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Music Audition, NEED HELP NOW!!!

Postby punkrock101 on Sat Aug 02, 2008 5:27 pm

i have this college audition tomorrow where i have to play an instrument in front of this PHD music teacher so i can get a talent scholarship, thats not the problem, the problem is that .... i play BASS GUITAR, so how the fuck em i suppose to perform with a bass guitar in front of this guy??? just give me any advice but dont tell me a bass solo, i need any advice FAST!!!!!!!
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Re: Music Audition, NEED HELP NOW!!!

Postby budgie on Sat Aug 02, 2008 5:56 pm

tbh, distortion usually sounds crap on bass. if you use it, they might see it as a way of covering up your mistakes.
play some impressive bass riffs (rage against the machine or something...)
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Re: Music Audition, NEED HELP NOW!!!

Postby punkrock101 on Sat Aug 02, 2008 6:48 pm

Distortion does sound awesome but i dont have it, um like thinking of RHCP now, also i jus thought about learning some scales
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Re: Music Audition, NEED HELP NOW!!!

Postby Pedro on Sun Aug 03, 2008 4:16 am

just play Beverly Hills on bass :geek:





dont^. I agree with budgie, RATM.
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Re: Music Audition, NEED HELP NOW!!!

Postby tomhoppus on Sun Aug 03, 2008 5:54 am

Red Hot Chili Peppers...?

I know you said that, but are there songs hard on bass or not? Cuz the bass usually kickass in their songs
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Re: Music Audition, NEED HELP NOW!!!

Postby Pedro on Sun Aug 03, 2008 10:02 am

tomhoppus wrote:Red Hot Chili Peppers...?

I know you said that, but are there songs hard on bass or not? Cuz the bass usually kickass in their songs

cuz it's flea :smug:
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Re: Music Audition, NEED HELP NOW!!!

Postby punkrock101 on Sun Aug 03, 2008 10:23 am

UPDATE: well i did it, after practising some calssicals (all day) that i found off activebass.com, i didnt use any of em, instead i played the guitar part of sum41-pieces on the bass!!!! with solo!!! n with vocals!!!! n it was pretty good but vocals sucked, n at the end, i passed. thanks for the ppl who tried to help me.
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Re: Music Audition, NEED HELP NOW!!!

Postby Pedro on Sun Aug 03, 2008 10:33 am

lol congrats
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Re: Music Audition, NEED HELP NOW!!!

Postby erkwhy on Sun Aug 03, 2008 11:11 am

play pulling teeth by metallica its a bass solo
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Re: Music Audition, NEED HELP NOW!!!

Postby punkrock101 on Sun Aug 03, 2008 11:20 am

erkwhy wrote:play pulling teeth by metallica its a bass solo

i did that too, i told him that was my piece of music XD
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Re: Music Audition, NEED HELP NOW!!!

Postby budgie on Sun Aug 03, 2008 3:18 pm

congrats!
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