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easy bass lines that sounds complex

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by retitled, Apr 12, 2004.

  1. Easy bass lines (in my opinion) :
    "Boris the spider" by The Who
    "Money" by Pink Floyd

    but it's possible it doesn't sound too hard...
  2. SurrenderMonkey


    Aug 18, 2006
    Soul To Squeeze, RHCP. It's very melodic and sound intricate, but technically not that hard.
  3. Geck


    Apr 19, 2008
    Not difficult sound but great fun to play is 'I will possess your heart' by Death Cab for Cutie. Fun bassline.
  4. bggeezer

    bggeezer Guest

    May 25, 2001
    most...not all... geezers stuff...once you get into the sabbath groove its all just fast blues runs on 7 and 9... still great to play though.

    flea is a great bass player btw... he can rock and funk and blues and jazz, he has changed his style radically over the years....if you dont rate him, listen to kareem on one hot minute...then tell me hes not one of the best.

  5. +1 to that
  6. Nojja


    Jul 15, 2006
    Take On Me-Big Reel Fish

    Sounds very fast and difficult but is very easy

    I would say a lot of Ska sounds complex but is often easy.

    Ska p with the song El vals del obero

    This is very easy to learn but it sounds complex and long.
  7. soadert


    Sep 6, 2008
    spiders and or mr. jack from system of a down
  8. -Tom


    Sep 20, 2007
    Hysteria by Muse, everyone (who doesn't play bass) seems amazed if I play that

    it's not hard really you just need to be able to keep your fingers working
  9. AndysRipper


    Jan 9, 2008
    Schism by Tool, its very original and impressive and Justin Chancellor is an excellent bassist. But it sounds very hard to do and its not, its very easy.

    www.tooltabs.net is the site for this
  10. AndysRipper


    Jan 9, 2008
    I agree with you there, its easy and not that fast either, still a cool bass riff though
  11. dirtygoat


    Sep 13, 2008
    Super Mario Brothers theme song...:D
  12. darthhomeyg


    Sep 17, 2008
    "One Love" by Bob Marley

    (BTW: Looking for official Reggae Bass Tabs if anyone has them.)
  13. phaneo


    Mar 14, 2001
    Fort Worth TX
    Most Police songs....the lines are simple it's more the timing.
  14. Rumblesmith


    Nov 28, 2013
    +1 to this. Great for practicing singing while playing.

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