Mind over matter!

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by fleabass89, Oct 21, 2000.

  1. The way you think takes a major role for the way i play bass. It's very strange. If you imagine that there is grease on your hands, you will play faster! (it works for me anyway). also, when i turn the tone down all the way so the sound is more smooth, i can play faster because of the smooth sound. I'm going crazy!
  2. Deynn

    Deynn Moderator Emeritus

    Aug 9, 2000
    Did you ever hear the story...that Jaco would eat fried chicken right before playing, so that his hands would be all greasy? :)
  3. Borderline


    Oct 30, 2000
    That goes for everything man, not just playing bass. :cool:
  4. APouncer


    Nov 3, 2000
    Lancashire, UK
    Stuart Bailey in his Fretless Bass video recommends rubbing a slice of vegetarian pizza on the back of the neck of his bass . . . then you feed it to the drummer!