Re: Picking basses

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Posted by Asbestos Man on August 09, 2000 at 01:58:03:

In Reply to: Re: Picking basses posted by Stinko Stanko on August 08, 2000 at 08:01:02:

I agree that you should keep your options open, but when using a pick, if the song sounds like it needs just one slap here, one tap there, some nice thumpy triplets, you don't have that option. That's the main reason I'm biased against picks. It just seems to close off more options than it opens.
HOWEVER, I have been known to use a pick for the intro or bridge, and then just drop it. If there were a convienient way to switch between picking and fingerstyle, I'd be all for it.

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