Feeling the Seduction of Flatwound Strings

flatwound bass string

In my constant quest for the ultimate bass tone, I have come to realize that I have recently become seduced by flatwound strings.  While I have played flatwounds on fretless and upright basses in the past, I have been experimenting with them more and more on my main basses.  The band I am currently in plays a mix of rock, blues and R&B tunes spanning from the 50’s to the 90’s and I am finding that, more often than not, I am preferring flatwounds when we play.  read more