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Review: Heavyocity Scoring Bass
When is a bass more than just a guitar? When it's a full-blown sound design and scoring instrument, as Matt Vanacoro found out with Heavyocity's Scoring Bass...
May. 15, 2019
Ultimate Patches Releases Bass Station Master Collection Vols 1&2
With over 300 patches covering retro and modern synths, basses, mellow pads, melodic leads & epic fx, this mega collection of patches for Novation's Bass Station II is on sale now.
Feb. 13, 2019
A Producer's Guide To Programming Realistic Bass Lines
Software instruments can make authentic-feeling and sounding bass parts, but you'll need to know a few programming tricks. Joe Albano shares his secrets...
Dec. 17, 2018
How To Get The Perfect 808 Sound In Pro Tools
Using carefully selected plug ins and a little care, you too can sculpt an earth-shaking 808 sub bass sound. Here's how.
Nov. 14, 2018
Review: Parallax Kontakt Bass Engine
If you're after huge, ground shaking bass sounds for your drum'n'bass tracks, Parallax Kontakt Bass Engine from producers Drumsound and Bassline Smith will rock your world.
Oct. 19, 2018
Interview: Drumsound and Bassline Smith
We caught up with veteran drum'n'bass producers Drumsound and Bassline Smith to talk production, beats, basses and their very own Kontakt bass instrument, Parallax.
Oct. 11, 2018
Review: iBassist for iPad
iBassist is much more than a virtual bass for your iPad - it's a fully featured sequencer with advanced MIDI I/O that can make yur basslines follow your songs. Hollin Jones explains...
Aug. 16, 2018
How To Design A Punchy Sub Bass In Under 4 Minutes
Use this quick technique in any software or hardware synth to create a deep sub bass that can lend weight to the bottom end of your productions.
Jun. 20, 2018
Here's How To Create A Classic Acid Bassline With Roland's TB-03
Here's how to use the classic Step Input method on Roland's Boutique TB-03 bass sequencer and synthesizer to make a cool-sounding acid bass sequence.
Nov. 29, 2017
Producer Tips: Creating Basslines for Beginners
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.
May. 18, 2016
It's Here! Roland Announces New Aira TB-3 Touch Bassline
You've seen the teaser video trailers for Roland's Aira and, if you're like us at AskAudio Mag, wondered what the instruments are... There's 4 of them! To get us rolling, Roland unveil the Aira TB-3.
Feb. 14, 2014
Sound Design Tutorial: Create a TB-303 Patch In Spectrasonics Trilian
I very much doubt that when Tadao Kikumoto designed Roland's TB-303 in the early 80s, he knew that he would be starting a cultural revolution! On its release in 1981...
Jun. 29, 2011
Using Randomization in Reason to Create a Bass line
We use technology for many tasks in our daily life. From communication, to basic daily tasks, it can make life much easier. Music is another area that technology has greatly improved. Within every mus
G.W. Childs IV
Mar. 21, 2011
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