Music Meets Fashion - Donner Seeker Series Electric Guitars Hit the Runway

Donner Seeker Guitar
(Image credit: Guanyu Liu)


Fall is all about fun, fashion and making music, and having the right guitar in your hands can really make a statement about you–musically and visually. When you strap on a guitar and put your musical creativity out there, it's your brand and you want to do it right. Fortunately, you don’t have to look far for a guitar as bold as you are, because when it comes to guitars, Donner has the answer: The Seeker Series DST Electric Guitars. For seasoned guitarists or players just starting on their musical journey, Donner’s DST electric guitars is where music and fashion meet. They have what it takes to make you sound your best and make a bold visual statement that will have you trending every time you pick it up to play. 

One of the beautiful things about Donner’s Seeker guitar series is that their classic design allows it to be a perfect fit for every genre. For example, the classic design of Donner’s DST-400 electric guitar stands out as a welcome throwback to making music in an era of peace and love. It offers players a knockout vintage design that can really turn heads. With a strong connection to rock and roll culture, this classic electric guitar design was there when it all started, so it’s perfect for playing retro styles, but you’re not limited. It is also bold enough to make new music. 

Having a visual style is key, but your guitar shouldn’t be completely about good looks. It has to sound good, too. That’s where Donner’s dedication to design and mastery of guitar electronics has got you covered. When you own a Seeker series DST electric guitar, you’ll have an instrument designed to not only look good, but also have the quality to put out a classic tone that is true to the roots of rock and roll.

From your first notes, you’ll hear that the DONNER Seeker Series has got what it takes to make an outstanding musical statement. The reviewers are saying that the Seeker Series DST-400 model not only plays well, but produces bell-like high end, punchy mids and solid low end. It's not at all surprising because the DST-400’s iconic sound comes from a design that employs a DONNER Seeker Series Pro Humbucking Pickup at the bridge and two DONNER Seeker Series Pro Single-Coil pickups at middle and neck positions. The big humbucker even has a coil-split system so you can change up the sound. With this combination of pickups, the DST-400 not only offers players sonic flexibility to handle many different musical styles, but also lets you work with the highly desirable, traditional sounds that can only come from its three precisely aligned single coil pickups. 

Having a versatile pickup configuration is key to getting the sound you want, but that’s not all Donner’s DST-400 has to offer. It also has powerful five-way switching for the popular H-S-S pickup configuration that offers players at any level the ability to quickly create more exciting tone possibilities–as many as seven modes for tone altogether. That’s a lot of sonic variety for one guitar. Plus, a convenient PUSH-PULL tone knob on the second tone control is wired for coil split that gives players the choice of brighter single-coil clarity or a more “punchy” sound that favors the humbucker pickup. It all adds up to produce a considerable array of sounds, not available on most guitars, and easily switchable without any volume loss.

Donner Seeker Guitar

(Image credit: Guanyu Liu)


For superior playability, tone, and clear articulation, Donner design of the DST-400 starts with a body built from Alder, a classic wood known for its balanced sound and superior durability that’s perfect for playing almost any genre. This guitar is built to be comfortable to play, too, with its C-style neck profile and a very playable 9.5” radius with a full-size, 22-fret Laurel fingerboard. Because Donner knows that you play better when your instrument feels good, the neck is fashioned of AAA grade Canadian Maple with an Indian Laurel fingerboard that offers players a comfortably smooth and durable satin finish. Available body colors are Green and a deep, classic Black offset by cream pickguard and controls.

This Donner guitar even makes precise intonation look good. With its vintage-style nickel/chrome tuning machines and tuning peg machine heads, the DST-400 boasts hardware that adds classic beauty from top of the neck right down to the guitar’s vintage-style saddles. Plus, to express your complete musical vision with tremolo effects, you won’t have to change out the bridge because this very versatile guitar sports an easy-to-set-up, two-point tremolo bridge. 

Connecting great guitars with current fashion, Donner’s sleek Seeker Series electric guitars, including the DST-400 and DST-152 models have been featured accessories on the runway at prominent New York City fashion shows. A cream-white DST-152 recently hit the runway with a top model there, adding a sexy and retro touch to the model's white halter top and silk skirt ensemble. 

Donner Seeker Guitar

(Image credit: Guanyu Liu)


Like other desirable Donner guitars, the Seeker Series guitars come in a kit with everything you need to get started, including a 10ft AWG24 oxygen-free copper center conductor guitar cable to connect you to an amplifier or recording interface, plus an electric guitar bag made of 600Dwaterproof nylon oxford fabric to transport your guitar to rehearsals or show, or just keep it safe when you’re not playing. 

Your sense of fashion says a lot about you. Now, your guitar can, too. With their bold looks and great sound, Donner’s Seeker Series guitars are the ideal choice for beginning and advanced players, alike. If you are looking for the ultimate enjoyment that comes from playing a well-designed instrument that is easy to play, sounds good, and looks fantastic, look no further. Donner has you covered.

Learn more about Donner’s Seeker DST guitars here.  

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