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Discussion in 'Ask Justin Meldal-Johnsen' started by adamlunt, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. adamlunt


    Oct 18, 2012
    Birmingham, UK
    Forgive me if this topic has been covered, but I saw your video on D'Addario strings, and I was wondering if you have any experience using pressurewound strings.

    I'm looking for something with a good amount of low/mid presence with not too much top-end. I'm using a P Bass and I'm not doing any slapping... just general fingerstyle pop/rock stuff.
  2. jmjbassplayer

    jmjbassplayer Justin Meldal-Johnsen

    Mar 25, 2005
    Yeah, I have half-rounds on a few...a Mustang and an old Guild. Dope!
  3. Dan Bozek

    Dan Bozek

    Aug 3, 2011
    Outside Pittsburgh, PA
    Endorsing Artist, D'addario Strings
    I’ll chime in with an unwanted opinion and 2nd that D’Addario half-wounds are, indeed, quite dope.

    I have a P set up with them, (a Mustang would also be pretty sweet… Hmm. Darn you for reminding me of the great used one I found at a shop the other day, JMJ…) and what I like is that I can get some great thumpy finger tone with the tone rolled down a little bit similar to what I like about flats, but still have some zing if I have it wide open and play with a pick.