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  1. CaribooBass replied to the thread Would you buy a Fender Squire Fretless Jazz Bass on-line.

    I agree with Tpaul. Get a new neck installed on the body and have the old one repaired. Buying a new Squire may be a temporary solution...

    Jun 8, 2021 at 8:27 PM
  2. CaribooBass replied to the thread Dazed and Confused- Entering the Twilight Zone called Fretless!.

    Wow what a lot of great information you folks have provided. I am and will be applying it to my Fretless Journey. I was asked for a...

    Jun 8, 2021 at 11:50 AM
  3. CaribooBass liked 40Hz's post in the thread Dazed and Confused- Entering the Twilight Zone called Fretless!.

    ^Exactly right. :thumbsup:

    Jun 8, 2021 at 11:38 AM
  4. CaribooBass liked micguy's post in the thread Dazed and Confused- Entering the Twilight Zone called Fretless!.

    I play almost exclusively worship music - in the last 5 years 600 worship gigs, and 2 others. I have a fretless that I love. It's got an...

    Jun 8, 2021 at 11:38 AM
  5. CaribooBass liked SC Bassboy's post in the thread Dazed and Confused- Entering the Twilight Zone called Fretless!.

    To me fretless IS the mwah sound with vibrato, slide harmonics, etc. If the song doesn't specifically need fretless bass I can scale...

    Jun 8, 2021 at 11:33 AM
  6. CaribooBass liked Spectre Gunner's post in the thread Dazed and Confused- Entering the Twilight Zone called Fretless!.

    The best tutorial I've found for learning fretless is the Tony Franklin course on Truefire. It isn't free but it'll make you a much...

    Jun 8, 2021 at 11:31 AM
  7. CaribooBass liked jamro217's post in the thread Dazed and Confused- Entering the Twilight Zone called Fretless!.

    Your technique is the key. If your intonation is off you'll sound awful no matter what. Fingering notes on a fretless is where the...

    Jun 8, 2021 at 11:31 AM
  8. CaribooBass replied to the thread Dazed and Confused- Entering the Twilight Zone called Fretless!.

    I would like to ask a few questions at this point. I am not sure how to set up my bass to get that mwah sound only when I want it. It...

    Jun 7, 2021 at 8:41 PM
  9. CaribooBass liked Killing Floor's post in the thread Dazed and Confused- Entering the Twilight Zone called Fretless!.

    You can play anything in n fretless. If you land the note and hold steady it sounds like any other note. If you land the note and...

    Jun 7, 2021 at 7:53 PM
  10. CaribooBass liked Wasnex's post in the thread Dazed and Confused- Entering the Twilight Zone called Fretless!.

    Yes this is correct, although I don't necessarily agree that the best sound occurs when you play directly on the fret. Playing right on...

    Jun 7, 2021 at 5:24 PM
  11. CaribooBass liked smtp4me's post in the thread Dazed and Confused- Entering the Twilight Zone called Fretless!.

    Yeah, I put "proper" and "bad" in quotes because that's the textbook stuff and the reality is we do what works for us. And just to...

    Jun 7, 2021 at 4:26 PM
  12. CaribooBass liked RichardW's post in the thread Dazed and Confused- Entering the Twilight Zone called Fretless!.

    I just got a fretless and am really enjoying it. I want to use it at an upcoming gig but am a little trepidatious because I don't yet...

    Jun 7, 2021 at 4:25 PM
  13. CaribooBass liked tb-player's post in the thread Dazed and Confused- Entering the Twilight Zone called Fretless!.

    I played my fretless bass yesterday morning at church. I went back & listened. It did not sound like a fretless until the last tune,...

    Jun 7, 2021 at 4:23 PM
  14. CaribooBass liked Ed Goode's post in the thread Dazed and Confused- Entering the Twilight Zone called Fretless!.

    Really, there is nothing special about a fretless bass. It’s just another instrument that requires time to learn, no more so than if you...

    Jun 7, 2021 at 3:55 PM
  15. CaribooBass liked Dr. Cheese's post in the thread Dazed and Confused- Entering the Twilight Zone called Fretless!.

    I say use whatever it takes to perform successfully. This not gymnastics or diving. There are no style point deductions in competition.

    Jun 7, 2021 at 3:45 PM