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If you're playing bass as a rhythm instrument (which it is) fingers are able to add far more groove and articulation than a pick does. A pick is like an electric hi-hat. You have different volumes but very little expression when compared to an acoustic hi-hat. Expression is key to making grove and is the difference between good and great bass players. 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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