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New Song I learned

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by hgiles, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. hgiles


    Nov 8, 2012
  2. MalcolmAmos

    MalcolmAmos Supporting Member

    Doing great keep it up.
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  4. hgiles


    Nov 8, 2012
    Thanks Malcolm.
  5. ics1974


    Apr 13, 2012
    November 2012? Please tell me you first played guitar.
  6. hgiles


    Nov 8, 2012
    Ah, no. I know music though. I play saxophone and piano already.

    First thing I learned on bass was all the shapes to all the different chord qualities. Then I just play the shape over the bass note. Obviously, I have brain fade and technique problems I need to sort out.

    It all goes so much better in my practice room in front of my cat, I promise. ;-)
  7. Nashrakh


    Aug 16, 2008
    Hamburg, Germany
    Dude after two months I still couldn't hold the thing the right way up lol!

    Doing great and kudos for starting on a six, that must take some serious balls.
  8. hgiles


    Nov 8, 2012

    Thanks Nashrakh! When I started I just saw the extra strings as "more of the same". Kinda like comparing a 6 octave keyboard to a 7.5 octave keyboard... Yeah I know, I was ignorant at the time, and now realize there is much more required in the way of muting and keeping things quiet. But whatever, I am stuck with it (6 strings) so I will forge ahead.

    I think I will two-trackd over a pop cover next, then I can't blame my mistakes on the LIVE band! Ha!
  9. dmrogers

    dmrogers Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2005
    Eastman, GA
    YOU SUCK!!!!

    Just kidding, that is great man! Apparently you have a good practice routine.