Women bass players .Who are the best ?


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|John_RbX]
06-12-2007, 06:08 AM
Women bass players.Best???bands??most popular
??

emil_sej
06-12-2007, 06:12 AM
The bass player in Kittie, but I don't really like their music

BTW: I don't think she is the best or anything ;)

PhillyC
06-12-2007, 06:13 AM
All That Remains just picked up a female bassist. I saw her play a month or two ago, and she filled the role quite well.

Jim #4
06-12-2007, 06:16 AM
theres a new band called sonic syndicate...the have a female bassist...shes an excellent player...and shes veeeeeeeeery hot!!

SG thrasher
06-12-2007, 06:23 AM
Steve Harris. ;)

Uber-rocker
06-12-2007, 06:31 AM
That bass player from hole, whatever her name was.. She's actually the only female bassist i can think of at the moment, so i figured i'd put her in

Green_Jelly
06-12-2007, 06:33 AM
Melissa Auf Der Maur.

Gnomestar
06-12-2007, 06:36 AM
Melissa Auf der Maur

http://www.xpressmag.com.au/archives/915int_melissa.jpg

Fmc
06-12-2007, 06:37 AM
The bassplayer from Eyes Set to Kill?
She's pretty hot ^^

indie-bassist
06-12-2007, 06:39 AM
Hilary Woods from JJ72.

0-n3gativ3
06-12-2007, 06:43 AM
Paz, the bassist from a perfect circle.
Paz Lenchantin that is!

kaptink
06-12-2007, 07:38 AM
The bassist from the subways. I think shes a Lakland endorsee now.

Deliriumbassist
06-12-2007, 07:41 AM
pffffft, you guys should really listen to Suzy Quattro

for
06-12-2007, 07:54 AM
Carol Kaye.

Lendorav
06-12-2007, 07:55 AM
Kim Deal from The Pixies

/thread

DickOnBass
06-12-2007, 09:51 AM
Paz, the bassist from a perfect circle.
Paz Lenchantin that is!

Shes awesome!

sammcl-15
06-12-2007, 10:15 AM
All That Remains just picked up a female bassist. I saw her play a month or two ago, and she filled the role quite well.

She's not anything special though.

|John_RbX]
06-12-2007, 10:37 AM
theres a new band called sonic syndicate...the have a female bassist...shes an excellent player...and shes veeeeeeeeery hot!!


she is extremely hot but only that!!

FbSa
06-12-2007, 10:56 AM
The only female bass player I know is Anarkee.

Lendorav
06-12-2007, 10:57 AM
The only female bass player I know is Anarkee.

Dinky Daisy?

Deliriumbassist
06-12-2007, 10:58 AM
Dinky Daisy?

we all know she's a 36 year old man from Hackney :p:

just kidding Dinks....

don't hurt me....


please? :sad:

FbSa
06-12-2007, 11:03 AM
Hey, Delirium want to do a tapp off?

Yeah Dinky Daisy. (making it relevant)

Trabo
06-12-2007, 11:21 AM
Eva Gardner was a great basssist. She used to be in the Mars Volta.

Kim Gordon was good, she was in Sonic Youth.

musiclover2399
06-12-2007, 11:22 AM
The bassist from the subways. I think shes a Lakland endorsee now.
She has been for something like a year now, along with a boatload of other great bassists. Damn lakland pwns...

Melissa Auf Der Maur (Hole/Smashing Pumpkins) is my favorite.

Other females include Charlotte Cooper (subways)-Kim Gordon(Sonic Youth)-Darcy Wretzky(Smashing Pumpkins)-Girl from silversun pickups

There's a bunch I'm forgetting...

EDIT: ^ Don't you mean she IS in sonic youth?

AboveTheBridge
06-12-2007, 11:27 AM
Only one I can think of that hasn't been mentioned is Jen Zielenbec of Antigone Rising.

anarkee
06-12-2007, 12:11 PM
Ok.....here we go...And the list is not complete by any accounts..

