Stringed instrument tuned the same as the upright bass, first appearing in the 1950s. Usually has 4 strings tuned in 4ths, and a fretted fingerboard. Played primarily with the fingers or thumb (by plucking, slapping, popping, tapping, or thumping), or by using a pick.
The A string on my Peavey T-40 bass buzzes quite loudly. I've found that duct tape on the string above the nut will quiet this, but only if it's pulled taut against a neighboring string. It doesn't ...
I'm planning to make some changes to my bass guitar. I'd like to: Moving from heavy to medium strings From flatwound to roundwound strings Lower the action Obviously, the guitar will need a new ...
I am looking to buy my first bass. What are the various aspects to look out for? I see the neck length as one. An other is the number of knobs it has. The minimum I usually see is 2. One for the ...
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