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.


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PJ Harvey

Song Lesson: PJ Harvey – Good Fortune

Despite being released in 2000 the song “Good Fortune” by PJ Harvey has a bit of an 80’s guitar vibe, which is fitting considering that is when her career began! As a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and poet-like lyricist she would go onto bigger fame with the alternative music of the 90’s. Here is a quick song lesson on how to play PJ Harvey’s “Good Fortune” on guitar.

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Behind The Scenes

Coral’s 44-year career at Rotosound

We sit down with the longest-serving member of the Rotosound team, Coral Lynn, who is retiring this month after more than four decades at the company. If you called up the Rotosound office any time after 1980 you would have most likely been greeted by the voice of Coral Lynn. After 44 years of running overseas orders and logistics, our Coral is retiring. We caught up to reminisce before she locks up the factory for the last time.

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The Beatles on Dutch television in 1964 © Eric Koch for Anefo

Song Lesson: The Beatles – Please Please Me

The second and popular single by The Beatles “Please Please Me” is a great practice tune if you are learning to play guitar as it has both easy and challenging parts. While this song was originally slower and more bluesy it was their producer George Martin that made changes so it would be more upbeat like “Love Me Do.” Here is a quick guitar lesson on how to play “Please Please Me” by The Beatles.

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