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recording bass to electronic music

Hi guys,

last few months I started to recording bass lines to different kind of music styles. with recording to rock, jazz, funk there is no problem at all, depends on your effects, but when I started to fill up house or down temps, where the bass line takes more then 4 seconds, the bass line start to change the tone after a 2 - 3 seconds. have you got any idea what should be the problem? the apmflier? the bass guitar? cheers

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pr0gr4m Mon, 07/24/2006 - 14:28
Do you mean that your bass tone is changing as you play? and you hear the tone change within a 4 second period? I could understand if you started with brand new strings and were playing for like 5 hours straight in a hot sweaty humid smokey night club. Sure, the sound of the bass would be different from what it was when you started...but over a 4 second period?

How drastically does it change? Can you supply any audio examples?

Pro Audio Guest Mon, 07/24/2006 - 23:40
so I didn´t think that the bass strings start to change the tone after 4 seconds playing, but..... if I play a long note, a long sound, forexample a long C, the first 2-3 seconds are absoluthly C, but on 4 second it starts to play something between C-Cis, after 5 second its jump on Cis at all, and its in normal home recording. I have only bass ampflier and no effect for recording, do you mean it could be the problem?? cheers

MadTiger3000 Tue, 07/25/2006 - 04:46
otillio wrote: so I didn´t think that the bass strings start to change the tone after 4 seconds playing, but..... if I play a long note, a long sound, forexample a long C, the first 2-3 seconds are absoluthly C, but on 4 second it starts to play something between C-Cis, after 5 second its jump on Cis at all, and its in normal home recording. I have only bass ampflier and no effect for recording, do you mean it could be the problem?? cheers

Change those strings!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

MadTiger3000 Tue, 07/25/2006 - 08:42
otillio wrote: yes, exactly. and dear Mad Tiger 3000, I try the buy a different strings, use ´em for a week two, and they did it from the beginning, its disaster, do you thing its may be the cheap guitar? or the ampflier??

Could be the guitar.

If so, it would be the most horrible bass I ever played (26 years experience).

It is generally a string's metal "fatiguing," and making it "false." It won't hold pitch.

If your BASS can't hold pitch, that would horrendous.

Pro Audio Guest Tue, 07/25/2006 - 23:25
hi guys

so dear madtiger, a thing you´re right, cos as I´ve written, the problem is the same after the changing of the strings, and before as well, so fuck that bass guitar, gonna break it, have to buy an other one...
and moonbaby, the problem is the same when I playing live or when I recorded it to the pc, using ableton 5Live, what I thing is a quite good soft for recording,.. cheers guys
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