Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
5 string basses
Anyone have one?

How do you choose to tune it, BEADG???

Bass styles:
Do you like the modern thunk thunk, whack style, or a more melodious counter melody cum rythm singing bass?

Big Grin
Cave canem
hm... i'd like to know myself! never played a 5 string before...

i think i like both styles, depending on the song. some bass solos work well with the thunk thunk and there's lots of drums, but when it's quiet, the singing bass sounds great too. haha, i'm probably talking rubbish here... Big Grin
Played a 5-string once in BEADG. Took me a while to get the hang of it, heheh...

As to which style I like, it depends on what the song requires. I generally prefer the melodic stuff tho...
God has placed me on earth to accomplish certain things.
Right now, I am so far behind that I will never die.
Rufus Wrote:How do you choose to tune it, BEADG???

What's the alternative?
Lots of alternative tunings ST.
Cave canem
My dad's friend decided one day that he wanted to play bass, so he went and bought a second hand black gibson les paul 5 string bass!
It was tuned BEADG.

It was nice... it said Gibson on it, it had 5 strings, it was a LesPaul bass! ahhh!
then after a few lessons, he gave up and sold it. Sad

I dont like Gibsons, nor Fenders. So there! Big Grin
Cave canem
So there Sad~

Which ones do you like?
Warwick, Shuker, Status.

Couldnt afford any of them though...................... Sad
Cave canem
Hehe how about Yamaha?? Big Grin
Well, I was talking of really expensive basses. If I come out of cloud cuckoo land and get real though, then I'm looking at the following:

Warwick Rockbass

That's probably it.
Cave canem

Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  How to String a Guitar shuttertalk 2 2,755 Oct 10, 2004, 17:21
Last Post: shuttertalk
  Broke my B string! shuttertalk 13 7,421 Sep 13, 2004, 20:47
Last Post: de_axeman

Forum Jump:

Users browsing this thread:
1 Guest(s)

5 string basses00