• Instrument T-shirts benefit IBMA Trust Fund

    Once again this year, the good folks at Straight Up Strings will be making up a limited run of their signature banjo and mandolin t-shirts, emblazoned with Roger Siminoff's classic illustrations of pre-war Gibson instruments. Pre-orders are being taken now

  • Joe Newberry endorses Straight Up Strings

    Straight Up Strings has announced a new endorsement program, and a new endorser. The company, which markets acoustic instrument strings with specialized gauges designed by veteran industry tech Roger Siminoff, is happy to welcome Joe Newberry on board as an endorser