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Post Examples of your Tapping Style

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by chaosMK, Mar 1, 2008.

  1. chaosMK


    May 26, 2005
    Albuquerque, NM
    Hi-fi into an old tube amp
    Anyone have clips/vids/examples of how they apply tapping to their music?
  2. http://www.myspace.com/penguinbass

    There is a tapping section at 7:15-9:08 in "Sky's on Fire". It starts out slow, but builds up a little towards the end before I hit the wah pedal. It's mainly just a part to accompany the guitar solo
  3. HaVIC5


    Aug 22, 2003
    Brooklyn, NYC
    Kind old, but whatever. The maple leaf rag.

  4. manbass


    May 20, 2004
    Tampa Bay
    I need lessons from Havic5...beautiful.
  5. :eek:
  6. Sweet! Nice Conklin
  7. Kobaia


    Oct 29, 2005
    Denton TX
    Endorsing Artist: Aguilar Amp Gruv Gear and Mono Cases
    i think i've asked you this before but are you tuning your btb e-c now?
  8. HaVIC5


    Aug 22, 2003
    Brooklyn, NYC
    Indeed. The Conklin is tuned F#-C now as well.
  9. The_Orlonater


    Jun 6, 2007

    Man you're good. Tabs or sheet music, lol.
    Seriously, you should post a YouTube lesson.
  10. phxlbrmpf


    Dec 27, 2002
    The song at the bottom is built around a simple tapping riff I came up with, I'm pretty happy my band liked it enough to turn it into a song.

  11. PocketGroove82


    Oct 18, 2006
    If I decided to spend a lot of time doing to tapping thing, I would try to get the whole adam nitti thing down. His tune Broken, Part 1 is one of the most musical tapping compositions I've ever heard.

    Here is a youtube video of some guy playing it. It's not Adam Nitti but the guy has the tune down.
  12. l_411b0f2b6db52bb266028cfef35406e2.
    it's probably bad
  13. McHaven


    Mar 1, 2005
    Here's a rough example of how I tap.
  14. EADG mx

    EADG mx

    Jul 4, 2005
    Check my sig.. all of my music has tapping in some way or another. Sometimes it's a flavour, sometimes the song is based entirely around it.
  15. buliwyfff


    Oct 13, 2006
  16. HaVIC5


    Aug 22, 2003
    Brooklyn, NYC
    Well, the sheet music is readily available - it's a really popular piano piece. I'm afraid I can't give a youtube lesson on how to play it, though, I haven't played it in more than a year, and I don't tap very often anymore.
  17. The_Orlonater


    Jun 6, 2007
    Aw, you're a REALLY good tapper. I want to tap like you and then I'll be satisfied with my playing"(I said that too when I sucked at Double Thumping, I'm good at it now, but I'm still not satisfied with myself :meh:)
    Can you send the sheet music to my email? Just a quick question,though does this piece have to be on a 7 or 6 string?

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