Best Bassists Ever
The Contenders: Page 12
.. No one remember Gorillaz. It's sad and it's shame. Murdoc is awesome
He used a bass owned by the devil himself...El Diablo,how cool is that.V 1 Comment
Underrated! He plays hypnotic, repetitive beats that are so damn psychadelic!
His playing is hypnotizing, and is the perfect pairing to Jaki Liebezeit's primal beats. Repetition has never been so interesting as it is with Can, and Czukay plays as big a part in that as the other members.
Best bassist ever. He totally destroys all competition with his mind-blowing technical riffs and unique, experimental style. Check out his album called "alone. " EVERY sound on the album comes from a bass. Your mouth will stay open when you hear its entirety, guaranteed.
RIP, Tom T Bone Wolk--you were a fantastic sideman to Hall & Oates
He played lead bass, keyboards and violin for one of the top three UK bands ever. He co-wrote 17 consecutive Top 20 songs. Including 6 Number Ones. Yes I said LEAD BASS, now go check out a SLADE song and turn up the low end and rock out the BASS!
Vastly underrated player and songwriter, the mans a legend, the bands the most underrated ever. Keep on rocking!
Fantastic bassist from my first favourite band SladeV 1 Comment
He's from the Australian band 5 Seconds Of Summer. He's so funny and cute and know how to play bass really good :-) by the way he's in a relationship with his dog Ketchup :-)V 4 Comments
Very under rated he is always on the Christian top five writers but I have always loved his bass playingV 4 Comments
His sound is so good that they don't need a guitarist. Royal blood is one of the best bands of the 2010sV 1 Comment
One of the most versatile and evocative bassists on the planet.
Wonderous sounds, just think of Sylvian's Taking the Veil. Currently working on a solo album in Woodstock with David Torn and others, Jennifer is in great demand in the studio and touring all over the globe. She is next in France with Murray Head and band. Jennifer always has time for her fans is a great inspiration to other musicians. She plays many instruments and I'm lucky to have seen her live back in 88 with Sylvian, Torn, Jansen, Barbieri and Isham. One of the most beautiful, warm and moving fretless sounds you will ever hear.
Love Jennifers bass playing guitar playing drumming keyboarding singing..saw her pick up a trumpet once and it ended up on the recording! A joy to work with..PxV 1 Comment
Some fantastic moody basslines with Magazine, also done some great work with Pete Shelley.V 1 Comment
Since he was playing in a band with a piano player, he had to cover the role of bass and guitar all in one. Great riffs, great use of distortion, and great supporting bass lines
GRAHAM should be WAY up the list. He's also credited with They might be giants, and Natalie Merchant. Listen to Joe Jackson's "i'm the man" Linkin Park... This guys is SICK!
Superb bassist, Friday is an excellent example, his bass on Natural Wild shows he can knock out the dub stuff as well, brilliant.
Joe Jackson's bass player.
Carries the melody on most of Joe's early work.
I say all The Beatles needed was Klaus, their Hamburg exi! He was brilliant as a bassit, but even brilliant still at his artwork, which he did for Revolver and Ringo Starr's Ringo Heck, he is best remembered on You're So Vain
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