Link to Bass Player T&T String Shootout The above link is very informative on a good number of popular strings. The numbers below are from the above chart. These are smooth rounds sorted in decreasing order of mid and treble brightness. bass(9) mids(9) treble(8) La Bella Quarter Rounds, SS bass(8) mids(9) treble(8) Rotosound 55 Solo Bass, SS bass(9) mids(9) treble(5) D'Addario Half-Rounds, Nickel bass(9) mids(8) treble(8) SIT Silencers, NPS bass(9) mids(8) treble(5) GHS Pressurewound, Alloy52 bass(8) mids(7) treble(6) GHS Brite Flats, Alloy52 bass(?) mids(?) treble(?) Ken Smith Compressors, Alloy52 bass(?) mids(?) treble(?) Ken Smith Slick Round, Alloy52 I'm thinking about ordering a set of the La Bell QR for my incoming fretless project. These appear to be the brightest of the ground/pressure wounds. Thoughts anybody?