With the success of his Signature Gristle-Tone pickup set for Telecaster guitars, it was no surprise when Greg asked Fishman to explore the possibilities of Fluence technology applied to the P90. Like his Gristle-Tone Tele set, Greg's Signature Series P90s are deeply rooted in tradition, and then un-rooted in sounds that only Greg can conjure – satisfying all his lascivious P90 needs!
The original P90, first introduced in 1946, clean or overdriven, sounded great for jazz, rock, country, and other styles of playing. However, it was not without its issues of inherent hum, acoustic feedback, and noise. The intrinsic, player-benefits of Fluence technology become immediately apparent with the Gristle-Tone P90 set – no hum, no noise, and no feedback. Unlike stacked "humbucker" P90 variants, which can actually aggravate certain problems while curing others, with Fluence all of those issues are eliminated, leaving pure, unadulterated, Fluence Multi-Voice tone.
Fishman Founder, Larry Fishman states, "It's always a pleasure to work with Greg. He knows what he's looking for and can express it well both verbally and musically. Our sessions become something like 'product jams,' trading back and forth until we hit that perfect note."
Greg adds, "We set forth to come up with a set of P90 pickups to completely ameliorate the angst of humanity, and we came damn close…"
Fluence Greg Koch Gristle-Tone Signature Series P90 pickups are available as aftermarket, body-mount, drop-in replacements, or as original equipment in Greg's Gristle 90 Signature Reverend guitar.
Fishman Fluence P90 Greg Koch Gristle-Tone Signature Series Demo
Like all Fluence pickups, the P90 can be powered by either a standard 9V battery or a Fluence Rechargeable Battery pack.
The new Fluence Greg Koch Gristle-Tone Signature Series P90 will be available through all Fishman dealers beginning June 25, 2021.
For more information about Fishman Fluence Signature Gristle-Tone pickups, see your favorite Fishman dealer, or click to www.fishman.com
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