THE 7 SECRETS OF A GREAT BASS TONE

Published February 9, 2019 in Bass Tips

In this lesson we're talking TONE.

And no... I'm not going to be talking about how "the tone is all in your hands".

Instead I'm going to break down the 7 specific things that make up your bass tone - exactly what they are, and the differences between them.

Knowing these 7 bass tone essentials is going to help you understand:

  • Exactly how to dial in the tone you want.
  • Why you might not be happy with your current tone (and what to do about it).
  • What things you'll need to bear in mind when purchasing your next bass.
  • And way more...


Lesson Summary:

  • In this lesson I reveal my top tips for reaching tonal nirvana!
  • Find out how to instantly fine-tune your bass tone.
  • Why an active circuit won’t solve all your problems.
  • How you can get a punchier sound with smaller speakers.
  • And why 99% of pro bass players set their EQ flat.


Key Quotes:

“In this video I’m going to walk you through the key steps that make up your tone as a bass player.”

“It’s not just your amp and it’s not just your bass, there are actually seven really crucial things that are going to give you a specific tone.”


If you enjoy this lesson, you'll really dig this content:

1. Bass Recording Masterclass with Warren Huart
2. The Essential Bass Maintenance & Set-up Guide
3. Bass Guitar Foundations - The Definitive Guide
4. Session Musician Secrets With Sean Hurley


As always, see you in the shed...

Scott :)

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