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Seymour Duncan At The Dallas International Guitar Festival

  We’ll be at the annual Dallas International Guitar Festival this weekend, Friday May 5 to Sunday May 7 at Dallas Market Hall, Dallas, TX. The Dallas show began in a small meeting room of a hotel in 1978. Now it’s in 140,000 square feet of display space bringing together guitar dealers, manufacturers, collectors, celebrities and music enthusiasts. Seymour W Duncan will be winding pickups at […] Continue Reading

Introducing The Jimi Hendrix™ Signature Strat Set

On March 28, 1968, a young Seymour W. Duncan presented Jimi with a gift: a bag of early 60’s Stratocaster pickups that he rewound with his already considerable knowledge on how to get the most out of a guitar. The Jimi Hendrix Experience were booked to play two shows at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio that night. Continue Reading

Get To Know Us: Co-Founder & CEO Cathy Carter Duncan

What is your earliest memory of music? I was probably in a musical desert. There were two albums and I was the only person in my family who listened to them. One was Tchaikovsky and the other was a flamenco album with a red cover, and I would listen to that and pretend I was a dancer. Later I would buy promotional copies of albums like Neil […] Continue Reading

The Infamous Pickle Jar Pearly Gates

Seymour W. Duncan and Billy Gibbons have been friends for a long time, and they’re always kicking around interesting ideas. Once upon a time Billy and Seymour had a particularly wacky brainwave: test just how hardy the Pearly Gates humbucker is by submerging it in water and seeing if it would still work.  Continue Reading

Livin’ Lovin’ TONE: The Whole Lotta Humbucker

Seymour Duncan worked in the Fender Soundhouse in London. He worked on the actual guitars of many British blues-rock heroes. During that time he got to re-wind many pickups on these iconic guitars. He pays tribute to that time and his work by offering us the Whole Lotta Humbucker. Continue Reading

Seymour Duncan Antiquities: Vintage Hallmarks

Choosing a guitar can be daunting task - not to mention choosing the right set of pickups! The choices are overwhelming. But what if you have an old guitar and want to change pickups but want to retain the old vintage looks? In that case they're only so little things you can do. You can choose to put the old covers on new pickups, learn to live with the fresh new look of the new pickups, or take a look at Seymour Duncan's Antiquity Series pickups. Continue Reading

Perri Ink Guitars releases the Anthem

Seymour Duncan Artist Nick Perri (Shinedown, Perry Farrell, Silvertide, Matt Sorum, SINAI) has just released his latest line of guitars under the Perri Ink. Guitars brand. The Anthem is made distinctive by it’s hand-made Perri Ink. Cartel American Flag pickguard and its use of a Callaham bridge. This, combined with it’s eye catching natural wood finish makes the Anthem a visually striking guitar that sounds fantastic […] Continue Reading