from Hilaro Garcia
Microphonic pickups are normally rather awful but they could be good sometimes.
I've got a '91 Gibson Les Paul. Well one of the PUs has gone microphonic, making a loud noise if you go
anywhere near a loud amp.
Well that howling noise could be used in a musical context. Look for the right location and move your
You want a proof?
O.K. then, listen to the very first part of "JesusChrist Pose" by the mighty Soundgarden.Can you hear that turbid yet great effect? Yes, you're right. An awful, cheap humbucking PU next to a loud Marshall was the most likely suspect.
Funny or what!! (still, you Gibson people, you have no excuse I'm afraid...)