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Scott Totten of the Beach Boys

Products Used: Clayton Custom Acetal Standard 0.80mm.

“I really love my picks, they are just a tad bigger than standard picks and that helps me save my nails for fingerpicking!!!”

Scott Totten currently works with the Beach Boys as Musical Director, Singer and Guitarist. The Beach Boys touring band features original Beach Boys Mike Love and Bruce Johnston. Totten has earned a Bachelor’s of Music Degree at Berklee College of Music. Scott has played on broadway shows and tours The Who’s Tommy, Les Miserables, Rent and Mamma Mia. He also was a session guitarist in the 90’s and played on [...]

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Category: Featured

Ari Mendes

Products Used: Clayton Custom White Pearl 0.80mm gauge.

“I never knew it was so easy and fun to design my own picks…They last much longer than any other brand, the colors also don’t wear out. I love the feel of playing with Steve Clayton picks. Besides, I use them as my business card,with my AriMendes.com printed on it. And last but not least, their prices are so good, I give away picks at every concert or workshop that I play, no fear! Thanks and Godspeed, keep up the good work!”

Ari Mendes was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He [...]

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Category: A - F

Zach Wirchak

Product Used: Duraplex 1.00mm.

“I’ve been using Steve Clayton guitar picks for years. They are dependable and have GREAT tone. Having any other pick between my fingers would just feel wrong!”

Zach Wirchak is the lead guitarist of Elephant Gun Riot, in mid 2014 Elephant Gun Riot released their EP, “Sic Infit”, which marked a watershed moment for the Spokane, WA based rock band. The 3-song EP is a perfect showcase of EGR’s style. Blending heavy riffs with keen hooks and a bit of pop sensibility, Elephant Gun Riot’s music is a catchy, hard hitting wall of sound that will [...]

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Category: X - Z

Colin Shaw of Run 2 Cover

Products Used: Clayton custom printed white acetal 1.0 gauge guitar picks.

“I have used Clayton Custom picks for over three years. They deliver good tone and performance, while also giving me a customized, and personal way to advertise my band! I’ve got a professional business card and a great guitar pick all in one product.”

Run 2 Cover is a modern pop/rock band from Peoria, Arizona, comprised of Christian Iverson (bass and lead vocals), Brandon Iverson (drums and vocals), and Colin Shaw (guitar and vocals). Their influences include everything from The 1975, and Walk the Moon, to Coldplay and Bruno [...]

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Category: A - F

Gregor Friday

Products used: Custom Glow in the dark, Acetal, White Delrin, Black Raven

“I love having Steve Clayton picks, they are consistent, sound and play great, but between the fans and my rat-bag musician friends, I’m always running out…”

Originating from Melbourne, Australia, Gregor Friday is the guitarist for Berlin based Dark Rock sensation “Vlad in Tears”. Being introduced to music by his father, Gregor has done everything form teaching, to sessions, to releasing self produced solo EPs. Mr Friday is currently on tour in Europe with Vlad in Tears in support of their self titled 4th studio album.

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Category: G - L

Ace Doggett

Products used: White Pearl picks – Standard shape, 1mm gauge, Also add to the polish that I use very little to get a great shine on a glossy black guitar.

“I love the way the pick feels. It’s awesome. The polish, no word can describe it!”

Many influences by great guitarist, vocalist and bands including Edward Van Halen, Ace Freheley, John Petrucci, James LaBrie, Bruce Dickinson, Michael Sweet, KISS, Queensryche, Van Halen, Kansas, Boston, Iron Maiden, Dream Theater just to name a few.

Lead and rhythm rock guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for Innocence Lost based in Tulsa, Ok.

After one [...]

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Category: A - F

The Marquee

Products used: Duraplex .73mm picks, Tenacious D, HES, and NSXH’s.

“I’ve used all different brands of picks over the years and Steve Clayton’s have to be my top choice. Whether we’re on tour, recording, or just jamming in the studio, I always have a pack of Duraplex picks in my guitar bag.” – Maurice Alban

“The Tenacious D pick from Steve Clayton has to be the coolest pick out there, I mean its the pick of destiny!” – Carlos Jaramillo

The Marquee came to life in 2011, when long time friends Maurice Alban and Carlos Jaramillo recorded an EP in [...]

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Category: S - W

This Day Burns

Products used: Acetal small tear drop 0.80mm picks for both bass and guitar.

“A quality pick that wears down before it breaks, made to order.”

This Day Burns is a band with a unique approach to song writing and performance. They have found a way to unconventionally express music from many perspectives. Each member switches and plays an array of instruments through out the writing and performing process, giving them the ability to collaborate music on a different level. Their sound can only be described as diverse, unpredictable and energetic.

Links:
Website: www.thisdayburns.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thisdayburns
Twitter: http://twitter.com/thisdayburns

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