Tapping and being heared

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Berten, Mar 1, 2005.

  1. Berten


    Jun 6, 2002
    Not sure this is the right forum but.....

    Just a question for the tappers: what do you use to be heared when playing in a band. Just your technique or do you boost the signal with an EQ-pedal or a compressor?
    I have problems being heared when tapping, so I want to know how you guys handle this...

  2. i think its mostly technique, i had the same problem, but i just learned to tap harder. but a volume boost wouldn't hurt either. an eq might help too. but work on technique as well!
  3. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Technique is the key. I tap on a couple of songs, and have no problem being heard. I play in a band with a pretty loud guitarist who uses distortion.
  4. Funkize you

    Funkize you Guest

    Nov 4, 2003
    Westminster Ca.
    Low action and Technique is the key.