Here are my answers to some frequently asked questions.
I hope you will find some helpful information here. If you have a question about Slap It! Online that is not answered here feel free to ask via email. That's how new FAQs are born.
- Do I need the book Slap It! in order to use Slap It! Online?
The material presented in the pages of Slap It! Online can be thought of as the next volume of, or a sequel to, my book Slap It! Funk Studies for the Electric Bass.
I do not plan to repeat the many technical exercises included in Slap It! here on this site. So the simple answer is yes, I believe you would benefit from studying the material in Slap It! as well as the material presented here.
The material presented here is at a fairly advanced level of difficulty, by studying Slap It! (if you haven't already), you'll find learning the material here much easier.
- Where can I get Slap It! Funk Studies for the Electric Bass?
Slap It! is available from many music retailers, online music stores and from my own site, www.SlapIt.com.
What will I find in the member area?
Currently there are 40 example pages and 11 lesson pages. Each example page has a 2 to 18 bar slap bass line presented in both Standard and Tab notation as a PDF file.
Each example page also has audio files at two different tempos. You are able to hear how each example sounds when I play it with Drums, Bass alone, and I also provide a Drums only play along track for you to practice with.
I've posted a demo page here.
Why should I subscribe to Slap It! Online, if I have the book Slap It! already?
If you enjoyed the bass lines in Slap It!, and always hoped for more examples to explore, then I think you'll really enjoy Slap It! Online.