New Tosin Abasi signature in the works - Abasi Guitars w/Frank Falbo

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  1. StevenC

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    Hadn't seen that video before, but honestly in most of those I preferred the passives, and the rest of the time I thought either both sounded bad or the Fluences were a bit better.

    As I said, I liked all his videos with X-Bars but hated my own, so maybe I'd love the Fluences in my own guitar.
     
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    I've seen people saying they want to retrack their album with the Fishmans, I would love to hear both recordings as it's not like guitar tone is hitting new heights of awesome with these new pickups, artists that sound good still sound good lol.
     
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    I retracked my EP with Fishmans, my singer who is mixing it got the tracks and said the Fishmans fixed his mix. Note I originally tracked my EP with Tosin's Dimarzio's which were my favourite pickups.

    There's a clip of the Deftones Engineer saying that when Stephan got Fishmans it's like they were already mastered. Obviously they're trying to sell them but, I'm sticking by them. They're just better imo.
     
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    have a look at this fishman pickup shootout, including Tosin's set

     
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    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    Yeah, the TAM sounded harsh as all hell. The TAM was able to pull off that hi-fi sound without sounding harsh like the DiMarzios or even Lace Bars I've heard.
    The Aristides sounded crazy smooth. Not the sound I go for, but a cool sound.
     
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    I think the main differences are that the volume of the coil split isn't reduced on the clean stuff and there's less harshness when playing harder. The passives all sounded better for distortion to me IMO.
     
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    also the fishmans seem to have a bit of compression on them compared to the passive samples. Easy to tell on the clean sounds.

    Something Tosin has mention in the past that he likes
     
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    I wish there was someone out there doing reviews/comparison vids through a Marshall or Orange amp or something. I really don't care for the kemper/axe fx type modelling stuff.
     
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    tosin's playing through the morgan.
     
  10. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire I have chronic GAS

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    why? they're both pretty comparable to whatever they're modeling when profiled well.
     
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    I didn't see the video of Tosin doing comparisons, that's pretty awesome. The Fishmans definitely sound incredible clean. Kind of a bummer that the TAM sounded like it had really crap strings on, I always love the Ionizers with gain, but clean they sounded...pretty weak/boring.
     
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    WHEN PROFILED WELL being the key words here... it is a very subjective area from all perspectives.
     
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    Big Marshall and Orange fan here. I have a Kemper and there are so many scary good profiles available right now. Marshall is a given but there's no shortage of Orange.
     
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    In my opinion clean sound is where the Fishmans shine.
    I can't hear much of a difference with other pickups on high gain territories, but on clean settings they're really amazing.
     
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    I thought this sounded by far the best - I didn't care for the other tones much at all.
     
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    Ladies and Gentlemen: NEW Instagram account: abasiinstruments

    “But Frank, if the existing one was called Abasi Guitars, and this one is called Abasi Instruments, does the new name imply that someday in the future, there will be more than just guitars?”

    I’m sorry I’m not at liberty to answer that question at this time.
     
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    "But Frank, why would you answer your own question with a non-answer?" :lol:
     
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    Totally didn't see those Abasi Euphoniums and Bassoons coming. Go Tosin! :mike:
     
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    Wait till you see the mandolins #2019worlddomination
     
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    nothing screams progressive metal like a custom djembe or sitar. # djembedjent2018
     
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