Tag Archives: Bass

A bass and drum machine, inside your KORG hardware, with Sinevibes’ Groove plugin

What if I told you you could take a KORG keyboard – or even the ultra-cheap NTS-1 – and add a bass and drum machine, just by downloading a file? Sinevibes’ Artemiy Pavlov has been raving about the possibility of KORG’s platform. Now he’s realizing it. The post A bass and drum machine, inside your … Continue reading A bass and drum machine, inside your KORG hardware, with Sinevibes’ Groove plugin

New Music Gear Monday: Avantone Kick Sub-Frequency Bass Drum Microphone

One of the things that engineers have always struggled with was getting enough girth frequencies on the kick drum. This was eventually solved by Nashville engineer Russ Long, who mounted a common (at the time) Yamaha NS-10 woofer on a snare stand and used it as a microphone exclusively on the bass drum. The sound … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: Avantone Kick Sub-Frequency Bass Drum Microphone

The Beatles “She Said, She Said” Isolated Drums And Bass

We haven’t done any isolated tracks in a while mostly because we had covered everything that was available. There are some new ones though, starting with this gem from The Beatles. It’s the isolated drums and bass for “She Said, She Said” off the Revolver album. There’s a ton of compression on this track, and … Continue reading The Beatles “She Said, She Said” Isolated Drums And Bass

Releasing Music In Isolation, New Bass String Technology, And Lawyer/Drummer Kurt Dahl On My Latest Podcast

My guest on the podcast this week is Kurt Dahl, who’s not only a successful entertainment attorney but is a busy drummer as well. His band One Bad Son has toured North America with Def Leopard, Judas Priest and even opened for the Rolling Stones. While working as a musician, Kurt decided that he could help his band … Continue reading Releasing Music In Isolation, New Bass String Technology, And Lawyer/Drummer Kurt Dahl On My Latest Podcast

Audiokit Bass 808 is an iOS drum designer – but it’s not around forever

You can now create heavy, ultra-low TR-808 kick basslines with Audiokit Bass 808 and its interactive keyboard. The app is available on iOS and will only be on the App Store for a limited time. The TR-808 kick drum has become an iconic tone in modern music, taking a dramatic shift in context since its … Continue reading Audiokit Bass 808 is an iOS drum designer – but it’s not around forever

Step by step bass mixing with Ørjan Nilsen

Ørjan Nilsen has been working on his craft since the late 90s, so it’s no wonder he is regularly found among DJ Mag’s Top 100 listings, amassed millions of Spotify streams and worked with some of the biggest names in trance music. In this walkthrough tutorial, Ørjan shows us how he effectively creates and combines … Continue reading Step by step bass mixing with Ørjan Nilsen

The Dandy Warhols’ Zia McCabe on learning via experimentation and building bass lines

For the past 25 years, The Dandy Warhols have forged a successful path through a shifting musical landscape with their distinctive cacophony of guitar and synth-based rock ’n’ roll. This route has included recording huge hits like 2000’s colossal Bohemian Like You, We Used To Be Friends and Not If You Were The Last Junkie … Continue reading The Dandy Warhols’ Zia McCabe on learning via experimentation and building bass lines