Bass Expo 2014: slap bass 101

10:45AM 24th Feb 2014

The basics of this much discussed technique come down to two motions: the slap and the pop. Here's a simple explanation of how to get started in the world of slap bass. Tutor Matt Mead is an experienced bassist and teacher, currently playing in fast-rising UK rockers Empire. He's playing a Cort Artisan B4 20th bass guitar through a Hartke Kickback 15 combo amp.