November 2019

Strings

ARTICLES

SonoTone Debuts Vintage Series Premium Electric Guitar Strings

October 7, 2019
The strings are aim to reproduce the responsive feel reminiscent of the guitar strings manufactured during the 1950s and '60s.
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Tools for the Task: Drop-Tune Strings

August 18, 2019
Ten sets optimized to keep the tension up and the floppy down.
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D'Addario Launches XT Line of Strings

July 17, 2019
The strings combine high carbon steel cores and our the company's most popular alloys with an extended lifespan treatment on every string in the set.
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PRS Guitars Announces New Classic Series Cables and Strings

June 20, 2019
Available configurations include 6” (patch), 5’, 10’, 18’, 25’ lengths along with right-angle plugs and silent ends.
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GHS Launches Thin Core Phosphor Bronze Strings

May 3, 2019
The strings are designed for vintage guitars, where string tension can be a concern, and for players that use a lighter touch.
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Thomastik-Infeld Unveils New Classical Strings

April 5, 2019
For the first time in years the company is introducing a new fretted set.
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Electro-Harmonix Launches Electric Guitar Strings

January 14, 2019
Each wound string is precision wrapped with round nickel-plated steel onto a high carbon, hexagon-shaped steel core.
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Rotosound Launches Ultramag Strings

January 3, 2019
The British string manufacturer is launching a new range of high-end guitar strings.
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Cleartone Launches Redesigned Coated Strings

October 19, 2018
The new strings aim to offer increased volume, sustain, and longevity.
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Martin Guitar Introduces Authentic Acoustic Strings

October 1, 2018
The strings start with the company's highest tensile-strength core wire along with a tin-plate on all six strings for added corrosion resistance.
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GHS Reintroduces Tapewound Bass Guitar Strings

September 24, 2018
The strings are wrapped with a black nylon cover, which aims to give the string an ultra-smooth feel with a deep tone.
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D’Addario Launches New NYXL String Sets for Strandberg Guitars

May 14, 2018
D’Addario created two specialized sets designed for 7- and 8-string guitars that complements the variable scale length and proprietary bridge found on Strandberg's instruments.
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Elixir Strings Expands its Electric Line

March 1, 2018
The lineup now includes nine new sets for extended-range guitars, two new Polyweb electric sets, plus 20 new electric singles.
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Cleartone Strings Expands EQ Series

February 23, 2018
The newest additions are .010–.047 and .013–.056.
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Warwick Releases Red Strings for 8-String Basses

December 19, 2017
The .017–.100 set is made in Korea from stainless steel with hexagonal core.
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GHS Introduces Pressurewound Bronze Bass Strings

November 28, 2017
The strings are designed to eliminate harsh overtones and string noise.
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GHS Unveils Balanced Nickel Bass Strings

October 13, 2017
In these new sets, they manufacture the G and the E strings by wrapping two covers around the core, bringing a fresh symmetry to the sets.
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Dean Markley Unveils SR2000 Bass Strings

October 3, 2017
The new strings use compound winding in order to add more layers to the string.
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Framus Introduces Blue Label Electric Guitar Strings

September 26, 2017
The new strings are aimed at deep tunings such as drop D, drop C and drop A as well as string sets for 7- and 8-string guitars.
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D’Addario Accessories Launches Acrylux Picks and New Straps

June 5, 2017
The new picks are available in two different blends, Reso and Nitra, which offer two distinct tones.
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