New Seymour Duncan Pickup SETS

Getting the best sound out of your guitar has just become easier. Seymour Duncan has taken the guesswork out of matching the correct pickups together and has introduced a line of matched sets that are built to work together and sound great, right out of the box. While you will still be able to obtain…

Chatting With Carrie Underwood Guitarist Jimmy Herman

Those are just a few of the words that help define the man. You may know him best as Carrie Underwood’s guitarist, but he has also shared the stage with Keith Urban, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler, and Brad Paisley, just to name a few. I had the opportunity and honor of asking Jimmy about guitars and guitar playing, and one thing is certain: his passion for what he does is infectious.

Playing in the Present

What? Of course we are playing in the present. I am playing right now! Is that present enough for you? Playing in the present isn’t nearly as hard as it sounds, but it does require some focus and effort. Well, this article will help our playing stay in the present, as well as some tips to play in the past and for the future too. Hold on, as it is going to get bumpy.

Cage Match: Shiny New vs. Relic

One of the topics that has raged on internet forums for quite a few years is the debate of shiny, brand-new guitars and their worn and ‘played’ counterparts, the relics. This article will explain what the debate actually is, where the discussion usually ends up, and where I stand on it. This article will not…

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

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 with his dad’s classical trying to figure out how to play, so his folks decided…

311 Releases 10th Studio Album

Long time Seymour Duncan artists 311 will be releasing their 10th studio album with an amphitheater tour to follow.  Guitarists Nick Hexum and Tim Mahoney, and bassist P-Nut have used a variety of Seymour Duncan pickups in their instruments over the years. Says Tim, “For the last 15 years, there’s always been some sort of Seymour Duncan pickup in my guitar.” For the new…

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