regarding the evos ...
the evolution bridge is very very tight ..and it is a very high output pickup..and the best part i like about this pickup is that the harmonics are everywhere..and the bass notes really have that punch in dem.you will get a lotta harmonic feedback but nothin which cant be tamed..actually i tink harmonic feedback is required and it sounds cool if they are controlled
but i would also say that the SH 4b also very good pickup and can do most of the things the evo bridge can do ..some even better ..but the evo will allow you to pull it off better because of its harmonic galore ..
regarding the evolution neck..as i said ..its got a very tight sound aaahh..like a fat sound to it ..and it sounds nice clean and very nice when distorted ..but i will recommend it only if you are lookin for a pickup havin super sustain and soundin great distorted..not that the cleans are bad or anythin ...but more of there are many pickups out dere which sounds like the evolution when played clean..so I dont see the point in buyin the evo
if you want a real idea how the evos sounds clean ..watch the g3 2004 video..steve vai covers little wing -jimi ..that may give you and idea of how the pickup sounds like ..
personally if i wanted mainly clean tones..i will not go for the evos simply because they are 2 high output which is unnecessary when playin clean stuff
and both the pickups really cut thorugh the sound and make sure everynote shows up nad still give you awesome sustain..that has always bein the kinda trademark of the evos ..
and regardin the price ..its 120$ together for bridge and neck ..well worth it accordin to me
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