Finger Noise...

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by KeithBMI, Aug 9, 2005.

  1. I went shopping for some strings and I came home with DR Lo-Riders. I have used Flatwounds on my bass for a number of months because I liked their feel, but I agreed with the dude at the store that they became muddy when playing fast.

    But, It just occured to me that I will be playing fast parts and sliding up and down on the G string a lot. Will the finger noise come through my amp?
  2. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Depends on how clean you play. But generally, yes, you will get a little finger noise. I don't get the big deal about it myself. So you get a little extra big whoop. Adds a little character to the sound.
  3. r379


    Jul 28, 2004
    Dallas, Texas
    You probably won't hear it in a band setting. Finger noise used to drive me nuts but I don't hear it anymore. Either I'm getting better or I'm used to it. Whatever the reason, it's no big deal.