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How to Get the Best Tone From Your Bass Guitar and Amp

Bass guitars and amplifiers come in various configurations. For beginners, the ideal setup would be one which combines preamp and power amp features into one package. However, standard guitar amps can also be used to amplify bass if passive pickups are used with lower gain settings; this will prevent speakers from blowing. Power Bass guitars …

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Electronic Music and Sound Design Vol 3

This book, the inaugural volume in a three-volume series (also announced for 2012), provides both theory and practice of digital synthesis and sound design. The text follows a logical organization with theory chapters interspersed between practice chapters to allow concepts introduced in one to be put into effect during another chapter. Synthesis Synthesis refers to …

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How Marine Audio Equipment Can Make Your Time on the Water More Enjoyable

No matter if you’re sailing the ocean or taking a day trip on your boat, marine audio equipment can make the experience of being on the water more enjoyable. Marine-grade audio equipment not only has been built to withstand saltwater conditions on the water, but it also features some of the newest tech features that …

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Why Bass Guitars Need Special Amps

Bass guitars operate similarly to electric guitars, with magnetic or piezo pickups that convert string vibration into an electrical signal. Audio signals from bass guitars are sent to an amplifier and reproduced through its speaker or multiple speakers. A bass guitar amplifier must have the capacity to handle low frequencies accurately in order to accurately …

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