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Discussion in 'Ask Michael Dimin' started by MojoNixon, Apr 28, 2001.

  1. MojoNixon


    Apr 3, 2001
    I cant play with a pick for some god forsaken reason, like it just doesnt sound right! How should i be useing a pick?
  2. Mike Dimin

    Mike Dimin

    Dec 11, 1999
    Clinician: EA, Zon, Boomerang, TI. Author "The Art of Solo Bass"
    I think you answered your own question - you shouldn't. I don't mean to be flip. I just find that the the sound of a pick on bass strings does not cut it for me. Also I think you play faster and more accurate with your fingers. You can also develop a large tonal range with your fingers that is hard to do with a pick.