Work and home pressures have conspired to slow my progress to a dawdle just recently. I've had very little to blog about on the bass front.
I'm using the B Dec amp almost exclusively for my practice now, it definitely is one of those devices that becomes more useful as it reveals its secrets. For example, I have been having trouble with the fast run in Stanley's Secret, so I decided to use Roy's weight-lifting idea. With the B Dec, I can set a metronome to automatically advance a preset
Updated 02-26-2014 at 12:10 AM by PaulUK
Using this app called anytune for a while, it isolates the bass line in songs.
Really help me to figure out what the masters of bass played on their recordings.
Maybe it can help you too...check it out
I was traveling recently and had a lot of time on my hands but didn't
have my bass, so I looked at things I could work on while sitting in a
car for hours at a time.
I ran across Elmeaux's 'telephone number' method of learning how to memorize
the bass guitar fretboard for a four string bass while digging around Thunder Row.
That was such a cool idea! That made the task of memorizing the fretboard a less
I followed Elmeaux's
Music has always been a part of my life. Growing up, we always had the radio on listening to something or another. At times, music provided me an escape from the stresses of life.
When I was really young, my sisters were playing piano and I would memorize the fingerings and play back some of the music (I didn't read music at that time but had an ear for music). When one of my sisters started with guitar, I followed her too (always trying to keep up with my sisters). So I tried
So it's been a while since my last post. Apologies for the radio silence.
I've been having great fun playing and practicing but got myself into a bit of a bad habit.
By lesson 10 I'd found that I could play a lot of what I loved to listen to. It's so much fun. I just found that by listening enough I could figure out how the music was being made.
What was helping is that i'd made it past lesson 10. So very many of the concepts and principles shown in the course have