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Hello, NYC Bass Pickups

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The NYC Bass pickups are the same thing that we’ve been making for some of the world’s finest handcrafted basses. They each use a dual coil J-type pickup design with a double row of Alnico Pole pieces. The resulting pickups … Continue reading

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Introducing The 805 Overdrive

805 Overdrive Guitar Pedal

The 805 Overdrive pedal was designed by asking ourselves a simple question: What would our ideal overdrive pedal be like? Continue reading

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Seymour Duncan Musician Scholarships

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Part of what we believe in is supporting musicians and those who have a deep desire to learn and constantly develop as a musician. That’s why we have teamed up to offer several scholarships at Musicians Institute. If you think … Continue reading

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Jason Becker: The Interview

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In 1987, Jason Becker was one of the fastest rising stars of the world of guitarists. Having joined Cacophony with Marty Friedman at just the age of 16 and played on Speed Metal Symphony and Go Off, his skills were … Continue reading

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6-String Nazgûl, Sentient and Pegasus Now Available

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You no longer need a 7 or 8 string guitar to get the punch you in the chest ruthlessness of the Nazgûl or the enhanced dynamics and string separation of the Pegasus. As of today these pickups are now shipping … Continue reading

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Quarter Pound Jazz and P-J Sets Now Available

P-J Bass Pickups

The Quarter Pound bass pickups provide a sonically full voice with a hold on to your hats high-output punch. Each strike of the string provides a full low end bite with plenty of sustain. They’ve provided their unique punch for … Continue reading

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Black Winter 7/8 String Now Available

The Black Winter was originally created for the extreme metal players of Scandinavia who were looking for more aggression without sacrificing definition and clarity. They give you a tightness with plenty of mids and clear highs for articulation and underlying saturation – perfect for many forms of metal. Continue reading

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The Jason Becker Perpetual Burn Humbucker

After more than 20 years since he first worked with the Seymour Duncan Custom Shop, Jason Becker reached out to Duncan to once again talk pickups, and the result is the Jason Becker Perpetual Burn  Humbucker. But to explain how … Continue reading

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The Dimebag Signature Set

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At the time Dime came to us in 2000 he had already been using the ’59 neck pickup for years. In the bridge he had been using the XXL-500 but still felt something was missing. We worked with him to … Continue reading

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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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