Sub-Bassist?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Dragzole, Feb 5, 2014.


  1. Dragzole

    Dragzole

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    Are there any bassist out there that play an octave below standard, at least other than Jauqo iii-x(more than an octave below standard:eek:), and if so, has this octave below approach ever been used in a band situation with a regular bass? Just thought that would be cool and wanted to know if it was a real thing:D
  2. Jensby design

    Jensby design

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    My standard tuning for my 6-string is F#BEADG but I have gone down to DADGCF.
    I have played with an other bass player in church once, he was pretty awful.
  3. Sartori

    Sartori

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    Bongripper.

    Well, not quite. But they're all tuned almost an octave down, low F, I think. The guitars are basically where a standard bass would be, and the bass is an octave below that.
  4. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X

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  6. Jensby design

    Jensby design

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  7. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X

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    :)
  8. ReiPsaeg

    ReiPsaeg

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    Don't you mean "step down"?
  9. Jensby design

    Jensby design

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    [​IMG] Touche. [​IMG]

    So when is "The Low G# Theory" coming out?

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