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The Art Behind Bass Guitar Tabs

The Art Behind Bass Guitar Tabs

Playing bass (or any guitar, for that matter) is more than pressing strings and fancy strumming. There’s a lot of technicality involved, technicality that’s religiously safeguarded by bass guitar tabs. After all, the only way the instrument can be played right is when there’s a guideline, right? It’s no Egyptian papyrus, but it’s close Read more
Short Scale Bass Guitar

Short Scale Bass Guitar

The short scale bass guitar is one of three different scale types of guitars that you can buy. Before you buy a guitar, you need to determine the type of sound you want, the number of strings that you want, and the size of the guitar that you want. The short scale bass guitar is [...] Read more
Fretless Bass Guitars

Fretless Bass Guitars

For the more advanced player, fretless bass guitars are a good way to hone your skills and get more sound from your instrument. Unlike their fretted cousins, fretless bass guitars lack the textured board. As a player, this means your have to have an excellent ear and a good knowledge of the bass guitar to [...] Read more
Be One With Your Bass Guitar Chords

Be One With Your Bass Guitar Chords

So you think you have it in you to join the ranks of Flea, D’arcy, and George Harrison and play bass? Well, you have a long way to go, so you better start now. Learning the basics If you want to go into bass guitar playing, decide which bass you will play. You have a [...] Read more

Bass Guitar Tab

For those new to the guitar world, a bass guitar tab is a notation used to refer to a chord, or a series of chords. Learning bass guitar tabs is one of the more difficult aspects for beginners to grasp, as there are many different tabs that are used for the guitar. As there are [...] Read more
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Bass Guitar Sheet Music

Bass Guitar Sheet Music

Bass guitar sheet music is a good way to help hone your skills as a bass guitar player. As beginners often practicing strumming chords without the assistance of sheet music, learning how to read music is a skill that is often overlooked in the beginning stages. If you do not know how to read music, [...] Read more

Bass Guitar Lessons

Bass guitar lessons are vital for those who want to be able to progress past the initial beginning stages of playing the guitar. There is a lot of things that you need to learn in order to master the guitar, ranging from a variety of chords, playing songs and taking care of your instrument. As [...] Read more

Bass Guitar Fretboard

The bass guitar fretboard is one of the pieces of a guitar you have to take care to maintain. As the frets on the guitar are where you are to place your fingers to form the correct chords, this part of the guitar is commonly worn. When you play a lot, you will usually end [...] Read more

Bass Guitar Chord Chart

A bass guitar chord chart is a good way for a player of any age level to work their skills and practice playing their instrument. Anyone can pick up a guitar, strum the strings and make some form of sound. It isn’t until you learn hundreds of chords, know how to place your fingers and [...] Read more

Bass Guitar Essentials

Picking out my very first bass guitar was an exciting event. It is the first instrument I have ever purchased that I plan on learning how to play. Why not learn guitar first? Well, I have a love for the bass and not only that, I have been told on many occasions that is is [...] Read more