GHS Acquires Innovation Bass Strings Brand
Innovation Bass Strings, a brand of double bass strings that have been manufactured in the UK up until now, will now be produced by GHS Strings in the USA. The brand’s unique designs will be matched by GHS to retain their qualities.
“The specialist machinery, unique non-metallic cores, and original winding materials have been combined with our experienced workforce using the original handspun manufacturing specifications to seamlessly reproduce traditional Innovation Bass Strings,” a press release states. GHS President Russ McFee adds that “as one of the largest producers of music string products in the world, we anticipate that our lengthy background in manufacturing strings, combined with the Innovation traditions will guarantee that Innovation will continue to be a unique offering in stand-up bass strings.”
Innovation strings are known for use in bluegrass, rockabilly, psychobilly, and jazz. GHS will produce ten variations of double bass sets: Braided Orchestral, Golden Slaps, Honey Jazz, Polychrome, Psycho Slaps, Rock-A-Billy, Rock-A-Billy Reds, Silver Slaps, Super Silvers, and Ultra Blacks. They will be available through GHS and its distributors.