Basschat Spotify Collaborative Playlist
Posted 21 January 2011 - 05:38 PM
I've been playing bass for a while now, and I've learnt my fair share of fantastic bass lines. However, I know that there are bound to be hundreds of other songs featuring some sweet bass lines that I've never heard of. I know there are quite a few threads here already listing songs to learn, but I thought I'd put out an idea. I'm a big fan of Spotify, and I noticed it had a collaborative playlist function. Therefore, I suggest that we could make a basschat playlist, where anyone could add new songs with good bass lines that others may not have heard of. I know people would have to use spotify to benefit from it, but I think it could be a good idea. I've preliminarily set up one with 3 songs to test the water here: http://open.spotify.com/user/clagooey/play...8vA0sQN2qkts11g
P.S. If this has been suggested before, or if this thread's in the wrong section, then sorry!
Posted 23 January 2011 - 12:06 AM
I'm hoping that (eventually!) we'll have a list of about 50+ songs added by loads of different people, so that the playlist will be a great tool for people to use if they want to listen to/ learn something different. I guess I just need to be patient and hope that this gets some traction!
Posted 23 January 2011 - 12:17 AM
I think if you subscribe to it then you can just drag and drop songs onto it? I guess it might just take a few minutes for the adding function to be activated?... I can see you as a subscriber, so hopefully it should work now! If that doesn't work then let me know; I've never done a collaborative playlist before, but I'm pretty sure this is how they're supposed to work (as discussed here: http://www.spotify.c...ures/playlists/ )
Posted 23 January 2011 - 01:29 AM
I see "I believe in miracles" and "cake hole;" good times! I had to restart it for some reason, but I can see them now. Hopefully this will be the start of something great
Posted 23 January 2011 - 08:23 AM
I have subscribed as Jaybot ,, and will start adding tunes,
Some great tunes on here already , get adding peeps
Edited by jaybass 70, 23 January 2011 - 12:00 PM.
Posted 23 January 2011 - 09:57 AM
Yes it works then. Super!
Posted 24 January 2011 - 01:13 PM
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Posted 25 January 2011 - 07:01 PM
Posted 25 January 2011 - 07:38 PM
Good idea, lets see how this develops.
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Posted 31 January 2011 - 10:33 PM
The Roots feat. Erykah Badu - You Got Me (Bass by Leonard 'Hub' Hubbard)
The Roots - The Next Movement (Bass by Leonard 'Hub' Hubbard)
D'Angelo - Brown Sugar (Bass by the one and only Pino Palladino)
Posted 06 February 2011 - 12:56 PM
I've added a couple but will add more as and when!
Posted 08 February 2011 - 08:53 PM
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Posted 10 February 2011 - 12:17 AM
Keep 'em coming. I've found a few very cool songs I had never heard about.
Posted 14 February 2011 - 08:07 PM
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Posted 23 March 2011 - 02:58 PM
I'm glad to see people are using this! I've had a bit of spare time so have added around 60 new songs to the playlist of various genres and difficulty levels. Have fun, and keep adding songs.
Posted 24 March 2011 - 02:34 PM
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Posted 31 March 2011 - 02:43 PM
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