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Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by jumblemind, Feb 2, 2014.
Holy smokes. That bass player was K I L L I N G it.
Never heard of them.
Watched a little bit of the lip-synched, playing to a pre-recorded performance, and was not impressed.
He didn't look like he was playing at all I think all the music was synced.
There were some obvious spots were the bass line was slap and the bassist was not slapping. Although Bruno did a damn nice job lip syncing if he was not doing it live.
Overall I thought it was good though. Nice dance moves and a drum solo...
I watched pretty carefully. There were some slap-to-fingerstyle fills that he was clearly playing. It just wasn't YouTube-style slap where his thumb is flying all over the place. Just a few tasteful pops, mostly.
Bruno Mars' band did the whole dancing and playing thing at the Grammys one year, and there was a lot of cynicism here (something something lip-synced/pre-recorded/stage props/blah blah). Seriously, get over it and give credit where credit is due. Bruno Mars and his band put on a killer show and are talented musicians to boot.
RHCP came across as try-hards, if I'm honest, and I'm a bigger fan of RHCP than I am Bruno Mars.
There is also a huge delay due to the size of the venue.
I know in Treasure the bassist plucks with his thumb and throws in pops.
Best Superbowl performance for bassists? I think so. Flea and the Chili Peppers KILLED it.
Red Hot Chili Peppers sucked.
Ya, I didn't wait 2 seconds longer to see the bajillion threads pop up.
But I'll echo, thank goodness there was good, old fashioned music during the halftime show.
Worst halftime show I've ever seen.
Mars can sing, he can dance, he's the whole package. His band sounded fantastic. The RHCP segment changed the whole direction and sounded like a giant fart. Mars and his band had the place going and they drove it into a hole.
Agreed, and I am a Chili Peppers fan.
I saw both in concert last year here in Charlotte. Love the RHCP and they put on a great show. But I went to see Bruno not knowing much about him and he put on one of the best concerts I've ever seen. I would swear that halftime show was all live - that band is smoking and I'd be surprised if that was synced.
Not impressed with RHCP's performance. Just missed the mark.
Bruno and his band absolutely killed. Very impressed with them.
no accounting for taste as they say
I enjoyed both. Bruno's band more but that doesn't really take away from RHCP.
looked real to me
Lip Synced ? Your glasses need redone. Oh - and who said the bass was unplugged ? Missed the cord to the pack ? - in plain view many times.