Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Bass Guitar

Despite all the jokes made about them, bassists are an integral part of any four-piece band. One can argue that the bassline is an unnecessary component - especially in certain forms of music, like maybe metal - but if you have ever heard a recording sans bass guitar, you know how thin the recording sounds. The great thing about bass is that, if you know how to play the guitar, you know how to play the bass. Of course, this is also true of the piano, the keyboard, and several stringed instruments...