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Finding a way to play more and work less!
Minor triads, both linear and chords. Moving up the scale looking for sweet sounds.
Writing a new tune and practicing Lydian and Lydian augmented scales.
“Schism” by Tool.
—Rene De Urriola
Working on my sound, trying to retain the quality while moving it from the stage to the church!
Working at fi nding more time to play! I just moved all of my music gear from one room to another, and each instrument was begging me to play it before moving it. Need more time!
Learning the Bach cello solos on my Stagg. Sounds so much like my big old bass it’s crazy!
Testing some crazy sounds and weird effects!
—Matias A. Canteros
“Slither” by Velvet Revolver, Maroon 5’s “Harder to Breathe,” then the Calling’s “Wherever You Will Go,} before the next gig.
Swapping between basses with different scale-lengths (34”, 35”, and 42”) and 4- or 5-strings seamlessly.