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One Weird Way To Fingerpick on Bass

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by edwardthewave, Oct 10, 2017.


  1. fearceol

    fearceol

    Nov 14, 2006
    Ireland
    If you're curious then no harm in giving it a try. However IMO it would not be suitable for bass. You would not have proper control over the notes you play. Plus, the majority of bassists keep their nails short...I assume for this specific reason.

    Just my 2c worth...
     
  2. Nev375

    Nev375

    Nov 2, 2010
    Missouri
    I use my real nails, but my technique is different than this or any other bass player I have seen.

    I would definitely try this if something happened to my nails.
     
  3. BassChuck

    BassChuck Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 15, 2005
    Cincinnati
     
  4. BMGecko

    BMGecko

    Sep 5, 2002
    Albuquerque, NM
    People that play the Indian classical instrument called the sarod actually use fake nails quite often, and on their fretting hands.
     

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