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Pete Cottrell: Kinetic (Bass and Guitar Switch)

Sometimes we hear something along the lines of “get that guy a guitar” when we feature a bassist playing an instrument with more than 4-strings/piccolo strings/playing solo bass.

But we’ve never heard the opposite, until now.

Pete Cottrell plays an 8-string guitar, and people have asked him, “why don’t you just play the bass?” So he decided to do an experiment. Pete took his song “Kinetic”, and played the bass part on his guitar, and the guitar part on his bass. We think it turned out pretty great.

Thanks to No Treble reader O Walls, who shared this with us.

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Mark S Beretta

Mark S Beretta

That was most excellent ,,,