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10 Humbucker-Sized P-90s You Should Try

February 16, 2021
Put that router away and say hello to brighter, grittier tone with these drop-in, humbucker-sized single-coils.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: The Beecaster

February 9, 2021
A gigging guitarist in Boston needed a lighter guitar with humbucking support, so he called on a local luthier to build it.
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Joe Bonamassa and Seymour Duncan Unveil the "Bonnie" Pickups

January 14, 2021
They feature era-accurate cloth, pushback lead wires,  Alnico IV rod magnet, and a uniform 5.96K rating.
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Rig Rundown: Be Well’s Mike Schleibaum

January 6, 2021
Darkest Hour's cofounding guitarist details his brand-new signature ESP V and offers up sound secrets gleaned from producer/singer Brian McTernan.
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Rig Rundown: Strike Anywhere

November 18, 2020
Matt Smith’s setup might appear frail, but his disheveled ’82 SG and a half-powered JCM800 ignites a powder keg of melodic hardcore.
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10 Mini-Humbuckers to Try

November 17, 2020
Why? Yeah, they're smaller, but they can also offer brighter, clearer, more focused tones than their full-sized cousins.
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First Look: Fender Brent Mason Telecaster

October 26, 2020
B-bender, mini-bucker, and copious switching options make this session master's signature Telecaster a twanging tone chameleon.
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Rig Rundown: Division of Laura Lee

October 7, 2020
Swedish post-hardcore guitarists Per Stålberg and Viktor Lager show off gear inspired by heroes J Mascis, Sonic Youth, Radiohead, Drive Like Jehu, and … Ace Frehley.
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Rig Rundown: Suzanne Santo

September 16, 2020
The spunky solo artist/former HoneyHoney frontwoman shows off her “Sweet Baby” Eastman and a sultry 335 that accompany her smoky, impassioned voice—plus reveals how touring with Hozier "leveled-up" her fingerstyle chops.
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Seymour Duncan Unveils Brad Paisley Signature Secret Agent Pickup Set

August 27, 2020
This stealthy new neck position pickup is recessed and designed to hide under the pickguard of a Fender Esquire.
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Seymour Duncan Polaron: The Premier Guitar Review

August 13, 2020
This multi-stage analog phaser/envelope filter generates a trove of mad, moody modulation flavors you can manage and store via digital control.
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Fender Announces the Stories Collection Brent Mason Telecaster

August 11, 2020
One of the most-recorded guitarists gets the spitting-image signature treatment on his heavily-modified 1967 solidbody.
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Seymour Duncan Releases Signature Wes Hauch Jupiter Rails Pickups

July 23, 2020
A passive rails set with a ceramic magnet, stainless-steel rail poles, and tons of output.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Two Sweet Rides

May 7, 2020
A Canadian guitarist has his dream G&L made to match his Harley.
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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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