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I need help!! with my finger

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by xtbs7645x, Jan 26, 2006.

  1. xtbs7645x


    Dec 9, 2005
    ok well i just started playing bass like 3 months ago i suppose. and i guess i made the mistake of starting with a pick and ive been trying to play with my fingers for a little while now and am seeing like progress :(, i cant get a good sound and i seem the hit other strings, for instance when playing the a string ill hit the e string, advice anyone
  2. seventhson

    seventhson Supporting Member

    Aug 12, 2005
    Seattle, WA
    when plucking the A string, you want your plucking finger to hit the E string in order to mute it. Your plucking finger should come to rest on the lower string as opposed to plucking through it as well.

    Same with D to A and G to D.
  3. xtbs7645x


    Dec 9, 2005
    ok, i suppose that helps, but i mean like after i pluck the a string my fingers always comeback and hit the e string just enough to make some noise and make the string move slightly