The Kims (Deal and Gordon)
Suzi Quattro
Melissa Auf der Maur
D'arcy Wretzky (Smashing Pumpkins)
Carol Kaye
Tina Weymouth
Kim Chee (Distillers)
Charlotte Cooper (subways)
Rhonda Smith
Atsuko Yamano (Shoenen Knife)
M'shell Ndegeoceo
Tal Wilkenfeld (up and coming bass player, check out her stuff on her website)

pffffft, you guys should really listen to Suzy Quattro

You won my admiration award for that one--:) Suzi and Tina were one of the reasons I picked up a bass in the first place.

Jonnomainman
06-12-2007, 12:16 PM
Female bass players look so much hotter than female guitarists, I think it's got something to do with the fact that they have something much bigger and meatier in their hands. :P

Anyways, I was at a party and met a female bassist, she was pretty cool. Cant remember her name though. She was really good at sports too, I remember her telling me about all the regional level teams she was in, basketball, netball, football.

She weren't as clever as me though, how do I know this? She drank too much, went into parastalsis and then had to have her stomach pumped.

Yeahh, really good bassplayer though.

Who's the bass player in Faithless? Anyone know?

I think its a real shame there arnt many female bassists in the mainstream music scene or in the local or underground scene. We could do with some glamour, get rid of the stereotype of a sweaty, long haired, overweight man.

tomwm1
06-12-2007, 12:18 PM
the worst female bass player is Pete Wentz

indie-bassist
06-12-2007, 12:19 PM
Oooh, Gail Ann Dorsey. She's played with loads of artists. I have a friend who is a female bass player, shes pretty good too.

Caustic
06-12-2007, 12:39 PM
Oh man, anarkee has jumped in and beaten me to it. I'm one of the worlds most insufferable Talking Heads fans, and Tina Weymouth is quite an influence on me.

Though I've never quite looked the same way at Suzi Quatro after having to write up a stupidly long presentation on her.

AshDoro
06-12-2007, 01:01 PM
cant believe not been said

TheBass player in McQueen

The_Paranoia
06-12-2007, 01:08 PM
Emma Anzai from Sick Puppies. Even though she may not be the best bassist, shes the best looking one.

Lendorav
06-12-2007, 01:49 PM
Am I the only person on the bass forum who likes The Pixies?

indie-bassist
06-12-2007, 01:55 PM
Am I the only person on the bass forum who likes The Pixies?
No. I do too

anarkee
06-12-2007, 02:12 PM
Am I the only person on the bass forum who likes The Pixies?

Nope--I do too, which is why I mentioned "the Kims". One is Gordon, the other is Deal.

Lendorav
06-12-2007, 02:16 PM
Nope--I do too, which is why I mentioned "the Kims". One is Gordon, the other is Deal.

Oh phew :) I missed that one.

Doolittle
06-12-2007, 04:15 PM
Kim Deal from The Pixies

/thread
indeed
but also Kira from Dos is very very good and Tina Weymouth who is one of my all time favorite bassists. I learned so much from her.
but i hate the Pixies.
(omfg kid look at my username)

|John_RbX]
06-12-2007, 04:20 PM
Am I the only person on the bass forum who likes The Pixies?
yes!!!!!

FbSa
06-12-2007, 04:23 PM
The Pixies kick ass! Who are the Pixies!?

__Ronnie__
06-12-2007, 04:41 PM
Emma Anzai from Sick Puppies. Even though she may not be the best bassist, shes the best looking one.

Shes actually got some decent slapping lines.

Applehead
06-12-2007, 04:52 PM
Gail Ann Dorsey is my fave. not sure she is the best, that probably goes ot carol kaye. but gail ann is one cool fcking bass player!

http://www.ampeg.com/images/art_GADorsey.jpg

indie-bassist
06-12-2007, 04:54 PM
Definitely agree with you there apple!

Your41Plague12
06-12-2007, 05:54 PM
I also suggest Gail. 6 string + Ampeg = :liplick:

bassburton
06-12-2007, 06:01 PM
Nobody has mentioned Sean Yseult. The White Zombie bass player. Great basslines, Great sound Great looking.

MaidenRules666
06-12-2007, 06:15 PM
White Zombie bassist Sean kicks some serious ass(or used to).

anarkee
06-12-2007, 06:42 PM
ah damn, once again I forgot about Gail Ann Dorsey. :sad:.

