Porter Podcast #23: Porter Guitar Builders

April 21, 2017

This week on the Podcast Brian is gone so I brought in our two guitar builders from Porter Guitars to talk about their story as well as the build process!


Porter Tone-Cast #22: Ben Nystrom of Nystrum Guitars

April 14, 2017

On this episode of the Tone-Cast Brian and I talk with Ben Nystrom, owner and builder of Nystrum Guitars about his company and some of the amazing guitars he makes as well as his experience in the gear industry and his history with guitar.



Nystrum Guitars Instagram


Thanks for listening and stay tuned for next week as I'm going to be talking with our guitar builders here at Porter Guitars!


Porter Tone-Cast #21: Porter Guitars

March 31, 2017

In this episode we talk about our new venture Porter Guitars. Check our the website at http://www.porterguitars.com


Porter Tone-Cast #20: Interview w/ Cody Fields of Westminster Effects & Nose Pedal

March 24, 2017

This week on the Tone-Cast we talk to Cody Fields, the owner and builder for Westminster Effects and Nose Pedal. It was a fun interview about his love of "old dead guys", the recent acquisition of Nose Pedal, and the dynamic of owning two different guitar gear companies! For more on either Westminster Effects or Nose Pedal visit:



Be sure to tune in next week for some REALLY big news! And watch our Instagram Monday for more info!


Porter Tone-Cast #19: Custom Tele Pickups

March 17, 2017

In this weeks episode we talk Tele pickups. Specifically our Custom Tele Pickup Set. These are the most versitile tele pickups we make and if you're looking for something to make your tele just that much more usable in a wide range of music these might be a set for you to look into. Check out a Pro Guitar Shop video on the Custom Tele Set on our website under the Tone-Cast extras page:


Porter Pickups Tone-Cast


And check out the Custom Tele Pickups:


Custome Tele Pickups


Porter Pickups Tone-Cast #18: Our Favorite Gear

March 10, 2017

In this episode Brian and Derek talk about some of their favorite gear and what makes it so special. We talk amps, pedals, and guitars. Thanks so much for listening and check out our Tone-Cast page at porterpickups.com to se some photos of our favorite gear!


Tone-Cast Extras


Porter Pickups Tone-Cast #17: Interview w/ Rick Matthew of Matthews Effects

March 3, 2017

This week we talk with Rick Matthews the owner and creator of Matthews Effects. To check out more from Matthews Effects head over to:


Or check him on on instagram:


Thanks so much to Matt for coming on the show! Next week Brian and I are going to be talking about our favorite gear!!!



Porter Pickups Tone-Cast #16: State Of The Gear Industry

February 24, 2017

In this weeks episode we do a yearly talk on "The State Of The Gear Industry". We take the time to talk about this industry from the Porter Pickups perspective. We talk about trends that we see as well as the trends our company has experienced and also vision cast a bit for our future!


Porter Pickups Tone-Cast #15: Interview w/ Mike Berndt, Pedal Of The Day

February 17, 2017

This week on the Tone-Cast we have a conversation in the studio with Mike Berndt of the Pedal Of The Day Youtube and Instagram page. It's our first in studio interview and we were very excited to talk to another gear industry guy here in Boise.


For more information on Pedal Of The Day visit www.porterpickups.com/community/tone-cast/


Porter Pickups Tone-Cast #14: Vintage Custom Strat Set

February 10, 2017

In this episode of the Tone-Cast Brian and I discuss the Vintage Custom Strat Set, it's creation, and what we both love about that set so much. Also we talk to Joshua Van Ness, a singer-songwriter and guitarist from the north east about a Vintage Custom set he has in a very unique strat.


For more info and extras check our the Tone-Cast page at porterpickups.com