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To complement our ever-increasing accessories series, we’re pleased to introduce our new range of guitar slides. The new 2mm thick slides are available in glass, steel and brass and come in two lengths 60mm and 40mm. Whatever the type of music you play, the action your guitar has or the gauge of string you use, [...]
Always great when people take the time to get in touch – here’s an email we received from a very satisfied customer… ‘I have been using your (swing) bass strings for countless gigs spanning over 20 years!! Playing all genres of music. In all that time, I have never sent any words of total appreciation [...]
While trawling the internet the other day, we were pleased to see an article from NME, predicting that the public’s taste will swing towards guitar music in 2013. According to a top Radio One boss, George Ergatoudis, and Rough Trade co-founder Jeanette Lee, ‘rock and alternative guitar acts are going to find public taste swinging [...]
A little belated, but we’re still recovering from Christmas. Here are some of the snaps from our Christmas do. Have a very Happy New Year!!
We’ve just found this little beauty in the Rotosound archives, taken in 1984 at the British Music fair in London. Pictured here are Jason How, Martyn How, 2 of our existing reps, Roger Channing and Ron Baker as well as an old Rotosound rep, Steve White. Stunning, isn’t it?!
It’s almost the end of the year – so we’re looking towards the bands which are set to be huge in 2013. Here’s our list to watch 1 Thee Attacks: Hailing from northern Denmark, these guys have already played gigs in Paris, Berlin, London, Madrid, New York and Austin – as well as every rock [...]
Rotosound endorsee Nick Beggs has just returned from touring with Rick Wakeman on his Journey to the centre of the Earth tour. See more from Nick at his official website by clicking here
We’re very pleased to announce that we received the highly respected Best Export Initiative Award at the MIA annual awards ceremony on the 22nd November 2012 at the Emirates Stadium in London. Presenting it to Jason How, Rotosound Chairman, was Cordelia von Gymnich, Vice President Messe Frankfurt, sponsors of the award. The Music Industries Association, [...]
Hailing from South Wales, UK, The Dirty Youth are a female fronted quintet setting their sights on world domination. Not nestling in to one specific genre is their gift, as they blend rock anthems with metal riffs and a punk attitude. The Dirty Youth released their debut album ‘Red Light Fix’ in late 2011 via [...]
In the summer of 2012 Rotosound announced it had partnered with Caparison Guitars and would be supplying strings for all their guitars and basses. This is a flawless blend of British Strings on Japanese Guitars and Basses. Now you have the chance to see Swedish guitarist, Mattias ‘IA’ Eklundh put his signature models through their [...]