telecaster pickups for rock

Discussion in 'Guitars' started by Kyle North, Oct 13, 2020.

  1. Kyle North

    Kyle North Active Member

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    Hi

    Could anyone please give me some advice about telecaster pickups for rock ?
    What I am trying to achieve is a Malmsteen sound, hard overdrive with single coil sound, but instead of sounding like a Stratocaster, you should be able to hear it beeing a telecaster. You know the bite from the bridge and the smoothness from the neck.

    I also prefer the single coil sound over the humbucker sound.
     
  2. pcrecord

    pcrecord Quality recording seeker ! Well-Known Member

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  3. paulears

    paulears Well-Known Member

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    The trouble is you're using musician terminology - bite and smoothness. I have no idea what a Malmsteen sound is, but I do have a Tele. It does sound different from my Strat. So I think I know what you mean, but recording wise, tone, or perceived tone is difficult for a different person to understand. This isn't a real recording question to be fair, but if you can produce that sound in the room, then we can record it. So - is your problem recording the sound coming from the speaker, or you can't get that sound through the speaker?
     
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