April 2020

Seymour Duncan

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First Look Seymour Duncan Polaron

First Look: Seymour Duncan Polaron

April 6, 2020
Mountains of modulation are amassed in a stomp that goes way beyond basic phasing.
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Seymour Duncan Launches the "Music Heals" Campaign

April 1, 2020
The campaign includes promoting professional musicians on the Music Heals website.
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10 "Wide Range"-Style Pickups for Plebs

March 6, 2020
Fender's hallowed vintage humbucker with CuNiFe-magnet pole pieces boasts one-of-a-kind tones. Problem is, it costs $500+ per pickup on the used market.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Townshend Tribute

February 27, 2020
A reader gives a goldtop Schecter PT a new neck, hardware swaps, and two Duncan ’59 humbuckers wired for tonal variety.
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Rig Rundown: Jared James Nichols

February 26, 2020
No picks needed for this high-octane blues rocker, who keeps it simple with a single-P-90 signature Epiphone and namesake Blackstar head that doubles as his carry-on.
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Dean Thoroughbred Select Quilt Top TCS: The Premier Guitar Review

February 18, 2020
Flashy and fabulously playable, this single-cut boasts a surprising number of tonal personalities.
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Seymour Duncan and Brad Paisley Collaborate on La Brea Pickups

January 28, 2020
One of country's top pickers gets his own vintage-spec'd single-coils with alnico II and IV magnets.
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Rig Rundown: Intervals

January 1, 2020
Prog-metal architect Aaron Marshall shows off a pair of dazzling Mayones prototypes before he explains using a small digital footprint for tons of tones.
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Rig Rundown: Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Joel Hoekstra and Chris Caffery

December 25, 2019
Huge arena-rock guitar tones meet heavy-metal Christmas jams on one of the year’s most successful tours. Go behind the scenes to see how the guitar tandem kick out the holiday jams.
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Seymour Duncan Announces the Diamondhead

November 14, 2019
A dual overdrive/boost pedal that aims to cop classic metal and hard rock tones.
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Tools for the Task: Humbuckers for the Heavy

October 18, 2019
Inject your guitar with newfound fury by dropping in a new humbucker or two.
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Framus Adds the Panthera II Studio Supreme Masterbuilt & Teambuilt Models

June 8, 2019
The German stalwart updates the popular 6-string with a three-dimensional, flame-maple top, and various Seymour Duncan pickup pairings.
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No-Brainer Mods 2019!

April 11, 2019
Three entry-level axes and the DIY projects that turn them into secret weapons for the stage and studio.
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Seymour Duncan Releases the Dark Sun Digital Delay and Reverb

April 9, 2019
Watch an in-depth demo with Periphery's Mark Holcomb on how the pedal has become an "idea generator."
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Rig Rundown: Jake E. Lee

March 27, 2019
The 6-string lycanthrope behind Ozzy’s Bark at the Moon shares the blisteringly loud setup used to power his new band, Red Dragon Cartel.
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Pedal Alley 2019: Reader Boards

February 14, 2019
Whether it’s collections of old-school straightforward stomps or elaborate circuits for spacey experimentation, each year we’re blown away by the different pedalboard setups our readers come up with. Here’s a dozen for the tonal takeaway.
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NAMM '19 - Framus Diablo II Supreme X Demo with Stevie Salas

January 27, 2019
Famed sideman Stevie Salas walks us through a chic new model that includes some features from his signature Idolmaker.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2019 Day 2

January 25, 2019
The second day of the year's biggest gear show was full of tone toys from Orange, Seymour Duncan, Nu-X, Electro-Harmonix, and more.
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NAMM '19 - Charvel USA Select DK24 2PT CM Demo

January 25, 2019
The newly launched series offers a few exclusive features, some ripping Seymour Duncan humbuckers, and some interesting switching options.
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NAMM '19 - Seymour Duncan Dark Sun Demo

January 25, 2019
Listen to a new digital delay/reverb stomp that was spawned from a collaboration with Periphery's Mark Holcomb.
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