more scales than you ever need!! (no, really)

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by All_¥our_Bass, Nov 19, 2005.

  1. All_¥our_Bass


    Dec 26, 2004
  2. d8g3jdh

    d8g3jdh Guest

    Aug 9, 2005
    well thats just ridiculous.

    that picture is creepy
  3. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    All those scales, and most people won't know what to do with any of them. Like cable TV- 200 channels, and nothin' on...
  4. That's how I feel when I pick up a guitar. :p
  5. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Hey, this is cool. I can use these. Thanks!
  6. Correlli


    Apr 2, 2004
    Wellington, NZ
    Just a point of interest.

    Diatonic scales and modes are made up of 3 basic patterns:

    Wholetone - Halftone
    Halftone - Wholetone
    Wholetone - Wholetone
  7. Well thats IA Eklund for you.
  8. AuG


    May 22, 2005
    Fort Collins, CO
    The Bass Grimoire has more scales than you'll ever need. Best book I've come across for scales at least.

  9. Meh, can't say that's true for me- I like learning weird stuff like this, it allows me to explore and incorporate new elements. Besides, I love middle eastern music, and these scales are AWESOME.
  10. ireidt


    Mar 6, 2005
    I got a bass book wit 180 different scales in it, so that doesnt look like a long list to me