I particularly like basses with active / passive switches. Each mode can provide things that the other can't. Sound First of all; in my particular bass, active mode provides a more compressed tone with a tighter bottom end. I can't get the same sound when I set the bass to passive mode and turn up … Continue reading Active and Passive Bass Guitars
To support my power trio band Pinyata better, I have purchased a Fishman Fission Powerchord FX. This digital pedal basically lets you simulate a rhythm guitar. This pedal has two outputs: Effect and dry/mixed. I have wondered if the dry out is analog or not; so I contacted the engineers at Fishman and got the … Continue reading Fishman Fission Outputs
You are a story writer. Your guitar is your pen and your tone is your font. It is nice to have a comfortable pen and a font that matches the theme of your story. But what matters the most is the story you tell and how you tell it.
Just out of curiosity, i wondering which brand and guage of strings would you prefer for a 5 string musicman 2 band eq stingray? Right now I have a pair of old stainless steel dunlop super bright 40-120 on there. I want to get a clean sound that applicable to all genres and styles Suggestions StingRay … Continue reading All Around Strings for a StingRay Bass
Öncelikle; Compressor'un ne olduğunu bilmiyorsanız How I Use Compressors başlıklı yazıma göz atmanızı öneriyorum. Compressor; 1:2 veya 1:4 modunda düşük Ratio ile kullanıldığında ve sesi açıldığında, düşük sesli notaları yükseltme ve yüksek sesli notaları kısma özelliği sayesinde dinamik aralığı daraltır. Daha dengeli ve eşit bir ses dağılımı sağlar. Limiter; 1:10 veya 1:20 gibi yüksek bir … Continue reading Limiter, Compressor Olur Mu?
Fender has many guitar & bass series; which can be confusing for the customer. In this post, I will make a clear ascending ranking of theoretical quality levels of their instruments. Theoretical is emphasized, because each and every guitar is unique. A supposedly low-ranking guitar might turn out to be great, while a supposedly high-ranking … Continue reading Fender Series Quality Ranking
There are a lot of things to check during a new bass purchase. I want to share some of the most significant things that I look for. Each bass comes from a different set of trees, and have different wood / resonance / sound qualities. Basses from the same brand & model may wildly differ … Continue reading Essential Checks on a New Bass Purchase