I'll try to answer this question by putting my current music life under the spotlight. Here is a list of my recent bands, and how good my alternative basses match them. Scores BandStyleP with flatsP with nickelsJ with steelsAfrotoliaAcoustic123Cenk SoyakPower Trio123Istanbul Funk UnitFunk123Jozi LeviLatin/Jazz321MinzenAmbient123Özge EstekinSoul/Jazz321PinyataPop/Rock321TushePop/Rock321 Let's summarize the scores. SubjectP with flatsP with nickelsJ with … Continue reading Why we own multiple guitars
Introduction This ancient question is asked occasionally; and the answers vary wildly. Some claim that a bigger/thicker neck correlates to a bigger/stronger sound, while others claim that neck profile doesn't affect the sound at all. So, what is the truth? Theory one: Neck profile affects the sound, and some people don't hear it because their … Continue reading Does neck profile affect bass sound?
If you need to go over compression basics, check this article first. This article is a subjective comparison of two prominent bass compressor pedals. The content below is mostly subjective; so I won't bother typing "this is just my opinion", "YMMV", etc. after every other sentence. Consider them applied. Both compressors offer similar functionality; such … Continue reading Cali76 Compact Bass vs Hyper Luminal
Why did I do that? Here is my subjective evaluation of both services. YouTube Music advantages: Cost. I have a YouTube Premium membership already, which includes YouTube Music as well. Therefore, it is virtually free for me - unlike Spotify.Live / cover songs. Most of my bands play live or cover versions of songs - … Continue reading Moved to YouTube Music, left Spotify
Many SAP clients work with freelancers; because they usually bring valuable experience, know-how, speed and quality to the table. However; prominent freelancers typically get offers from various companies, and need to choose between alternatives. In my opinion; the most significant SAP freelancer criteria are the following. The more you can fulfill them, the better chance … Continue reading How to attract SAP freelancers
If you are an ABAP programmer and your client is planning an S/4HANA upgrade, you need to be aware of the process on adapting your custom code. Here is my curated list of essential free Learning Hub trainings on the subject. Custom code adaptation processPrepare your custom code for HANAExtensibility of SAP S/4HANA – an … Continue reading Code adaptation trainings before S/4HANA upgrade
Human ear can hear sounds between (roughly) 20Hz and 20KHz. And it is not objective; we hear some frequencies better than others - typically the mids. Generally speaking (ignoring artistic philosophies and whatnot); humans like to hear a full spectrum in a song where all frequencies between 20Hz and 20KHz are occupied and the volumes … Continue reading What’s wrong with scooping the mids of your bass?
If you are an ABAP programmer on a Mac (like me), you might have installed Eclipse ADT and SAP GUI for Java. However; when you try to view a SAP GUI Window within Eclipse, you probably got an error saying that JavaFX can't be located by Eclipse. Here is a step-by-step solution to this problem. … Continue reading Mac solution: How to view SAP GUI windows inside Eclipse ADT
No, we will not use host matching! Instead, we'll use our own architecture. The title makes the content of this article obvious, so let's jump right into it. This method might be a little tedious for high-traffic websites, but if you have a handful of low-traffic websites and want to host them under a single … Continue reading Hosting Multiple Domains on Python Flask
Harmonic Booster is one of my instant favorites. It acts as an exciter + (optional) EQ + (optional) scoop pedal, all at once. I mainly keep everything flat and use it as an exciter to emphasize the upper harmonics of my bass; really opens up the sound nicely. My octave + overdrive pedals love it … Continue reading DarkGlass Harmonic Booster on 18v