any1 have this problem?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Levi, Jun 27, 2004.

  1. Levi


    Apr 4, 2004
    when you play hard songs your move your face, alot around the lip area? how can i fix this? Concertrat on it? :bassist:
  2. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    You mean making funny faces when you're really into something deep? Yeah, a lot of people do. That's when stuff really clicks IMO.
  3. Bayou_Brawler

    Bayou_Brawler The most hurtful thing ever realized

    Oct 23, 2003
    Ann Arbor, MI
    music is supposed to move you.........just go with it.....besides, chicks think it's cute. :hyper:
  4. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    1.-use a mask
    2.-join a numetal band
  5. fatbassjazzer


    Feb 27, 2004
    Yeah I do that too. I call it playing with my mouth. Some people say it looks pretty funny, but when I'm in the groove, nothing else really matters.
  6. Sonorous


    Oct 1, 2003
    Denton, TX
    SRV did it the best.
  7. I do that.

    Mainly, I move my lips for some damned reason when I am executing a highly funkadelic bit of bassery. No idea why.
  8. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Steve Vai does it a lot too. He gets right into it -- anyone else see the G3 Live in Denver DVD with Steve, Yngwie, and Satriani? Vai gets crazy guitar-face when he's doing that solo on the triple neck (12 string, six string, six string fretless) guitar.

    I used to get naaaaasty bassface, but I worked on NOT getting it badly. Yeah, I still get it a little, but not to the point where I used to.
  9. Petebass


    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    It's called a "Bass Face". We all do it. Some people are "eyebrows down", some are "Eyebrows up". Some smile, some frown, some mouth the bass line, some just pull funny faces, some do all of the above?
  10. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    Get a gimp ball, like the one used in Pulp Fiction.
    That should do it.
  11. Its funny-

    When I play trombone, my eyes and cheeks move...
    When I play bass, areas around my mouth moves...