After taking guitar classes from Ceyhun Saklar when he was 14,
he went into Istek Belde Fine Arts high school.
When he graduated from this high school in 2005, he got accepted to Middlesex University’s Ba Music Performance department.
In this school, he worked with the famous guitarist, Timothy [...]
Products Used: Clayton Custom White Pearl, 0.38mm, Standard.
“Using Clayton Personalized .38 white pearl picks, not only look great, but makes my guitar playing effortless.”Emma Lane is an award winning country rock, singer-songwriter and guitarist from a small farm town, outside of Rochester, NY. Vocally, Lane, has been compared to Ann Wilson of Heart and lyrically, unique. Emma’s new single ‘Little Bit of Somethin’, was co-written with BMI award winning hit songwriter, Kristy Jackson (Reba, CURB Records), after hearing Lane’s debut EP Noise From The Basement. In the words of Kristy Jackson; “Emma Lane is a FORCE! Stay tuned!” [...]
Products used: Clayton Custom 0.5mm Acetal, 0.5mm Black Celluloid, 0.8mm Black Celluloid
“We’ve used Steve Clayton custom picks from the very beginning, everyone in the band got CMB logo picks to use and share. Not only do they look and play great, you should see the faces of the folks that end up with one at a show! It’s like they’ve got a little piece of our dream!” Mark White, Bass & Vocals
Chris Martin is an up and coming singer/songwriter/guitarist from the Emerald Coast of Florida, born and raised in Pensacola. His roots in traditional country music, from George [...]
Products Used: Clayton Custom Delrin 1.00mm
“Over the years I have spent tons of money on my rig always searching for that perfect tone. Something that I was never happy with was my picks. I could get great tone out of some, but they never felt right between my fingers, or I could get a good feel, but the tone was lacking. After trying a Clayton pick for the first time, I was hooked. Fantastic tone- especially when you really dig into the strings. They feel great and never they never slip out of my grip. I would encourage any [...]
Lucas Hoge born and raised in Hubbell, NE in a town of 44 people. This country singer moved to Nashville and his plate has been full since the day he [...]
DFW based original rock band Sonar Lights sets out to tour China for the second year in a row.
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX – Sonar Lights is eagerly gearing up for their second China tour in May 2014. The rock trio from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX made quite an impression last year with Chinese fans and promoters. After their successful “Enter the Snake 2013” tour, the band was promptly asked to return to rock the masses again at the Midi Festival; the largest rock festival in the country.
The past 12 months have been extremely busy for the band. In addition to [...]
Yes, you did read that right! However, it’s actually called a humanoid and has 78 fingers! The band is made up of three which are named March (guitarist with 78 fingers), Ashura (drummer with 22 arms) and Cosmo (keyboardist). We always love to come across crazy ways that our picks are used but seeing robots play with them is pretty amazing we have to say! Also, some good news is that these robots still require a humans help so no worries about robots trying to replace live guitarists in bands (as if they could) :-)! Check the video out for [...]
We recently just got some awesome photos from the Dan Varner Band (Clayton Endorsee) that we thought it would be fun to share with you all! Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dan has been singing since about the time he could walk. He grew up listening to his dad and uncles (with roots in the Tennessee mountains) picking their guitars. Other family members/friends would join in singing along to old country, gospel and bluegrass songs. Breaking on to the Cincinnati music scene over five years ago, Dan Varner has built a reputation as one of the most talented, hard-working and original [...]