Les Claypool
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"Leslie Edward "Les" Claypool" is an American musician and writer, best known as the bassist and lead vocalist of the band Primus (band)/Primus. Claypool's playing style on the electric bass mixes tapping, flamenco-like strumming, whammy bar bends, and Slapping (music)/slapping.

Claypool has also self-produced and engineered his solo releases from his own studio, "Rancho Relaxo". 2006 saw the release of a full-length feature film Electric Apricot: Quest For Festeroo/Electric Apricot written and directed by Claypool as well as a debut novel South of the Pumphouse.

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