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Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by royalanarcho, Apr 11, 2005.
I´m looking for Strings with a very good agressive growl in the lower mids.
I achieved a noticable growl on both of my Ibanez with DR hi-beams. My drummer commented without knowing I had switched.
I'm sure most Stainless steel strings increase growl, but DRs are easy to find and not too pricey.
try ROTOSOUND roto bass, they are nice and cheap.
you can buy them from www.bassguitarstrings.us - the forum sponser.
I´ve allready tryed the Rotosound. Yes they have a nice growl , but i´m looking for the most growl of all.
You think stell is better than nickel?
I thougt nickel.
you will find a good Test about Bass strings.
After reading my favorietes are:
DR Long Necks (Taper Core)
DR Hi Beam
Warwick Yellow Label
Dean Markley Nickel Steel
but i can´t make a decision between them.
+1 High beams. Great tone, excellent feel.
Dean Markley Blue Steel are good for low mid growl. Hi-Beams are growly too, but maybe a more upper mid growl than lower mids.
Another Hi-beam user right here.
Never tried the Hi beams, but I think the Fat Beams are awesome. I sold an Ibanez bass on Ebay once. The strings were pretty dead so I put on some new Fat Beams and was a little bit sorry I had listed it. Went from bland to bold just like that.
Rotosounds hurt my fingers. Maybe that's my imagination, but I will never be buying them again. I absolutely love DRs, particularly Lo Riders. Hi Beams should do the trick.
the most of you think Hi-Beams....I´ll try them thank you.
I have written an email to DR:
I would definitely try the LO-RIDER Stainless Steel Hex Core bass strings.
These strings will give you the "extreme low-mid growl" that you are
All the best, Rosa Daza
----- Original Message -----
From: "Markus Moritz" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2005 9:36 AM
Subject: Bass String Sound (low mid growl)
> i need a few more Information about your E-Bassstrings.
> I´m looking for Strings with a very extreme low-mid growl (arround 150Hz),
> playing with fingers.
> On your Page I can´t find much Information about the Sound of your
> but I like to test them.
> Which strings should i try?
> Markus Moritz
on the other hand in Onlineshops you can read, that the Lo-Riders are better fore slaping, and the Hi-Beams have a warm sound.
warm means for me lower-mids!
Now which strings should i try????