There are so many great string options available today, we are truly living in the golden age of strings. After much experimentation, I've chosen to go with Curt Mangans. D'Addario is my backup choice. Respectfully, I believe that if we can't get great great tone with some choice from these two manufacturers, it ain't the strings.
“[P]ersonally I disagree with the general philosophy of ‘genre equals gear’ at anything beyond a cosmetic level. I think the right idea is to find the right amp for you, and then play whatever kind of music you like. The “Jerry Thing” was just Jerry. It wouldn’t have mattered what he used and he used a lot of stuff.” Steve Kimock (The Gear Page 04/08/18)