fun slap riffs

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by ludwig109, Dec 24, 2005.

  1. any recommended just to mess around with and improve slapping, funky if possible...
  2. Lewi_wilko


    Mar 24, 2004
    Aeroplane - Red Hot Chili Peppers (nice n funky)

    "Higher Ground" and "Nobody wierd like me" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers are also usefull to learn, they are less funky but they are quite fast and should improve your slapping.

    Enjoy :bassist:

  3. ok good stuff already kinda know higher ground will check out the others.

    any more suggestions
  4. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

    Alvaro Martín Gómez A. TalkBass' resident Bongo + cowbell player

    - Level 42's "Mr. Pink"
    - Randy Coven's "Funk Me Tender"
    - Tony Oppenheim's "Slap It!" book has lots of funky slap grooves.
  5. ok thanks good stuff
  6. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Fight Like a Brave (the part from 1:45 - 2:31 is slapped)

    It's trick at first, but real fun once you learn it. I'd say it's pretty funky.
  7. good stuff
  8. Lewi_wilko


    Mar 24, 2004
    sticking with the red hot chilli peppers theme try "naked in the rain", again quite funky and with a nice solo in the middle
  9. bill_banwell


    Oct 19, 2002
    Primus - Tommy the cat.. is a good one!
  10. love primus but dont think im ready for that yet
    just begining... kinda
  11. bill_banwell


    Oct 19, 2002
    Its not actually that difficult, just start it off slow..

    Try the bridge of 'Get on top' or 'I like dirt' by The red hot chili peppers.
  12. Chili


    Mar 8, 2005
    theres no slap pop in i like dirt.....
  13. dabass

    dabass Supporting Member

    Sep 27, 2005
    Ed Freidlands new Slap DVD is awesome
  14. Bela Fleck and The Flecktones' "Sinister Minister". Vic Wooten plays this one. It starts off pretty simple, then gets harder. But you don't have to play it exactly like Wooten. It's a fun chord pattern and there's lots of room to mess around and have fun with it.
  15. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    naked in the rain is a good easy one, aeroplane is my favorite rhcp slapline.
  16. Petary791


    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
    Primus - Tommy the Cat

    That should keep you busy for a while.
  17. T-Funk


    Jul 2, 2005
  18. have funk bass its very good funny picture on the front of it.
  19. M.D.S.


    Nov 8, 2004
    I'm gonna learn to play that bloody riff if it takes me the whole of 2006... :rolleyes:
  20. KellerKnabe


    Jan 1, 2006
    Hi I'm a newbie to here - on the recommendation of Tony Oppenheim.
    I learned slap bass with his "Slap It!" and was searching now for new stuff especially slap technics like Marcus Miller is playing.

    Does anyone of you know something about additional material with slap notes regarding Marcus technics?

    Thanks in advice.

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