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keyboard vs. bass

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Vanity, Feb 6, 2002.

  1. Vanity

    Vanity Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 7,673 Likes Received: 6
    i've been pondering which one of these 2 to get.... i'll actually prolly just end up getting a pair or ortofons.. but fuck it.. here's what i'v gathered:

    takes up less room
    it's hard to fine samplable basslines
    it's more 'macho'
    easier to learn

    programable samples
    more sounds
    ... more versital (sp?)
    more expensive (a lot)
    takes up more space
    looks like fun
    harder to learn


    keyboard...overall, funner (is funner a real word?)
  3. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 25, 2000 Messages: 32,277 Likes Received: 235
    no, funner isnt a real word.

    what are you trying to accomplish?
  4. vinyl junkie

    vinyl junkie Elite Member

    Joined: Jan 17, 2002 Messages: 4,725 Likes Received: 0
    yer looking at 2 very different instruments, with very different results:eek:...

    but my personal recomendation... bass is much cheaper, and easier to learn, but if you don't have people to play with, then bass gets really boring... keyboards get bonus points for being a total kick, even if you never leave the house and have no friends
  5. bug

    bug Guest

    if you want to just rock out and party and get girls, get a bass.

    if you want to be an actual musician--that is, always stay home practicing instead of going out; learning the joy of musicianship; appreciating your music when no one else does, being misunderstood;being unappreciated etc, etc....then get a keyboard.

    i've honestly reaped the benefits of both sides of the coin.
  6. vinyl junkie

    vinyl junkie Elite Member

    Joined: Jan 17, 2002 Messages: 4,725 Likes Received: 0
    haha! very well put...
  7. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 15, 2001 Messages: 7,578 Likes Received: 3
    ive always wanted to learn how to rock a saxa-mo-phone
  8. Abracadabra

    Abracadabra Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Dec 28, 2001 Messages: 22,906 Likes Received: 113
    buy a triangle, then you can take it to a bar/nightblub/party, start ringing it and tell all the fine girls to "come and get it"
  9. Vanity

    Vanity Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 7,673 Likes Received: 6
    the only thing i'd use the bass for is playing basslines for sample based beats.
    jangles: more fun.

    and i dont have friends :
  10. TOY

    TOY New Jack

    Joined: May 16, 2001 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0
    i personally would get a keyboard. so much more you can do with a keyboard-all the different sounds and instruments you could have just with a keyboard. is you just want something to fuck around with then get a bass.
  11. NATO

    NATO Guest

    get a double bass. i cant get enough of that twang.
  12. d-town_bomber

    d-town_bomber Veteran Member

    Joined: May 20, 2001 Messages: 7,032 Likes Received: 2