Twisted Tele neck sound sample: like a Strat!

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by zeffbeff, Mar 24, 2015.

  1. zeffbeff

    zeffbeff Member

    Dec 18, 2014
    I just got my hands on a new American Telecaster, which has the Twisted Tele neck pickup. I never got along with traditional Tele neck pickups, so this Twisted thingy was a big draw.

    I did some direct recording, which of COURSE doesn't sound like a nice blackface amp, but I'm not about to mic up my amps and piss off my neighbors.

    Signal chain:

    Tele > Tech 21 GT2 > Preamp > Interface

    Sloppy playing, but you get the idea. To my ears, it's a very Stratty tone. It's not 100% Strat, but it's more my taste than a regular Tele neck sound.
  2. Davo17

    Davo17 Member

    Jun 18, 2009
    Thats a good way to describe it, stratty. I have one in my Baja and love it, it adds to the chime in the parallel position, isn't muddy in the series position, I dont have to always mess with my tone control when switching pups, and with the tone and/or volume rolled back a bit its still in tele neck pup territory.

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