J bass bassists

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by assteak, Nov 22, 2000.

  1. assteak


    Nov 3, 2000
    Does anyone know of any punk bands that has a bass with a jazz pickup configuration? It seems like all the punk bands only play with P pickups.
  2. rsautrey

    rsautrey Banned

    Jul 27, 2000
    Matt Freeman from Rancid uses J basses I believe. Does he qualify as punk?
  3. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    ...the guy in the Suicide Machines uses a J-Bass(& plays finger-style).

    Are they considered a "punk" band?
  4. Matt Freeman DID play J-Basses...now hes going with the crowd and playing P basses. And Rancid does qualify as punk.
  5. i play a j-bass and im a punk
  6. Karl Alvarez of Descendents and ALL has been using a Jazz bass for several years.. last several times I've seen them live, he's played a cool Shoreline Gold J. And playing the living s**t out of it, I might add!
  7. Angus

    Angus Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    Mike from NOFX uses them too, i believe.