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> Rock Bass Lesson 2 - Bogdan Radovic, NoSkill - Bass REC Submission
post Jul 21 2009, 02:55 PM
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Original Lesson: https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/misc-less...k-bass-lesson2/

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Reason for choosing this lesson: I've been working on rhythm placement and so I decided to be the rhythm section for some lessons. This lesson had a good groove to it that just caught me ear.

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post Jul 21 2009, 03:12 PM
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Rhythm placement 4.1
Cleanness 4.1
Feel 4
Posture 3.8
Sound 4

I am not a bass expert but I can tell you from my guitar perspective that you did a quite good job. You're playing it with the pick so there should be much more attack. Overall take could be tighter. I would recomend some compression on your tone as well. That's what bass players usually use for punchy sound as in the rhythm section of a band you should be the base together with the drums and the band needs to rely on your rhythm.

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Bogdan Radovic
post Jul 21 2009, 06:03 PM
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Rhythm placement 4
Cleanness 3.8
Feel 4
Posture 3.5
Sound 4

Very good take overall. Playing could be more tight and defined, also try muting string you are not playing (same as on guitar) to avoid too much noise. For the posture I think you could try playing with a left thumb behind the neck, you will have a better grip when fretting that way. Sounds pretty much like my tone in the lesson. Try lowering mids just a bit and adding a little bass and also see if you can get more defined sound "less muddy" (set that on the bass itself). Very good take overall, new bass sounds great and I'm really glad you are starting to play bass covers too! Playing bass will definitly help you with your rhythm issues and also give you a different perspective on music.

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post Jul 21 2009, 07:17 PM
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Rhythm placement 4
Cleanness 4
Feel 4
Posture 3
Sound 4

I think your left hand position is quite problematic. Try to put your thumb behind the neck, it will help you a lot.
Other than that, everything else is pretty much ok.

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post Jul 22 2009, 06:33 PM
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77.73% on this lesson, (pass)

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