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slap bass

n
(Music, other) a rock or jazz style of playing the electric or double bass in which the strings are plucked and released so as to vibrate sharply against the fretboard or fingerboard
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With their exceptional musicianship, virtuosic instrumentals, three-part harmony, impressive slap bass, and great good humour, they are guaranteed to put a smile on your face.
The slap bass, glaring harmonica, edgy Hammond organ, and tight horn section really make this album shine.
It's Michael Glaysher, who specialises in singing early Elvis songs, performing an authentic selection of the tracks that Elvis made at Sun Studios using just a guitarist and slap bass player.
According to the organizers,there will be many guitar solos, riffs, bends, tappings, drum rolls, slap bass and vocal power, the audience can witness some Epic Original and Pumping rock numbers from a fiery lineup.
It doesn't fit the format, we won't play it...'" recalls Candi of her original 1986 version, which features slap bass, electronic handclaps and gospel backing.
Effortlessly creating a unique sound based on their collective and individual musical backgrounds, the band takes influence from Folk, Bluegrass, Country and Western Swing music in the form of virtuosic instrumentals, three part harmony and impressive slap bass.
Originally written for Frankie Goes to Hollywood, "Slave to the Rhythm" resembles the echoes and chimes of hits such as "Relax," but its slap bass and switch between contralto and soprano, deep masculine croon and high notes, are all Grace Jones.
The Werks are known for inciting dancers by fusing psychedelic shredding guitar, wailing organ and funk slap bass. The band pays close attention to the crowd energy, and the audience influences what comes next in a Werks' set.
Primitive and wild and characterised by stand up slap bass, yelping vocals and jumping rhythms, Rockabilly has retained a loyal worldwide fanbase.
They are one of the most exciting young bands working on the British folk scene, with bits of nu-folk, bluegrass, country and western and swing, check out their three part harmonies and impressive slap bass.
The upbeat soul of Together saw his band lock into their groove, all twanging slap bass and clipped guitar lines.
Sounding like a mash up of New Order, early Depeche Mode and Spandau Ballet (albeit with a dreadful vocal), it's even got a rousing, haunting chorus, a load of classy synth stabs, errant slap bass and an absolutely mental guitar solo.