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XylemBassGuitar
XylemBassGuitar
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Joined: Aug 15, 2008
Topics: 2 / Replies: 64
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Re: Do you use compression?

My first bass teacher said I'd be better off learning to control my volume with my fingers and ears. I agree with this, at least for home use. I am a...

12 years ago
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Re: Bass effects?

One thing I've found with bass effects: a lot of them suck. Definitely try before you buy, especially bass wah effects.Having said that, here are my f...

12 years ago
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Re: problem with B-string

I agree, lubricating the nut slot should help. Also, make sure that you are tuning "up". While tuning, if a string happens to be sharp, loosen the tun...

12 years ago
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Re: guitar sound??

I would also recommend that you look up the chord progressions of a few of your favorite (and simpler) songs. Learning a few chords is pretty fast and...

12 years ago
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Re: not playing the guitar at the moment can you help?

daza,I've had the same problem many times...Things are going good, I'm playing for hour(s) every day, learning a ton and am super motivated...Then one...

13 years ago
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Re: Hurts to press the strings

I'm not sure if I'm reading your post correctly, but you should not be pressing in the middle of the frets. You should be pressing right up next to t...

13 years ago
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Re: does action affect string tension?

NoteBoat is correct; you need heavier strings. For Drop-C on a 4-string bass, you might want to try the bottom four strings from a 5-string set. As...

13 years ago
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Re: F-Holes vs. No F-Holes

Thanks for answering my question gents...sorry for hijacking the thread a little bit there Ron D.

14 years ago
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Re: Bass Guitar Care

Wiping down the strings after you play is actually a pretty good idea. It cuts down on rust and grime and maintains the "fresh strings sound" for long...

14 years ago
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Re: F-Holes vs. No F-Holes

Okay, I'll admit that I know a lot more about solid body instruments than hollow-body/acoustic instruments...and without going too far off the OP's to...

14 years ago
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Re: lessons

Above all else, try to find a teacher that makes you excited about learning the guitar!

14 years ago
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Re: Hi everyone

Hi Kenneth, welcome to Guitar Noise.Good luck finding a decent starter electric...I'm sure that we can all give you some tips on finding a good one. H...

14 years ago
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Re: newb but not

Hi Killertofu, welcome to Guitar Noise...Do you live near Hueco Tanks by any chance?

14 years ago
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Re: Weird String Experience

Good call...that would be an awesome band name!

14 years ago
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Re: HELP Please

You might also want to clean out the B-string's nut slot if you only get the funny noise when you play the string open. That's a nice and easy, free p...

14 years ago
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