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Unread 10-21-2012, 08:28 PM   #1
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Anyone got any exercises/practice routines that will help me get better at singing and playing bass at the same time?

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Unread 10-22-2012, 07:09 PM   #2
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1) Learn the bass part to where you hardly even have to think about it.
2) When you are playing with a song, listen more to the words than the bass. Then you get an ear for where the words fall in relation to your playing.

Most of the songs I listen to that I can play/sing have a pretty straight beat without pauses and weird stuff. Like I can play/sing Third World Think Tank by FIF but I can't play/sing Every New Day.

I don't know if this helps. It's kinda just something you start doing one day with a song. Good luck!
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Unread 10-31-2012, 08:44 AM   #3
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In addition here is an exercise you can check out: YouTube
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Unread 10-31-2012, 11:27 AM   #4
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Sing mary had a little lamb while playing twinkle twinkle little star. Just do that, over and over again. You have to train your mind to do both at once as well as learn to sing and play without thinking to much.
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