In this article Stirling states that she used to use the L.R. Baggs pickup: "My first electric violin was a cheap Yamaha - it was terrible! I eventually purchased an acoustic Roth violin, which I LOVE, and started using an LR Baggs pickup. Honestly, I feel like the amplified acoustic violins get the better sound."more
In [this interview](http://www.lrbaggs.com/artists/sean-mackin-yellowcard), Sean Mackin of Yellowcard says, “I have been so lucky to play amazing instruments all throughout my career. But I think I have always searched for a live sound that mimics the violins natural warmth and clarity. **The LR Baggs violin pickup gives me the sound I have been looking for. It has a huge dynamic range without sacrificing any tone.** It is full bodied and rich when I want it to be, and has the versatility of an electric violin if I want to effect the signal. This pickup is the total package.”more
With an Equipboard account you can rate this item, add it to your collection, submit a review to discuss what you like and dislike about it, and associate L.R. Baggs Violin Pickup to artists that use it. Create an account!