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Old 05-06-2013, 04:03 PM
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Default Re: Double bass pedals - which contexts?

Originally Posted by StaggerLee View Post
Weird title I know, but do any of you use double pedals just for fills and the like? Watching Neil peart and Gavin Harrison, they next to never use it for straight double bass stuff, same with Jason Bonham..... So does anyone else use it just for stuff like that?
Yep. While in my own free time I love playing along to stuff that has pretty energetic use of double bass, in my current playing situation I don't gig with any bands that require it, and sometimes I'll just leave the slave pedal off if I don't have any expectation of playing any double kick fills. I do like to throw in a triplet with my feet on fills here and there, but it's not dubba dubba dubba all night.
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