If you are in the market for a bass or electric guitar, you will encounter two options: Quarter Sawn and Plain Sawn. In this article, I will share some information and my opinions on the differences and help you pick the best option. Source: Tom Peter Flooring Quarter SawnPlain SawnPlain + GraphiteCostHighLowMediumDurabilityVery highStandardHighResistanceVery highStandardHighInstrument levelBoutiqueAnyMainlandTarget … Continue reading Guitar Neck Sawing Types
A bass guitar is built from many components, which contribute to its sound. In this article, we will inspect each component and evaluate options to help you figure out which bass to get. At the end of the article, I will provide some sample builds as well. Components Neck Mass Neck mass is primarily a … Continue reading From Components to Sound: Composing Your Perfect Bass
Here is my subjective bass octave pedal comparison. Those are the pedals I have personally used before. They are ordered by my personal preference. PedalProsConsBoss OC-2🟢 Unmatched sound🟢 Analog🟢 Forgiving tracking🟢 Articulate🟢 Industry benchmark🟡 Discontinued🟡 Volume drop w/o dry🟡 Limited tone shaping🟡 Useless -2 octaveBoss OC-5🟢 Sounds close to OC-2🟢 Multiple modes🟢 Multiple in/outs🟢 Has … Continue reading Bass Octave Pedal Comparison
Bu yazı, gitarist bir arkadaşımla sohbetimizden alıntıdır. KVK sebebiyle ismini açıklamıyorum. Çok yönlü gitarın katma değeri, beklentinin altında kalabilir Bas gitarda G&L L-2000 diye bir model var mesela. Switch'ler, serisi, paraleli derken 18 kombinasyon var. Ama denediğimde işime yarayacak 3-4 ton buldum, kalanı mikste kaybolacak ince detaylar gibime geldi. Uzman gitarlar genelde daha problemsizdir Subjektif … Continue reading Çok yönlü gitar vs Uzman gitar
Invest in hands before guitars The guitar is only one component of the produced sound. How and where you attack the strings with your right hand changes the sound dramatically. Your favorite P or J sound is probably 25% guitar and 75% player technique. Don’t you believe me? Well, try it for yourself. Get a … Continue reading Tone Is In The Hands
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?