There are too many choices when picking a guitar pickup. High-output pickups are distorted and mostly unpleasant in the tonal spectrum. They generate distorted tones exactly as designed. The usage for these distortion producing pickups are limited at best. Low to mid-output pickups are more versatile and much quieter. They represent better and more clear, clean guitar output signal choices. They’re perfect for clean sounds, however you have the option of dirtying up your sound by changing your amp settings or plugging into distortion pedals. In the myriad of choices for amps you’ll find one that can easily distort at will. Most amps have enough gain to make any pickup generate heavy distortion levels. Picking a pickup just became easier.
Follow The Crowd or Be Yourself When Picking a guitar pickup?
I know lots of people who only wear “name brand” clothing. So do you? What if there was something else that fit better, looked and felt better? Would they wear it? From my experience- No. Well, the same goes for picking a guitar pickup. If you’re just a name brand Lemmings kind of player there’s no changing you. However, if you’re intelligent, independent, not easily lead by the crowd and find your own path preferable, then you’ll benefit from a great set of pickups that just sound good. Most of all, they have a good solid signal for you to process.