Bluescamp UK female woman playing acoustic guitar Rotosound strings
News

Guitar strings are packed ready for BluesCamp 2021

For over 14 years, BluesCamp UK’s summer music school teaches blues, rock, and jazz lovers of all ages the skills of playing in a band. Rotosound has had a strong connection with this annual event so it’s great to hear that it’s back this summer…

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12Guitars at the Teenage Cancer Trust Rotosound charity
News

Helping a worthy cause with 12Guitars and the Teenage Cancer Trust

We are proud to share the good news that we have helped get musical instruments into the hands of young patients at The Beatson Institute in Glasgow. Social enterprise 12Guitars has gifted guitars strung with Rotosound strings and equipment to The Teenage Cancer Trust ward to assist in their music therapy activities.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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