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Uncle Bard & the Dirty Bastards

Products used: Clayton Custom Acetal 0.50mm picks for tenor banjo and acoustic guitar.

“After years and years of struggle, searching for a bright and sharp tone with the banjo, I finally discovered the Clayton acetal pick 0.50 and I fell in love with it! Flexible and perfect for triplets, but bright and undestructible.” – Lorenzo Testa, tenor banjo

During the last two decades, a lot of people left Italy to search for a new life in Ireland, a sort of promised land due to high salaries and good opportunities. During those years a good bunch of friends and long-time musicians [...]

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Cody Wayne

Products Used: Acetal Standard 0.63mm, Acetal Rounded Triangle 0.50mm, Phat-Tone, and Black Raven, Standard 0.63mm.

“I’m very heavy handed and Clayton’s picks are the only ones I have found that can take the punishment. I will break strings before I break a pick.” – Cody Wayne

“I earned my salt playing RUSH in cover bands and there is nothing like the tone you get from a Clayton PHAT-TONE.” – Jon Morrow

“I’ve play everything from blues to rock and country and I like picks that are well rounded. Something for tone and speed. Clayton Black Ravens give me more than [...]

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Chris Ising

Products used: Clayton Custom Black Celluloid picks 0.80 gauge, Colored Pearl picks 0.80 gauge and Colored Delrin picks 0.88 gauge.

“Clayton custom guitar picks look great, play great , and provide unparalleled quality. The custom print lasts and won’t wear from finger contact when playing. Clayton picks are the only brand I trust on stage and in the studio.”

Songwriter/Artist Chris Ising hails from Winnipeg Canada, where the winters are long and as a kid you’re either out in the bone chilling cold playing hockey or in the basement with a guitar in hand. Since the age of seven music [...]

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Saif Q

Products Used: Clayton Custom White Delrin 0.80mm & Acetal 0.63mm.

“The tone really does start from your hands and your pick! Clayton picks have been my choice for the last 10 years, due to the solid make and consistent texture. Fantastic overtones produced by the Acetal and the Delrin is fantastic for solo playing. I will never look at another pick, ever! These are the best there is right now.”

Trained in Indian classical music and the tabla since 8 years old, Saif has been with music ever since. Music has been the mainstay of Saif’s upbringing, as vinyls were [...]

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Worry Blast

Products used: Clayton Custom Guitar Picks, Slides and Custom Drumsticks.

“We started using Clayton 2 years ago, as we released our first EP. For this day, we’re playing on Clayton Custom picks on every tour we’re doing, changing the design from year to year! The quality of the products they propose is amazing! We’re really proud to be endorsed by this company and we have to spread the word!” – Mat Petrucci, Singer

Worry Blast is the walking, talking, living, breathing, screaming, spitting, fist-pumping embodiment of all that hard rock has encompassed since the movement began. Fun-loving, rip-roaring, hard-partying and [...]

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Skull Fist

Products used: Blue 1mm tear drop pick

“Clayton picks completely destroy all other picks. These picks add +10 stamina points to our overall shredding abilities. Seriously solid company!” – Zach

“If Wall Street only knew about Steve Clayton I’m sure they would surpass Dow Jones and Nasdaq. They are THAT good.” – ?Jonny

It’s not the size of the wolf in the fight but the size of the fight in the wolf. The second Skull Fist album was released in January 2014 and since its creation has seen these guys rock almost every continent on earth. More great reviews, features, [...]

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Rob Jones

Products Used: Clayton Standard Shape, 0.60mm Duraplex Picks and Clayton Inner Lock Straps.

“In order to make it through long sets of singing and playing, having a good pick makes all the difference. Picks that notch and sound dull will kill your show faster than almost anything. That’s why I stick with Steve Clayton so I can focus on doing what I love.”

Rob Jones is the vocalist, guitarist, and co-founder of the American Indie Rock band Beyond Beyond. Known for catchy rhythms on the guitar and dynamic vocal melodies, Rob has always been in love with music, from growing [...]

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Ryland Parrish

Products Used: Clayton Inner Lock Straps and Clayton Custom Standard Shape, 0.56mm Ultem picks.

“When you’re in an indie band, a lot of the times you’re “riding by the seat of your pants” and depending on your gear to help you make the money you need to get to the next venue or back home. Steve Clayton’s products offer the dependability we need for the peace of mind we desire.

My Steve Clayton locking strap is essential to helping me keep my bass on while I lay that bottom-end groove. When we’re recording and I need to play some lead [...]

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