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How to play 2 strings at same time?

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Demon, May 15, 2006.


  1. Demon

    Demon

    Mar 17, 2006
    Sweden, Stockholm
    Can anyone say what ways there are to play 2 strings at the same time cos some Maiden songs steve harris does it.
     
  2. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    Connecticut
    You can do it whatever way you want- you can use your thumb and index, index and middle, use one finger in a downward strum or your thumb or fingernails in an upward strum, etc. etc. There's a lot of way to do it- figure out which has the sound you like best (ie strumming sounds different than playing two notes at the exact same time by plucking with two fingers).
     
  3. redsox&bass

    redsox&bass

    Apr 28, 2006
    ever thought of a pick?
     

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