#AprilFools2013: Introducing The Little Little '59

The ’59 was originally created in the late ’70s as a versatile P.A.F. type humbucker and has gone on to become well loved for its warm and smooth tone. It’s this tone that has made it sought after as a set or as a neck pickup which compliments hotter pickups like the JB or Custom. After a while, Strat and Tele players started asking to have […] Continue Reading

Breaking Down the Barriers: Chords in Every Key

Songwriters and improvisers usually pick chords and scales based in the 12 keys we use in music. This time we will focus on triads, or 3 note chords. These are the basis of Western harmony.The guitar is capable of playing in all of the 12 keys, but for some reason, many guitarists are stuck playing and writing in the basic ‘guitar keys’ of E, A, C, […] Continue Reading

It's ALIVE: Building a Parts Strat

Building your own Strat-style guitar is one of the most fun and rewarding experiences I've discovered. I started as a teen, inspired by Eddie Van Halen, and never stopped. I was mesmerized by all the inner workings and details that came together to make a killer sounding, classy-looking guitar that played great too. Continue Reading

Dreams on a Cumulus Cloud

As I pulled into the town of 'Loveland' my amusement of the lightning show quickly diverged into mass chaos. The sirens across town were blaring out and the winds suddenly picked up with the tree's dancing in the flashes of lightning. Continue Reading

Lukas Previn

Seymour Duncan Artist and Their Pickups Lukas Previn – Thursday Lukas Previn is one hard working musician. As the touring bassist for Thursday to touring and recording with The United Nations and Acid Tiger, and soon embarking on La Dispute’s October/November tour, Lukas needs versatility in his tone and chooses the Seymour Duncan SH-4 in his Les Paul Custom guitar. “I put the JB Model™ SH-4 […] Continue Reading

User Group Day Live

Opening announcements will begin shortly. Official event begins at 10 a.m. (PT). Ask your questions to us on Twitter @SeymourDuncan. Update 4:29 PM: The event is now over. Thanks to everyone who joined us for this fun event! We will work on putting together a video of highlights. In the meantime, we are getting ready for a huge jam with our forum users! Free live streaming […] Continue Reading

Seymour Duncan Pickup Artists at Vans Warped Tour

Complimenting the blistering Orlando heat were the sets by the Seymour Duncan Warped tour artists. With sweat dripping down the bodies of the crowd in this 106 degree heat as well as the bands on stage, Seymour Duncan pickup artists, set the place on fire! Scorching performances and blazing tone filled the air by such bands as Against Me!, Gym Class Heroes, Simple Plan, Miss May […] Continue Reading

Mick Box & His Lava Box!

Mick Box, the guitarist for Uriah Heep, shares his set up which includes a SFX-05 Lava Box. Here’s what Mick has to say, “The Lava Box gives me the grunt I need, Night after night….What more do you need? ‘Appy days.” To find more about Mick Box you can go to his website mick-box.net, or for Uriah Heep uriah-heep.com. Be sure to catch them on tour […] Continue Reading

Dustin & Teppei From Thrice Show Off Their Gear

Thrice is back in the studio to record their new release which is due out late summer/early fall of 2011. Below are videos of Dustin and Teppei showing off what they are using for this coming album as well as on the road. For more info check out Thrice’s website here. Want to know how Dustin routes his pickups? Be sure to click here for our […] Continue Reading