I saw Missy Raines last night on PBS and she did some awesome bass playing. Just her and another guy on guitar who was equally talented. I loved the tone she was getting out of her bass and microphone set up on stage. Does anyone know what kind of strings she uses? By the way her strings flexes, I thought they must be gut or synthetic. Of course, she may just have powerful fingers? However the strings seemed to shine like they were steel wound strings, but it was really hard to tell on TV. But her, bass, strings and mic really sounded good to me.