#1
im sorry guys but here goes. A fender classic 50's stratocaster updated with fender hot noiseless pickups for $400 or an epi les paul standard for 470. musical intrests are radiohead, muse, and the strokes. amp is a marshall valvestate 65r ( the old one thats good not the new pieces of shit)
#2
the epi, it might go alright with the amp.

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#3
I'd go with the strat there; Hot Noiseless pickups sound much better to me than Epi standard pickups.
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