Bass Guitars articles
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.
How to Mix a Bass Guitar - Straight to the Bottom
A good bass line, played on a good bass, can be made into a great Bass track. But you need to know your way around your Bass Guitar Processing. Lets take a look at giving your bass that extra little something.
Fender Bassman Pro 100T Amplifier Head Review - Heavy Weight
Tubes are the El Dorado for all people who think that bass amps were better before. Nostalgics can take their bell-bottoms out of the closet and grow their hair long because all-tube technology is back!
How low can you go? Use an octave divider, and find out! - Using Octave Dividers with Bass
Octave dividers aren’t just for guitar players: They also rock for bass, whether you’re getting mega-low sounds from the lower strings, or playing high up on the neck for very cool 8-string bass effects. It’s easy to do octave division with amp sims and DAWs, but there are some definite tricks involved.
Fender Bronco Bass Combo Review - Rodeo
Do you feel like a cowboy? Do you like the smell of ponies and old leather? Do you like riding on a weird mount and sweltering under an old stinking hat?