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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.
  3. hgiles


    Nov 8, 2012
    Thanks Malcolm.
  4. ics1974


    Apr 13, 2012
    November 2012? Please tell me you first played guitar.
  5. 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. ;-)
  6. 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.
  7. 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!
  8. dmrogers

    dmrogers Supporting Member

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

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