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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 Seymour Duncan 805 Overdrive Review

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Make some room on that pedalboard, folks, because the Seymour Duncan pedal line is expanding. The new 805 Overdrive joins the Dirty Deed Distortion, Vapor Trail Analog Delay and the Pickup Booster while bringing much-needed updates to the standard overdrive formula. Continue reading

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Making Your Solos Stand Out – part 2

If you have a good sound engineer, he can push up the fader for you when it's time for your solo.

This is the second part of my two-part article about the options we soloists have for being heard above the din when it’s our time to shine. In the first part I covered some of the more tried-and-true methods for boosting a solo: the guitar volume, switching pickups, and using an overdrive, distortion, or compressor pedal. In this part, we will explore some of the more refined, “professional” options for making your solo stand out. Continue reading

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Eliminating ‘Wolf Tones’

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Throughout the evolution of the electric guitar, players have continually searched for more. More volume, more sustain, more gain, more tone. Some methods are better at achieving it than others, and some can actually hurt your sound if you’re not … Continue reading

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The Ready Set Guitarist Deryck Stanek Brings A Whole Lotta Rock to Pop With Seymour Duncan

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Beckoning guitarist, producer and all-around musical hybrid Deryck Stanek was born in Omaha, Nebraska. From his parent’s basement, he launched the band Go Crash Audio whom, within six years, would go from clueless musicians to performing alongside artists like Kevin … Continue reading

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Classically Trained Country Guitarist Dan Weller Knows how to Tailor his Tone!

Seymour Duncan Artist Dan Weller

Dan Weller is a multi-faceted guitarist-vocalist based in Nashville.  Over the years, he’s toured with several independent and major label artists in front of audiences as large as 500,000. Dan Weller began playing guitar at age 8. He kept disappearing … Continue reading

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Quiet Riot Guitarist Alex Grossi Relies on Seymour Duncan Pickups and Pedals

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In only a few short years Alex Grossi has become one of the hardest working and sought after rock guitarists in the country. He inked his first recording deal with Atlantic Record with the Boston-based pop rock band Angry Salad … Continue reading

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Lance Harvill from Arms Of The Sun gets his crunch from Seymour Duncan

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Lance Harvill is a singer/songwriter/guitarist from Dallas, Texas. Aside from fronting vocals and guitar for the rock band, Arms Of The Sun. Lance writes music for television and film and his music can be heard on such shows as Pawn … Continue reading

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Seymour Duncan Pickup Artists at Vans Warped Tour

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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, … Continue reading

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