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Greatest Music Videos Of All Time

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There was a time directly preceding the age of the Internet where the music video was just as important of an expression of creativity as the song itself. In many cases a good music video could cause a good song to become a hit thanks to avenues like MTV which would then put it into heavy rotation. Continue reading

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The Best Guitar Neck Pickups (Humbucker Edition)

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Seymour Duncan has a wide variety of neck pickups to help you find that perfect match. There are many things to consider when you’re looking for a a neck pickup. First up is the wood of the guitar – do you have a bright guitar like alder and want to warm and fatten it up, or do you have a warmer guitar and want to make take it out of the darkness and give it some crunch and bite? Continue reading

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Working At Seymour Duncan

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Many people often ask how what it’s like to work at Seymour Duncan. The first major perk is that unlike some companies that are located where the labor is cheapest, Seymour Duncan is located right where it started in Santa … Continue reading

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Audio File Types And Bitrates

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So you’ve spent countless late nights recording guitar parts and drowning in the strongest coffee to release some killer new tracks, and then after finally coming upon the finished format you’re faced with the decision as to what file format and bitrate to use when you present your music to the world. Continue reading

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Washburn Announces Ola Englund Signature Series

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Ola Englund is a dangerous man in the hands of a capable axe. And by teaming up with Washburn he has focused his sights on creating a guitar that can satisfy the needs of many metal guitarists. This guy knows … Continue reading

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Seymour Duncan 3rd Annual Notes For Notes Benefit

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Being a company founded with the heart of musicians, we’ve always tried to give back whenever we could to support important causes. And one such cause near and dear to us is supporting kids’ music education. Three years ago we … Continue reading

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Framus Mayfield Giveaway

Whether you have been naughty or nice you have equal chances of winning this Mayfield Legacy. We’ve teamed up with Framus to give you a chance to put this Vintage Sunburst under the tree and make some great music. The … Continue reading

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Gigging In The Ancient World

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While modern ‘electrified’ bands as we know them have only been around for about 80 years, musicians have been entertaining crowds for at least 6,000 years. The first known musical instrument was a simple wood flute that goes all the … Continue reading

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LAG Guitars Roxanne Racing Guitar Series

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LAG Guitars has recently come out with a new line of electric guitars based on hot-rodded vintage concepts in both aesthetics and tone. Built in France, the new Roxanne Racing line comes in two models, each of which is offered … Continue reading

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Introducing The Dirty Deed Distortion Pedal

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The Dirty Deed is the result of several years of engineering and testing to create a pedal that could provide a natural organic sounding distortion and have tons of versatility. Whether you are playing your favorite classic rock songs or … Continue reading

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