MEET THE FRESHEST TALENT USING ROTOSOUND STRINGS
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Having only released one single, the success of their debut saw Casey requested for a 21 date European tour with internationally acclaimed acts Capsize and ’68; a campaign which allowed to promote their honest, unrefined passion for music in 8 different countries to hundreds of new fans. In conjunction with the tour, Casey released a further two singles, “Fade” and “Teeth”, the music videos for which have accumulated a combined total of more than 140,000 views in less than 6 months; opening doors to festivals such as Deadbolt, and the UK renowned metal and hardcore festival Ghostfest, and to interest from numerous independent label representatives.
Toby uses Rotosound Roto Grey R13 strings
‘We recently got introduced to Rotosound through a good friend of ours Michael Mcgough (Being As An Ocean). Immediately we loved the feel of the strings and just found them a lot more playable that some of the other brands on the market. It’s also great that you get X2 bottom E strings in a pack of 52’s, that impressed us a lot as you never know when that one’s going to go!!!’
UK alternative rock band hailing from Brighton, Tall Ships released their debut album Everything Touching in 2012, which saw the band championed by the BBC and NME, selling out shows across the UK including London’s Scala, and headlining the BBC Introducing Stage at Reading and Leeds Festival.
So far this year the band have sold out headline shows at London’s Omeara and The Louisiana in Bristol. They have received ongoing support from BBC Radio 1, Radio X, Amazing Radio and key UK press titles including Clash, DIY, Rock sound, Guardian & Upset. The video for the album’s first single Meditations On Loss currently has over 50,000 views and over 100,000 streams.
‘Quite simply they give me thick lows, cutting highs, dynamic textures and a furious growl. I play pretty hard and they never break and last for ages.’
Area 11 are a four piece rock band from Bristol, UK, formed in 2011. Despite existing “under the radar” as far as the mainstream and music media is concerned, the band has amassed the kind of social media following (over 100k subscribers and 10 million plays on their YouTube channel, as an example) that would put artists considered many times bigger to shame, enabling the band to sell out shows, records and merchandise runs in quiet semi-anonymity. Their first UK headline tour in 2015 pretty much sold out across the board, with their London Barfly show selling out in less than 48 hours.
The band has since gone on to tour extensively around the UK in 2016, with sold out shows taking place around the country, with a highlight being their performance at the Islington O2 academy. They are looking forward to playing their first ever major UK and European festivals in 2017.
‘Rotosound are British musical institution and it’s a pleasure to be involved with them. Great sounding strings that can take a lot of punishment. They stay bright for a very long time, and when you jump to the acoustic guitar in the middle of a sweaty and chaotic gig, you need strings to be just as durable and playable as any other piece of gear. You can trust Rotosound for that.’
Levi Yarde, 17 is a young, passionate and experienced session musician who plays bass guitar. Growing up in a musical household, Levi followed the footsteps of his father Steve Yarde and decided to pick up the bass from a very young age. Levi has been fortunate to have gained experience in different fields in the musical industry. With the experience and knowledge that Levi has received over his short career of session playing Levi has been privileged to have played in the band of many artists across different genres; such as Kent Jones, Stormzy Daecolm, Cosima, Leks Rivers, Gabrielle Vixen, Danex, Tamarebi and many others. Levi continues to study to develop his skills whilst on his quest to become a world-renowned bass guitarist.
Levi uses Rotosound Swing Bass – SM665 strings.
‘With strings you need sets that will bring out the tone in your bass and mainly sets that are durable and that’s what I love about Rotosound.’
Airways is a recently formed indie rock group. After releasing their second single, One Foot, the band has gained attention throughout the industry. In August 2016, One Foot was BBC Introducing Track of the Week on Radio 1 which led to the band being on the BBC Introducing Stage at Reading and Leeds. Airways has supported the likes of Nothing but Thieves, Sunset Sons, and The Hunna on their UK tours this year. During early 2017, the band plans to release their debut 5 song EP and tour the UK/America.
Bassist Jamie uses Rotosound RS66LE stainless steel roundwound bass guitar strings
‘We’re a very bass driven band; Rotosound strings give me the attack that I need in my tone, along with being the most comfortable strings for me to play. Great sound and great playability.’