I can't seem to make up my mind. Flatwounds are cool, but I actually find them to be too warm for my tastes. On the other hand, roundwounds are too bright for me, I hate that metallic sound that steel strings give you, and the only nickel string I've used has been a GHS bass boomer set, which I hear is not the best string in the world. I've been looking around and it seems I have a lot of options. I could go with a halfwound, which is supposed to be the middle of the road between a flatwound and a roundwound, but I have yet to hear a soundclip of these types of strings. There are also nylon strings. On the Fender site, they are black in color and look like they have a flatwound feel to them, so I'm wondering if they might be going into the flatwound area too much. There is also something called a Nylon Filament Roundwound, which is supposed to have a brighter sound, but again, I have yet to hear a sounclip. Then of course there are nickel strings, but I really wish to have a sound that combines a flatwound and roundwound. I play in a classic rock/blues/jam band. If someone could offer some insight into "vintage" sounding strings, I'd be greatful. If you could post sound clips of the different types of strings, that'd be plain awesome. Thank you for reading this long post. P.S. I have a Fender Jazz Deluxe and run it through a SVT-3 Pro and SVT-410 HLF if that helps.