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Playing Bass with your teeth!!!!!!!!!????????

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by BassPlayer101, Nov 26, 2001.


  1. BassPlayer101

    BassPlayer101

    Jul 27, 2001
    Omaha,NE
    Well, I was just wondering if any of you are like me and try to play bass in different ways like with your teeth or under your legs. What are some other things you do?
     
  2. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    While my high C string COULD pass for dental floss, the most extreme thing I've done is play bass... STANDING UP!!! Woooooohoooooooo!

    I'm boring. I know.
     
  3. Chris Fitzgerald

    Chris Fitzgerald Student of Life Staff Member Administrator

    Oct 19, 2000
    Louisville, KY
    I like to quadruple slap with my teeth...It's easy: just bite the strings and repeat, "GAKKA WAKKA, GAKKA WAKKA" over and over as you fret with your left hand.
     
  4. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    Has anyone seen the simpsons couch gag where bart is on the couch with his feet on the back rest and his head on the ground?
    Thats MY FAV POSITION! lol:D
     
  5. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    My favorite oral technique is the double tongue slap. I can get some pretty fast licks in with double-tongueing.
     
  6. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    I, on the other hand, like the Sam Kinison technique. Lick the alphabet.:D

    Uh,we're all talking abouth the same thing, right?
     
  7. *ToNeS*

    *ToNeS*

    Jan 12, 2001
    Sydney AU
    *deep breath* i ... *rapid exhaling* ... sometimes use a pick!
     
  8. LiquidMidnight

    LiquidMidnight

    Dec 25, 2000
    I play behind my head a lot. It was hard at first and I've gotten quite use to it. The idea is to stay in the same hand position the whole time and you'll be okay. I also play with my tongue every once in a while. Which is actually just an illusion. I'm really left hand tapping the notes. You would have to have one strong tongue to actually pluck the strings.
     
  9. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Can anyone play "flight of the bumble bee" with their butt?
     
  10. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    wow, cool. could some of you guys tab some of this stuff out for me? i got a gig in 10 minutes :rolleyes: :D
     
  11. jazzbo

    jazzbo

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    It's the GAKKA WAKKE, GAKKA WAKKA that sells it. Thank you very much DURRL. I'm in class, and everyone's taking a test, and teacher at the front of the room busts into hysterical laughs. Now I have to explain how this is work related. Bite me.

    Apparently my girlfriend wants to talk to you about something. I'm not sure why she would....


    HEY!!!

    Uh-huh. Uh-huh. Wait. You're going to fast, I'm trying to get this down. There are some serious jazz cats from BLUESVILLE in Oakland that I'm trying to impress.

    Uh-huh. Mm-hmm.

    Can, and do.

    Yesterday I showed up to a gig and in the middle of the first song they stopped us and said that you guys better play some CREED right now cause that's what we want and then the guy who plays the sax-in-the-phone said he had some tab and that he had to go learn it real quick like and that he would and the we should learn it too so we had some tab and we got it and we played the song and it was all made possible by the glory of tab yeah.

    GAKKA WAKKA.



    This is a public service announcement brought to you by QUAKER TABS ORGANIZATION UNLIMITED, INC. "Tabs. It's the right thing to do and the right way to do it."
     
  12. bizzaro

    bizzaro

    Aug 21, 2000
    Vermont
    :D I can. But I don't use my bass----and I have to eat alot of chili the night before!!:eek: :eek:
     
  13. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    I take it back, please stop sharing!!!! (runs away and hides in a ditch somewhere):D:D
     
  14. instead of slapping horizontal at the neck I slap vertical near the bridge. I can't hit just one string, so I hold down the the fret I wanna play and mute the rest with my fingers, I only do it when I get into it, and it gives me kind of a more harder sound, and sometimes I move up and down the neck while plucking (like the Geez does).
     
  15. bizzaro

    bizzaro

    Aug 21, 2000
    Vermont
    And this from a man who has a beating heart as an avatar!!:rolleyes:
     
  16. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    touche!!
     
  17. BassPlayer101

    BassPlayer101

    Jul 27, 2001
    Omaha,NE
    Well I may try that but won't playing Bass with my butt hurt the pickups:eek: :rolleyes: or when I play in front of people they will always ask me why bass smells like I took a crap on it :eek: :rolleyes: :D
     
  18. not quite Flea

    not quite Flea

    Oct 19, 2001
    NZ
    ever see the Rammstein bassist play on Live aus Berlin
    with the whole guitar neck up behind his head, talk about talent and looking like a right cock!

    i can only claim fame to playing "happy birthday" with my feet:( but hey allways a fave at parties:D
     
  19. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Sure we are.:D

    No, but I can play it with Uranus!:p

    :D

    Chill, man. I've already taken care of the lady.;)

    Damn! I wish you didn't live so far away! Do you give lessons?

    I like to play the doghouse behind my head, but it's too heavy to do it for long. I can play 'Birthday' by The Beatles with my nipples.


    I can play the flute between my legs.:D
     
  20. cassanova

    cassanova

    Sep 4, 2000
    Florida
    thats a pretty hard technique to master


    I, on the other hand, like the Sam Kinison technique. Lick the alphabet.

    nothing makes a woman cream er um i mean a bass sing more than that

    :D