Rotosound is one of the first string companies to produce round-wound stainless steel bass strings. Introduced in 1962 Swing Bass strings changed the sound of the electric bass instantly. The favorite string of many players including Billy Sheehan, John Paul Jones and Geddy Lee, Rotosound strings are available in all popular gauges and scale lengths. The steel used to produce these strings is unique, combined with a highly secretive manufacturing process. If you’re looking for bass stings with a responsive feel and vibrant tone you can depend on, you need Rotosound Swing Bass round-wound stainless steel strings.
This is the string that James How and John Entwistle perfected into what was to become the industry standard. The bright punchy high energy sound this string offered and so much a big part of early rock music as we know it, quickly grew in popularity to all four corners of the globe and remains the leading contender to this present day.
- Heard on such albums as Moving Pictures, Lean Into It, School’s Out, Appetite for Destruction and more.
- Classic legendary tone and vibe
- Gauges: 050, 070, 085, 110