With so many different tonal options to choose from – where should a producer begin and how involved should they be in the process?
You may find that bassists tend to stick to smaller setups that provide consistency and versatility above all else. Here’s why I think that is.
At a very basic level, just think about how the sound of a tapped guitar changes from the sound of a picked lead. Your pick attack is virtually gone as the tapping acts as more like a hammer on a piano string than a pick scraping against a guitar string. How do you account for things like this in your mix to keep your guitars sounding consistent and full?