dubble thumb tech

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by 4stringkiller, Feb 24, 2004.

  1. 4stringkiller


    Feb 20, 2004
    i herd about the dubble thumb techneique and i have no i dea what it is . so if some one is nice enough to help me out that would be great.
  2. Planet Boulder

    Planet Boulder Hey, this is a private residence...man Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2001
    6,482 feet above sea level
    I once had impure thoughts. Oh, and I pluck my ear hair.
    You will find LOADS of threads on this if you search for "double thumb".
  3. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    It's similar to slapping, except instead of bouncing off the strings, it goes THROUGH the string, and then you bring it back up, making another percussive sound. Basically popping with your thumb. There's an article on it in "Bass", a UK magazine from "Guitar Magazine", issue 09 with Tom Hamilton and Gene Simmons on the cover. Do a search next time.