Things you LOVE to hear a non-bassist say

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by bassteban, Feb 6, 2006.

  1. *Fedex truck stops in front of house*
    "Look, daddy! Your new bass is here*"
    *My 4-yr-old daughter was actually checks for The Queen...
  2. Bard2dbone


    Aug 4, 2002
    Arlington TX
    "Your amp just tickled my happy spot."

    From an auditioning female vocalist who stood in front of my amp during a slap passage.

    Okay now THIS is my 2,500th post. A minute ago it was 2,503.
  3. Basschair

    Basschair .............. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2004
    Stockton, Ca

    First, that was hands-down the coolest thing I've ever heard. No one else will be able to top that as far as I'm concerned. If a girl/woman said that to me, I'd become a bigomist.

    Second, just wait...I'll bet they keep disappearing ;)
  4. I had a similar comment when I played something for my gf and she sat on my amp.

    I also love people ogling at my 6 string, or being completely baffled by an unlined fretless. "How do you play it?" :rolleyes: :D
  5. Snarf


    Jan 23, 2005
    New York, NY
    "I really hope you guys make it, man!!!"
  6. fenderx55


    Jan 15, 2005
    "Wow, yours looks harder to play than that ::gestures to the guitarist::"

    I've also gotten variations on the "happy spot" reference.

    "You got some very cool sounds out of that bass."
  7. BassManPatsFan

    BassManPatsFan Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2004
    San Francisco
    Same way the DB guys do...
  8. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    "I can tell by your playing that you listen to jazz."

    That was pretty nifty.

    Oh, and he meant it as a compliment.:D
  9. We had an older woman sit in our rehearsals a few weeks ago asking us to play her favourite songs, so we did, and she said:

  10. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Maybe your music sounds like a baby crying?

  11. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    I can't remember that, but someone here was playing at a band members house. One of the roommates was deaf. After hanging around the practice space, she commented, "I like how your bass feels."
  12. From the soundman:"Turn up the bass.":hyper:
    You don't hear that one often enough.
  13. "Zach, turn the overdrive down, we need to hear Lee better on this part..." :D :D Thats our drummer Austin to guitarist Zach. Its only happened like twice, but I still love it when it come.

    And even though its not nessicarily a sound, I love when Austin has to silence his snare when I'm making it move too much from across the room :D :bassist:
  14. TreeChild


    Feb 28, 2005
    Wimberley, TX

    that happened at band practice one time after i took a rediculously overdriven solo.
  15. :D
  16. fenderx55


    Jan 15, 2005
    I got that from the bartender.

    Either he really liked me or I was tipping well. :hyper:
  17. "The theme to The Andy Griffith Show has never rocked more than that!!!"

  18. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    "Here's a large check..."
  19. anonymous278347457

    anonymous278347457 Guest

    Feb 12, 2005
    my friend once said "bass is SO much cooler than guitar"
    he is now starting to play bass. (even though his brother just gave him his old mexican strat)

    it took ages to convince him not to get a bc rich
  20. Chris M

    Chris M

    Oct 23, 2005
    Littleton, CO
    From an audience member at a gig:

    "Man, your playing is as solid as a brick s**thouse! if it wasn't for you this band would fall apart!"

    That felt good.