Spastic Ink- to counter and groove in E minor- Bass solo

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  1. Subsistence

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    One of my favorite bands Spastic ink , its instrumental progressive metal.
    Each member of the band is extremely talented and has one of the best bass players, Pete Perez. I Had a go at playing one of their Bass solos. If you haven't heard of this band i suggest you check them out !!

     
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    Emperor Guillotine The Almighty Ruler

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    Dude...anything that Ron Jarzombek composes or plays on is amazing. :metal:
     
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    Herrick Hello Mangs

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    That's a great album. I don't know why Pete Perez isn't more well known. His awesome bubbly precise-sounding tone & playing are most sexcellent. Does he even still play bass?
     
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    Nice man. Spastic Ink is great and trying to cover that would have been hard as nails!

    Do you usually play with your right hand as angled as that? I noticed immediately in the video your hand isn't straight in a line from your forearm.
     
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    Thanks. yeah, its a habit i have recently got into and people have commented on the angle of my forearm. It doesn't cause me any pain or ache at all so i haven't done anything to correct it.
     
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    Probably going to sound like a dick, but the timing isn't quite there. Especially 0:17 to 0:30. Practice a bit slower and make sure you really accent the beat (even though it's not accented in the solo it helps with improving timing).
    I have the same problem that I rush too much, it's important to make it 'groove' even if its not a groove.

    You're not far behind though, a little more practice and it should work itself out.
     

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