I had a treble bleed installed in my Tokai Love Rock electric guitar. This mod is fantastic for retaining the treble with the guitar volume turned down.
This quick and easy guitar modification has drastically improved the tone of my Tokai Love Rock (Les Paul) electric guitar. These high pass filters allow you to get the same high-frequencies you would get with the guitar pickup volume on full at ANY volume. This takes out the muddy sound and lack of treble when you turn a Les Paul volume control down.
Some guitars come with these treble bleed/high pass filters already installed but mine did not. I was on the fence about selling this guitar recently and this treble bleed mod has literally saved it from being sold. This Tokai Les Paul (Love Rock) is now arguably my best sounding humbucker electric guitar.
In this video, I show you how it works and then compare it with a few of my other guitars to see how much of a difference there is.
0:00 - Tone Samples with my Blues Deluxe Reissue
1:16 - Clean Tone Samples with a High Pass Filter / Treble Bleed Mod
5:38 - Distortion Tones Samples with a Treble Bleed / High Pass Filter
7:17 - My Gibson Les Paul Special with P90 pickups (for comparison)
10:19 - My Gibson Flying V Humbucker Guitar (for comparison)
11:59 - What the mod looks like
12:34 - More information
13:55 - Killer rock tones with a High Pass filter installed (full volume)
This modification will make ANY humbucker guitar sound instantly better especially with the volume control down. This might now become my go-to humbucker guitar.