Fishman’s game-changing Fluence Modern pickups just got even more versatile – with sounds “you’ve never heard in a humbucker before”

Fishman Fluence Modern humbuckers
(Image credit: Fishman)

Back in 2014, Fishman debuted the Fluence – an electric guitar pickup that was hailed as “the first truly new electric guitar pickup system in more than 80 years”.

It’s become one of the most prominent pickup platforms of the modern guitar age, finding its way into the guitars played by the likes of Tim Henson, Tosin Abasi, Stephen Carpenter, Scott LePage and countless others.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.