Dog-On-It Strings has teamed up with Freekbass to create a new signature series of strings. Though he’s known for his funk style, the company says that the set was designed specifically for tone, comfort, and diverse playability.
Tim Fletcher is back, but this time around, he’s published a gear review. Tim took Rotosound’s new Ultramag Bass Strings for a spin. Here’s his take.
Rotosound is already looking to 2020 with the announcement of a new set of bass strings. The new Ultramag series is made with Type 52 Alloy and is described as a high-end string.
SonoTone has unveiled a new line of strings called the Vintage Series. Each set is created to “replicate the strings of yesteryear.”
D’Addario has introduced a new line of strings for nearly every instrument type called the XT Series. The string design incorporates a high carbon steel core with alloy wraps and an expanded lifespan treatment coating.
London’s The Bass Centre has announced a new set of ELITES signature bass strings dedicated to British bassist Peter Hook. The new strings are stainless steel roundwounds with a special gauge set.
Martin Guitars has revamped their lineup of strings with the Authentic Acoustic SP Bass set for acoustic bass guitars. The strings have been adjusted for 2019.
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.
S.I.T. Strings has expanded their Foundations line of bass strings with several new 6-string sets. Manufactured in Ohio, the strings are built with a core material they say makes them flexible and bright.
Cleartone has revamped their line of coated strings with a new formula they say increases volume, sustain, and longevity. The entire line of guitar and bass strings now have a more refined winding and treatment process. “Cleartone’s new generation strings use a .5 micron coating that according to an independent acoustic lab actually increases volume and sustain from an uncoated...
After discontinuing the line in 2015, GHS Strings has reintroduced their Tapewound Bass strings. They’re designed to be dark and thumpy like a double bass, the company writes. “Tapewound bass strings combine the thump and decay of an upright bass string while retaining the characteristics of an electric bass string,” GHS says. “Flatwound strings are wrapped with a black nylon...
Sadowsky Guitars has re-engineered their line of flatwound strings including their sets for bass guitar. The new Blue Label Flatwound strings, which come in four and five-string sets, are described as “superb for fretless basses or that classic Motown sound.” “Our challenge was to create a string with a true vintage tone and feel that retains a strong fundamental to...