Bassists are awesome.

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by geoffkhan, Nov 18, 2005.

  1. I've only been playing bass for 5 years so my main instrument is keyboards. I just wanted to tell (or perhaps remind) all you bassists how awesome you guys are.

    I mean think about it, you have to be right on top of the structure of the song and if you play passively if you're unsure about something in the song it really stands out. You can't really hide like other instrumentalists can. Also when you take a bass solo you don't have much to "float" over. You have to have a really strong sense of rhythm otherwise you can't mess around with time while you solo much.

    Playing without a bass is no fun at all, and yet bassists are usually overlooked, solo last, etc.

    So cheers to bassists! :)
  2. CBAnaesthesia


    Jun 2, 2005
    I think everyone loves you now :p
  3. LajoieT

    LajoieT I won't let your shadow be my shade...

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts
    Yea, but a lot of us already knew that (even tho a lot of THEM are wrong...) :D
  4. JDT

    JDT Guest

    Jun 13, 2005
    West-Flanders, Belgium
    He wants a favor. Watch out for him.
  5. Ray-man

    Ray-man Guest

    Sep 10, 2005
    There - fixed it for you.
  6. Yeah I just realized that all the bass players I know are like best friends to me. I actually don't know any bass player friends that I dislike.

    But this is true, good bassists are awesome. :)
  7. Don't_Fret

    Don't_Fret Justin Schornstein

    Dec 10, 2003
    Why would you dislike your friends?
  8. You need to like, go explain that to women.

    Thanks in advance!