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Recording Bass Guitar | Podcast

Mark Mynett - Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and Production at Huddersfield University

Mark Mynett, Sound Engineer and Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and Production, talks us through prepping for and recording a bass session, including ways to generate multiple layered tracks for use in your final mix.

Show Notes


00:00 - Introduction
01:30 - 1. Intonation And Tuning
02:54 - 2. Active DI Box
06:00 - 3. Amp, Cab And Mic Setup
14:01 - 4. Layering Bass Sounds
17:51 - 5. Adding Distortion

Mark Mynett - Biog

As well as being Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and Production at Huddersfield University, UK, Mark Mynett is a live music front-of-house engineer, as well as a record producer/engineer/mix and mastering engineer. Mainly focused on indie, rock and metal genres, he produces from his own studio – Mynetaur Productions – where he recently completed the latest My Dying Bride album ‘The Ghost of Orion’: referred to by Dom Lawson (The Guardian, Metal Hammer, Prog, Classic Rock) as "a master class in modern metal production”.

Mark is also the author of the Metal Music Manual (instructional book for producing contemporary metal music).

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