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playing in japan

Discussion in 'Basses [DB]' started by fingerfunk, Aug 17, 2002.

  1. fingerfunk


    Aug 17, 2002
    Hello, I am moving to tokyo soon and I am wondering what it's like to practice and get around with your bass. Is it hard to practice because of apartments being so small and close together and being too loud to your neighbors? Is it best to get an electric upright bass or is it possible to be comfortable with a normal bass and not bother anybody? Anyone who has experience with this would be a great help. Thanks a lot for your time.
  2. Marcus Johnson

    Marcus Johnson

    Nov 28, 2001
    Tokyo's amazing. Picture the pace of NY or LA, cranked up about three notches. The food's fabulous, first of all. You shouldn't have any problems with a real bass there, if that's what you want to play; the places there aren't that much smaller than "affordable" housing in any major city. The transit systems are very good, so you should be able to get you and your instrument from place to place fairly easily. Great place.

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