You may remember The Vapors, who had a Worldwide Hit in 1980 with ‘Turning Japanese’ which was taken from their debut album ‘New Clear days’. Bassist Steve Smith swears by his Rickenbacker and Rotosound RS66LD strings so we took a look at the band’s brilliant history.
Hawkwind are pioneers of the space rock genre and the psychedelic music scene in the UK. Formed by in 1969 Dave Brock in Ladbroke Grove, London, the band released their self-titled debut in 1970, and came to mainstream attention in 1972 with the No. 3 hit Silver Machine, featuring Lemmy on vocals.
After some fifty years in the making, and 9 months of team development, our range of six hand-wired pedals were released to the market in 2014, on a limited production run. That run has now come to an end making the remaining pedals a sought-after collectable and must-have piece of kit for anyone looking for that vintage 60’s tone.
Rotosound bass strings are now available in NEW environmentally friendly airtight packaging, with new colour coded ball ends and new artwork.
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