Bass Guitars feature articles
How To Get a Crunch Sound - The Basics To Making Your Electric Guitar Sound Crunchy
After having found your clean sound, let's now look at how to color your sound with a bit of distortion.
How To Set a Bass Amp - Find A Good Sound With Your Bass Amp
It's almost that time of year again and my body and mind are already longing for some well-deserved holidays sitting next to the fire with a hot cup of chocolate. But before that happens and we can all go enjoy ourselves, I will close my short tutorial series.
How To Get a Fat Bass Sound - Basics for a Fat Bass Sound
Just like an electric guitar, an electric bass can also sound big — but the way to get that sound is not the same.
Finding the Right Sound with your Active Bass Guitar - Setting the Controls of an Active Bass Guitar
Here is some basic knowledge to help you get your active bass guitar under control. As you surely already noticed, an active bass has more controls than a passive one. But keep cool, AudioFanzine is here to help you out.
Setting the Controls of a Passive Bass Guitar - Finding the right sound with your passive bass guitar
Even with a very flexible amp that allows for an easy, fast and effective sound control, your audio chain always starts with your instrument and depends on your instrument settings.
Everything You Need to Know About Tuning a Bass Guitar - How to Tune a Bass Guitar
You can kill yourself playing badass bass lines, but if you're not in tune with the rest of the band then none of it'll matter. Here are some methods for tuning your bass if you're a beginner.
How to Change Bass Guitar Strings - Changing Bass Guitar Strings
Knowing how to properly string a bass guitar is basic knowledge you have to master. It will set the right foundations for a pleasant playing while avoiding some other troubles with your sound. Here you have some valuable tips.
How to choose a bass amp - Bass amp buyer's guide
I read somewhere that Leo Fender’s genius was in his business choices. He was one of the first to understand that the success of an electronic instrument depended on the quality of its amplification. He then put out a new amp to go with every new guitar. Without the Bassman, the Precision would have taken a lot more time to become successful! Tha…
Amplifiers: what are classes A/B/AB/D - Explanation of class A, class B, class AB and class D amps
The basic function of an amplifier is to increase a low intensity signal capture. It can be a direct source such as a microphone, a musical instrument, or a signal corrected by an intermediary preamplifier (which processes the signal source through equalizers, filters, etc.)...
How to avoid ground loops - Banish Ground Loop Hum
There are a few different reasons why a musician might wish to use multiple amplifiers as part of their rig.