. How we juggle various challenges, what our WHY is, and what keeps us going. We also recap some recent shows, and whats coming up for Porter. 

 

Check out the Porter TV trip to a guitar show here: https://vimeo.com/365565598

 

Porter Tone-Cast #46: Robert Renman on Recording Guitars and Youtube Demos

Porter Tone-Cast #46: Robert Renman on Recording Guitars and Youtube Demos

September 13, 2019

In Episode 46, Robert Renman Joins us for a discussion on Guitar tone, recording and all sorts of topics. He shares what Porter Pickups he uses and his thoughts on digital vs real amps. 

Links: 

Roberts Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/rotren

Master Guitar Academy: https://www.masterguitaracademy.com

Porter Pickups Video from Robert: https://youtu.be/ekXIs48MvfI

 

 

Porter Tone-Cast #45: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Running a Gear Business

Porter Tone-Cast #45: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Running a Gear Business

September 6, 2019

We're back for episode 45 after a short break! We talk about the summer update and more information about what we've been up to for the last few months.

We also highlight the pickup chooser: https://www.porterpickups.com/home/pickup-chooser/ Use this form to help us get to know your gear and needs, and we'll send you a personal recommendation. 

After that we dive into the topic of all the good and bad of running a gear company and what we can face as a small business. 

Thanks for your support

Porter Tone-Cast #44: Rich Summers with RV Country Roads

Porter Tone-Cast #44: Rich Summers with RV Country Roads

April 9, 2019

We start episode 44 talking about some new video projects and pickup development.

Meet the Team Video: https://vimeo.com/328005503

Porter TV Episode 1: https://vimeo.com/327999253

For our main topic we're joined by Rich Summers of www.rvcountryroads.com to share about his exciting project we're partnering with to bring artists on an RV and interview them. We cover everything from his time in radio to the initial idea of borrowing an expensive RV to make his dream a reality.

Interview with Rich starts at 5:49

www.rvcountryroads.com

www.rebelcountryradio.com 

 

 

 

 

Porter Tone-Cast #43: What Goes Into the Making of Porter Guitars?

Porter Tone-Cast #43: What Goes Into the Making of Porter Guitars?

March 13, 2019

In episode 43, we talk through what goes into the making of Porter Guitars covering everything from wood selection, pickups, and build philosophies. It's a detailed look into how we approach our guitars. We look forward to building you one!

We also battle through being sick to talk about recent shop updates, as well as sharing some sound samples of three different sets of pickups in our Khrosis model guitar. 

Find out more at www.porterguitars.com or www.porterpickups.com 

 

 

 

 

Porter Tone-Cast #42: The Pickup Chooser, Business Dynamics and Mini Humbucker Feature

Porter Tone-Cast #42: The Pickup Chooser, Business Dynamics and Mini Humbucker Feature

February 27, 2019

We're back for Tone-Cast #42!

We cover a wide range of topics in this episode but start with talking about our pickup chooser form and how we can help find the right set for your guitar: https://www.porterpickups.com/home/pickup-chooser/ 

We also cover some business challenges with getting a batch of guitars  for www.porterguitars.com in the works and how we absorb the costs of them. 

We finish the show talking about our mini humbuckers and sharing some sound samples of them. For more on the mini humbuckers, click here: https://www.porterpickups.com/products/pickups/mini-humbuckers/