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Tell me this isn't hilarious...

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Jabinski, Mar 10, 2006.

  1. Jabinski


    Jan 30, 2006
  2. frightening.
    he's bee playing for 10 years and feels the bass is an easy instrument to learn?
    "you need a good bass, with 4 strings. and uh.. makes sound"
  3. Jabinski


    Jan 30, 2006
    There are literally dozens of gem like quotes like that. I can't even be bothered to transcribe them....yet :)

    That was a fantastic example Micro
  4. AxtoOx


    Nov 12, 2005
    Duncan, Okla.
    There's everything you need to know right there!!!!:eyebrow:
    Man I could have quit learning a long time ago had I just been educated enough.:crying:
  5. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    I wonder if there's a lot to learn about the "picking had" technique...
  6. what I saw already had it transcribed just below.
  7. Jabinski


    Jan 30, 2006
    Pardon Matthew?
  8. orlfl


    Jul 22, 2005
    Yeah... but the transcription was cleaned up quite a bit. If you were only reading you would not learn that there is a D string on your A String and a G String on your D String.

    I you have a G String on your D String, the bass paying is over...
  9. wow, that guy is such a jackass. but, the slap and pop lesson is very helpful.
  10. BassChuck

    BassChuck Supporting Member

    Nov 15, 2005
    Well, note that it is listed in the 'hobby' section of that website. Still, after doing a hobby for 10 years..... oh well.

    Two thoughts:

    1.) Job security for teachers who really know bass.

    2.) Advertising is everything.
  11. Under the "C Chord" video is the following text:

  12. That's probably how a lot of people would sounds if you put a video camera infront of them and told them to instruct.

    I didn't think it was horrible.

    Nothing I'd want to pay for, but I've heard worse.
  13. AxtoOx


    Nov 12, 2005
    Duncan, Okla.
    True, but if your going to go on the net as an authority, I think the criticism is fair play.
  14. shanmag


    Jul 27, 2005
    has anyone watched the 'Stretching Bass Strings Before Tuning' video?

    are you really supposed to be that violent when stretching strings? im more talking about when he actually picks up the bass by just the string and starts yanking it
  15. I wouldn't even recommend doing that. It's a good idea on the guitar, but bass strings are pretty stable. It's just a waste of time.
  16. disagreed. I've had new strings stretch for two days or more.
  17. Jabinski


    Jan 30, 2006
    jeremy c

    MP Hall of Fame Member
    Member # 14219

    posted 08 March, 2006 01:25 PM
    Amusing lessons. I'll give him points for effort.

    The one on how to stretch your strings teaches you a good way to destroy your strings and get decreased life out of them.
  18. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    I love how there is also a series of videos showing how to fire guns. I sure hope people are not learning how to use deadly weapons solely from the internet.
  19. This doesn't mean the author doesn't know what he's doing, he's just using a marketting ploy to attract customers who want learn a musical instrument/be a rocker, but don't really want to make a committment.

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