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Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Tupac, Feb 2, 2014.

  1. Tupac

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  2. MRDOOM

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    Wow indeed.
  3. FretlessMainly

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    Impressive. Wanking.

    Give me the Day of the Baphomets intro for a solid MFing groove all day. Ignore the grammar errors on the viddy; this one has the best sound without commercial obligations at the start.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9em_zIbiPlM
  4. almost human

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    It always amazed me that he played all those insane Racer X songs fingerstyle.

    I really hope that Racer X can get back together for at least one more album.
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    i second that opinion !!! he does much more interesting stuff with the Mars Volta ...
  6. GK Growl

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    +1
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    Sometimes I can't believe that is really the same guy.
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    bah, sounds like garbage to me
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    wow :rollno:
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    That racerX video sums up just about everything that was sucky about the 80's and that's coming from a fella who met his wife at a Quiet Riot concert at the Starwood in 78.
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    80s shredder music did not age well. I was never into this wanking stuff then and I find it unlistenable and unwatchable (and comical) now.
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    A bass falling down a spiral staircase onto another bass.
  15. M0ses

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    Haters gonna hate.
  16. Stick_Player

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    I certainly don't hate it.

    But...

    There are no dynamics, it's unmusical. Is there a key center (maybe that's not important)?

    As was pointed out, it hasn't aged well.
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    You can Hear how low his action is. Low action and a jazz neck makes that kind of playing much easier. Doesnt make it sound any better though.
  18. TurkeypillSLEEP

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    +1
  19. callofcthulhu

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    What's that saying about opinions? Excuse me while I drop trow and show you mine:

    Having not lived through it I can't comment on the aging process, but personally I think the music presented here is just as powerful as anything happening today, and much more powerful than the vast majority of music produced before or since.
  20. Boom762

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    :smug:

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