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Nothing Hits Harder Than An "OLD SCHOOL" Slapped Bassline

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Mr_O'B, May 19, 2017.

  1. Mr_O'B


    Feb 22, 2015
    I'm an old dude who grew up on Old School Funk!

    Nothing hits harder than Old School "SLAP"!

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  2. Wisebass


    Jan 12, 2017
    Lost in Space
    Hi "old Dude" :D wake up :hyper::hyper::hyper:

    may the slap be with you

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  3. inanimate_carb


    Aug 11, 2016
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  4. SpazzTheBassist


    Jun 20, 2006
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  5. Freakin' fantastic!! :thumbsup:
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  6. chris_b


    Jun 2, 2007
    I've got one. . . .

  7. Mr_O'B


    Feb 22, 2015
    Yes, the slap will always be with me! :hyper::bassist:
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  8. Mr_O'B


    Feb 22, 2015
    Happier times when the bass was out front and center! :)
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  9. Mr_O'B


    Feb 22, 2015
    Just my opinion, but I think Glide is hands down the best slap bassline ever! :)
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  10. Mr_O'B


    Feb 22, 2015
    Nice, I wonder when someone will sample that funky bassline! :)
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  11. inanimate_carb


    Aug 11, 2016
    The OG crew knows of this stuff, but for the benefit of the younger guys coming up, a young Marcus Miller :

  12. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    IIRC, this is Larry Graham (w/ Gregg Errico on cans).
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  13. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999

    P-bass, no?
  14. Brother Goose

    Brother Goose The Process IS the Reward!

    Dec 4, 2013
    Syracuse NY
    God Is Love
    Doug Wimbush w some robo slap

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  15. Dont forget Larry Graham. After all, he invented slap for electric bass when playing with Sly & Family Stone. :smug:
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  16. Plucky The Bassist

    Plucky The Bassist ZOMG! I'm back from the dead! Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2010
    Houston, TX
    Couldn't agree more...

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  17. Double E

    Double E I ain't got no time to play...

    Dec 24, 2005
    Northeast OH
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  18. Johnny Crab

    Johnny Crab ACME,QSC,Fame/Hondo/Greco/HELIX user & BOSE Abuser Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2004
    South Texas
    Got that right on all of the above!
    Unless you have other plans, have a great weekend.
  19. GManfromOz


    Jul 27, 2016
    What pedal do I buy to get that tone?
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