Bass guitar

How to Create a Solid Bass Guitar Tone with Compression, EQ, and Distortion

There’s a huge range of sounds you can get from a bass guitar, from the dull, super fat sounds of dub reggae to the bright, distorted, relatively thin sounds of Lemmy’s Rickenbacker. Bass guitars are often just DI’ed, but the contribution of an amp should never be underestimated in terms of overdrive, drive, and just […]

Bass guitar

The Time I Struck Paul McCartney’s Bass | The Beatles

ohn December 4, 1965, The Beatles appeared at Newcastle-on-Tyne Town Hall on what would be their last UK tour. I was a 22 year old journalist in the Newcastle office of Echo of the North. Orders from my press office were, “Go ahead and try to talk to them. “ I left on the mission […]