The Best Electric Basses for the Recording Studio

Fender custom shop 1961 Jazz Bass (with pickup covers and active electronics) - See more at: http://www.sonicscoop.com/2014/01/09/the-best-electric-basses-for-the-recording-studio/#sthash.gsaD4I9l.dpuf

Fender custom shop 1961 Jazz Bass (with pickup covers and active electronics)

It’s hard to make a great pop song without a great bass line, and it’s hard to do a great bass line justice without a great bass sound. The bass often serves as the soul and the spine of a record, and if it’s not right, nothing is.

Although the vast majority of tone lies in the fingers, each of the major types of electric bass offers its own subtle color. Today we’ll be looking at a few of the most widely recorded electric basses in history, any of which can help serve as a solid foundation for any studio collection…

Read all about the best electric basses for the recording studio on Sonic Scoop.

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