What's Yer Jam Tune?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Bass2x, Aug 1, 2005.

  1. Bass2x


    Jul 25, 2005
    What tune are you currently jammin to?
    Y'know, something you use for warmup or a tune with a cool lick you love to play, or one that lets you experiment. What do you cue up when you want to just have fun?
  2. Juneau


    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.
    my current one is called "post in the correct forum" :)
  3. Bass2x


    Jul 25, 2005
    Never heard that tune...
    Oh, so sorry - don't want to break the rules.
    (Didn't see a more appropriate forum than basses.)
    What do you suggest?
  4. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Supporting Member

    Recordings or Miscellaneous
  5. Juneau


    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.
  6. Miscellaneous is a good place when you can't think of an appropriate forum, but the topic is still bass/music-related.

    As for the question, I like to warm up with some Primus/Claypool or Vic Wooten stuff. It's a lot more complex than the stuff I play with a band, so its like when you see baseball players with the weights on their bats while warming up before they go to the plate. When you get to the real deal and do something easier, it's a piece of cake. Plus, it's just really fun and groovy.
  7. Bass2x


    Jul 25, 2005
    Sure you weren't!
    It's ok, tho... I understand the need for rules and order and the such. I mean where would we be if we all played in another key. We need harmony here, dammit!

    Anyway, do I delete this thread and start one in misc?
    Or, is there a way to slide it on over there?

  8. Andy3825


    Jul 31, 2005
    Meriden, CT
    I like to play "Pulling Teeth" by Metallica. It's basically a huge bass solo, but it's fn to warm up with.
  9. The Hammer

    The Hammer

    Jul 13, 2004
    I will usually play the riff from "Super Freak" hence the nickname "Hammer" :bassist:
  10. I LOVE playing The Chicken (Jaco). I really just improvise over the chord pattern and use it to warm up. It's fun to play and there's TONS of room to mess around with.
  11. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Supporting Member

    Jam albums I keep coming back to:

    Pat Travers Band: "Go For What You Know (Live!)"
    Red Hot Chili Peppers: "Californication"
    Rush: "Moving Pictures"
    Crack the Sky: "Crack Attic: Best Of"

    ...and I have a bunch of self-made compilation discs of cover songs my bands play. Mostly Motown stuff.

    I'm sure a moderator will move this thread to an appropriate forum.
  12. tonedeaf

    tonedeaf Supporting Member

    I play the bassline from "Low Rider" by War quite a bit when I'm warming up. Pretty much just a major scale, but fun. . .


    - some of the bassline from "Flashlight"
    - part of RHCP's "All around the world"
    - famous cartoon theme-song melodies, like Spiderman, the Flintstones, etc.
    - basslines that I wrote in the last band I was in
  13. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    A song that goes like this:

    La, La, La, La, La, Wrong Forum!

    (Similar to the song called La Bamba)
  14. Bass2x


    Jul 25, 2005
    I put in a request to have the thread moved.
    Stand by...
  15. Bass2x


    Jul 25, 2005
    Very cool bassline...
    Just checked it out. Gonna put this one in my heap o' jams!

    (the thread has been MOVED! Yeah!!!)