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  • Seymour Duncan Unveils La Super Rica Fuzz Pedal

    Seymour Duncan Unveils La Super Rica Fuzz Pedal

    Seymour Duncan has a new pedal called La Super Rica. Translated to mean “super rich,” the silicon fuzz pedal is “inspired by iconic fuzz sounds” with a classic parametric midrange for versatility. “First we brought [the classic fuzz circuit] up to modern standards by adding a true-bypass switch, an LED, and a standard 9v power... »

  • Seymour Duncan Unveils Alex Webster Signature Pickups

    Seymour Duncan Unveils Alex Webster Signature Pickups

    Cannibal Corpse bassist Alex Webster has teamed up with the Seymour Duncan Custom Shop to introduce a new signature set of bass pickups. The Alex Webster Hammer Smashed Bass pickups are based on the company’s active Blackout soapbars but have been voiced to match Webster’s “aggressive attack and expressive tone”. “As a founding member of... »

  • Seymour Duncan Adds Quarter Pound Pickup for 5-String P-Bass to Standard Lineup

    Seymour Duncan Adds Quarter Pound Pickup for 5-String P-Bass to Standard Lineup

    After producing the model through their custom shop for several years, Seymour Duncan has announced that the Quarter Pound for 5-String P-Bass has been added to their regular pickup lineup. The pickup is designed to retrofit into any Fender or equivalent 5-string P-Bass model with a 6-pole/4-pole offset design. It features large diameter Alnico 5... »

  • Seymour Duncan Releases The Apollo Jazz Bass Linear Humbucker Pickup

    Seymour Duncan Releases The Apollo Jazz Bass Linear Humbucker Pickup

    Seymour Duncan has added to their line of bass pickups with the Apollo Jazz Bass Linear Humbucker. The new model employs two coils that sit next to each other under a standard single-coil-sized cover. Duncan’s head of R&D Kevin Beller designed the pickups to get a warm, traditional sound with modern attributes to clean up... »

  • Seymour Duncan Introduces Studio Bass Compressor

    Seymour Duncan Introduces Studio Bass Compressor

    Seymour Duncan has added to their lineup of bass products with the introduction of the Studio Bass Compressor, a pedal the company says is designed to provide increased sustain, accentuated picking and evened out single-note runs. The pedal is designed for versatility while keeping things intuitive. I has Level, Attack, and Compression knobs for controlling... »

  • Seymour Duncan Unveils Lemmy Custom Shop Signature Pickups

    Seymour Duncan Unveils Lemmy Custom Shop Signature Pickups

    If anyone has a signature sound, it’s Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead, and now he’s got a signature line of Custom Shop pickups from Seymour Duncan. Designed for use with Rickenbacker basses, the pickups were modeled after the ones on the bassist’s signature instrument and tweaked for more attack and punch. The Seymour Duncan Lemmy Custom... »

  • Seymour Duncan Announces NYC Bass Pickups

    Seymour Duncan Announces NYC Bass Pickups

    Seymour Duncan has announced a new line of pickups. Similar to pickups found on the city’s handcrafted basses, the new NYC Bass Pickups use a dual coil J-type pickup design with a double row of exposed Alnico pole pieces. They are also made for flexibility with a four conductor cable that allows for three wiring... »

  • Seymour Duncan Introduces SPB-4 Steve Harris Signature Pickup

    Seymour Duncan Introduces SPB-4 Steve Harris Signature Pickup

    Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris has a new signature P-Bass pickup from Seymour Duncan called the SPB-4 Steve Harris Model. The new split single coil is the production version of the custom shop pickups Harris has been using for the last 10 years. The SPB-4 utilizes Alnico 5 rod magnets and a vintage-hot coil wind to... »

  • Gear Watch: Seymour Duncan Liberator Solderless Pickup Change System

    Gear Watch: Seymour Duncan Liberator Solderless Pickup Change System

    Seymour Duncan has introduced the Liberator, a new, universal solderless pickup change system for bass and guitar. The unit is a bare-wire lockdown system with a volume pot, and works with virtually all passive pickups. With the Liberator installed, changing pickups only requires a mini screwdriver. The process of installing new pickups with Liberator is... »