slap what to do with ur left hand

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by bongo499, Feb 28, 2005.

  1. bongo499


    Jan 10, 2005
    i have good accuracy slapping the strings but i dont get a grungy sound i get a clean sound... i do not want that what can i do with my left hand to get a grungy sound like most slap.
  2. Selta


    Feb 6, 2002
    Pacific Northwet
    Total fanboi of: Fractal Audio, AudiKinesis Cabs, Dingwall basses
    Grungy sound? That's a new one... I really don't know though, if I could get more of what you mean (hint: post a recording) it'd help..

  3. Sounds like you've got a tone problem, play with the little knobs on your bass. hehehe, couldn't resist. Seriously though, maybe your action is set to high?
  4. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I think he wants growl or something.
  5. dunno, have you tried turning the treble down?

    it doesn't sound as sharp and piercing then.
  6. AmplifyYourBass


    Dec 7, 2003
    Try messing around with the mids, turning up the bass, and turning down the treble.