Fingure or Pick?

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Tym2cu_bass, Oct 9, 2004.

  1. Fingure it....

    3 vote(s)
  2. Pick

    1 vote(s)
  3. I'm kinda half and half

    1 vote(s)
  4. Who cares...

    2 vote(s)
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  1. Alright, how many of you bassists out there use a pick?

    Personally, i go ALL fingure, I think the pick just adds too much treble to the sound, I've played in groups that play ALL sorts of music, from jazz to rock to country to funk to metal and no matter what that picking just doesn't cut it for me. I think you get a much wholer sound with the fingures.

    So, do you fingure or pick? or half and half?
  2. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002

    I only have one thing to say:

    It's spelled "finger".
  3. Joe P

    Joe P

    Jul 15, 2004
    Milwaukee, WI
    ..Like "Plectrum"?
  4. cowsgomoo

    cowsgomoo gone to Longstanton Spice Museum

    Feb 8, 2003
    hey, I'm old and English... and we say 'finger' too :)

    I use a pick mostly because I prefer the sound it makes with my main bass (fender P)... and I think some basses respond better to pick than others... I prefer the sound of pick on my P to my J, but prefer the sound of fingers on my J to my P... :confused:

    there's just something about a P-Bass, pick, new strings and a grindy cranked valve amp that floats my boat

    just thought i'd get that in before the thread gets closed :)
  5. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Hey, this is a really unique idea for a thread and poll!

  6. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
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