Making the basic change from plucking every note to utilizing hammer-ons in your basslines can actually affect the feel. There’s a distinct “lilt” to using hammer-ons that offers grooves a cool, bubbling feel that can be applied to almost any playing circumstance. Take a look at our products:

In this brief bass tutorial, Elixir Strings artist Derek Jones shows the fundamentals of the method, revealing the distinction in feels and the things to keep an eye out for. Making the hammer-ons as loud as the plucked notes is essential to a terrific b-line, so practice sluggish and accurate for the very best outcomes!

Elixir Bass Strings have actually been Derek’s go-tos for over twenty years. He enjoys the consistency of tone, their feel and, obviously, the long tone life.

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