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Super Bowl Half time show

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by levis76, Feb 2, 2014.


  1. levis76

    levis76

    Apr 14, 2007
    48313
    Bruno Mars' bassist was just owning the crap out of his P bass, dude's got groove and a solid tone, then out of nowhere pops up RHCP and crapped all over the show. Bummer. The dude on guitar looked like he was having a seizure for most of their song. Flea laid it down funky and a bit thin sounding in comparison to Bruno's bassist, IMHO.
     
  2. Tewest86

    Tewest86 Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Slidell, LA
    I know him. That dude is awesome. You should see him on a seven string
     
  3. Riverrunsred

    Riverrunsred

    Jan 20, 2010
    Central FL
    Flea wasn't plugged into anything.....jack was empty.
     
  4. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    It didn't look like Bruno's bassist was playing at all
     
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  6. SunnBass

    SunnBass All these blankets saved my life. Supporting Member

    Aug 31, 2010
    Columbia, Mo
    Yeah, I do hope we all realize it's pre-recorded, so the choreography will be spot-on.
     
  7. Flea was jumping around so much that he was missing notes. Music comes before showmanship. Didn't work in my opinion. Loved Bruno's bassist, though.
     
  8. levis76

    levis76

    Apr 14, 2007
    48313
    I watched him the entire show, looked like he was layin' it down to me. He at least had a wireless hooked up. No idea if they were just dancin' to a previously recorded track, but the bass was on point in the mix for sure.

    Bruno's drum solo was decent. Nothing ground breaking but it was solid.
     
  9. Riverrunsred

    Riverrunsred

    Jan 20, 2010
    Central FL
    The only ones that were remotely playing were the drummers. Yes, at least The guy in Bruno's band was plugged into something.
     
  10. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Supporting Member

    Bruno's stuff was GREAT!! Loved the drums, the footwork and his singing. THe kid drips talent.

    The other clowns that came in (Chili Peppers??) couldn't carry his jock. I was relieved when they stopped and Bruno came back to the front.

    I couldn't say it better. Class vs. no class.
     
  11. SunnBass

    SunnBass All these blankets saved my life. Supporting Member

    Aug 31, 2010
    Columbia, Mo
    Man, and Will Ferrell destroyed on drums, when did he join the Chili Peppers?
     
  12. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    +1 and it doesn't take away from the fact the man can play for real.
     
  13. SunnBass

    SunnBass All these blankets saved my life. Supporting Member

    Aug 31, 2010
    Columbia, Mo
    True words.
     
  14. 29 to zip, Bruno, get some foot work going for the Bronco's!!!
     
  15. catcauphonic

    catcauphonic High Freak of the Low Frequencies Supporting Member

    Mar 30, 2012
    Seattle WA
    I was happy the RHCP played one of their older & better songs
     
  16. Kmonk

    Kmonk

    Oct 18, 2012
    South Shore, Massachusetts
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    Worst halftime show I've ever seen.
     
  17. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

    It was teenie bopper B/S. I would have much rather seen some Classic Rock band like the Scorpions. I guess they figure most of the viewers of the Superbowl are 15 year old girls??
     
  18. punkjazzben

    punkjazzben

    Jun 26, 2008
    Australia
    Yes.

    That's exactly why they didn't get the Scorpions to play.

    [​IMG]

    :ninja:
     
  19. therhodeo

    therhodeo

    Feb 28, 2011
    Owasso OK
    You should post this on your MySpace. A website almost as out of touch as your opinion.
     
  20. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

    I'm not sure you understand what I wrote. you may want to re-read it.;) Or I can try to explain it better for you. :D I mean seriously. Almost every Bronco's fan I know probably couldn't tell you who Bruno Mars is. I thought the same thing about the Fergie 1/2 time show. How many football fans listen to Fergie. My entire point was that the 1/2 time entertainment did not seem to match the typical viewer. Sure it's just an opinion but could easily be supported by facts.
     
  21. mwbassace

    mwbassace

    Jul 26, 2010
    N.W. Ohio
    Originally Posted by Kmonk View Post
    Worst halftime show I've ever seen.

    You posted this in all the halftime threads (Ya I looked at'em cause the game stinks). But if you think this years show was worse than the Fergie show you are loony tunes, with all due respect to you.