Mark Holcomb – A Portrait

  During a recent visit to Santa Barbara, CA, Mark Holcomb traveled to the Seymour Duncan tiny house and headquarters to film our fourth Seymour Duncan “Portrait Series” video. As part of the three-guitar assault that makes up Periphery, Mark Holcomb might be best known for his bombastic riffs, liquid leads, and the syncopated down-tuned…

PowerStage – Pedal Sized Guitar Amp – The Next Stage for Your Tone

PowerStage is the go-to amp for streamlining your live rig. These pedal sized guitar amps are designed for players who love pedals or modeling devices but need a clean, powerful grab-and-go pedal amp for any gig, rehearsal, or studio session. PS170  |  PS200  |  PS700 There’s no denying our love of classic tube amps. They...

Three pickups in one? Learn how the P-Rails split coil pickup diversifies your tone.

The chime and twang of great Strat, Tele, and P-90 single-coils are unmistakable. And humbuckers continue to be the go-tos for pushing amps with warmth and power. But what if there was a split-coil pickup that offered all of those sounds in one drop-in replacement? There is. It’s called the Seymour Duncan P-Rails. Pickup Splitting...

Announcing the Wes Hauch Signature Jupiter Rails 6-String Humbucker Set

We're excited to announce the release of the new Wes Hauch Signature Jupiter Rails humbucker pickups for 6-string neck and bridge. In 2019, we partnered with powerhouse metal guitarist Wes Hauch to craft the Custom Shop Jupiter 7-String Rails bridge humbucker. After receiving overwhelming praise from extended range players and countless requests over the last year,...

The 5 Best Strat Pickups for Blues

Wading through all of your guitar pickup options can sometimes be a bit intimidating. So we put together this list of our top 5 best Strat pickups for blues, it’s the perfect place to start. But first, lets dive into a little history… History of the Blues Guitar When it comes to the ultimate blues…

Guitar Pickup Covers-3 New Ways to Upgrade Your Guitar

A pickup’s look is just as critical to the aesthetic of your guitar as its tone. For this reason, we offer a wide variety of guitar pickup covers. These covers include three unique new looks: Black Powdercoat, Raw Nickel Radiator Cover with Gold Foil, and Raw Nickel Border with Tortoise Shell. The pickups we choose…

Adjusting pickup height—an easy, fast, free way to improve your tone

Adjusting pickup height is one of the easiest ways to effortlessly improve your tone. We’ve all spent a fortune and countless hours chasing the ever-elusive tone in our heads. But what if we told you that there is an extremely fast, super simple, and absolutely free way to improve your guitar sound? We’re talking about…

What makes our vintage-style boutique guitar pickups so popular?

With 40 years of pickup design under our belt, we’re sharing a little history, what makes vintage so popular, and how our vintage-style, boutique guitar pickups have evolved over the years. It’s fascinating that most traditional boutique guitar pickups, after six-plus decades, are still the same design as the originals. Yes, today’s market features some…

5 Easy Strat Wiring Mods You Can Do On a 5 Way Strat Switch- Part 3

I am sure the anticipation has been killing you. We all know how exciting switches are right?! Well your wait is over, and today we are going to show you 5 easy Strat mods you can do with a standard 5-way Strat switch. If you just joined us on this adventure and need to get…

Standard Strat Wiring- Part 2

In part 2 we are going to look at a traditional, standard Strat wiring configuration with a 5-way switch and teach you step by step how to get it done. If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, start here. Connecting the 5-Way Strat Switch If you remember from Part 1, the anatomy of a 5…

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