NAMM 2017 – FISHMAN Roll Out Signature FLUENCE Pickups

Ken Susi with Fishman gave Gear Gods the lowdown on a seriously impressive fleet of signature Fluence pickups debuted at NAMM 2017. Tosin Abasi, Devin Townsend, Greg Koch, (deep breath) Will Adler, Killswitch Engage, Stephen Carpenter. Take your pick, they’re all sick. And yes, the Tosin sets come in 6-, 7-, and 8-string varieties.

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If you were unaware, Fishman Fluence pickups use a printed circuit board in addition to the traditional wires and magnets. This allows each pickup to have multiple voicings for added versatility. Technology, man. It’s sweet.

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Gear Gods intern Maxwell studied English at Cal Poly Pomona and has since realized life ain’t all about semicolons and syntax. He’s studying audio now, and will probably judge your music taste before your grammar.