About two years ago, I decided to swap out the pickups in my custom Carvin DC145. It had been something I had wanted to do for a while since I wasn’t completely satisfied with … Read more
Recently I was experimenting with the pickup height on one of my guitars, and I was reminded just how big an impact a half-turn of the pickup screw can have.
The first thing I noticed with this pickup was the clarity and punchyness in my lead tones. It’s not too thin or too thick, and sits somewhere in the middle and is quite balanced.
I come from a background of analog amps and effects, so I find most digital units uninspiring. But the Helix is something entirely different.
Imagine walking into any music store with your 7lb BIAS head and literally capturing all your favorite amp tones you know and love, in an instant. Amazing.