Cool songs w/ slapping?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Jasnewsted, Oct 29, 2001.

  1. Jasnewsted


    Apr 1, 2000
    I've started to slap, and Im playing songs like Aeroplane (RHCP), but now i need some new songs to play, any suggestions?

    I'm not thinking of wooten, claypool stuff (only if its "easy" )

  2. my name is mud by primus is a totally slap song...try that. And higher ground by RHCP...thatz kinda hard but pretty easy. The riff is EZ but u gotta go fas...ok ignore me...juss check around...fieldy is some major hard slap stuff :rolleyes:
  3. mark beem

    mark beem Wait, how does this song start again?? Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    Alabama, USA
    Anything by Level-42. Mark King = Monster Thumb!
  4. mudvayne!

    just started listening to the album and there's some killer bass lines (some great slap/pop stuff)

    but it's all detuned...very
  5. If you want to hear some really cool slapping, look into albums by:

    The Brothers Johnson
    Graham Central Station
    Marcus Miller
    Stanley Clarke

  6. Boplicity

    Boplicity Supporting Member

    Check out Stu Hamm's work.
  7. Niels Keijzer

    Niels Keijzer Guest

    Nov 27, 2000
    "Slam Dunk Da Funk", by the British boyband "Five".

    It truly changed my life.

    By the way, what's out for Graham Central Park's latest album, it also quite changed my life...
  8. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    "Slam Dunk Da' Funk" is a guilty pleasure bassline of mine. Especially the live version. As far as Higher Ground goes, it's gotta be THE easiest to play. E , octave- G, octave, & A, octave.
    If you really want to take off, try "Glide" by Pleasure. It'll flip ya'. ;)
  9. melvin


    Apr 28, 2001
    What about "New Skin" and "A Certain Shade of Green" by Incubus. The verses of both those songs have some slapping, pretty fast though. Or the Primus song "Shake Hands With Beef" is incredibly easy
  10. Angus

    Angus Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    The slapping in those two Incubus songs really isn't hard...theres 3 notes in New Skin, and 2 in Certain Shade of Green.

    If you're up to it...try some of the stuff by Suicidal Tendencies. Go Skate is my fav, but it's pretty hard to get in time up to speed.
  11. if ALL you want to do is slap with no real challenge, just play KoRN. all fieldy does is slap... well, i guess for about 30 seconds a song he doesnt.
  12. tommy the cat. j/k. in reality a good song to start off slapping is the begining of power mad from primus, or atleast that's what i started off with. either that or what was i thinking from 311.
  13. Niels Keijzer

    Niels Keijzer Guest

    Nov 27, 2000
    :eek: Confession:
    I've been found tucked away in a dark, apt room while playing along with the five-record.
    While having a good time.

    I like to watch Dawson's Creek with a girl that lives in my house.

    I've been watching Pokemon for a long time.

    I...I...somebody stop me! NOBODY'S SUPPOSED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS!!!
  14. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Pokemon?! Pikachu is my lord and saviour!!!
  15. pikachu is so gay, he's just a little yellow rat that people think is cute, but if ya want a REAL pokemon, go for charmander. he can breathe fire! er, i mean.. whos pikachu? what the hell is pokemon?! damnit, i know to much... KILL ME NOW!!!
  16. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    :D :D :D
  17. Check out the song Silly Putty by Stanely Clarke. It grooves and it doesnt suck, which are two things completly different from some of the other "songs" mentioned.

    Digimon could kick Pokemons @$$ any day!
  18. I didn't know cartoons had sexual preferences. Thanks for the heads up. :rolleyes:
  19. Niels Keijzer

    Niels Keijzer Guest

    Nov 27, 2000
    I protest!
    It takes way too much time before they digivolve, the voiceovers are lame, the badguys do not convince, and it lacks the blund repetition and bad sense of humour wich makes Pokemon so cool.

    Oops. I should keep my opinions to myself.
  20. You are right, you should keep your "opinions" to yourself! :p