Doug Rappoport – How to get a Classic Rock Tone

  Doug Rappoport knows tone. In this video he shows you the pedals and pick ups he uses to get a Classic Rock tone. Seymour Duncan Saturday Night Special pick ups in his Les Paul. Seymour Duncan Forza overdrive pedal, Palladium Gain Stage pedal, and Vapor Trail delay all powered by the PowerStage 170 pedalboard power amp. For more info visit: // //… //… // //… Continue Reading

Seymour Duncan Vlog – Max talks Dynamic Delay

In this installment, Seymour Duncan’s own Max Gutnik explains how to use Dynamic Expression on the new Seymour Duncan Andromeda Dynamic Delay pedal. Using the Threshold knob and the different parameters on Andromeda, Dynamic Expression allows you to regulate how much of the effect you hear by how hard or how soft you play. Guitar Signal Chain: – Seymour Duncan SH-5 Duncan Custom – Seymour Duncan […] Continue Reading

There Is No Substitute For Hard Work

This article explains some of the work required to becoming a working professional, and to continually improve our aptitude on guitar, learn about gear, and optimize our tone. Who knew it was going to be this hard? Continue Reading

Squeezing the Mystery out of Compressors

If there is one effect out there than seems to cause guitarists the most confusion, it's definitely the compressor. I read plenty of people on the Seymour Duncan Forums asking about them. What do they do? Do I need one? What do the controls do? Is it even working? Continue Reading

As the Guitarist for Racer X to ASIA – Bruce Bouillet turns to Seymour Duncan for smooth and even tone

Bruce Bouillet, guitarist from the underground shred metal band Racer X, has played with Paul Gilbert on record and on stage, scored his own record deals with The Scream, and Epidemic. He has performed around the world, including a US and Canadian run on the infamous G3 tour with Joe Satriani. Aside from performing live, he has produced, recorded, and mixed, on six gold albums, and a […] Continue Reading

Blame Sally "Blames" Their Awesome Sound on Seymour Duncan Stompboxes

When Blame Sally took the stage at San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall on April 29 and 30, the quartet showcased tunes from Speeding Ticket and a Valentine, the Bay Area band’s fifth album. As has often been noted about Blame Sally, this all-female outfit boasts not only strong compositional and vocal skills, but serious instrumental chops as well. “I don’t think there are that many […] Continue Reading

Rod Castro

Seymour Duncan Artist and Their Pickups Rod Castro – (Musical Director for Candyman 187 & The Havenotz as well as Skip Saylors main session guitarist) “The shape shifter is by far the most easy to use and most versatile tremolo pedal I’ve ever come across. So much control at your fingertips and absolutely no tone loss whatsoever!”   Rod Castro’s Myspace   Continue Reading

Steve Trovato

Seymour Duncan Artist and Their Pickups Steve Trovato This shout-out comes from multi-stylist guitar wizard Steve Trovato. Not only is Steve a world class chickin’ pickin’ Country guitarist tearing it up in clubs all over Southern California, he has authored dozens of instructional books and DVDs and he’s a faculty member of USC’s Thornton School of Music. “My Déjà Vu delay pedal is killer. It has […] Continue Reading