Anberlin – Fully loaded with Duncan Pickups

Florida rockers Anberlin, known for songs like “Feel Good Drag” and “Impossible”are up to it again with the release of their fifth studio album entitled Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place.  And, they are hitting the road fully loaded with Duncan pickups.  All three guitar players of Anberlin rely on Seymour Duncan for…

John Butler Trio Front Man with an Acoustic Guitar and a Seymour Duncan Mag Mic

American-born and Aussie-raised John Butler has become a fixture on the alternative-jam-roots scene. The multi-instrumentalist front man of the John Butler Trio is adept at banjo, didgeridoo, drums and harmonica. But it’s his unique fingerstyle work with an amplifed acoustic guitar that draws praise from fans, peers and critics alike. John fits his Maton 12-string…

Seymour Duncan Artist: After the Burial Album Release

After the Burial, the band known for their technical eight string guitar proficiency, is releasing a new album. This much anticipated work of brutal art entitled In Dreams will be available on Nov. 23. Guitar masters Justin and Trent some how managed to out do themselves again in creating a masterpiece that will wake the…

Mod Squad: When Volume Controls Act Like Tone Controls

By Seymour Duncan Tech Guru Scott Miller On some electric guitars, when you turn down the volume control, the treble response decreases, leaving you with a bassy sound. Some people dig this, but some don’t. If you’re in the latter group, and want to keep your treble intact when turning down the volume control, then this mod…

My First Pickups, Part 2: The Jazz Model

My First Pickups, Part 2: The Jazz Model By Frank Falbo, Seymour Duncan VP of Product After installing the JB in the bridge of my newest guitar, my next pickup purchase was the Jazz for the neck position. Once again, Seymour’s description was spot on. With a name like “Jazz”, the first instinct is to…

Thievery Corporation visits Seymour Duncan

Last Friday, Thievery Corporation’s bassist Ashish “Hash” Vyas and guitarist Rob Myers stopped by Seymour Duncan for a tour of the factory.  Here at Seymour Duncan, they learned the finer points of winding pickups by the legendary Maricela “MJ” Juarez.  With her help, they were each able to wind a Seymour Duncan pickup and learn…

Why do we use nickel silver baseplates?

Have you noticed that the baseplates on all of our passive humbuckers are silver in color? They’re made of nickel silver—and there’s a reason. Seth Lover used nickel-silver baseplates when he invented the humbucker in 1955. We think he did a pretty good job, and we like to respect the way he did things. We…

My First Pickups, Part 1: The JB

By Frank Falbo, Seymour Duncan VP of Product My very first experience with Seymour Duncan was my first time hunting for a replacement pickup—when I was 12. I remember endlessly poring through the Seymour Duncan catalog, (what homework?) and the JB was my ultimate choice. No one told me how popular it was, or what…

Hedras Ramos Jr., super shredder and Seymour Duncan artist competes in the Ziua Chitarelor 3 guitar competition

Check out Hedras Ramos Jr. who took second place in the Ziua Chitarelor 3 guitar competition. For those of you who don’t know, the Ziua Chitarelor competition in Romania is one of the greatest guitar competitions in Europe. This 18 year old guitar prodigy hails from Guatemala and has caught the attention of guitar greats…

Seymour Duncan Endorsed Artists Give a Shout Out

Anyone fans of Thursday, Cut Copy, or Testament? Check out what our endorsed artists have to say about Seymour Duncan pickups and pedals:

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