Electric Guitar Strings


Six decades of development and road testing from the world’s leading musicians has lead to our range of electric guitar strings. From smooth Pure Nickels to cutting British Steels, we make a guitar string for everyone.

Bass Guitar Strings

Where Rotosound made its name! Since the sixties we’ve been creating innovative designs that provide players with an unrivalled tone and quality of bass guitar string.

Acoustic Guitar Strings

With a wide range of materials and gauges, we have the perfect string for every acoustic guitar, from our sonically-rich Jumbo King sets to our innovative contact-core Super Bronze range.

Traditional Strings

More than sixty years of string making expertise goes into our traditional instrument strings. From banjos to bouzoukis, violins to double basses, our range of strings cater for the student and the professional alike.


Since opening up shop on London’s Denmark Street in the sixties, Rotosound has been producing quality accessories for musicians.


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Guitar Strings and Styles

One of the most important factors in playing guitar is the string you choose! Of course your technique and approach are a big factor, but the quality and style of your string can make all the difference in the final sound.

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James Ford guitarist with Ibanez Pia guitar in green for Rotosound music strings. Ultramag UM10 guitar player

James Ford: Our Generation

The latest ‘Our Generation’ film features melodic rock guitarist James Ford. We catch up with him in a recording studio just south of England’s capital.

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A Crash Course in Alternate Tunings

Is your playing in a rut? Are you looking for something to spark your creativity and experimentation? The solution may lie in a few twists of your machine heads. Dive in as we journey to the land of alternate tunings!

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Live from the Los Bitchos album launch party Let The Festivities Begin band

Los Bitchos… live from the album launch party

An visceral cocktail of surf guitar, punk energy and psychedelic world music, Let The Festivities Begin! is the debut album from London-based Los Bitchos. After finding an affinity with Rotosound strings, the girls invited us down to celebrate a special performance at the official launch party.

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