About Talkingbass-Mark

Hi everyone. I'm Mark J Smith. Founder and Administrator of Talkingbass.net

String Bending

In this lesson we’re going to look at the bending of strings on bass guitar. String bends can be pretty tough on bass because of the increased string gauges but they are possible and lots of players like Billy Sheehan, Geezer Butler and Cliff Burton have used them to good effect in both solos and [...]

Finger Permutations

This lesson we look at how finger permutations can be used to create a meditative exercise to help with finger co-ordination and independence. […]

Getting Started With 5 String Bass

In this lesson I’m going to give you a few tips on moving over from 4 to 5 string bass. I cover some of the common problems and then some ways to make things much easier. […]