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Seymour Duncan Introduces the Dark Sun Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Seymour Duncan Introduces the Dark Sun Pedal

Seymour Duncan has unveiled a new digital delay and reverb pedal called the Dark Sun. Developed with Periphery guitarist Mark Holcomb, the unit draws its sound from the Andromeda Dynamic Delay and the Silver Lake Dynamic Reverb pedals.

Seymour Duncan Unveils Fooz Analog Fuzz Synthesizer Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Seymour Duncan Unveils Fooz Analog Fuzz Synthesizer Pedal

Seymour Duncan has unveiled a new analog fuzz synthesizer pedal for all instruments called the Fooz. The highly tweak-able circuit dishes out fuzz and filter effects. “Inspired by iconic guitar tones and synth flexibility, Fooz delivers the spirit of synth creativity to guitar and bass players, as well as electronic musicians. It brings everything to the show – Fuzz, Wah,...

Seymour Duncan Unveils La Super Rica Fuzz Pedal
Pedals & Effects

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 connection,” the company explains. “We...

Seymour Duncan Unveils Alex Webster Signature Pickups
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 Cannibal Corpse, Alex Webster’s monstrous...

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

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 rod magnets and a high...

Seymour Duncan Releases The Apollo Jazz Bass Linear Humbucker Pickup
Pickups

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 the sound. “I’ve been playing...

Seymour Duncan Introduces Studio Bass Compressor
Pedals & Effects

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 the tone, while a Blend...

Seymour Duncan Unveils Lemmy Custom Shop Signature Pickups
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 Shop pickup is available in...

Seymour Duncan Announces NYC Bass Pickups
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 modes: parallel, series, or single-coil....

Seymour Duncan Introduces SPB-4 Steve Harris Signature Pickup
Pickups

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 produce what the company describes...