Sign up and get the latest info on gear, merch, and promotions delivered to your inbox. D'Addario EJ16 Light Gauge Acoustic Steel Strings. "I use D'Addario strings on everything, acoustic and electric. $12. 24 Hour Customer Service, (click here for local numbers) Wherever you are on your artistic journey, there’s a groundbreaking string ready to clear a path towards elevating your performance. PL007 Single Plain Steel 007 $1.10. At two whole steps higher, XT strings are still less than 75% of their breaking point. Shares (Image credit: Gibson) When it comes to acoustic guitars, strings are crucial to your sound, playing as vital a role as your playing style or your guitar’s bracing pattern or tonewood. [2] Darco is still a brand name used by the Martin Guitar company. Dive deeper into our roster of artists, our company values, and our exciting career opportunities. Plain Steel Singles provide a superb, long-lasting tone. Closed Sundays & Public From capos to tuners, cables to picks, we have every conceivable tool you need to find the sound you’re looking for. Dive deeper into our roster of artists, our company values, and our exciting career opportunities. A baptismal form from 1680 names a Donato D'Addario as a cordaro, where cordaro is a regional variant of Italian cordaio meaning "maker or seller of ropes and strings". 3 Year Warranty & 100 Days, 100% money back Guarantee, Designed and gauged for fingerstyle guitarists who prefer a warm, mellow tone, Silk interwindings for soft, easy feel on fingers, Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh, Made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality and performance, String Gauges: Plain Steel .011, .014, Silk & Steel Wound .023, .028, .038, .047. They are excellent for smaller body acoustic guitars and preferred by many folk players. After an earthquake devastated the town in 1915, two brothers-in-law, Rocco and Carmine D'Addario emigrated to Astoria in Queens, New York in an attempt to expand their market, importing and selling the strings made by their family in Salle. D'Addario is a name synonymous with quality and consistency, which they proudly display with their full line of electric guitar strings. The D'Addario Foundation brings music instruction to underserved communities, providing children with inspiration and creativity that lifts their confidence. Wipe down your strings after each use. Drawn in-house with high carbon steel wire, XL strings are precision wound for unparalleled consistency. In 1977, the D'Addario classical guitar roster showed association with and sponsorship of guitarists Laurindo Almeida, Michael Laucke, Frederic Hand, David Starobin, David Russell, Jorge Morel, William Matthews, Paco Peña, Michael Newman, David Leisner and Alice Artzt. If I could get better strings for our guitars, I would.". The guitar saw a major rise in popularity in the early part of the 20th century, because of new popular music, and sometime in the 1930s the family began making strings for this instrument, producing strings made to order for individual musicians or for guitar manufacturers. Single plain steel string for acoustic or electric instruments. The company is still owned and operated by the D'Addario family, with 13 family members among the 1,000 employees of the company. Available in various gauges. 2004 - But with XT, there’s an evenness and clarity that really jumps out. From capos to tuners, cables to picks, we have every conceivable tool you need to find the sound you’re looking for. $14. I’m usually more focused on the notes rather than the strings. Some of the products offered are cables, capos, ear plugs, electronic tuners, straps, humidifiers, picks, slides,[1] drumheads, drum sticks, and reeds for woodwind instruments. Dive deeper into our roster of artists, our company values, and our exciting career opportunities.