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Forum: Bass Guitar 04-21-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Puppet_616
Thanks, JKing. I don't think it's the gain as I...

Thanks, JKing. I don't think it's the gain as I have that turned quite low (I'm using it mainly for tone rather than the distortion sounds it can produce).
I'll try the placement at next practice,...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-20-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Puppet_616
Boss ODB-3 Feedback Problem

Hi,
I was hoping someone could help me with a problem I am having with my Boss ODB-3 pedal. I love the pedal and the tones I can get from it when playing at home in isolation.
However, when...
Forum: The Pit 05-17-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,055
Posted By Puppet_616
So what about the Irish, Italian, Central/Eastern...

So what about the Irish, Italian, Central/Eastern European and Slave immigrants that make up most of the US population? I mean the whole nation, going further back was settled by British, Spanish,...
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-17-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Puppet_616
I think he meant between the neck and the...

I think he meant between the neck and the pickup...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-05-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By Puppet_616
Believe me that was what I wanted to do, but it's...

Believe me that was what I wanted to do, but it's just something I can't afford at the moment!
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-05-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By Puppet_616
Sightreading

Okay so I've been trying to learn to teach myself to sight-read music (bass clef) for a while now, but I always seem to revert back to tab.
The problem I have is that there are so many tools that can...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-01-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 495
Posted By Puppet_616
There are a couple of other "patterns"...

There are a couple of other "patterns" to spot octaves on the fretboard.
Rickyj mentioned the "2 fret, 2 string" rule (and the variation for the b string.

There is also the 1 string, 7 fret...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-01-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By Puppet_616
These look (at first glance) like quite simple...

These look (at first glance) like quite simple exercises, but after trying a few they are a little tricky.
Great post Narcotics, I'm going to enjoy getting these down and playing around with them.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-31-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By Puppet_616
There's a town in North Korea. The Kim's kidnap...

There's a town in North Korea. The Kim's kidnap all the greatest musical minds, and only release what they think the world is ready for. Hence the steady flow of good music since the late...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-19-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By Puppet_616
Usually packs where the low E string is about...

Usually packs where the low E string is about .105-.100. The G string is usually around .45. It can vary from brand to brand, player to player and obviously tuning to tuning though.
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-16-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 734
Posted By Puppet_616
This also works for me, although due to a lack of...

This also works for me, although due to a lack of money (student life) it's usually watching a live DVD I have and missing out of the lessons!
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-12-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 734
Posted By Puppet_616
What gets you out of that slump?

Okay, so every now and again I'm sure most of us go through periods where we don;t play our basses (or other instruments) as much as we'd like to.
Recently I got into one of those slumps, I wasn't in...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-02-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 985
Posted By Puppet_616
I agree with that too! :cheers:

I agree with that too! :cheers:
Forum: Musician Talk 03-02-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 985
Posted By Puppet_616
I'm not saying every combination will sound good,...

I'm not saying every combination will sound good, or that these numbers represent the only number of things that can be played.
But it does demonstrate that if the number of things that can be played...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-02-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 985
Posted By Puppet_616
If we measure this mathematically (Yes I know,...

If we measure this mathematically (Yes I know, music is limitless, and theory is not a mathematical formula, but a set of guidelines etc. this is just hypothetically).

In a usual 'rock/pop' band you...
Forum: Bass Guitar 02-20-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Puppet_616
For YYZ specifically I use a "loose...

For YYZ specifically I use a "loose anchor" technique. I'm not sure how technical a term that is, or how much it is used. But what I do is anchor my thumb on the string above what I'm plucking, but...
Forum: Bass Guitar 02-06-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Puppet_616
On a 24-fret 4-string bass, you can get away with...

On a 24-fret 4-string bass, you can get away with a G Major or G minor in 3 octaves (just!). But otherwise you'd need more strings or frets!
Forum: Bass Guitar 12-12-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 965
Posted By Puppet_616
To the OP, I would say that learning theory is...

To the OP, I would say that learning theory is not needed, but helpful.
It can help you add colour to your playing, as well as your ability to write songs for other instruments, and help your...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-09-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By Puppet_616
The way you would count them changes (these...

The way you would count them changes (these examples show how you could count two bars of each):
7/4: ||1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 +|| 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 +||
7/8: ||1 + a 2 + a 3||1 + a 2 + a...
Forum: Bass Guitar 12-02-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By Puppet_616
Guitar Centre then? :haha:

Guitar Centre then? :haha:
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-28-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Puppet_616
The Bass in Ktulu can be heard in the intro (the...

The Bass in Ktulu can be heard in the intro (the wah-wahing behind the guitars). But yeah, the tracks can be found on youtube :)
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-28-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By Puppet_616
I'd say no, but a decent Overdrive pedal can be...

I'd say no, but a decent Overdrive pedal can be useful, especially if you are in a band with one guitarist and for certain sections (say the guitar solo) you need to fill out the sound a little.

:)
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-25-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By Puppet_616
For a moment I thought I'd been redirected to...

For a moment I thought I'd been redirected to 'Musician Talk'... :p:
Forum: The Pit 11-25-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,262
Posted By Puppet_616
Actually, there is some religions where this may...

Actually, there is some religions where this may be possible with amalgamating the ideas of two or "picking and choosing".
Although most religions do say in their doctrine that are exclusive (i.e....
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-23-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By Puppet_616
Help with my amp set up please!

Okay so I have a relatively new amp/cab set up (it's about a year old now).
the set up is:
Ashdown MAG 300 Evo II head.
Ashdown MAG 210T Deep Cab
Ashdown MAG 115T Deep Cab

I bought them all, in a...
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-23-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Puppet_616
You missed a bit...

You missed a bit...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-20-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Puppet_616
Hi there, Answer 1) August Burns Red will use a...

Hi there,
Answer 1) August Burns Red will use a variety of scales across there songs. A scale is just a collection of notes (that fit into a certain pattern). When a song uses or emphasises the notes...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-08-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Puppet_616
I would but I've had to leave it at friends house...

I would but I've had to leave it at friends house near university in the north of England while I travel down to the South to work for the summer! :(
Forum: Musician Talk 06-08-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By Puppet_616
Okay cheers guys! :)

Okay cheers guys! :)
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-07-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Puppet_616
Thought so, ah well just means a summer of this :(

Thought so, ah well just means a summer of this :(
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