fbpx
Kim Logan and the Silhouettes. Rotosound player artist female guitarist
Players

Meet… Kim Logan and the Silhouettes

We chat with recent Rotosound Player and Rock ‘n Roll torchbearer Kim Logan about collecting vintage gear, recording her second LP “Shadow Work” and why the COVID-19 pandemic has caused her to be more experimental.

Read More »
Rainbreakers rock band. Rotosound players. Photo Credit- Rob Blackham 2
Players

Rainbreakers New Single ‘Ashes’ Out Today

Rotosound players Rainbreakers release their striking new single ‘Ashes’, taken from the band’s forthcoming new album to be released this year. The Midlands-based, four-piece band, brimming with creativity, talent, not to mention’s Charlie’s award-nominated guitar mastery — have been consistently pleasing ears and firing up fans’ hearts and minds during their remarkable rise over recent years.

Read More »
George Harrison Guitar Strings Press photo of The Beatles during Magical Mystery Tour
News

George Harrison’s Guitar Strings In Case of Auctioned Hofner

We always suspected that George Harrison’s guitar strings of choice were made by Rotosound during his Beatles period – the company being the main supplier in Britain at the time and McCartney choosing to string his Hofner violin bass up with Rotosound Tru Bass strings. However, with the emergence of George’s “Blondie” Hofner at a Sotherby’s auction, and with the contents of the case included, the evidence was clear the Harrison was indeed a Rotosound player.

Read More »
Rotosound music strings new website screenshot 2020
Behind The Scenes

Welcome to the new home of Rotosound online

We’re really excited to announce that we have relaunched our website, bringing with it an engaging way to navigate our extensive product range and explore the company’s rich history. The redesign includes an abundance of new features, a fully updated portfolio of endorsees, a wealth of technical information, and a trove of fascinating photos and documents from The Rotosound Archives.

Read More »
Gear Savvy Best Bass Strings ranked award buyers guide 2020 roundwound swing bass 66
Product News

String savvy – Swing Bass 66 is top pick for 2020

Outstanding musical instrument website Gear Savvy have released their Ultimate Bass String Buyers Guide for 2020. We’re delighted to say that our stainless steel roundwound Swing Bass 66 strings have garnered the top spot. We’ve republished their glowing review here…

Read More »
Ashton Sellars Rosie Frater-Taylor Imraan Paleker Street Rat Rotosound London rock indie jazz guitarist guitar player young neo soul neosoul pickup music pickupmusic pickupjazz total refreshment centre young female
Behind The Scenes

Filming London’s freshest guitarists

Yesterday we embarked on our first artist session since the Coronavirus pandemic first made its cruel mark on the UK. With equipment sanitised and distances kept safe, we managed to film a tremendous amount of footage which we will be releasing over the next few months.

Read More »
Rotosound Jazz Bass Flatwound Strings RS77 Italia blue bass hollowbody
Product News

Best Flatwound Strings 2020: Rotosound Jazz Bass 77

Bass Player Magazine just released their list of top flatwound bass guitar strings for 2020 and, perhaps not surprisingly, our Jazz Bass 77 strings made the cut. Ed Friedland’s article includes a fantastic write up on the story of flatwound strings including how Rotosound helped shape the sound of bass guitar as we know it.

Read More »

Stay in the loop

Subscribe to the Rotosound newsletter