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Getting A Big PAF Sound With The Little ’59

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I recently completed a custom guitar build, a Charvel San-Dimas style guitar which I spec-ed out with a humbucker/single (HS) set up. I wanted a single-coil-sized humbucker for the neck, and the first pickup I’m trying in this position is the Little ’59 for Strat. Continue reading

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New Dave Mustaine Cover Options

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The Dave Mustaine Livewire pickups are designed to give you the benefits of an active pickup (in this case the voicing is matched with the JB/Jazz) but without the drawbacks commonly associated with active pickups. They are organic sounding, with … Continue reading

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The Studio Bass Compressor

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They are a lot of situations where having a Compressor can come in handy, both in the studio and on stage. Maybe you’re playing funk or slap and need to limit the dynamic range so each note rings out evenly … Continue reading

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Meet The Vise Grip Guitar Compressor Pedal

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Meet the newest member of the Seymour Duncan guitar effect pedal family: the Vise Grip compressor. It’s an all-analog soft-knee compressor pedal with a few tricks up its sleeve. It’s designed to give you studio-grade sound and it’s carefully engineered to give you an extremely fine level of control in an intuitive way without requiring lots of set-up time. Continue reading

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The Lemmy Kilmister Bass Pickups

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The sound of Motörhead is defined by the high-output fat tone and midrange grind that Lemmy Kilmister has delivered for decades with songs like “Ace of Spades” and “Iron Fist,” combined with a fast pick attack on his RickenbackerⓇbass. We … Continue reading

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The Retribution Pickups

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The Retribution pickups were designed with Dino Cazares of Fear Factory and Divine Heresy to provide lots of attack, clarity and increased headroom that 7 and 8-string players like Dino have been looking for. Continue reading

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The Perpetual Burn – a review from a non-shredder’s perspective

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Jason Becker is one of those players that has inspired countless guitar players. His command of the guitar blew people’s minds, and when ALS so tragically took his ability to do almost everything, he, with the help of his father … Continue reading

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Guitarists Using Seymour Duncan Pedals

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It’s only been a year since the Dirty Deed distortion pedal came out, and since then it has been followed by the Vapor Trail, 805 Overdrive, Pickup Booster, Vise Grip and now the Shape Shifter. In that time dozens of well-known artists … Continue reading

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The Seymour Duncan Pickup Booster Hi-Def Boost & Line Driver

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If this pedal sounds familiar, it is because it is an update of an earlier Seymour Duncan pedal. This version improves on the original by adding the ability to start at unity gain (0dB boost) and make its way all … Continue reading

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The Stack Plus Family Noiseless Pickups

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If you crave a single coil tone but you wish to use a lot of gain, or you would simply prefer your clean tone to be all guitar and no hum, the Stack Plus series is for you. Continue reading

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