is the world really flat?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by chilliwilli, Aug 20, 2005.

  1. chilliwilli


    Aug 17, 2005
    cause it seems like alot of ppl are talking about flatwounds lately, myself included.

    Whats up with that? Everyone tired of rounds?
  2. 5stringDNA


    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    It's probably just you, haha. Every now and then it gets extra attention, but there are always people moving over to the flat-lands. I dig em on fretless, but not fretted. TI's are great flats.
  3. RLT


    Jul 10, 2004
    South Central OH
    It goes in cycles. They get discovered, they boom then last weeks news for a while.
  4. Futurebass


    Jun 22, 2005
    I find that I love them on old school basses in the studio. But if you try to use them live there's not enough definition, especially in big halls with large PA's. Live I wouldn't use them unless it was a small club gig and the sound was mainly coming out of my amp.

    In some cases like a 50's Fender, it's a sin to use roundwounds.