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#2840655 - 03/09/17 02:54 PM The Indian Slap Bass technique
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Well, this is different, but pretty cool.
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#2841191 - 03/12/17 02:17 PM Re: The Indian Slap Bass technique [Re: Bottom End]
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In some ways similar to the John Entwistle technique.

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#2841870 - 03/15/17 09:24 AM Re: The Indian Slap Bass technique [Re: d]
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What's this ? Another dead end ?
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#2842035 - 03/15/17 05:43 PM Re: The Indian Slap Bass technique [Re: d]
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I thought the Indian dude showed complete mastery of his instrument. To appreciate what he's doing it helps to have a bit of exposure to how Indian music works - particularly the ongoing dialogue between tabla and dancer or tabla and stringed instruments during performance.
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#2842116 - 03/16/17 04:30 AM Re: The Indian Slap Bass technique [Re: slowfinger]
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Originally Posted By: slowfinger
I thought the Indian dude showed complete mastery of his instrument. To appreciate what he's doing it helps to have a bit of exposure to how Indian music works - particularly the ongoing dialogue between tabla and dancer or tabla and stringed instruments during performance.
I agree, I've seen some live tabla performances with dancers, and that is an important factor.
The bass player for the Mali/Tuareg group Tinariwen does some interesting work as well.
As for Entwhistle, he was incredible, truly made the bass a lead instrument. There is a documentary titled "The Ox's tale" that is well worth watching.
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#2842574 - 03/18/17 05:23 AM Re: The Indian Slap Bass technique [Re: Bottom End]
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What bass is that Indian dude playing?
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#2846465 - 04/02/17 12:34 PM Re: The Indian Slap Bass technique [Re: EddiePlaysBass]
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Couldn't blow image up big enough to see brand but headstock looks odd.
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