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    followup

    Hey, if you cacn, post a message once you've done your recording and let us know how it went
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    ReLoad is actually my favorite. In past albums,...

    ReLoad is actually my favorite. In past albums, they seemed to have two modes of play. The first was a more meticulous set of notes such as Welcome Home, Nothing Else Matters, etc. The second is...
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    smae stuff

    I suppose I'm not really saying nything new here, but I want to reenforce what everyone else is saying. know your songs so well that everyone was in a different sound-proof room and someone said go...
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    I played with a 6-string for a while. I went...

    I played with a 6-string for a while. I went back to 4 pretty fast though. My reason was because going any lower than a low D (tuned at drop D, which is about a 10 sec retuning) makes the speakers...
  5. Thread: improvising

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    improvising

    So, I was at a really cool pub the other night where they took down names of people and randomly formed them into full bands and told them to go up on stage and play a few songs. I think I did...
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    I'm probably going to look at those pages too,...

    I'm probably going to look at those pages too, but personally, I've found I just have to go by ear. If you have the equipment available to you, it's fun to just mess with everything, see what it...
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    well, I'm a graphic designer by profession, play...

    well, I'm a graphic designer by profession, play bass on teh side, and I've heard this exact arguement about visual art too.

    As a general rule, I find that the good stuff (visual or audio) follows...
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    Theory recap and fill-in

    OK, so I've been playing for a number of years. I started on guitar and moved over to bass, never looked back. Anyway, I learned a lot of theory, but it was always taught to me on an as-needed...
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    I teach a bit of beginner bass and I always...

    I teach a bit of beginner bass and I always insist on writing out the practice "Homework" in standard notation because it helps provide a visual representation of what's being taught. Also, for...
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    I am looking forward to it. Garage, inc was...

    I am looking forward to it. Garage, inc was unimpressive since I have garage days and as much as I liked S&M, one new song an album does not make. Is it supposed to be all new?
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    I had a similar problem. Soemthign that helped...

    I had a similar problem. Soemthign that helped for me is someone told be to try to sing out of the top of my head... Sounds kinda wierd but for some reason it worked. That whole thing above your...
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    I'm only a half-ok singer myself, so I won't...

    I'm only a half-ok singer myself, so I won't offer any singing tips, but on selecting a singer, I'd say first thing to make sure is that they can sing in a proper sense. I ran into this one guy who...
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    To metaljustice83: Thanks for the welcome. This...

    To metaljustice83: Thanks for the welcome. This site is really nice. I'm impressed at the wealth of information.

    EricV - I noticed that you had at the bottom of your list a sticker or postcard as...
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    Promotion stuff

    I'm wondering what kind of quality bands want in their promotional packages. I have a small studio and am a graphic designer for primary income and thought it'd be cool to offer a package of...
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    Leonard Cohen

    2 songs by Leonard Cohen:

    Take This Waltz
    Thousand Kisses Deep

    If you don't know the name, go onto Kazaa and DL some of his stuff... awesome work :)
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    my short list

    ::sigh:: Alas, my list is short... but then, I'm a basist, I'm not supposed to have as many :).
    Anyway, first and foremost, I have Debs, my primary bass. It's actually a carlo rabelli. You can...
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