Soldering 101: Keep It Clean

By Seymour Duncan Tech Guru Scott Miller When it comes to soldering, messy is not the way to go. Keep it clean—the tip of the soldering iron, that is. This will help the tip transfer heat more easily, and enable you to make good connections more consistently. The easiest way to do this is to have a damp sponge handy (not dripping wet, just damp). Once your […] Continue Reading

Anberlin – Fully loaded with Duncan Pickups

Florida rockers Anberlin, known for songs like “Feel Good Drag” and “Impossible”are up to it again with the release of their fifth studio album entitled Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place.  And, they are hitting the road fully loaded with Duncan pickups.  All three guitar players of Anberlin rely on Seymour Duncan for their tone. The band’s bassist, Deon Rexroat plays the Quarter Pound […] Continue Reading

After The Burial

Seymour Duncan Artist and Their Pickups After The Burial – In Dreams After the Burial, the band known for their technical eight string guitar proficiency, is releasing a new album. This much anticipated work of brutal art entitled In Dreams will be available on Nov. 23. Guitar masters Justin and Trent some how managed to out do them selves again in creating a master piece that will wake the dead. “Hey […] Continue Reading

John Butler

Seymour Duncan Artist and Their Pickups John Butler   Photo: Paul Smith American-born and Aussie-raised John Butler has become a fixture on the alternative-jam-roots scene. The multi-instrumentalist front man of the John Butler Trio is adept at banjo, didgeridoo, drums and harmonica. But it’s his unique fingerstyle work with an amplifed acoustic guitar that draws praise from fans, peers and critics alike. John fits his Maton […] Continue Reading

Seymour Duncan is co-sponsoring a Prestige guitar giveaway!

Prestige Guitars is giving away a gorgeous semi-hollow Musician PRO, with a carved top and back, Bigsby vibrato, and a pair of gold-covered Seymour Duncan humbuckers—a ‘59 in the neck and a JB Model in the bridge. Enter at www.prestigeguitars.com/contest.html or click here for a chance to win! Good luck and Happy Holidays! Continue Reading

John Butler Trio Front Man with an Acoustic Guitar and a Seymour Duncan Mag Mic

American-born and Aussie-raised John Butler has become a fixture on the alternative-jam-roots scene. The multi-instrumentalist front man of the John Butler Trio is adept at banjo, didgeridoo, drums and harmonica. But it’s his unique fingerstyle work with an amplifed acoustic guitar that draws praise from fans, peers and critics alike. John fits his Maton 12-string acoustic with a Seymour Duncan Mag-Mic and runs it through a […] Continue Reading

Seymour Duncan Artist: After the Burial Album Release

After the Burial, the band known for their technical eight string guitar proficiency, is releasing a new album. This much anticipated work of brutal art entitled In Dreams will be available on Nov. 23. Guitar masters Justin and Trent some how managed to out do themselves again in creating a masterpiece that will wake the dead. Here is a note from the guys: “Hey guys, it’s […] Continue Reading

Mod Squad: When Volume Controls Act Like Tone Controls

By Seymour Duncan Tech Guru Scott Miller On some electric guitars, when you turn down the volume control, the treble response decreases, leaving you with a bassy sound. Some people dig this, but some don’t. If you’re in the latter group, and want to keep your treble intact when turning down the volume control, then this mod is for you. Just add a couple of easy-to-find components to […] Continue Reading

Giveaway: Thanksgiving Seymour Duncan Sweepstakes

With the holidays quickly approaching, we at Seymour Duncan are very grateful for all of you.  Because of this, we are running a Thanksgiving Seymour Duncan Giveaway!  To enter this contest, click the orange “WIN” button to the left OR go to our Facebook page and click on the sweepstakes tab.  Here are the prizes: Grand Prize Trick your sound with Seymour Duncan pickups and a […] Continue Reading

My First Pickups, Part 2: The Jazz Model

My First Pickups, Part 2: The Jazz Model By Frank Falbo, Seymour Duncan VP of Product After installing the JB in the bridge of my newest guitar, my next pickup purchase was the Jazz for the neck position. Once again, Seymour’s description was spot on. With a name like “Jazz”, the first instinct is to assume that the name is some kind of recommendation of how […] Continue Reading