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How do you slap and pop?

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Komakino, Jan 3, 2006.


  1. Hi everyone,

    Simple question: How do you slap and pop? I don't quite understand what's involved. Whenever I try I seem to just end up muting the string!

    Thanks,.
     
  2. DaftCat

    DaftCat

    Jul 26, 2004
    Medicine Hat
  3. Thanks for the link, it looks great, but how exactly do you DO a "left hand fingerboard slap (ghost note)"?! :)
     
  4. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

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

    This is how I do it (two different ways).
     
  5. Thanks! That's great!
     
  6. I've had a look around that site, it's a great link! Thanks a lot. I can't wait to try some of it out, but sadly my neighbours like to have an early night so I'll have to wait until tomorrow.
     
  7. Chris A

    Chris A Chemo sucks!

    Feb 25, 2000
    Manchester NH
    This is more of a technique thing, let's move over there..............



    Chris A. :rolleyes: :bassist: