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Re: DiMarzio Releases Rainmaker and Dreamcatcher Pickups
« Reply #15 on: June 26, 2019, 10:12:31 am »
But obviously the 6 and 7 string versions are going to sound different due to coil size, wire/winds, that make up the coil.


Not necessarily.
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Re: DiMarzio Releases Rainmaker and Dreamcatcher Pickups
« Reply #16 on: June 27, 2019, 04:06:29 am »
I really dig the tones in those videos. I need to get myself a set of these pickups, but the question is... which guitar am I going to put them in?
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Re: DiMarzio Releases Rainmaker and Dreamcatcher Pickups
« Reply #17 on: June 28, 2019, 02:21:04 am »
I really dig the tones in those videos. I need to get myself a set of these pickups, but the question is... which guitar am I going to put them in?

DiMarzio would probably recommend all your guitars?😃

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Re: DiMarzio Releases Rainmaker and Dreamcatcher Pickups
« Reply #18 on: June 28, 2019, 10:57:00 am »
I have a cheap little RG 220 that my brother bought as a project and lost interest in so he gave it to me. I think these would be perfect for that axe.

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Re: DiMarzio Releases Rainmaker and Dreamcatcher Pickups
« Reply #19 on: June 28, 2019, 06:12:16 pm »
"Although it may seem odd, John Petrucci has recently requested more of a blues-based tone"

I don't understand this. What does DiMarzio mean by blues-based tone? More dirt? If yes, i'd like that. The Liquifire sounds a bit too clean sometimes.

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Re: DiMarzio Releases Rainmaker and Dreamcatcher Pickups
« Reply #20 on: June 28, 2019, 07:08:51 pm »
Maybe John is going to meet Vai at the Crossroads.  It would be an epic battle of the shred-lords.  :madness:

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Re: DiMarzio Releases Rainmaker and Dreamcatcher Pickups
« Reply #21 on: June 28, 2019, 07:19:51 pm »
Lmao.
I just rewatched the vid of Petricci I posted above. Neither pickup sounded all that bluesy to me.
But still, they both sound amazing.
But Johnís tone is so heavily processed in the video as well, so who knows what the pickups are capable of with different settings etc. 

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Re: DiMarzio Releases Rainmaker and Dreamcatcher Pickups
« Reply #22 on: June 29, 2019, 01:02:14 am »
Modern Blues is different.  If you do a 2-step bend in todayís music, youíre a blues player.  John is a blues player on steroids.  Steve Vai is an extension of his Frank Zappa influences.  This post is a bit facetious,  but like it or not music evolves.  Iím not a big fan of alot of guitar effects.  I like to hear the sounds of the guitar and pickups.  It does not get any better than that.

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Re: DiMarzio Releases Rainmaker and Dreamcatcher Pickups
« Reply #23 on: June 29, 2019, 01:02:09 pm »
But Johnís tone is so heavily processed in the video as well, so who knows what the pickups are capable of with different settings etc.



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Re: DiMarzio Releases Rainmaker and Dreamcatcher Pickups
« Reply #24 on: June 29, 2019, 02:53:46 pm »
Most of what we hear has been digitized, compressed, processed, EQíd, boosted that all natural sounds of the pickups just donít exist.  The only way to get the true sounds is through your own gear.  Regardless of what we see, behind the scenes the audio files were modified and optimized before publishing.

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Re: DiMarzio Releases Rainmaker and Dreamcatcher Pickups
« Reply #25 on: July 04, 2019, 11:29:22 am »
Just installed my second Dreamcatcher, made a HUGE difference from the stock Jem Jr bridge pickup.
Now I have to get a Rainmaker or two... :)


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Re: DiMarzio Releases Rainmaker and Dreamcatcher Pickups
« Reply #26 on: July 05, 2019, 03:25:35 am »
I don't know why but I dig these colors - a real 80s statement.

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Re: DiMarzio Releases Rainmaker and Dreamcatcher Pickups
« Reply #27 on: July 05, 2019, 04:14:36 am »
I don't know why but I dig these colors - a real 80s statement.

Cheers Stephan

I have a gig next weekend playing nothing but Van Halen, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard and other 80s fun hits, so it'll be perfect for that job! :D

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Re: DiMarzio Releases Rainmaker and Dreamcatcher Pickups
« Reply #28 on: August 28, 2019, 04:47:42 pm »
Just scored a set of these should be here in a few days.

More later.
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Re: DiMarzio Releases Rainmaker and Dreamcatcher Pickups
« Reply #29 on: August 28, 2019, 06:45:01 pm »
Canít wait for your thoughts on them!