I'm looking for two specific tones... - Jemsite
Pickups & wiring Discussion about pickup types, replacements, recomendations, switching, wiring diagrams and sustainer systems for ANY guitar, JEMs included.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-11-2007, 08:30 AM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Mount Pleasant, PA
Posts: 679
I'm looking for two specific tones...

This is for a strat. I have a JB jr. in the bridge. What I'm looking for in the neck is a single-coil tone that has that real bluesy, almost texas-style, wah-like lead tone. Typical of neck position single coil in a strat, but yet with more balls and more of the aforementioned wah-like tone. Mind you, I play high gain, and this pickup will mostly be used for soloing.

For the middle, I want something that sounds very clear and defined for single-picked clean notes. I use the middle pickup for clean tones, both rhythm and single-note picking, so I want something that is really clear and perhaps even bell-like without being too harsh on the high end. So, I suppose it would have to be a pretty dynamic pickup. Also, if this could handle light amounts of distortion for rhythm, that would be sweet.

If anyone could help me, that'd be great!

Oh yes, and both need to be noiseless or close to it
Of Angels is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-18-2007, 06:04 PM
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Calgary, Canada
Posts: 199
Re: I'm looking for two specific tones...

For the neck, i think a Dimarzio 54 Pro or Area 61 would get you there.
I'm not exactly sure of the wah-like tone you are describing when it comes to single coils...

For the middle, sounds like an Area 58 would do the job.
erikm5150 is offline  
Reply

Tags
clean tone , neck position

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Jemsite forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address

IMPORTANT: You will be required to activate your account so please ensure that your email address is correct.

If you do not receive your activation check your spam folder before using the CONTACT US form (at the bottom right of each page).



Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My mesa nomad review - (JP settings included) track7 Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic 2 07-10-2011 09:38 PM
JEM7VWH Clean Tones? AcousticBob Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models 17 12-16-2005 02:13 PM
Boss DS-1 Satch and Vai Tones... Lonely Raven Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic 41 01-23-2004 09:32 PM
How do you get different tones out of your Jem? Willin Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models 8 10-25-2002 12:14 PM
Recording... - Lead tones good, rythm tones bad? Kremlin Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic 2 04-21-2002 02:46 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome