Aggressive

Nov 10, 2015
Aggressive
  • 1) Generally meaning a "Hot" or "high gain" sound, especially from a humbucking (double-coil) magnetic pickup. "In your face" as opposed to "smooth" or "mellow". 2) It can also refer to certain EQ characteristics such as a harsh top, Grindy mids, or a woofy bottom 3) An Attack which is hard, sharp, snappy, etc. 4) "Aggressive," when referring to magnetic Pickup placement, usually refers to nearer the bridge, as in the Music-Man/Ernie Ball "Sweet Spot," rather than nearer the neck (as on a Jazz bass).