Any of us who play extended range instruments like 7, 8, or even 9 string guitars have heard this on multiple occasions…

“That’s so low… why don’t you just play a bass?”

In all fairness, it’s usually coming from people who don’t understand the difference between a bass and a guitar other than “one is lower.”

But even some of our fellow string-slingers get on our backs simply because they don’t “get” extended range instruments.

YouTuber and musician Andrew Baena has taken matters into his own hands and finally answered that question once and for all with this video.

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