im having trouble writing stuff...

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by frankencow150, Oct 26, 2001.

  1. frankencow150

    frankencow150 Guest

    Oct 17, 2001
    hey ive been playing for a few months,and im gonna start a punk band but i wanna create intermediate-hard bass lines.ya know kinda like jazz-blues lines but faster,and more complicated,but im having trouble making them up.any tips?
  2. DiegoMcgee


    Oct 20, 2001
    Providence RI
    Pentatonic scale.I know it's considered the blues
    scale, but its great for runs, especially in fast
    melodic punk.Pull-offs to an open string whenever
    possible is always big aka... Fear and greenday.
    jim obrien
  3. CrawlingEye

    CrawlingEye Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Easton, Pennsylvania
    Learn your natural major scale first, along with the natural minor, then consider the pentatonic major/minor.

    Also, the natural major and minor are quite large, and the essential building block for any other scale, pretty much.

    Not to be cocky, but learning tab lets you learn what other people wrote. It doesn't let you learn how to create stuff of your own. Playing by ear can be ok, but unless you're playing roots, or "a natural," it's not going to cut it. :)