80-20 Bass - Article #2

What Is An 80-20 Bass Device?

"the most commonly used devices in rock, pop, blues, reggae, soul and more..."

80-20 Bass is based on transcribing and analysing literally thousands of bass lines ranging from pop and rock to country, blues, soul and more. If you do this work yourself you'll find that there's actually a relatively small number of 'devices' that are found across multiple genres and used by multiple players.

To make sure we're on the same page when it comes to the term 'devices' here's a PDF I wrote that defines exactly what I mean when I use the term 'device' in connection with 80-20 Bass:

What Is An 80-20 Device

So you can see some of the ways you can benefit from knowing the full library of 80-20 Devices, in the next article I'll post some bass lines I created using 80-20 Devices.  You can access that by clicking the blue 'CONTINUE' button below:

Paul Wolfe/www.how-to-play-bass.com




If you missed the first article in this series- What IS 80-20 Bass? - then click this link to check that out:

80-20 Bass -- What Is 80-20 Bass?