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Pat Benson is a musician, technician, and writer based in Los Angeles, California. His skills range from working as a guitar repair tech, touring with headline acts, to working in studios, recording & sound design, as well as composing music as a solo artist.

Crossed Wires Night Shift Radio

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    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Pat Benson is a musician, technician, and writer based in Los Angeles, California. His skills range from working as a guitar repair tech, touring with headline acts, to working in studios, recording & sound design, as well as composing music as a solo artist.

    Gus Pancakes Returns

    Gus Pancakes Returns

    This week Pam (I mean...Pat) calls Gus Pancakes to talk about a spooky scary Halloween Edition of the elusive TEN YEARS pedal. Along the way they spiral downward into some juicy fun facts about Gus's love life, The Spago rascal known only as "Little Ricky", atypical bypass hoaxes and his decade long career of massive commercial success. The two even answer some listener questions from Scooter Hamilton, Rob Ketchum, Allison, Paul, ARLO, and others.
    This episode was produced and recorded by your host Pat Benson. For more information check out the world wide website.
    "Potential Future Sponsors" include Saran Wrap "The Most Amazing Food Wrap Ever Developed".
    Crossed Wires is part of the Night Shift Radio network. Visit them on the web at NightShiftRadio.com
    This podcast is hosted by Captivate, try it yourself for free.
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Tipples & Tolkien
    A brand new after show for the Amazon Prime Video "Rings of Power" series. Bringing you lore, commentary, interviews, and a fancy new drink recipe every week.

    • 17 min
    July Field Report

    July Field Report

    Pat returns home from an overseas tour with NIN but flees to the woods to decompress on a solo camping trip in the mountains only to re-emerge and answer listener questions on the podcast.
    Have a question? Call (209) 900-4287 and leave a voicemail to be featured on the show or send us an email or voice memo over to: crossedwirespodcast@gmail.com to be featured on the show!
    Blog - https://crossedwires.blog
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/crossedwires
    Twitter - https://twitter.com/pat_benson
    Music - https://olynmusic.com
    Artwork by Bobby Griffiths - https://instagram.com/guttermagic
    Sound design, recording, mixing, and mastering by Pat Benson.
    Distributed by Night Shift Radio.
    Equipment use for this episode includes: Zoom H6 Field Recorder, LOM Geofon & Usi Pro Microphones, Teenage Engineering OP-1 Field, and a Yamaha CSF3M Acoustic Guitar.

    • 30 min
    Ten Years Is A Decade

    Ten Years Is A Decade

    Pat enlists the help of his friends in the Strokes, Paramore, and Joshua Heath Scott of JHS pedals to unravel the mystery behind the TEN YEARS pedal. How does it sound? Who makes it? Where can you find them? These are all questions that may have answers…
    Have a question? Call in and leave a voicemail to be featured on the show!
    (209) 900 - 4287 or email crossedwirespodcast@gmail.com
    Ten Years Pedal - https://www.tenyearsisadecade.com
    Blog - https://crossedwires.blog
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/crossedwires
    Twitter - https://twitter.com/pat_benson
    Music - https://olynmusic.com
    Artwork by Bobby Griffiths - https://instagram.com/guttermagic
    Crossed Wires is part of the Night Shift Radio network. Visit them on the web at NightShiftRadio.com
    1 This podcast is hosted by Captivate, try it yourself for free.
    Mentioned in this episode:
    The Storyteller Series
    Catch The Storyteller Series with a brand new episode every month.

    • 36 min
    Introducing: Crossed Wires

    Introducing: Crossed Wires

    Hello, my name is Pat Benson and I want to tell you about my new podcast Crossed Wires. Its for music lovers but especially those who are into the tech side of things. I will dive heavily into topics about guitars and electronic instruments with gear demos as well as interviews with other musicians/artists getting a glimpse into their creative process.
    For more information about this show you can head on over to CrossedWires.blog or follow me on instagram @crossedwires.
    And lastly if you have a question that you want answered on the show you can call (209)900-4287 and leave a voicemail or email: crossedwirespodcast@gmail.com
    Crossed Wires is part of the Night Shift Radio network. Visit them on the web at NightShiftRadio.com
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    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

MarshallKo ,

What a host!

This guy really knows his stuff!

Michael Fight ,

Show for gear heads and non gear heads alike!

This show is great for musicians of any level. Know a lot about gear? You’ll love the in depth reviews. Don’t know a bunch? You’ll love hearing about new gear and get examples of how to use it. Plus Pat has brought on some great guest so far!

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