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Is Flea using a pick?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Muss, Feb 21, 2008.

  1. GrooveBass


    Oct 10, 2004
    Flea........human?.........no ^@(*%# way!
  2. Hughsie


    Nov 21, 2006
    Glasgow, Scotland
    He used the pick a lot with Jane's Addiction.
  3. can anyone play Parallel Universe with their fingers?...i used to try ages ago and my hand felt like it was gonna explode after 1min :s
  4. Mayers

    Mayers Guest

    Sep 28, 2007
    man ... it isn't hard at all what Flea plays !!! With some practice you should be able to do that song with your fingers.
  5. 0175westwood29


    Sep 16, 2007
    you are correct he does use a pick for alot of the quicker songs, ppl have listed most of them.

    he def uses a pick of parrallel uni to keep it all in time plus for the tone, btw album was mostly fingers, with some pick.
  6. MammaryVest


    Oct 18, 2006
    Stoneham, MA
    Actually if you look at it, most of the songs he uses a pick on are slower. Besides the obvious exceptions.
  7. mike_Ro11


    Dec 17, 2007
    Flea often pretends he is holding a pick and strums with his fingers.
  8. 0175westwood29


    Sep 16, 2007
    only on some songs, dnt think hed get away with that in snow, and dn't forget me
  9. pizzazombie


    Dec 19, 2012

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