Podcast 214: Ryan “Fluff” Bruce of Riffs, Beards & Gear

On today’s Fretboard Journal Guitar Podcast, we’re talking to YouTube sensation Ryan “Fluff” Bruce. With his Riffs, Beards & Gear channel, Fluff has conducted deep dives into all sorts of gear questions, unboxed the cheapest guitars imaginable on Amazon and, most importantly, had a ton of fun. Along the way, he’s garnered over 250,000 YouTube subscribers.

We talk to Fluff about the unlikely career of a professional YouTuber (including the even more unlikely training he received as an editor of adult films), his band Rest, Repose and his signature model guitar built by Balaguer Guitars. Plus a lot more…

This episode is sponsored by Lee Valley and Retrofret Vintage Guitars.