Post some cool slap bass lines here

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by Broach_insound, Jan 26, 2005.

  1. Broach_insound


    Jan 25, 2005
    New York
    Just post some funky slap bass lines you know here :cool:
  2. G-------3----5----3h5-------------------

    T T P T P T P P T T

    Rhythm ( sixteenths )

    oioi oioi oioi oioi / oioi oioi oioi oioi

    o_ _ _ o_o_ oioi oioi / o_ _ _ o_o_ oioi oioi etc

    o- on beats
    i- off beats
  3. For beginners


    h= hammer on
    s= slap

    youcan move that to other places on the neck too, just keep the octaves
  4. Broach_insound


    Jan 25, 2005
    New York
    ok I really like this on once you get itt down try playing it real fast!!

    -You just slap the whole thing and hammer on the 3's and 2's


    And just keep repeating it (tell me what you think)
  5. AmplifyYourBass


    Dec 7, 2003
    ----------8 x----------------6-------------------8---
    ------------------6-- h8 x----------8 ---6----x------
    ----6 x----------------------------------------------

    Fun little upbeat slap line I thought up when messing around in my early slapping days. It's still fun to play.

    Basically, play it at any speed you want. You can play it with any combination of notes as long as you keep the octaves the same and still get the same general beat. To get a good rythm going, speed up when you do the 6 hammer on 8, but play it at a nice slow beat for every other note.

    Another good thing to do is to replace the first popped muted note with another 8 and just play the whole thing really fast.

    If you want to build up speed gradually, a good thing to do is play that line at a normal/slow speed, then do this:

    -----------8 x----------------6------------------8----
    ------------------6---h8 x--------8----6-x-------6---
    ----6 x--------------------------------------x------

    Then let the 6 and 8 notes ring for a second or two, and just break right back into the line at a fast speed.

    Enjoy. :hyper:
  6. EricTheEZ1


    Nov 23, 2004
    Clawson, MI

    S S S P S P S S S S S

    I find myself doing lines like this all the time. Not quite the best thing for songs or solos, unless you're doing it really fast and with more triplets and muted slaps. Anyway, it's usually something like that that I start off with and slowly it progresses to something more musically interesting.

  7. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA

    Posting a song you wrote as a tab doesn't work, why?


    How fast is that, what style of notes are they, how are they timed, is it an odd time signature?? Ah, ya damn kids and your music.