Sometimes bass playing can get stale. It’s nothing to do with the role of the bass, and it’s not a pro vs amateur thing. It is just the nature of doing something for a long time. We get into a routine that becomes mundane, or we fall out of a practice routine that causes us to […]
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Ever thought of playing without an Amp? The last set up in the Bass Amp Set Ups list is one that doesn’t use an amp at all – the ampless set up. Actually there is an amplifier, but it is just for some headphones, so it isn’t big and heavy to carry around.
The New Year tends to be a time for fresh starts and clear outs (happy new year by the way!). It is for me, time to thin the bass stable and find a new home for one or two basses. I’m very blessed to own more than one bass – I know that not everyone […]
Choosing strings for your Bass can be quite stressful! Strings have a massive impact on your tone, and on your wallet too. Understanding the difference between string types involves lots of factors, far too many for one post anyway, so this post will focus on the underlying design of the strings, and the major string […]
Bass players have an amazing (and confusing) choice of Bass Cabs. This post continues from Part I of “Choosing a Bass Cab“… An interview with Mark Wright, CEO of Accugroove and passionate bassist…. There seems to be a big range in the power output (Watts). How does a bassist know what power they need? Mark: Answering the first question’s […]
Bass players have a choice of either a combo (All-in-one) or a stand alone bass cab. Either way, the cab (and the speaker within it) are the final link in the bass guitarist’s sounds chain. But how do you choose a cab? What do you look for? In looking for a source of sound advice […]