Bribed with cans of El Pato, guitarist Nels Cline joins Jason
and Skip on this week's Truth About Vintage Amps Podcast for a
transparent talk about amplifiers and hot sauce.
Plus... listener questions, PA conversions, upcycling all
those holiday spices, animal husbandry and more.
0:12 Special guest, Nels Cline! Amplifiers (Webster-Chicago,
Milkman, Studious, ZT Lunchbox), hot sauce (Mellow Habanero from
heatonist.com), and music (Wilco, resonator sextets, Oregon, Ralph
Towner, Weather Report, Ohmme, and more)
45:01 Today's sponsors: Amplified Parts
and Grez Guitars
46:07 Poll: Skip walks you through Tweed Deluxe and Brown Deluxe
differences OR Fender Princeton iterations
47:59 Schematic Heaven (link
49:49 The answer to last week's Where's the Fender Death Cap?
51:10 Fine tuning the reverb on a Gibson-made Maestro Reverb
57:58 Marriage advice
1:02:53 What to do with a 100-watt Lafayette PA with the expander
circuit? Make a Sorrel cocktail with old holiday spices (link
1:09:21 How to determine when capacitors need to be replaced
1:15:06 Fixing a Gibson EH-150, in pieces, with a bad field coil
speaker; putting a field coil speaker in a non-field coil amp
1:22:02: Is a Gibson EH-150 Class A Push-Pull? What is Class A?
1:24:34 The Country Side of Harmonica Sam (YouTube link
1:25:52 Streaming radio stations on the internet
1:27:15 Why do so many amps in the Jack Darr book have the volume
in the front of the first stage?