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Slapping and Popping

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Tehdouglas, Feb 24, 2006.


  1. Tehdouglas

    Tehdouglas

    Feb 10, 2006
    NH
    Im starting to Slap+Pop and Im noticing that when I slap i get a buzz because the string is vibrating so strong its hitting the frets. It sounds fairly good if I turn the amp up way loud because the buzz doesnt get amplified but Im wondering if im doing something wrong? Any general tips on a new slapper>? Thanks
     
  2. You may need to slap a little harder. It's supposed to hit the frets at least once.
     
  3. mothmonsterman

    mothmonsterman

    Feb 8, 2006
    hit it softer and take your bass to the nearest shop and get it setup. if anything it sounds like your action is too low.
     
  4. Jazzman23

    Jazzman23

    Dec 23, 2005
    yea I agree with the above post, my old squire has a really low action and when i try to slap with it i get mad buzzing and rattling