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Cathy Duncan to be Honored at 2016 She Rocks Awards

Cathy Duncan to be Honored at 2016 She Rocks Awards CEO of Seymour Duncan to be celebrated for her 40 years in the industry SANTA BARBARA, January 22, 2016 – Seymour Duncan, a leading manufacturer of pickups and pedals, announces that CEO, Cathy Duncan, will be honored at the 2016 She Rocks Awards. The annual awards event is the creation of the Women’s International Music Network, […] Continue Reading

Up In The Sky And Down There On The Pedalboard…

We started designing our Catalina Dynamic Chorus more than a year ago, and the process of development and refinement has resulted in a nice little piece of synchronicity that we didn’t even think of when we came up with the name: the Catalina pedal has arrived on the exact same day that Comet Catalina makes its closest approach to earth.  Continue Reading

Seymour Duncan Releases The Catalina Dynamic Chorus Effects Pedal

Seymour Duncan Releases The Catalina Dynamic Chorus Effects Pedal SANTA BARBARA, January 17, 2016 – Seymour Duncan, a leading manufacturer of pickups and pedals, announces the release of the Catalina™ Dynamic Chorus pedal. The Catalina effects pedal includes a uniquely innovative Dynamic Expression™ mode that allows you to control the depth of the effect through the intensity of your playing. There’s also a threshold control, which […] Continue Reading

Seymour Duncan Research Lab

Ever have one of those moments where you think “wouldn’t it be cool if..” The Seymour Duncan Research Lab was designed to let your voice be heard as to what products and features would help you create your finest music. Share your ideas for any kind of tone tools: pickups, pedals, accessories, etc. It can be something completely unique, or an improvement on an existing product. […] Continue Reading

Introducing The Quarter Pound for P-Bass 5-String

The Quarter Pound range of Seymour Duncan pickups is known for its high power, full tone and punchy attack, all of which come in very handy for Stratocaster or Telecaster single coil. Or a Jaguar or Jazzmaster. And it’s a natural to want these qualities in a Jazz Bass or P-Bass pickup. But with the onward march of progress, we’re seeing more and more 5-string P-Basses being […] Continue Reading

The Apollo Jazz Bass Linear Humbuckers

Seymour Duncan’s engineering wizard Kevin Beller has been helping us develop products since the early days of the company and he’s also a bass player who is deeply passionate about developing new tone tools for musicians. His quest to capture the traditional tone but have it be completely noiseless with some performance modifications led to the creation of the Apollo Jazz Bass Linear Humbuckers. These pickups […] Continue Reading

5 Neck Humbuckers Compared

These new demos compare five versatile neck pickup options in rock, blues, metal and clean demonstrations. The Marshall is used for clean tones, Cornford for blues, Orange for rock and Peavey 5150 for metal. The Jazz Model neck humbucker uses an alnico 5 bar magnet and a special coil wind for an articulate, glassy treble response that balances very well with its full, but tight low […] Continue Reading