Porter Pickups Tone-Cast
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. 

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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/ 

 

 

Porter Tone-Cast #41: Where have we been? Shop update and new topics

Porter Tone-Cast #41: Where have we been? Shop update and new topics

February 19, 2019

The Tone-Cast returns! Marco and Brian are back with some updates on the last 5-6 months at Porter Pickups and Guitars. 

In our first show of 2019, we talk about the break from the Tone-Cast and what we were up to, namely the development of the Les Bois model for www.porterguitars.com along with several other Porter Pickups releases.

We also cover where we're going with the show, with the goal of mixing business and guitar in our topic range. 

 

Porter Tone-Cast #40: P90 Pickups, Do Ceramic Magnets Suck? & History part 4

Porter Tone-Cast #40: P90 Pickups, Do Ceramic Magnets Suck? & History part 4

August 7, 2018

We've made it to Tonecast 40! We do an overview of our P-90 pickup lineup, talk about our real opinions of ceramic pickup magnets, and share more of the business history. 

 

 

Porter Tone-Cast #39: Less is More: Hard lessons from Business, New Sound Clips, and History Part 3

Porter Tone-Cast #39: Less is More: Hard lessons from Business, New Sound Clips, and History Part 3

July 17, 2018

In episode 39 of the Tone-Cast, We talk about learning from mistakes, and cutting things in the business to help us move forawrd. We contunue with the history of the business part 3 and share some more sound clips of the new Les Bois model guitar. 

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