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what should i learn now?

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Obsolex, Nov 26, 2002.


  1. Obsolex

    Obsolex Guest

    Nov 17, 2002
    i can freakin moto-slap and pop, but i need to know theory. what should i learn? like arpeggios? help!!
     
  2. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Slayer - Raining Blood
     
  3. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    That there is more to playing bass than flashy styles.

    Learn to lay down a solid groove.

    Its about feel.

    Peace
    Nick
     
  4. Obsolex

    Obsolex Guest

    Nov 17, 2002
    raining blood is easy bro
     
  5. lesfleanut

    lesfleanut Guest

    Sep 25, 2001
    Syracuse N.Y.
    hehe, I was like that about a year ago. I could (and still can) play just about every primus song, I have all the cd's and spend all my spare time learning the crap.

    I used to think I was the shiznit. Now I realized that I sucked with avegence. Even though I could empress the crap out of non bass players, anyone who played bass would think I was medeocre at best (even though Im the best player that I have heard around here *theres plenty in my city that I havent heard though*).

    Since then I have realized that its all about the groove, the pocket, and becoming one with the drums.

    I have a greatly enhanced sence of what it is to play bass since last year.

    Loose the technical crap. Base yourself on becoming one with the song. If you think its boring playing fewer notes, just play the song with more feeling. When you truly play from the heart its the most exciting experence you can have.


    btw: I still think I suck

    ;)
     
  6. jazzbo

    jazzbo

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    Study this for a month:

    <a href="http://www.talkbass.com/html/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=31"><img src="http://www.stuffmagazine.com/mayhem/stuff_stuff/wallpaper/babyfrog_800x600.jpg" width="175" height="150" border="0" alt="Learn THEORY and get some CANDY by clicking on BABYFROG!"></a>

    Then email me and I'll give you a quiz on it, and we can go from there.
     
  7. jazzbo

    jazzbo

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    Sure.
     
  8. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

  9. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    Yeah, there are like 4 closely related threads here by this guy, but I dont think its that big a deal.

    Maybe a mod could just merge them so that they dont take up so much space. I think they all have some info thats worth lookin at.

    Peace
    Nick
     
  10. jazzbo

    jazzbo

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    Do your homework Ed, you're not getting out of it.
     
  11. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    Mexico
    too many obsolex threads
     
  12. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    That doesn't stop Slayer from being awesome.
     
  13. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    Did you say "obsolete"!! ;)
     
  14. punkfunkfreak

    punkfunkfreak

    Dec 16, 2001
    oh bruce...*swoon*

    where did all the candy go?

    :rolleyes:
     
  15. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Edited for complete stupidity. If you want to live up to your user name, please do it elsewhere. - Mod.
     
  16. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    Mexico
    HAHAHAHAHA

    also: [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]:D
     
  17. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA

    OMG, I completely forgot what I said?! Could someone (Mod, anyone else) IM me and tell me what I said. I apologize for whatever it was... but I'm pretty sure I've lost my mind.
     
  18. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    Sory bro, I missed it, but I must say that you have a great Avatar/Title combo goin there!

    Peace
    Nick