Recording Bass: Getting Separation From Guitars to Actually Hear Your Bass
Have you had problems being able to follow your bass lines in a finished mix? After putting all of the instruments in the mix stuff can start to get cluttered. Travis Huisman offers some advice in this new “Recording Bass” column.
Recording Bass: What To Expect For Your First Studio Experience
With everyone locked down in 2020, it seems many musicians took to writing songs as an outlet, which made 2021 a very busy year for producers and engineers. Travis Huisman shares some advice on preparing to enter the studio for the first time.
Recording Bass: I’ve Tried It All… Now What?
If you’ve been following Travis Huisman’s “Recording Bass” column, you should have a pretty good understanding of how he approaches recording and mixing bass. But what happens when these things don’t pan out? Travis has the answers.
Recording Bass: Deep Bass on Modern R&B
In his past “Recording Bass” columns, Travis Huisman covered recording deep bass in pop/rock music. He’s been asked how to achieve this in R&B mixes since then. That's the focus of his latest column, with three different scenarios.
Recording Bass: Parallel Compression
For this month’s “Recording Bass” column, Travis Huisman dives in to the topic of parallel compression and how to incorporate it into your bass tracks.
How To Record Bass Like The Beatles In 1964
In addition to being a bass player, I’m also an engineer. I love old microphones and such. I thought this was a cool video detailing how Paul McCartney got his bass sound in his days at Abbey Road. Love that Hofner tone!
Recording Bass: Upright Bass For Classical and Rock Music
Travis Huisman has received emails from readers thanks to his popular “Recording Bass” column. Some have asked about recording the double bass. In this edition, Travis shares some thoughts on recording in both classical and pop/rock settings.
Recording Bass: Deep Subwoofer Bass on Pop/Rock Music
In the early 2000s, there was a popular technique producers used when recording bass: blending in a subwoofer track. After some experimentation, Travis Huisman successfully recreated that sound. He shares his steps in this new “Recording Bass” column.
Recording Bass: DI vs. Microphone (Or Combo)
There is a long-lasting debate on whether you should record your bass tracks with a DI or a microphone. In this edition of “Recording Bass,” Travis Huisman breaks downs the pros and cons for each.
Recording Bass: How To Better Prepare For Bass Tracking Day
All of my favorite albums have a distinct bass tone throughout. That is not because they just winged it on bass tracking day. Bassists need preparation tactics ahead of time. Here are some tips you can use to end up with a better tracking day.
Recording Bass: 5 Tips To Make Your Recordings Have a Tighter Low End
Travis Huisman is back with another “Recording Bass” column. In this one he shares tips about avoiding that muddy (or non-existent) low end he finds in a lot of his client’s projects.
5 Audio Plugins To Make Your Bass Recordings Instantly Better
Recording bass guitar at home is not difficult with the vast amount of quality plugins available to you today. Travis Huisman breaks things down with 5 audio plugins to make your bass recordings instantly better.