Teen Town

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Biggus_Reddus, May 20, 2003.

  1. Who does Marcus Miller do that version on The Sun Don't Lie. And don't say practice because I expected to do that anyway.
  2. DaveBeny


    Mar 22, 2000
    London, UK
    1. Get your double-thumb technique together (going up and down with the thumb like a plectrum).
    2. Plenty of hammer-ons and pull-offs.
    3. LOTS of practice! ;)
  3. Does he use the thumb up and down thing? because I was under the impression that he played like will lee, just strait pop-slap. Plus there's an attack on every note so there couldn't be too much hammering on.
  4. furiously funky

    furiously funky Guest

    Dec 28, 2002
    i believe he said he had been getting more and more back into double thumbing in the last few years. I'm pretty sure i read that in the BP with him on the cover. does anyone know for sure?
  5. The Sun Don't Lie came out in 1993. Mabey Marcus is just a bada$$.
  6. GrooveSlave


    Mar 20, 2003
    Dallas, TX
    Maybe ??? :D
  7. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    There's no double thumbing on Teen Town, though he does get into it on the new record.
  8. ConU


    Mar 5, 2003
    La Belle Province
    I've never heard anybody do it better than the guy who wrote it.:)
  9. True...but it's something different to be explored.