Messages 6,136. Underrated bass players. – popular memes on the site Especially when it comes to soloing and improvisation. The following is a list of notable electric bass guitar players. They had the advantage of being in the game when it was young. This thread is for none of the above. Bass players are often the most forgotten members of any band that does not feature the instrument prominently in its work. Reactions: ozraves, jawajt, ChristianDK and 4 others. Plus, rock music is guitar-centric, songs are often propelled by clever chord changes and riffs. Below is an example of how compressed guitars and bass sound like. Underrated Bass Players. Which led to Sixx himself chiming in with a one word answer: “Me.” MeAugust 14, 2020 Could even be upright acoustic bass players. listen to Free Form Guitar Added 6 years ago by guest, 7 points So underrated he doesn't appear on most underrated lists. The bass player often doesn´t even get a solo part. First up is Colin Hodgkinson, best known for the innovative blues, rock and jazz group Back Door. « Reply #1 on: April 30, 2012, 03:29:26 PM » Brian Minato, who played bass for Sarah McLachlan for about 17 years or so beginning in 1989, would be pretty high up there, as would Chris Bruce, who was Seal's right hand man through the first 4 albums. I don't even know his name, but have always appreciated his bass lines. Much like Epiphone and Gibson, I believe Squier is just a victim of following in the footsteps of its big brother Fender. No? [i]Certain[/i] famous players get mentioned a lot, too [i]Certain[/i] Very talented players are discussed frequently, and rightly so. Being part of the rhythm section, bass players should probably consider having a compressor pedal in their arsenal in order to have more control over their dynamics. He used a two string slide bass tuned to a fifth to create a deep, fluid, laid back style. #FridayFive Underrated Bass Players Friday, November 18, 2016 Just Joseph bringing you yet another Friday Five. Forgot your password? So, a couple of days ago, I asked my Twitter followers who they thought were some of the most underrated bass players ever. This is part one of a new series on underrated bass players. Love the hot P bass sound of the Z-coil MFD. I admire Mick Mars talent in that band, and he is underrated Guitar player. While players like Jaco Pastorius were still in high school, Colin Hodgkinson was playing solos, counter-melody, bass lines and chords with Back Door. Sign In. As a bassist, you don’t want to suddenly peak in the mix after slapping or hitting a certain note too hard. Underrated Bass Players? Mary mentioned that I should cover bassists. It’s been a long time since then, and I certainly hope they have recovered because I’ve always had an admiration for Paul Reed Smith guitars. To the non-musician, the guitar looks hard and the bass looks easy. regrettably, many bass gamers at the instant are not in ordinary terms underrated yet in addition are under-favored. Who would you say is underrated in terms of bass players. 5 incredibly underrated bass players. But here's the thing: That simplicity was brilliant. But, I feel like the Bass is very underated in most Bluegrass music. Sixx’s reply? Reactions: ozraves, … They put down some kick @ss bass lines! Braciola. November 15, 2013 by lisacaliva. I don't agree the bass guitar is underrated, at all. We’ll explore both kinds of companies in our review of the best bass guitar brands below. All these guitar players, and many, Re: Most underrated Bass players. Mary mentioned that I should cover bassists (because I am a bass player). Gold Supporting Member. Difficult to do that now. But even in discussions of great bass guitarists , a select few names get thrown around all the time: Victor Wooten , Flea, Les Claypool, Geddy Lee , etc.. “Me.” In reponse to Sixx’s reply, Steel Panther drummer Stix Zadinia, wrote “Yeah. Recently, Mary did a Friday Five covering drummers. The 20 Most Underrated Bass Palyers First things: Nearly all bass players are, by definition, underrated and overlooked, since the focal point is usually the lead singer or the guitarist. Tight string spacing scares people away but they play and sound great. i think of people look to love another instrumentals considering the fact that they are heard the main. Mötely Crùe bassist Nikki Sixx was recently asked, by a fan named Chris, on his Twitter, who the most underrated bass player is? Jenny Lee Lindberg Bassists never get the credit they deserve, so this week we asked users for their favourites. MÖTLEY CRÜE‘s Nikki Sixx says that he is the most underrated bass player ever.. After one fan asked him on Twitter to name “the most underrated bass player ever,” Sixx replied simply: “Me”. Welcome back for another round of “Listen To The Hive Mind!” This time our CS readers have visited my territory, sharing their favorite underrated bass players on our Facebook page. And once again I’m pleasantly surprised: as a pro bassist and a lifelong student of the instrument, I thought I had a handle on the names that everyone ought to know. As there are alot of admired bass players have been recognized and admired/respected over the last few years and very highly regarded in the bass community. Features Best Bassists Of All Time: 50 Legendary Bass Players You Need To Know. Sign Up [i]Certain[/i] high-profile players get mentioned a fair deal on BC. 1. Now, everyone has their own Top Five or Top Ten List of various things. Why is il Ihul bass players are Ihe mosl underrated? LMAO. Nov 18, 2016 - Just Joseph bringing you yet another Friday Five. Recently, Mary did a Friday Five covering drummers. I guy who is one of my favorites and might not be underrated, but is not really mentioned in the upper echelons of great bassists is … This bloke could play Jazz, Rock, Classical and a bit of Bass to boot, was double tapping in 1969 long before VH. I feel like there's a lot of bassists that don't get enough love on here or other forums. Personality aside, he’d be a great bassist to jam with. The Beatles changed rock n roll. Asked by one follower to name "the most underrated bass player ever," Sixx replied simply: "Me". I think a truly understated bass player is the guy from Boston. Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, David Gilmour, Eric Clapton, take your pick for greatest guitar player of all time. If I have to pick an underrated G&L it is the L5000. Mar 6, 2020 #2 John Deacon . You are not going to find him from ‘The Who’, and the guy from ‘Led Zeppelin’ that wasn’t Page, Plant or Bonham. Underrated Bass Players This is a list of some great players whose talents I think have been sorely overlooked: Verdine White (Earth, Wind & Fire) - I know he's respected by his peers and music journalists, but his name rarely comes up on music forums when people make up lists of great bass players. The 10 Most Underrated Guitarists of All Time. Being a Kiss fan, I liked Gene’s playing, but as influences, that would be Lemmy, with Billy Sheehan as one of my favorites, as well. All bands use some form of bass, or bass lines, when recording, whether or not they officially have a bassist in the band. I mean, just listen to some of their albums and turn the bass up and you'll see what I mean! Together with his bandmates in Morphine, they combined elements of blues and jazz with traditional rock arrangements to achieve a unique effect they coined 'low rock'. I absolutely loved the response that I got, so I decided to turn my Tweet into a blog post. Here’s 40 fantastic four-stringers, as picked by YOU, the reader.