Bottom Line on the Bottom End

Ger
‘Sup gang? Ger here.

In my quest to grow as a bass player, I have recently taken to YouTube and other funky corners of the Internet to find tips and tricks the pros use in terms of tone and technique. I’m pretty happy with my gear and where I’m at musically, but there’s always better ways of doing things. Certainly, I have much to learn and many ways to improve.

I fell into bass playing in 2006 out of necessity; the band we were forming were lousy with guitar players (shocking, I know), so as I was never much of a lead guitar player, I decided to lop off two strings and pick up the bass.

I’m really glad I did. I enjoy the instrument more than its 6-string cousin and feel that my style and approach to music fits the bass better. So, what did I learn? Continue reading