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Red Hot Chili Peppers: Flea’s Isolated Bass on “Scar Tissue”

Flea can be a crazy funk-rock bassist, but here we get a look into the mellower side of the bassist with his isolated bass track from “Scar Tissue” from the 1999 Red Hot Chili Peppers album Californication.

He sets a steady groove with some nice higher melodic content. Interestingly, you can hear the use of some flanger, which isn’t as evident when you listen to the track as a whole.