I saw Niko McBrain play barefoot in a NAMM video. Didn't look particularly disgusting :/
I've started playing heel-toe and these days I'm leaning toward barefoot playing. I feel there's a connection between my feet movement and the pedal, a really intrinsic motion that a shoe sole wouldn't be able to mimic.
But it becomes problematic if I start sweating, because then you begin to slip and slide. Ok, that sounds disgusting. But just imagine it was Niko's feet :P
- Reggae Mangle
"... As war machine, crushes their balls, God have mercy..."