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Why Bass Guitar?

For the Lords and Ladies of the Low End!

Postby Prototypebrad » Thu Sep 01, 2005 7:09 pm

I'm from the Guitar side of the board (lol) and I am just wondering why everyone chose to learn Bass rather then Guitar. Me personally, I can barely hear Bass Guitar when I'm listening to songs lol.
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Postby daniel.giampietro » Thu Sep 01, 2005 9:28 pm

i choose bass cause i love the grindy deep tones bass guitars can put out, and unfortunetly most bands bassists aren't very well heard in songs, in some bands you can hear them though, example killswitch engage, shadows fall etc, i think bass should alway
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Postby knightguitar28 » Sat Sep 03, 2005 11:23 am

I play guitar and bass basically for the same reasons as all the others but also go to a music store and see the difference in numbers of people looking for guitar players and people looking for bass players, more than likely you'll find a lot more lookin
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Postby knightguitar28 » Sun Sep 04, 2005 1:31 am

That's very true Joe, if the bass player is bad you'll know it.P.S. Thanks Joe it's great to be back! :)
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Postby daniel.giampietro » Sun Sep 04, 2005 7:36 am

sometimes the bass player will play something thats more connected to the drums rather than the guitar, sometimes you can hear it stick out, but as the previous statement about how sometimes if the bass player is bad the whole band sucks is very true, bas
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Postby Prototypebrad » Sun Sep 04, 2005 7:02 pm

Without it, it sounds hollow right?
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Postby knightguitar28 » Sun Sep 04, 2005 7:36 pm

Pretty much, but I have seen a band with no bass just a really low tuned second guitar.
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Postby daniel.giampietro » Mon Sep 05, 2005 8:22 pm

that sucks dude, a bassist should be a part of every band, and im not saying that because im a bass player, but its just key to have one
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Postby knightguitar28 » Mon Sep 05, 2005 9:15 pm

Hey , I agree with ya man. I'm just saying there are some out there that don't have a bassist.I don't remember the name of the band, but I do remember they weren't very good.
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Postby knightguitar28 » Mon Sep 05, 2005 10:04 pm

If you find out or remember the name will you post it?
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Postby daniel.giampietro » Tue Sep 06, 2005 8:28 pm

a rickenbacker 4003 bass alone is just heavenly, but a chick was playing it?, now thats just bass players dream chick
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