It may be small but Avid's SansAmp PSA-1 is a powerhouse of sonic sculpting that can be used not only on guitars and basses but on any source you like. Here's how it does its magic.
Positive Grid has a reputation for making uniquely powerful amp simulations with more features than most. Joe Albano put Bias Amp 2 to the test.
It's not even Black Friday yet but it is Bass Tuesday as Waves makes Bass Slapper available for just $29. So if you give a funk about great bass sounds, check it out!
A good bass sound is key to almost any kind of music production, but how can non-bassists ensure they're getting the best results? Joe Albano breaks down better bass for everyone.
Guitars have been among the toughest instruments to recreate authentically in virtual format. But as Joshua Casper discovered, Ample Sound may just have cracked it with Guitars & Basses.
In the final segment of this two-part mini series Rich Tozzoli explores how guitar players can approach recording bass parts when your bass player is AWOL or you need to get it done yourself.
In the first of this two-part mini series Rich Tozzoli explores how guitar players can approach recording bass parts when your bass player is AWOL or you need to get it done yourself.
If you're having trouble creating basslines, or want a fresh take, this tutorial explores useful concepts every producer should consider when creating a bassline, regardless of the musical style.
No strings? No problem! Davie504, Italian-born bass player and musician shows how to create a full track using a bass with no strings.
IK Multimedia's AmpliTube for iOS mobile guitar and bass tone studio adds new Fulltone and Ampeg gear, an Acoustic Sim pedal, 2 intense Metal amps, 2 extremely popular stomp effects, and much more.
Is it possible to get excited about a new type of musical instrument cable? In this case, when the cable is optical (uses light) with zero capacitance and produces better sound quality, YES it is!
The Roadie is both a guitar and bass string winder and tuner. It's rechargeable and automatic and syncs with smart phones... but just how useful is it? Andy Bowen puts it through a tight test.
Recording electric bass can be more straightforward than drums or guitar, but there are still potential issues that can trip you up. Here's 10 tips & techniques to help you capture the low end.
With three bass distortion circuits ranging from low-end crunch to smooth overdrive and all out fuzz attack, the AfterShock Bass Distortion pedal from Source Audio sounds great. Check out the video.
Getting a great guitar or bass sound is easier than ever, thanks to the new modules in Reason 8. Developed in association with processing experts Softube, they can work their magic on almost anything.