Their tradition and popularity continues today. They look nice, they sounded nice, and they are very easy on the fingers. The set has a very musical midrange voicing, and good balance between attack and sustain. Advanced input and mix recording capabilities include recording your mix or just the aux input for sampling. This is, though, the best flatwound 5 string set that I've found. They have a clean, clear tone, with great intonation on the lower strings, and a smooth finish that feels slick and sexy in your hands.
It's really interesting how different basses seems to need different strings. They can lean toward the stiff side, particularly sets with a. I would say they sound like a cross between roundwounds and flatwounds. I had no issues with the tension of the strings vs. If you want vintage thump however, look elsewhere. But, the Slinkys are half the price of the Rotosounds, and they sound fine.
The turntable controls feature modern and classic settings that alter the feel to model the feel you prefer. I will now gig a couple of times on them and get them broken in and then make a verdict. In the earlier years of electric bass, scale lengths of 30, 30. Outstanding brilliance and superb tone. During the prenatal development of the electric bass, there undoubtedly came a moment when Leo Fender realized a string would also need to be invented. They really feel high tensioned but on the other hand I was able to lower the strings a bit wich gave an overall smoother but very stable feel.
Your left forearm will be crying out while playing fast fills and power chords. I actually bought a set of the Rotosound, Steve Harris set to use the E 110 and A 95 strings for it. The string tension is well-balanced across the set, falling on the lighter side of medium, but they exhibit none of the roll-under-the-fingers that some lighter-tension strings have. Its recognizable, professional appearance is supported by a clean design in matte and glossy black. My bass needed a fair bit of truss rod adjustment but it has now settled in.
Prices subject to change without notice. The other strings still sounded right, but the third string just sounded wrong. So, he contracted string manufacturers V. They are made of stainless steel undercovers and a Monel 400 top tape. If you were to list all the ingredients of classic bass tone, it would read: 1 Fender Bass, 2 Ampeg B-15 amp, 3 La Bella flatwound strings.
The Rotosound flatwounds are the same strings, available in different gauges and cost less. The sustain has always been much shorter on this string for some reason, despite the fact that it used to be the brightest. It makes you think in new ways I am thinking of giving these string a try since a couple of month. La Bella chose a thinner core wire for the Flexible Flats, and uses silk along the core to create more grip for the outer wraps, which use a narrower ribbon than the 760-series. But now I'm thinking it might be a good idea to try these on my Jazz bass. No tweaking, no mapping - just plug and perform. Rotosound makes the world's most famous and highest-quality electric bass strings.
Ok, all bass players know that Steve Harris is a God who can tap open walnuts with his fingertips. Rotosound makes the world's most famous and highest quality electric bass strings. I found exactly the same with the Rotosound 77s I put on my Precision a month or so ago. Body chemistry, environment, and amount of use will affect how long this phase lasts, but it is said that famed Philadelphia International session man Ronnie Baker marinated his strings in mayonnaise to speed up the process as well as using duct tape and paper towels to mute the strings at the bridge! These are flatwounds so they have a darker, deeper, thumpier tone. They'll hate me for saying this, but the only time I buy another pack of strings, is when I get a new bass. So I got these strings last week and I thought I'd review them. They are available in short-and long-scale sets.
The build spec remains a close kept secret but the Monel 400 tape used in the strings making brings out the true character of these strings over the competition who are happy to use the much less costly flattened stainless steel. The Rotosound Jazz Bass strings are higher tension than any of those strings. Rock and metal at one end, proper old RnB and swing at the other. However, since they are a very heavy gauge, I find myself working harder to press on the fretts. Chromes are really bright for the first week or two, but once they mellow out they'll still be on the bright side for a flatwound , they stay that way for months or even years. I played a set of Chromes on one bass for over three years with no loss in brightness, or intonation problems.
The La Bella 760-series flats can be generally described as full and punchy, with a taut feel. Mine are installed on his signature Fender P Bass. Truly the MacGyver of his era, Fender took gut upright bass strings and covered the portion that ran over the magnetic pickup with a steel wrap. Just got my first set. It has a solid feel that is smooth and rigid.
The Legend B string delivers the goods with a heavy thump, better-than-expected note definition, and reasonable tautness. Just like the great D'Addario Chromes, the zing leaves pretty early. Like others have addressed these strings are tight. These strings can be heard on many famous albums, used over the years by Sting, Phil Lynott, Steve Harris, and John Deacon. Monel is quite expensive to make, it's triple the cost of high quality stainless steel and that's why it's used in Aerospace, the Marine industry and Medical Equipment Mfg. These are possibly the most versatile strings I've ever used, and I wonder how they'll sound as they age! I really like the fact that they are wound with monel which is a superior form of stainless that uses mostly nickel plus copper, iron, manganese, carbon, silicon and even a little titanium to produce an alloy that is almost entirely impervious to acids and corrosion which makes them keep looking good and the strength of monel keeps your Bass in tune far longer because they just don't stretch like common strings.