Hey, I'm new to this forum so first, hi guys There's a particular style of bass playing, which I can't find the right words to express! Two examples from Asian bands: This is what Wiki says: "Tetsuya (the bassist) plays with a melodic style. Many of L'Arc-en-Ciel's songs involve him playing counter melodies with guitarist Ken while still holding a groove with the drums. He frequently uses slides, hammer-ons, and pull-offs in his playing." So to sum it up, he's playing "melodic"? A friend of mine expressed it as "walking and dancing around the flet", and I'm sure some bassist might want to call it an "annyoing" way of playing. Are there any famous bassists you can recall that play this way? I did try searching for an appropriate name, but I just couldn't:scowl: Can anyone help?