5 Minutes To A Better Mix: Bass Saturation - Part 12 of 31

2011 May 12, 2011

I’ve got another bass guitar tip for you music people today. One struggle with mixing is getting the bass to sit just right in the mix. It’s a struggle because we need to both feel the bass (low end) and at the same time hear the bass in the upper mid range. Some times when EQ isn’t getting you all the way there, try using some saturation.

Blend A Fuzzy Copy

I’ve mentioned this concept before, but one great way to bring presence to your bass tracks is to use some major distortion or saturation on a copy of the bass line and then blend it back in with the original. This is easy to do in any DAW, so watch today’s video and get to learning!


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