My tastes in guitar since 2000 have changed quite dramatically. In 2000 I couldn't see further than les Paul guitars and humbucking pickups.Around 2005 I found myself bored rigid with how a les Paul sounds and I took a hiatus from playing in bands and playing guitar completely.Around 2009 I started missing playing and strolled into a music store. I made a beeline for a les Paul and after 10 mins playing I said nah not for me. I never bothered looking at any strats because I've always had a love hate relationship with those guitars and catching my pick regularly on the middle pickup. I picked up an ash American standard Telecaster with a maple neck and started playing. What became apparent was how bell like the top end was and the compression I was sick of with a les Paul was totally absent. I found myself having an absolute blast in a way I hadn't experienced in years. I bought that tele and a diamond cpr1 Compressor along with various other pedals and I've enjoyed every moment since.My guitar tastes since 2000 have swung from adoring Gibson's , to hating the sound of them and being blown away by Fender teles and by how amazingly versatile they are.How have your guitar tastes or playing style changed since 2000 if any ?