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by nzbassplayer
Tue Mar 03, 2009 11:54 am
Forum: Tips & Techniques
Topic: How to get really quick fingers?
Replies: 12
Views: 6009

Re: How to get really quick fingers?

my approach is quite different. To play fast on the bass, you gotta put a lot into it to get alot out of it. I use a method of focused and determined burst of energy. LOTS of tension and aggressive. The action on my neck is quite high and I use regular gauge strings. Rotosound .45 to .105 Playing fa...
by nzbassplayer
Sun Feb 08, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: Tips & Techniques
Topic: How to get really quick fingers?
Replies: 12
Views: 6009

Re: How to get really quick fingers?

practice long and hard.

Once you obtain the ability, you only have to put in fraction of the time that you did.
by nzbassplayer
Wed Jan 28, 2009 12:54 pm
Forum: Recording, Mic'ing up, DI's, Getting into the PA
Topic: Free Recording Software for PC
Replies: 15
Views: 7479

Re: free download rec progam ??

you can use Audition past its trial period by leaving it loaded and shutting windows down in hibernate. Of course, if you have to reboot windows from scatch after the Audition trial period has lapsed, then thats it. You used to be able to do that for Windows 2000 and XP trial editions as well. Shut ...
by nzbassplayer
Thu Dec 04, 2008 10:15 am
Forum: Recording, Mic'ing up, DI's, Getting into the PA
Topic: Group Bass Solo Experiment
Replies: 129
Views: 52454

Re: Group Bass Solo Experiment

iZotope Trash, chorus, and plenty of EQ.

It was recorded DI
by nzbassplayer
Sun Nov 30, 2008 11:01 am
Forum: Tips & Techniques
Topic: ear training
Replies: 11
Views: 5610

Re: ear training

I used the perfect pitch course. A lot of talking and not much substance IMO. Singing is the way to get a good ear. A singer friend of mine can seat by the radio all day and transcribe without using an instrument for reference. I dont know much of the science behind it, but Im sure it has something ...
by nzbassplayer
Fri Nov 21, 2008 8:46 am
Forum: Tips & Techniques
Topic: ear training
Replies: 11
Views: 5610

ear training

Visualise playing the notes (of a song, scale, etc) on the fret-board, while humming or singing the tune.

For each key, associate a single tune to that key. hum or sing it regularly.
by nzbassplayer
Tue Nov 18, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: General Non-Bass Topics
Topic: Wayne Anderson 'Singer of Songs'
Replies: 22
Views: 6745

Re: Wayne Anderson 'Singer of Songs'

Wayne is cool :)
by nzbassplayer
Tue Nov 18, 2008 12:43 pm
Forum: General Non-Bass Topics
Topic: Time wasters
Replies: 40
Views: 12252

Re: Time wasters

You can find great musos to work with the smallest parts of New Zealand. Even the back blocks of the Wairarapa!

Experience determines who you get the jam with I think, and if you have sibbles who play instruments too.

Its a relationship just like any other.
by nzbassplayer
Sun Oct 26, 2008 9:00 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Jansen 50 Bassman Amplifier
Replies: 31
Views: 18352

Re: Jansen 50 Bassman Amplifier

My first ampilifier. may have to do a revisit.

heh, first amp Jansen 50, lastest amp Markbass F1.
by nzbassplayer
Fri Sep 26, 2008 11:48 am
Forum: General Non-Bass Topics
Topic: Are you a Musician or an Entertianer?
Replies: 22
Views: 7266

Re: Are you a Musician or an Entertianer?

I always think about Billy Joel's lyric from "the entertainer" I am the entertainer, And I've had to pay my price. The things I did not know at first, I learned by doin' twice. Ah, but still they come to haunt me, Still they want their say. So I've learned to dance With a hand in my pants, And they ...
by nzbassplayer
Fri Sep 26, 2008 11:32 am
Forum: General Non-Bass Topics
Topic: Are you a Member of other Forums?
Replies: 31
Views: 9497

Re: Are you a Member of other Forums?

yes, it is good resource. learnt alot.


It seems as though talkbass has quite abit of influnce and power in the bass playing community.
by nzbassplayer
Thu Sep 25, 2008 1:26 pm
Forum: Amps & Speaker
Topic: What's your rig?
Replies: 462
Views: 156023

Bergantino

Got a Bergantino HT112ER from George at Bass Gear Direct.

Good deal and a awesome dude.
by nzbassplayer
Thu Sep 25, 2008 1:19 pm
Forum: General Non-Bass Topics
Topic: Are you a Member of other Forums?
Replies: 31
Views: 9497

talkbass

Iv been a member at talkbass for a while, and it's getting real nasty.


Might be getting to big. size isnt everything...