Watch the Lesson 10: Double Stops online guitar lesson by Stu Hamm from Funk Bass for Beginners

Double stops are when you play two notes at one time. They are tricky to pull off as you have to fret two notes, sometimes with one finger and sometimes with two. Double stops are used in some of the most popular funky bass lines around. In this example I'll show you how to play a minor third, much like what Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea plays on the song "Give it Away".