Yes, she's awesome, and the level of cool and hip all chick bassist aspire to!

xolax
06-12-2007, 08:04 PM
Jo-Anne Bench is awesome. Not crazy technical awesome, but just plain awesome.

madkat
06-12-2007, 08:13 PM
Nobody's mentioned Nadja Peulen(Sp?) from Coal Chamber

She's a better version of fieldy :D plus she plays schecters and is damn sexy :p:
Pity that she doesn't really play for anyone nowdays

anarkee
06-12-2007, 08:32 PM
One more for the list..Not a great bassist, but pioneering in her own way-- Gaye Balsden aka Atlas aka Advert of the Adverts. Amazing stage presence, and pretty much forged the path for punk female and alternative rock female bass players.

basslyon
06-12-2007, 09:37 PM
She weren't as clever as me though.

Me fail english? But that's umpossible!

hortybob
06-12-2007, 10:40 PM
Emma from Sick Puppies is Really good... and i believe lacey mosley from flyleaf plays the bass only not with the band...

windmill0466
06-12-2007, 11:35 PM
Shes actually got some decent slapping lines.

and i don't mean her bass...

(actually I have no idea who we're talking about).

14shadesofblue
06-13-2007, 01:51 AM
Paz, the bassist from a perfect circle.
Paz Lenchantin that is!
w00t!!!! :D
http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f76/squall555/pazlenchantin2.jpg

danfitz
06-13-2007, 03:49 AM
Paz
Kim Gordan
and Melissa Auf Der Maur are my favs!

kaptink
06-13-2007, 06:19 AM
This thread got to have more pics!

http://www.lakland.com/images07/charlotte_cooper/She%20sings!.JPG
C.Cooper

|John_RbX]
06-13-2007, 07:07 AM
[QUOTE=kaptink]This thread got to have more pics!

Yes of course!!!

ducman998r
06-15-2007, 07:36 PM
Rhonda Smith.. un B lieveable. Hot as hell too

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j23/ducman998r/rhondasmith.jpg

Your41Plague12
06-15-2007, 09:04 PM
This thread got to have more pics!

http://www.lakland.com/images07/charlotte_cooper/She%20sings!.JPG
C.Cooper

OMFG. Tubes, tubes, and more tubes!

Confused4930
06-15-2007, 09:17 PM
The chick from World Inferno/Friendship Society is pretty good.

DemonicSloth
06-15-2007, 09:51 PM
I'd have to say Rayna Foss from Coal Chamber. She's pretty good on her 5 string.

gman89
06-15-2007, 10:28 PM
the bassist from coal chamber raina

RIC4003
06-15-2007, 11:59 PM
Suzi Quatro I would place my money on :)

crazypeanutman
06-16-2007, 12:07 AM
This thread got to have more pics!

http://www.lakland.com/images07/charlotte_cooper/She%20sings!.JPG
C.Cooper

charolette cooper's basses always look bigger than she does

indie-bassist
06-16-2007, 06:17 AM
OMFG. Tubes, tubes, and more tubes!
:haha I love how you notice the amps first then don't even mention the girl lol.

BassistGal
06-16-2007, 09:10 AM
I'm emberassed to say I can't think of even one (Excluding those I've actually met, mostly from local bands, and Anarkee and Dinky)

shut_up_you_***
06-16-2007, 09:17 AM
Tal Wilkenfeld (up and coming bass player, check out her stuff on her website)


Yes! Check out this lady! I was browsing on the EBS website when I came across this bassist. She is absolutely amazing. I would kill for her sense of groove.

anarkee
06-16-2007, 11:56 AM
Yes! Check out this lady! I was browsing on the EBS website when I came across this bassist. She is absolutely amazing. I would kill for her sense of groove.

Thank you!! She played at "Bass Player live" and from what I read, she blew everyone away. Her debut CD is out now, "Transformation" (Waterfront Records) and she's back in Australia now on a tour with Chick Corea.

Deliriumbassist
06-16-2007, 12:02 PM
so, anarkee, when we gonna be seeing you at bass workshops, and being talked about as the next big female bassist? :p:

anarkee
06-16-2007, 12:09 PM
so, anarkee, when we gonna be seeing you at bass workshops, and being talked about as the next big female bassist? :p:

When God commits to his next big miracle... :D

I'll be happy to play the coffee house / small venue circuit in a few years. A bud of mine (guitarist) wants to start another band, so I may be resurrecting the ol' alternative rock chops and dusting them off for another run.

