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Bootsy slap

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by wishface, Jul 16, 2012.


  1. wishface

    wishface

    Jan 27, 2012
    Does Bootsy actually play slap bass?

    I know he percusses a lot. But i've only ever seen him play fingerstyle.

    TBH most of what i've heard him play has been recent, such as his stuff with Laswell (who doesn't like slap iirc).
     
  2. Roscoe East

    Roscoe East

    Aug 22, 2011
    "BOW, buh-ziiip! BIP! BIP! Bee-yowww..."
     
  3. Usually not slap, just distortion to the max.

     
  4. Lo end PUNCH

    Lo end PUNCH

    Jan 28, 2005
    Racine,Wi
    He does, and very well might I add. You Tube "Party on Plastic" and see what I mean..NASTY!:cool:
     
  5. Lo end PUNCH

    Lo end PUNCH

    Jan 28, 2005
    Racine,Wi
    Here ya go.

     
  6. wishface

    wishface

    Jan 27, 2012
    thank god he isn't one of these high speed double thumb maniacs. There's hope for us all.
     
  7. The Lurker

    The Lurker

    Aug 16, 2002
    Ankh-Morpork
    Yeah, he seems more interested in the big fuzzy sustain.
     
  8. phillybass101

    phillybass101

    Jan 12, 2011
    Artist, Trickfish Amplification Bartolini Emerging Artist, MTD Kingston Emerging Artist. Artist, Tsunami Cables
    Bootsy can do whatever he wants to do. Sometimes I think he's just playing around with us being careful not to hurt us with too much Monster funk. He's a master at what he does for sure.
     
  9. Rickett Customs

    Rickett Customs

    Jul 30, 2007
    Southern Maryland
    Luthier: Rickett Customs...........www.rickettcustomguitars.com
    That sounds more like Bill Cosby ;)

     

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