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Bass Guitar App Wanted

Looking for the best app for learning to play bass guitar. [more inside]
posted by klausman on Sep 8, 2016 - 6 answers

Gift ideas for an electric bass beginner

One of my friends is learning to play bass, I've been helping him out with some basic stuff as I play guitar, but I don't know much bass specific stuff. It's his birthday soon, and I'd like to get him something bass related. Is there a book, a piece of kit or anything really that you'd recommend? The stuff we're going through is mainly blues/rock. Thanks.
posted by Ned G on Mar 11, 2016 - 10 answers

how to hold a bass guitar

Bass playing Mefites, I need your help. [more inside]
posted by thereemix on Feb 18, 2016 - 16 answers

Acoustic bass guitar in recorded music?

I've become curious about the musical potential of the acoustic bass guitar. Does anybody know of any recordings, in any genre, where this instrument is used to good effect? [more inside]
posted by bertran on Apr 26, 2014 - 9 answers

Can you recommend a bass guitar technician in Los Angeles?

I need to get my bass guitar set up this week. Sam Ash and Guitar Center have been pretty hit-or-miss for me with regard to... everything. Does anyone know of a good bass guitar tech in Los Angeles that could turn around a setup in a couple of days? [more inside]
posted by under_petticoat_rule on Sep 28, 2013 - 2 answers

Bass guitar fret work in Triangle, NC

Does anyone know of a guitar tech in the Chapel Hill - Durham - Raleigh NC area who specializes in basses? [more inside]
posted by thelonius on Jul 11, 2013 - 1 answer

The bass is at my place, but now needs to get in YO' FACE

I bought a bass! Can you recommend any specific online tutorials / resources (e.g., on the youtubes) to learn to play the thing? I already play guitar. Bonus: I like Britpop. What are some fun Britpop songs to play on the bass? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Sep 19, 2012 - 16 answers

They call me Ol' Dainty Fingers Jefferson

What's a good bass for a person who plays a short-scale guitar? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Aug 1, 2012 - 13 answers

The bassline to Fascination Street will no doubt invade my dreams

Guitar stores in New York City. [more inside]
posted by gaspode on May 10, 2012 - 12 answers

Where is this bass???

How can I find a Pink Mark Hoppus Signature Fender Bass? [more inside]
posted by jitterbug perfume on Jan 23, 2012 - 5 answers

Boom ba doom boom boom ba doom boom bass

Is there a darker side to bass guitar solos and if so, which bands/artists utilize it? Darker bands/songs with prominent bass also work. [more inside]
posted by biochemist on Nov 23, 2011 - 20 answers

My music-loving kids need more help than I can give.

My 13 year old wants a bass guitar for Christmas. People who have some idea about musical instruments, please tell me what I should be looking for in a beginner bass guitar. [more inside]
posted by malibustacey9999 on Nov 20, 2011 - 41 answers

Flying bass line - how do I pack my guitar for flight?

First time flying with my bass guitar. How can we survive the journey? [more inside]
posted by kendrak on Aug 5, 2011 - 14 answers

Bassist seeks bass for serious, long-term relationship

What kind of bass guitar am I looking for? [more inside]
posted by otolith on Sep 3, 2010 - 16 answers

Who are the most innovative bassists?

Which bass players really redefine the instrument? [more inside]
posted by tomwheeler on May 1, 2010 - 62 answers

Think I better compose now!

Please help me write a bass riff for Prince's Kiss [more inside]
posted by jeffamaphone on Jan 23, 2010 - 10 answers

I am not Lilah, but I could be

I'd like to be able to play "The Night" by Morphine on the bass guitar, and other tunes that sound like that. Can you help me get started? Or find a better place to ask this question? [more inside]
posted by Martin E. on Aug 21, 2008 - 6 answers

Easy as YYZ

Any recommendations for a computer program that will make learning and/or transcribing complex basslines easier? I would like to find a simple way to slow down an audio track and isolate the bass guitar sound. [more inside]
posted by freshwater_pr0n on Aug 12, 2007 - 6 answers

Any advice for learning how to play bass guitar?

Any advice for learning how to play bass guitar?
I just one one as a present, and I've never really played a musical instrument (not counting the recorder in second grade). [more inside]
posted by kirkaracha on Nov 22, 2004 - 16 answers

bass guitar string gauge

Bass guitar string gauge determination [More Inside] [more inside]
posted by apathy0o0 on Apr 2, 2004 - 5 answers

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