John Swift
06-16-2007, 01:04 PM
pffffft, you guys should really listen to Suzy Quattro
My vote too along with Carol Kaye

Dinkydaisy
06-16-2007, 06:22 PM
lol @ girlz playing an instrument

Saintsatan
06-16-2007, 08:09 PM
Kristen Pfaff.

Felkara
06-16-2007, 08:20 PM
The Magic Numbers' bassist whose name I can never remember - she's nothing special, but she holds down the low end quite nicely in the band and provides some great vocal harmonies.

Tantalus
06-17-2007, 01:29 AM
John Myung, the little chinese girl.

Your41Plague12
06-17-2007, 01:36 AM
:haha I love how you notice the amps first then don't even mention the girl lol.

I've been visited by the Ampeg Monster.. it's not a laughing matter :mad:

indie-bassist
06-17-2007, 04:11 AM
The Magic Numbers' bassist whose name I can never remember - she's nothing special, but she holds down the low end quite nicely in the band and provides some great vocal harmonies.
Oooh I'm seeing them next month!

I've been visited by the Ampeg Monster.. it's not a laughing matter :mad:
Ahhh, the Ampeg monster strikes again.

Jonnomainman
06-17-2007, 07:48 AM
The Magic Numbers' bassist whose name I can never remember - she's nothing special, but she holds down the low end quite nicely in the band and provides some great vocal harmonies.

Oooh I'm seeing them next month!

They're well good, I've seen them live and it's all good fun. No wild onstage antics but energetic enough and the harmonies are to die for.

indie-bassist
06-17-2007, 08:22 AM
They're well good, I've seen them live and it's all good fun. No wild onstage antics but energetic enough and the harmonies are to die for.
Awesome, I'm looking forward to it!

emusedone
06-18-2007, 10:18 PM
Well, I am a female bass player but by FAR NOT THE BEST, NOT EVEN CLOSE. I am learning. I am around musicians all the time so I decided to start playing. Anyway, I'd have to say that I like A Perfect Circle's bassist, Paz??? There are some amazing female bass players coming around. Oh, and Me'Shell NdegeOcello .

One Way Ticket
06-18-2007, 10:20 PM
The best female bassist? John Myung with his penis tucked between his legs.

One Way Ticket
06-18-2007, 10:26 PM
John Myung, the little chinese girl.
Rofl, theres a chick in my school who looks just like him. When my friend sees her in the hall, he yells "Play Panic Attack!"

|John_RbX]
06-19-2007, 08:51 AM
Rhonda Smith.. un B lieveable. Hot as hell too

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j23/ducman998r/rhondasmith.jpg

nice fingers .And no pick ??Wow is she a member of a band?

|John_RbX]
06-19-2007, 08:52 AM
Rofl, theres a chick in my school who looks just like him. When my friend sees her in the hall, he yells "Play Panic Attack!"


Hahahahahaha.John myung rules

Nickster29
08-21-2008, 11:53 AM
Emma Anzai of Sick Puppies

SeeEmilyPlay
08-21-2008, 11:57 AM
Paz Lenchantin- she did apc and even appeared on queens of the stoneage songs for the deaf album.

Nutter_101
08-21-2008, 12:44 PM
Girls can't play instruments.

Silly people...

skater dan0
08-21-2008, 12:46 PM
Girls can't play instruments.

Silly people...

chris that's not fair, delirium_bassist can play a bit :p:

anarkee
08-21-2008, 12:48 PM
Neither can people from Cornwall, except Boyce. He's the exception to the rule :D

Wow--this was a major necropost btw. There's been a more recent thread on this btw...

Nutter_101
08-21-2008, 12:49 PM
Neither can people from Cornwall, except Boyce. He's the exception to the rule :D

Wow--this was a major necropost btw. There's been a more recent thread on this btw...

:o

That really hurt. I'm sad now. Have your strings arrived yet?

anarkee
08-21-2008, 12:50 PM
No :sad:

And its the reason I am unable to be a good female bassist....

anarkee
08-21-2008, 12:58 PM
http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=898732

Closing thread.