Hello......me and my pal from work who have talked about getting together and jamming went down to an open-mike session down a local pub the other day.....I was really amazed that not only did the guys down there have all the gear, all the rigs, set-ups and everything, they all could play to a standard that made me feel like a kid just starting junior school. My dad plays guitar to a good standard and they were on other level to even him, and these people don't even play in a band! Now I know that practice makes perfect and all that, but how do you get as good as these guys? We've got basic practice amps, enthusiasm and our love of music. In the words of The Strokes, Is That It? Or can you give us some pointers as to get as good as these people? Most modern rock in bass as far as I can see is just pumping out the eighths....no disrespect to you guys out there doing it..........Help.