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SonoTone Launches Premium Vintage Series Electric Guitar Strings


Allston, MA (October 7, 2019) – SonoTone, the Massachusetts-based manufacturer of premium small series guitar strings, has launched its Vintage series of electric guitar and bass strings, offering serious musicians and vintage instrument collectors the ability to outfit their new and vintage instruments with strings formulated to reproduce the lush harmonic resonance and raw, responsive feel reminiscent of guitar strings made in the USA in the 50s and 60s.

Now the string of choice for legendary guitarists like Joe Perry and Jeff Beck – in addition to a growing legion of professional and amateur musicians, vintage instrument collectors and sound enthusiasts – Vintage SonoTone strings resonate with tones. warm, full and shiny found on many of the most iconic rock music recordings of over half a century ago.

Vintage sound straight from the source

The SonoTone Vintage series represents the culmination of over three years of experimentation with various materials and manufacturing techniques by SonoTone founder PK Pandey. After spending more than 25 years in the pursuit of flawless sound, both as a studio recording engineer and as an A / V systems design / build engineer, Pandey’s journey finally brought him to reconsider the fundamental midrange and point of contact between player and guitar, the material source of the instrument’s “voice” – the vibrating metallic wires attached to the bridge at one end and to the headstock on the other – c that is, the strings of the guitar.

From this foundational level, Pandey experimented with different metals, amalgams, and manufacturing processes until he eventually found the hard-earned formula known only to him that finally recreated the vintage sound and feel of guitars. which he remembered playing as a child.

Now available directly at www.sono-tone.com, in the US and select European countries via Fulfillment by Amazon, as well as in Japan via the manufacturer’s channel partner, SonoTone series guitar and bass strings Vintage feature a pure nickel wire. with a hexagonal core, producing a rich, warm and clear tone on any guitar while improving the resonance and sustain of the instrument – in addition to providing tons of attack, whether on the pinched finger or with a pick.

Unlike many contemporary machine-made strings produced in large quantities outside the United States at basic mass market prices, SonoTone Vintage strings use only the highest quality materials available, with additional steps taken throughout the manufacturing process to optimize string behavior, playability, stability and longevity of tuning, without the use of coating, so that only the pure elements that make up the string wire resonate, without clutters, through the entire body of the guitar.

SonoTone Vintage Series Electric Guitar Strings are available in four gauge sets (9-42, 10-46, 10-52, 11-48) for $ 18.99 each; Standard Vintage Series 4-String Bass Guitar Strings (45-105) are available for $ 69.99 each.

To find out how the SonoTone Vintage series strings will enhance the sound of your own new, used, or vintage instrument, please visit www.sono-tone.com for more information.

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