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Bass is to music what MSG is to Chinese food

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by DannyShem, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. DannyShem


    Jan 31, 2013
    I play with a trio of other musicians (2 acoustic guitars and a violin), and missed our last jam session. The violist commented afterwards that they all felt something was missing from the sound, and then realized it was the bass. I replied that the bass makes all the other instruments sound better, kind of like MSG in Chinese food.

    Disclaimer: MSG is not good for you, but you get the idea.
  2. john m

    john m Supporting Member

    Jan 15, 2006
    I sprinkled some inside my speaker cabinet and have a small bag of it in my bass case.

    It's amazing how much my tone improved.
  3. chadds


    Mar 18, 2000
    Bass doesn't give me a headache, MSG does.;)

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