Mixing Bass, how do you like it?

John Santos

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I don't know either, but philosophically I'm inclined toward more art, less science. To me, the one-size-fits-all approach is one of the shortcomings of modern music, not in any way moving the ball forward. When I hear new music I like, it hasn't been homogenized to death and has something unique / quirky / special about it. In the end there is no accounting for taste. The approach is at least as varied as ways to play the bass: Pick? Fingers? Thumb and Fingers? Slapping and Popping? Mellow? Round? Aggressive? Driving? Funky? Jazz? P-Bass? Rick? Hofner? Fretless? Electric? Acoustic? Upright? Bowed? ... to name a few. I'd hate to see someone run all those through the same blender.

My man! I guess it also varies on the genre, but this is how I'd mix my bass too!
 

John Santos

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Yep, this is a better way to create insight. I'd rather hear or let you listen to how we prefer mixing the bass.

Well, at least no words can describe it quite easily.
 
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