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RIP Prince

We have lost a truly talented man... a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor. On his debut album, he is credited with playing 27 different instruments. RIP Prince, the world is a sadder place without you.See More
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"YouTube is a good source... I, myself, am a completely self-taught bassist and I use YouTube and bass tabs to figure out what I can't by ear"
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"Thank You!! Can you point me to good resources. I've played bass for 3 years, by ear, without any formal training.."
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tone.

ok so I am not much of a composer of blogs or music for that matter, I improv everything

 Well, todays improv is tone.

 Is tone the gear? Is tone the fingers? Yes,. And no.

 Most of the tone comes from the fingers? Most of…

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Posted by James Clark on October 27, 2014 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

Relic Basses… Agree or Disagree?

I will start with “I do not believe in Relic Basses, I think it is Fraud.”

 

Let the Bashing Begin!!!!

 

Not really. I am just one of those people that thinks Authenticity is Earned Not Fabricated. I have Owned a lot…

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Posted by Richard Carpenter on October 25, 2014 at 10:43pm

What Makes a Great Bass?

What Makes a Great Bass? …..…  also known as Personal Preference 101

 

Let’s start with there is no truly correct answer. I say this because if there were one correct answer there would only be One Great Bass and we know that’s not…

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Posted by Richard Carpenter on April 7, 2014 at 8:37pm

Gear, a necessary evil.

Gear, a necessary evil.

From my blog on:…
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Posted by Aaron Gibson on April 7, 2014 at 5:36pm — 2 Comments

Redo my Room reposted

So a bit ago I had to redo my Room as it had gotten a "Bit" out of hand.

I had worked on my wife' craft room and when I was done she said it was time to do mine.

It was a Shit Hole I will admit but it was My Shit Hole....

So…

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Posted by Richard Carpenter on November 25, 2013 at 1:35pm — 2 Comments

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RIP Prince

We have lost a truly talented man... a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor. On his debut album, he is credited with playing 27 different instruments. RIP Prince, the world is a sadder place without you.…Continue

Started by Michael W. Malotte in Off Topic & Uncategorized Apr 21.

Playing bass with a pick 6 Replies

  Andy Till Pick style - Playing bass with a pickPlaying bass with a pick / Pick style bass playing. Andy is a pick style player influenced by Carole Kaye and the pick style and sound that evolved from the sixties.A lot of bass players have talked…Continue

Started by Andy Till in Playing Techniques. Last reply by BA Anderson Apr 12.

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