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258 results
  • Year2012
    Instrument typeElectric Bass
    Builder / ManufacturerG&L
    Instrument ModelL-2000
    Top woodAsh
    Side woodAsh
    Back woodAsh
    PlayerStu Ford
    Strings Comment
    Pickup: G&L MFD. My favorite roundwound strings. The Pure Nickel used on these strings is super soft to the touch and gives off a great, full range response. Perfectly balanced warmth and brightness. Nothing about these strings took any "getting used to" and they allowed for effortless, distraction free, playing right out of the pack.
  • Year1990
    Instrument typeAcoustic
    Builder / ManufacturerGeorge Lowden
    Instrument ModelCustom
    Top woodCedar
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerGeorge Shafnacker
    Strings Comment
    The Sound is wonderful and the strings last a really long time.
  • Year2000
    Instrument typeAcoustic
    Builder / ManufacturerGeorge Lowden
    Instrument ModelF35c
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodMaple
    Back woodMaple
    PlayerAlex de Grassi
    Strings Comment
    Elixir strings produce the full spectrum of overtones without sacrificing the fundamental and the low end, resulting in a bright, well balanced sound.
  • Year1997
    Instrument typeFlamenco
    Builder / ManufacturerGerman Vazquez Rubio
    Instrument ModelFlamenco Blanca
    Top woodCypress
    Side woodCypress
    Back woodCypress
    PlayerJose Nebro
    Strings Comment
    They are produce very warm tones and the volume is big.
  • Year2013
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerGerman Vazquez Rubio
    Instrument ModelSolista
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodCypress
    Back woodCypress
    PlayerBill
    Strings Comment
    My guitar is a little bright, so I want strings to counter that. The Labella 2001s compliment I think, as I want a warmer string tone. The feel of Labella 2001s are also good; they feel thicker.
  • Year2016
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerGerman Vazquez Rubio
    Instrument ModelRubio 635 Concert
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodMaple
    Back woodMaple
    PlayerYiren Hu
    Strings Comment
    none
  • Year2016
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerGerman Vazquez Rubio
    Instrument ModelRubio 635 Estudio
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodPalo Escrito
    Back woodPalo Escrito
    PlayerYiren Hu
    Strings Comment
    none
  • Year2013
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerGernot Wagner
    Instrument ModelDouble Top
    Top woodSpruce/Cedar
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerJason Vieaux
    Strings Comment
    This particular Wagner Guitar is already naturally very bright, which is very good for unamplified ensemble playing and large concert halls in general. The Augustine Regal gives a lot of punch, while adding a lot of warmth as well.
  • Year2014
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerGernot Wagner
    Instrument ModelCustom
    Top woodCedar
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerWilliam Kanengiser
    Strings Comment
    I like the balance of the two carbon and one nylon treble, and the basses have a nice round sound and good sustain.
  • Year2019
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerGeronimo Mateos
    Instrument ModelHijos Aranjuez
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerMatthew Bodycombe
    Strings Comment
    Beautiful balance, bright highs not as harsh or metallic as carbon and lovely bass response. Good intonation across strings.