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Difficult to rectify without some pictorial evidence - position, etc., but a possibility is the bass is too low, which will stretch that part of your fretting hand, and/or you need to raise the head of the bass. This may sound a bit daft, but try the whole bass at 45 degrees, instead of parallel to the floor. It changes all the angles (obviously!), making ...


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Why do you want to play 16th notes at 60 bpm for 5min straight? Is this a self imposed goal? It would help if you post a pic or vid of your hand position while playing. Even though you state you have played guitar and bass for a while and think you have good hand strength and good action you might have poor hand posture which is causing stress in the ...


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Started playing bass in a band by accident and just assumed it was always played with a pick. Struggle to play with flesh now (fnar) Can practice/arse around unugged while the family are sleeping as you can hear the notes with a pick whereas fingers make bugger all noise. Still a bass been though so probably doing it all wrong. According to our annoyingly ...


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