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Practicing Tip: Make it Emotional

Practicing tip: If you want to remember something, make it emotional. Very often we can vividly recall times/moments of our lives that were very dramatic or loaded with emotion (good

Two Octave Triad Fills: A very cool Talking Technique Episode

Two Octave Triad Fills: Talking Technique! In Episode 19 of Talking Technique I show you a cool way to come up with fills. These involve triads, descending. To make them

Pedal to the Metal (TT12)

Put the Pedal to the Metal Looking for some ideas to shed technique metal-style? In this Talking Technique episode on notreble.com  I explore playing a minor pentatonic scale with the roots

Killer Dead Notes Grooves (TT11)

Dead Notes bring Grooves to Life! In this episode I give you a few exercises using dead notes – percussive effects that are achieved by plucking or hitting muted strings. Today’s tip

Tetrachords Workout (TT#10)

Tetrachords for Technique! Tetrachords are four note sections of scales; in this episode I will demonstrate some good technique shedding using tetrachords. And, again, it’s a double whammy: we are

Pedaling or Scales & Technique Shedding (TT#9)

Pedaling Practice Episode 9 of Talking Technique is up on notreble.com. Have you ever looked for the “biggest bang for your practicing buck”? In this episode I give you an

Introduction to Hammer-Ons & Pull-Offs (TT#8)

Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs You can really spice up a groove by adding hammer-ons and pull-offs. As always I like to practice things in a systematic fashion. Follow along as we strengthen

One-Finger-Per-Fret in the Lower Register (TT#7)

Lower Register Fitness: one-finger-per-fret Tips for Getting Your Fingers in Place Some bassists have a bit of a hard time getting the one-finger-per-fret position going in the lower register of the

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