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Avi14

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  1. My YouTube Channel for Bass Covers

    Thanks a lot for your feedback
  2. My YouTube Channel for Bass Covers

    Covered this funky bass line of Chris Wolstenholme recenrtly! Panic Station ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lEegZo4ESU
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    I covered 'Piano Man' recently, a classic song by Billy Joel. The bass line is simple yet has some subtle variations which makes it challenging. Feedback is always appreciated https://youtu.be/HitTbEyG4kY
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    Hey everyone! I am back after some time. I recently covered 'Billie Jean' by Michael Jackson. The song has a simple bass line which keeps repeating. It is very good for practicing and for building finger strength. Do let me know you guys found the cover: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19D8GO8lhS0
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    Covered 'Under Pressure' by Queen today. The song is bit tricky during the last stage but tried my best! Feedback is always appreciated https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Pq_ASe8x0Q
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    Yes Dad3353, I have been working on the basics too and practicing different scales as well as trying to make different patterns within the scale. I am also playing along to some drum beats from time to time. Your advice is helping me a lot Recently, I have covered 'Locked Out of Heaven' by Bruno Mars. Do let me know if you are finding any improvement. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWlFals8pPk
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    I have finally done the intonation of my guitar. I used a screwdriver to adjust the 12th freight in order to ensure that the 12th freight and the open freight of the respective strings sound the same I have chosen a tougher song this time which has a really good bass line. It is a non-English song but I hope you guys listen to it and give your feedback . Also, is the bass sounding better now? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsfCkpibumI
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    [quote name='Dad3353' timestamp='1502049134' post='3349013'] OK, I looked up the Sound King mic (equivalent cost in European currency: 22€....), and would confirm that it's the free USB sound card that is supplying the power. You don't have to rely on youtube for practising; a decent bass method would be a good complement, I'd suggest. The Hal Leonard series are recommended by many, and are very complete and progressive. Here's a link... [url="http://www.amazon.in/Hal-Leonard-Bass-Method-Complete/dp/0793563836/ref=sr_1_1_twi_spi_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1502048687&sr=8-1&keywords=Hal+Leonard+Bass+Method%3A+Complete+Edition+Spiral-bound"]Amazon.in: Hal Leonard Complete Bass Method, spiral bound ...[/url] Does the bass sound that bad..? Not the right term, really; it's not that it sounds bad, it's that it sounds out of tune in places, and the timing is imprecise. That's enough to spoil a show, whoever is playing, and needs working on more than any learning of songs (which should continue, of course...). How do you check for intonation, for instance..? An easy check would be to play a string at the octave (12th fret...), then play a harmonic at that same fret (pluck the string whilst barely touching it at the 12th fret...). The notes heard (fretted and octave...) should be exactly the same pitch. Repeat for all four strings. If there is a difference at all in pitch on any string, the intonation should be adjusted to rectify that. Try this simple test and see..? [/quote] Thanks a lot for this and I really appreciate your advise. I will try this to ensure my guitar is always in tune and will continue working hard to improve
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    [quote name='Dad3353' timestamp='1502043427' post='3348945'] Avi14... I can't honestly say that there's a major difference between the Queen video and the previous two (Guetta and Blue Sky...). Tuning or intonation issues are much more noticeable that absolute sound quality, as is timing. I know that it's difficult, as a beginner, to have the 'polish' of an accomplished player; that can only come with time and practise. In your case, I'd suggest practising playing along to songs that you seem to like, but also 'wood-shedding', that's to say playing technical exercises from sheet music and method books, to a metronome. This will, if the method book is any good, improve your fluidity and confidence, your musical knowledge base and your playing technique; as a bonus it will (again, if the method is a good one...) improve your reading skills..! I'm assuming you've not got access to a real live bass tutor..? There, too, lies ample opportunity for development. I'd add, in passing, that I still find it slightly curious to choose play-alongs that have little bass in 'em..! As for the mic, could you give the make and model of both the mic itself and your sound card..? Just for curiosity's sake; I'd like to better understand how it works. S'not important; the essential thing is that it works..! [/quote] Hey, thanks for the feedback The mic is Sound King SK-800 and the USB Sound Card came free along with it. Thanks a lot for the suggestions. I am practicing some bass excercises via YouTube to get more fluid while playing bass. Btw, did the bass sound really that bad? I felt that I was mostly in tune but missed a note towards the end.
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    Hmm... This is the first time I have purchased a condenser mic and I don't know much about them. But as per online sites, the mic is to be connected to the Input slot of the Phantom Power board and a chord passes through from the Output slot of the Phantom Power Board directly to the USB Sound Card. Anyway, do let me know if you felt the sound in this video was clearer compared to my previous videos or not
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    [quote name='Dad3353' timestamp='1501964365' post='3348555'] ? ? ? Is this battery-powered, then..? [/quote] The mic is directly connected to my laptop via USB Sound Card
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    Purchased a proper condenser mic today and the difference in sound quality is huge! Even without the Phantom Power supply, the bass can now clearly be heard and there are no fluctuations in the volume! Covered 'Another One Bites the Dust' with the new recording system! Do check it out at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJ4KcjTjRCk
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    Have covered an Electropop song recently which has a cool bass line! Dangerous- David Guetta feat. Sam Martin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlSdxznZodY
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    [quote name='Dad3353' timestamp='1500979758' post='3341417'] No tuning problems there of note, and the laptop mic is doing a fine job picking up the essentials, so well done, there. Well done, too, for choosing a tune to cover that has no bass at all at the start..! [/quote] Haha! Thanks for your feedback... will keep that in mind
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    Thanks for the advice I have recently covered 'A Sky Full of Stars' by Coldplay ! For some reason the D Flat note seems a bit off tune but it sounded perfectly fine while playing. Perhaps the laptop mic has some issues while recording. Anyway, do check it out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSUHA0NyEEk
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