Porter Pickups Tone-Cast
#58: Rob Ridgeway - Running a Independent Music Store in Uncertain Times

#58: Rob Ridgeway - Running a Independent Music Store in Uncertain Times

June 30, 2020

In episode 58, we sit down with Rob Ridgeway from 12th fret music in Boise, ID. We cover everything from working through limitations with the Covid 19 Pandemic to his advice to others wanting to start a music store and what it takes to survive. 

 

Find out more about them at: https://12thfretmusic.com

try our pickup chooser form here: https://www.porterpickups.com/pickupchooser/

 

 

 

Porter Tone-Cast #57: Lessons in the Tough Seasons

Porter Tone-Cast #57: Lessons in the Tough Seasons

May 7, 2020

In Tone-Cast #57 Brian Porter talks about how a series of tough events in 2017 shaped who we are today. We talk through some big plans we had that didn't work the way we wanted them to and what we learned by going through one of the toughest stretches in Porter Pickups history. 

Porter Tone-Cast #56: Highlighting our 5 Unique Pickup Sets for Strats

Porter Tone-Cast #56: Highlighting our 5 Unique Pickup Sets for Strats

April 27, 2020

In episode 56, we talk about the Stratocaster replacement pickup lineup we make. We feature some design details and why we created each one. We also cover some style suggestions and more. We also talk about why we got rid of the Modern Strat set in 2020.

 

Find our more about our lineup for replacement strat pickups here:https://www.porterpickups.com/products/pickups/strat-pickups/

Porter Tone-Cast #55: Navigating The Virus Situation as a Small Business

Porter Tone-Cast #55: Navigating The Virus Situation as a Small Business

April 21, 2020

In episode #55, we talk about the Corona Virus and it's impact on the music industry and our business. We talk about some ways we're working through it and facing the challenges head on. 

We also talk about a potential new intro song for the podcast. Let us know what you think of it. 

Porter Tone-Cast #54: PorterTron AlNiCo Pickup Feature and Sound Clips

Porter Tone-Cast #54: PorterTron AlNiCo Pickup Feature and Sound Clips

April 17, 2020

In episode 54, we highlight the new PorterTron AlNiCo pickups which were released at the 2020 NAMM show. We share some sound clips in one of our Les Bois guitar models. 

Find out more about them at these links:

PorterTron AlNiCo (Filtertron Sized): https://www.porterpickups.com/products/pickups/portertron-filter/

PorterTron AlNiCo (Humbucker Sized): https://www.porterpickups.com/products/pickups/humbucker-pickups/portertron/

Learn more about the bigsby model Les Bois Here: https://porterguitars.com

 

Porter Tone-Cast #53: Is My Guitar a Candidate for New Pickups?

Porter Tone-Cast #53: Is My Guitar a Candidate for New Pickups?

April 16, 2020

Tone-cast 53 covers a rapid fire topic: Is My Guitar a Candidate for New Pickups? We talk through a few things to check for when thinking of upgrading your guitar. Short but sweet. 

Be sure to check out our pickup chooser form here: https://www.porterpickups.com/home/pickup-chooser/

We'll help you find a set of pickups to match your instrument. 

Porter Tone-Cast #52: “Is your Shop on Fire!?” & Other Funny Things Customers Say

Porter Tone-Cast #52: “Is your Shop on Fire!?” & Other Funny Things Customers Say

April 13, 2020

A little change of pace with episode 52. We wanted to bring you behind the curtain for some funny conversations we have with customers. Everything from awkward to confusing. 

We wish everyone well in these crazy times. 

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. 

 

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