126 episodes

The Cultured Guitarist is dedicated to exploring the cultural zeitgeist surrounding the instrument that has been the most moving instrument of the last 100 years. Join us for the ongoing conversation of what it is to be a guitarist. We tackle everything from new gear, old gear, songwriting, playing, gigging, practicing, collecting, modding, building, etc. If it’s related to the guitar, we’re gonna explore it. With a lot of humour and some stellar guests, Al & Kasper tackle the topics in the unending quest to be six string gurus.

The Cultured Guitarist Al Peterson, Kasper Townes

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The Cultured Guitarist is dedicated to exploring the cultural zeitgeist surrounding the instrument that has been the most moving instrument of the last 100 years. Join us for the ongoing conversation of what it is to be a guitarist. We tackle everything from new gear, old gear, songwriting, playing, gigging, practicing, collecting, modding, building, etc. If it’s related to the guitar, we’re gonna explore it. With a lot of humour and some stellar guests, Al & Kasper tackle the topics in the unending quest to be six string gurus.

    #124 Errant Tornados & Eric Merrow

    #124 Errant Tornados & Eric Merrow

    We’re back! After taking a break for a few months Kasper & Al sit down to chat about 6 strings, wood, and other ways to spend all of the money you have. Joining them on the endless quest for tone is good friend of the show, Eric Merrow to talk about strange guitar mods, Al’s new website and so much more. Hey, we wouldn’t bring anything but the best (and weirdest) guitar content!
    Enjoy!

    https://instagram.com/ericmerrow?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
    https://www.youtube.com/c/EricMerrow

    • 2 hr 6 min
    #123 High Stocks & Headstocks with Woodbine Guitars

    #123 High Stocks & Headstocks with Woodbine Guitars

    This week the best looking boys in guitar podcasting visit with someone local to them, the incredible Shea from Woodbine Guitars! Woodbine is a killer boutique custom outfit that does some of the most interesting hybrid axes out there, there’s a lot of influence from Gibson but a lot of straight up surprises await you here. They also run Woodrite Guitars to give folks a chance to get the flavour at a friendly price range while still being show stoppers. Shea is an excellent guy with excellent, fresh ideas on what guitars can be. Enjoy!

    https://instagram.com/woodbineguitars?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

    https://instagram.com/woodriteguitars?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

    https://www.woodbineguitars.com

    • 1 hr 9 min
    #122 SG’s Everywhere All At Once

    #122 SG’s Everywhere All At Once

    The brief hiatus is over and it’s back talking about our two host’s favourite guitar; the Gibson SG! The boys had the chance thanks to a friend of the show (shoutout to Connor!) to borrow a 1963 SG Junior, so of course they were all over that! And of course that meant another excuse to break out Al & Kasper’s personal SG’s to humble brag about those too. Hey, if ya got it flaunt it, right? There’s some catching up and some strange tales because of course there is, so listen in and enjoy!

    • 1 hr 20 min
    #121 Swamp Thing with Swamp Witch Pedals

    #121 Swamp Thing with Swamp Witch Pedals

    Chris Nielubowicz describes himself as Florida Swamp Goblin but he’s also a tone wizard. Wether it’s the searing drive tones of the Silver Birch or the fuzzy goodness of the Rattle Bones he’s got unique sounds on tap. We had a blast talking with him and you’ll have a blast listening so get in there and enjoy our chat with the Swamp Witch!

    https://www.swampwitchpedals.com/product-page/rattle-bones

    https://instagram.com/swampwitchpedals?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

    https://instagram.com/almaelaineshoafart?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

    https://instagram.com/sunfox_arts?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

    https://instagram.com/joshua352?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

    • 1 hr 18 min
    #120 Jazzing Things Up with Swope Guitars

    #120 Jazzing Things Up with Swope Guitars

    Chris Swope has been a lot of things in the guitar industry, an apprentice, a master luthier, a salesman, a corporate management member and now the maker of the most innovative vibrato to hit the vintage leaning guitar market in years. I’m fact the Descendant Vibrato has taken off so much that he rarely makes guitars anymore. Hear the full story and so much more now!

    https://instagram.com/descendantvibrato?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

    https://instagram.com/swopeguitars?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

    http://www.swopeguitars.com

    • 1 hr 33 min
    #119 Don’t ****** Swear with Cardinal Instruments

    #119 Don’t ****** Swear with Cardinal Instruments

    Kasper & Al are joined by one of the coolest builders out there, Sam Evans from Cardinal Instruments. Sam is a very cool luthier hailing from Austen, Texas and since running one custom brand wasn’t enough for his side gig he loves a double life under the banner Old Redbird Guitars. It’s a blast of a chat and we can’t recommend it enough! Listen in!

    https://instagram.com/oldredbirdguitars?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

    https://oldredbirdguitars.com/

    https://cardinalinstruments.com

    • 1 hr 23 min

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