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Original Message 1/14             25-Oct-02  @  01:18 AM   -   direct recording bass?

scrotalsack

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ive been wanting to get into the bass for a
while, and now it looks like im going to need
to for an upcoming project.
im looking for recommendations for tools that
i can use for directly recording bass into my
console, la Line 6 Pod. I know they make a
bass Pod but i havent heard too much about it.
being as there are now several direct
recording boxes for guitar it doesnt seem like
a stretch for there to be ones for bass as well.
looking for some recommendations.
thanks



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Message 2/14             25-Oct-02  @  01:58 AM   -   RE: direct recording bass?

psylichon

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Get a good DI and use the tools and plugins you have.

psylichon



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Message 3/14             25-Oct-02  @  04:35 AM   -   RE: direct recording bass?

JX3P0

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Tech 21 made some good Bass specific DI
boxes.


H- Tablature that's funny haven't seen that in
about ten years



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Message 4/14             25-Oct-02  @  10:28 AM   -   RE: direct recording bass?

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aand you can use ik multimedia amplitube plugin for a di'd bass too.



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Message 5/14             25-Oct-02  @  01:35 PM   -   RE: direct recording bass?

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I use a bass head with a pre-amp line out socket, and feed that to the PC/mixer.

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Message 6/14             26-Oct-02  @  12:12 AM   -   RE: direct recording bass?

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so what are some good DI boxes? sorry for so many questions... im used to all my synths and every time i learn something about a "real" instrument its just questions questions questions... what im looking for is a box that will give me a warm charecter but doesn't sound like total shit should i decide to make it do things it wasn't meant for (which i do often) i just want a good sound with unique charecter, or more appropriately, has enough control over the sound that i can create a tone of unique charecter through it...



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Message 7/14             26-Oct-02  @  12:55 AM   -   RE: direct recording bass?

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unique character? ridge farm boiler, or was it gas cooker? plenty of character, and plenty of dough too...



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Message 8/14             26-Oct-02  @  01:12 AM   -   RE: direct recording bass?

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yeah, it's a gas cooker, a tube DI that has knobs like a gas stove. there's always getting a good sound in the room and hanging a mic in front of it. there's gotta be about 20 podlike things available now. tech 21's sans amp Bass DI's what, around 200 US$. DI's run from about 40 US$ for something like a basic whirlwind or behringer to around a grand for a manley or a gas cooker.



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Message 9/14             26-Oct-02  @  02:48 AM   -   RE: direct recording bass?

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actually, on the cheap i got an H&K tubeman (one of the older ones) a few months ago, it says it's a guitar thing but it works really well on my bass guitar too. i think they go for like $75-100 on ebay when they show up... and they sound great... don't forget to put a good tube in it (like a $10 tesla or ei from triode electronics, those are plenty good)...



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Message 10/14             26-Oct-02  @  03:25 AM   -   RE: direct recording bass?

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Countryman or Avalon is always the top pick for bass in the studios I work at. Again, big $$$.

psylichon



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