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Best Bass Solo

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Masterbasser71, Mar 14, 2004.


  1. What is the best bass solo ever in rock history? You tell me! :bassist:

    Rancid's Maxwell Murder anyone?
     
  2. Jonki

    Jonki I will not slap my Bee!

    Oct 14, 2003
    Arendal, Norway
    Metallica - Pulling Teeth, not the best, but very cool
    Metallica - Orion, Interlude playing, I just love it! :hyper:
     
  3. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Why does it matter? The question is opinion based, a Jaco-head would think Protrait of Tracy, or Donna Lee. A Wooten fan will Classical Thump or something else ridiculously hard.

    This goes on forever. There can be no best or Most Difficult... ever.

    Not really worth worrying about best if you ask me.
     
  4. Mojo-Man

    Mojo-Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2003
    :cool:
    Hopefuly, the next one I play.
    It,s apples, and oranges.
     
  5. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
  6. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
     
  7. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
  8. `ash

    `ash

    Feb 26, 2004
    Melbourne
    Its by no means the best, but ive always liked Pictures Of Home - Deep Purple
     
  9. I think this is in the wrong forum
     
  10. fatbassjazzer

    fatbassjazzer

    Feb 27, 2004
    ATL
    granted, maxwell murder has a good solo, but there is just so much stuff out there thats even more insane, just be more open minded and listen to a lot more music
     
  11. DEVILMAN

    DEVILMAN

    Nov 24, 2001
    New York,NY
    WRONG FORUM...but, give a listen to Andrew Weiss in Rollins(End of Silence), on "Obscene", TOTAL insanity throughout...


    ~S~
     
  12. Eyescream

    Eyescream

    Feb 4, 2004
    Knoxville, TN
    Best. Bassline. Evar.

























    :D
     
  13. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    please say you are being sarcastic about Seven Nation Army
     
  14. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    No sarcasm at all. That bass line is the defining bass line of our day and age.
     
  15. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    guess everybody has a right to their opinion...
     
  16. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
  17. Maxwell Murders...is amazin...granted there are more technically outstanding bass solo's but for heavens sake its all about the punk energy..and matt freeman has it in bucket loads...!!!!

    other favs


    I know this is chesseeyy

    Coffee Shop of one hot mintue has an amazin solo..since it was just done on the spur of the moment..theyt couldnt find a way to finish the song so0o flea went.."i'll do a solo"..lol...

    Other fav's includes

    Stu Hamm's solo's with satriani

    Stu Zender's bass solo's when i saw jamraquoai was amazin...grooo0o0ovin is the only word i can think off to describe it

    Adam Nitti...well he's the best chopper of the lot..and (people are gonna hit me for saying this)...unlike wooton and the buddah i don't get board of his stuff..i always find that i find inspiration from adam's stuff where i don't from wooten in term of stuff i can acutally use within my music...

    but to be fair..... Portrait of Tracy

    One supurb bass "solo"....i guess when jaco plays it live it's classed as a solo..maybeee???.....heheh...
     
  18. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    why wouldn't PoT be a bass solo? Very well constructed, and melodic.

    Just because it is not played all over the neck at 220 bpm does not make it not a solo.
     
  19. McHack

    McHack

    Jul 29, 2003
    Central Ohio!
    Hmm, trying to narrow this down is insane... but I'm sure its gotta be something by Les Claypool... I'm thinking Ol' Diamondback Sturgeon... its not one of my fav songs of thiers,, but that bass line is impressive as hell.