At the 2020 NAMM Show, Orange Amplification unleashes the Bass Butler, an entire Bi-Amp bass rig in a pedal. The new pedal splits the bass guitar signal, at input, into completely separate, parallel, analogue signal chains, just like a real bi-amp rig — without an amp in sight. The always active ‘Clean’ Bass Channel can […]
Recording can be a bit of a minefield, particularly when you’re new to it. Unlike when you’re playing live, there are certain steps you need to take to maintain the quality of sound. Also, there seem to be so many different opinions floating around about what you should and should not do. Here, we’re going […]
Working carefully through the exercise below will give you a firm understanding of blues bass lines basics. Then play your own grooving bass lines soon.
Wooten was at the 2014 Winter NAMM show and performed at the Samson booth, and luckily we got to see what a Victor Wooten bass jam is like.
Seventh century music scholar Isidore of Seville said it was impossible to notate music. Boy, was he ever wrong: there is evidence that notation was practiced by the Egyptians in 3,000 BC. Ancient Greece also had a system, and other forms arose in China and Japan. Now you too can know the proper history of the staff.
Nady’s PitchFork guitar or bass pedal tuner puts accurate, true bypass tuning technology (+/- one cent) in a rugged stomp box. Its easy-to-read LED…